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Want to learn English abroad? Find your ideal destination in South Africa!

Learn English in South Africa

An English course in South Africa will be worlds away from anything you’ve ever imagined learning English could be! South Africa is one of the world’s most diverse countries, and it shows wherever you go - from its people, to its wildlife and its stunning nature to its rich mix of cultures - South Africa is constantly evolving. Learn English in South Africa and become a part of this incredible diversity, experiencing the rainbow nation for yourself.

English study destinations in South Africa

Frequently asked questions about learning English in South Africa

Why learn English in South Africa?

If you’re looking to broaden your horizons and discover new parts of the world, an English course in South Africa will allow you to do exactly that, and so much more! In addition to boosting your progress in English through immersion and constant practice, you’ll experience everything that makes South Africa so celebrated, through new eyes - the wild Savanna, colourful creatures, wine routes, stunning beaches and great weather year round…what more could you wish for?

Where can I learn English in South Africa?

Our English courses in South Africa will allow you to experience life in a new city and a new culture, completely immersed in day-to-day life and able to explore just like a local! Study English under the shadow of Table Mountain in Cape Town, penguin-watching at the beaches or sunbathing at the botanical gardens. Try South Africa for an English course in gorgeous natural surroundings, with nature reserves, parks, beaches and ocean stretching out for miles in front of you! Study English in South Africa with ESL, you will go home with memories that will last a lifetime.

How much English is spoken in South Africa?

As a nation with 11 official languages, South Africa is decidedly diverse - but how much do people speak English there? If your heart is set on an English course in South Africa, there’s no need to worry. English is the main language used in government and business, and you’ll find English speakers across the entire country. ESL partners with schools who are based in areas where English is more frequently spoken, so you’ll have no problems if you’re looking for an immersive experience on your language course abroad. South Africa will go above and beyond all your expectations!

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