English school in San Francisco: St. Giles International

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approx 537.- EUR
approx 474.- EUR
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Key points

  • School with an excellent academic reputation in a city centre location.
  • Diverse student population
  • Good facilities and quality equipment
  • Very good program of extracurricular activities

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (FCE, CAE, CPE), TOEFL, TOEIC
School size
XL
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
27 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, Japan, South Korea, etc..
ratings
177 authentic opinions

Key points

  • School with an excellent academic reputation in a city centre location.
  • Diverse student population
  • Good facilities and quality equipment
  • Very good program of extracurricular activities

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (FCE, CAE, CPE), TOEFL, TOEIC
School size
XL
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
27 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, Japan, South Korea, etc..
ratings
177 authentic opinions

Our partner school is ideally located on Market Street in the heart of San Francisco, only a short hop from Union Square. The language school building is well-equipped and provides all the facilities necessary to enable you to study in the best conditions: 34 modern, spacious and bright classrooms, a language lab with a DVD library, two computer labs with quick and free internet access. The student café and a comfortable lounge await you during breaks, to relax or chat with your new friends. Located close to the school, the Yerba Buena Gardens are a real oasis of peace in the heart of the city. It is ideal for relaxing after a day of courses or a visit to the Museum of Modern Art, unless you’d rather discover the hills of San Francisco in one of the famous cable cars that can be caught directly opposite the school.

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Included in the price

  • Language course
  • Host family or residence
  • School enrolment fee & certificate
  • Travel documents
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 630.-
(about EUR 537.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
1
630
1043
1445
2
962
1693
2497
3
1368
2417
3623
4
1590
2957
3713
6
2310
4313
5447
8
2910
5549
7061
12
4170
8081
10349
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 677.-
(about EUR 577.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
+ 2 self-study
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
1
677
1090
1492
2
1038
1769
2573
3
1482
2531
3737
4
1726
3093
3849
6
2514
4517
5651
8
3198
5837
7349
12
4542
8453
10721
16
5350
10533
13557
24
6582
14309
18845
Extra week (24+)
266
584
773
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 731.-
(about EUR 623.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
1
731
1144
1546
2
1128
1859
2663
3
1617
2666
3872
4
1918
3285
4041
6
2802
4805
5939
8
3614
6253
7765
12
5106
9017
11285
16
5894
11077
14101
24
7062
14789
19325
Extra week (24+)
274
592
781
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Standard course beginner

Beginner to Beginner, 2 - 4 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1000.-
(about EUR 853.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
2 - 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Beginner
Students/class
max. 8
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
2
1000
1731
2535
3
1425
2474
3680
4
1662
3029
3785
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
03.01 / 30.01 / 03.04 / 26.06 / 31.07 / 02.10.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Intensive course beginner

Beginner to Beginner, 2 - 4 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1178.-
(about EUR 1005.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
2 - 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Beginner
Students/class
max. 8
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
2
1178
1909
2713
3
1692
2741
3947
4
2010
3377
4133
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
03.01 / 30.01 / 03.04 / 26.06 / 31.07 / 02.10.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE), 20 lessons/week

Intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 2910.-
(about EUR 2482.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Exam dates: 10.03, 06.06, 24.08, 28.11.2017
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
2910
5549
7061
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
17.04 / 03.07 / 09.10.2017
Starting dates 10 wk
03.01.2017
Starting dates 12 wk
20.03 / 11.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE) 28 lessons/wk.

Intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 3614.-
(about EUR 3082.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Exam dates: 10.03, 06.06, 24.08, 28.11.2017
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
3614
6253
7765
10
4480
7755
9645
12
5106
9017
11285
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
17.04 / 03.07 / 09.10.2017
Starting dates 10 wk
03.01.2017
Starting dates 12 wk
20.03 / 11.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 20 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 2910.-
(about EUR 2482.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Exam dates: 11.03, 07.06, 25.08, 29.11.2017
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
2910
5549
7061
10
3560
6835
8725
12
4170
8081
10349
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
17.04 / 03.07 / 09.10.2017
Starting dates 10 wk
03.01.2017
Starting dates 12 wk
20.03 / 11.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 28 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 3614.-
(about EUR 3082.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Exam dates: 11.03, 07.06, 25.08, 29.11.2017
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
3614
6253
7765
10
4480
7755
9645
12
5106
9017
11285
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
17.04 / 03.07 / 09.10.2017
Starting dates 10 wk
03.01.2017
Starting dates 12 wk
20.03 / 11.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CPE) 20 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 2910.-
(about EUR 2482.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Exam dates: 11.03, 08.06, 30.11
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
2910
5549
7061
10
3560
6835
8725
12
4170
8081
10349
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
17.04 / 09.10.2017
Starting dates 10 wk
03.01.2017
Starting dates 12 wk
20.03 / 11.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CPE) 28 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 3614.-
(about EUR 3082.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 10 / 12 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Exam dates: 11.03, 08.06, 30.11
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
3614
6253
7765
10
4480
7755
9645
12
5106
9017
11285
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
17.04 / 09.10.2017
Starting dates 10 wk
03.01.2017
Starting dates 12 wk
20.03 / 11.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEFL course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From USD 2310.-
(about EUR 1970.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
6 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Exam dates on request
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
6
2310
4313
5447
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
23.01 / 13.03 / 15.05 / 17.07 / 18.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEFL course 22

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From USD 2514.-
(about EUR 2144.-)
Lessons
22 of 50 minutes (20 TOEFL + 2 self-study)
Course duration
6 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
6
2514
4517
5651
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
23.01 / 13.03 / 15.05 / 17.07 / 18.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEFL course 28

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From USD 2802.-
(about EUR 2390.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes (20 TOEFL + 8 general)
Course duration
6 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-15:50
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
6
2802
4805
5939
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
23.01 / 13.03 / 15.05 / 17.07 / 18.09.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEIC course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From USD 1590.-
(about EUR 1356.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
4
1590
2957
3713
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
23.01 / 26.06 / 31.07.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEIC course 28

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From USD 1918.-
(about EUR 1636.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
(20 TOEIC + 8 general)
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
4
1918
3285
4041
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
23.01 / 26.06 / 31.07.2017
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Combined business course

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 - 12 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1128.-
(about EUR 962.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 8 Business)
Course duration
2 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
2
1128
1859
2663
3
1617
2666
3872
4
1918
3285
4041
6
2802
4805
5939
8
3614
6253
7765
12
5106
9017
11285
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
02.01 / 16.01 / 20.02 / 14.04 / 29.05 / 04.07 / 04.09 / 23.11 / 24.11.2017
Holidays
24.12.2017 - 30.12.2017

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 556.-
(about EUR 474.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
1
556
961
2
962
1677
3
1368
2393
4
1590
2925
3821
6
2310
4265
5609
8
2910
5485
7277
12
4170
7985
10673
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 594.-
(about EUR 507.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
+ 2 self-study
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
1
594
999
2
1038
1753
3
1482
2507
4
1726
3061
3957
6
2514
4469
5813
8
3198
5773
7565
12
4542
8357
11045
16
6006
11061
14645
24
6582
14117
19493
Extra week (24+)
266
576
800
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From USD 639.-
(about EUR 545.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
1
639
1044
2
1128
1843
3
1617
2642
4
1918
3253
4149
6
2802
4757
6101
8
3614
6189
7981
12
5106
8921
11609
16
6758
11813
15397
24
7062
14597
19973
Extra week (24+)
280
590
814
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Standard course beginner

Beginner to Beginner, 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1000.-
(about EUR 853.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Beginner
Students/class
max. 8
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
2
1000
1715
3
1425
2450
4
1662
2997
3893
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
02.01 / 29.01 / 02.04 / 25.06 / 30.07 / 01.10.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Intensive course beginner

Beginner to Beginner, 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1178.-
(about EUR 1005.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Beginner
Students/class
max. 8
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
2
1178
1893
3
1692
2717
4
2010
3345
4241
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
02.01 / 29.01 / 02.04 / 25.06 / 30.07 / 01.10.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE), 20 lessons/week

Intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 2910.-
(about EUR 2482.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
2910
5485
7277
9
3255
6140
8156
10
3600
6795
9035
13
4505
8630
11542
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
02.07.2018
Starting dates 9 wk
16.04 / 08.10.2018
Starting dates 10 wk
02.01.2018
Starting dates 13 wk
19.03 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE) 28 lessons/wk.

Intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 3614.-
(about EUR 3082.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
3614
6189
7981
9
4047
6932
8948
10
4480
7675
9915
13
5519
9644
12556
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
02.07.2018
Starting dates 9 wk
16.04 / 08.10.2018
Starting dates 10 wk
02.01.2018
Starting dates 13 wk
19.03 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 20 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 9 / 11 / 13 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 2910.-
(about EUR 2482.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 9 / 11 / 13 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
2910
5485
7277
9
3255
6140
8156
11
3945
7450
9914
13
4505
8630
11542
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
02.07.2018
Starting dates 9 wk
16.04 / 08.10.2018
Starting dates 11 wk
02.01.2018
Starting dates 13 wk
19.03 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 28 lessons/week

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 8 / 9 / 11 / 13 week(s)
8 week(s) - From USD 3614.-
(about EUR 3082.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
8 / 9 / 11 / 13 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
8
3614
6189
7981
9
4047
6932
8948
11
4913
8418
10882
13
5519
9644
12556
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 8 wk
02.07.2018
Starting dates 9 wk
16.04 / 08.10.2018
Starting dates 11 wk
02.01.2018
Starting dates 13 wk
19.03 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CPE) 20 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
9 week(s) - From USD 3255.-
(about EUR 2776.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
9
3255
6140
8156
10
3600
6795
9035
13
4505
8630
11542
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 9 wk
16.04 / 08.10.2018
Starting dates 10 wk
02.01.2018
Starting dates 13 wk
19.03 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CPE) 28 lessons/week

Advanced to Advanced, 9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
9 week(s) - From USD 4047.-
(about EUR 3452.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
Course duration
9 / 10 / 13 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
9
4047
6932
8948
10
4480
7675
9915
13
5519
9644
12556
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 9 wk
16.04 / 08.10.2018
Starting dates 10 wk
02.01.2018
Starting dates 13 wk
19.03 / 10.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEFL course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From USD 2310.-
(about EUR 1970.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
6 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
6
2310
4265
5609
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
22.01 / 12.03 / 14.05 / 16.07 / 17.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEFL course 22

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From USD 2514.-
(about EUR 2144.-)
Lessons
22 of 50 minutes (20 TOEFL + 2 self-study)
Course duration
6 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
6
2514
4469
5813
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
22.01 / 12.03 / 14.05 / 16.07 / 17.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEFL course 28

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From USD 2802.-
(about EUR 2390.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes (20 TOEFL + 8 general)
Course duration
6 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-15:50
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
6
2802
4757
6101
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
22.01 / 12.03 / 14.05 / 16.07 / 17.09.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEIC course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From USD 1590.-
(about EUR 1356.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-13:00
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
4
1590
2925
3821
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
22.01 / 25.06 / 30.07.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

TOEIC course 28

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From USD 1918.-
(about EUR 1636.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
(20 TOEIC + 8 general)
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
4
1918
3253
4149
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
22.01 / 25.06 / 30.07.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Combined business course

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 - 12 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1128.-
(about EUR 962.-)
Lessons
28 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 8 Business)
Course duration
2 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 12
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:50 + 14:00-15:50 (Mon-Thu)
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom)
2
1128
1843
3
1617
2642
4
1418
2753
3649
6
2052
4007
5351
8
2550
5125
6917
12
5106
8921
11609
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 19.02 / 30.03 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Sunday following course end

Options/Extras

Course material (varies depending on level) 60 USD
Course materials fee (Cambridge) (approximately) 130 USD
One-to-one course (5 lessons/week) 327 USD
FCE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 330 USD
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 330 USD
CPE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 330 USD
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl 190 USD
Christmas with the host family (full board) (25-26.12) 50 USD
Residence cleaning fee (to be paid on site - Vantaggio)
(price on request)
Residence cleaning fee (to be paid on site - Spaulding)
(price on request)
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) 425 USD
High season supplement, Accommodation (Homestay: 25.06-27.08.2017 / Residence: 01.06-30.09.2017)
Consult our online quote calculator
High season supplement, Accommodation (Vantaggio Garland)
Airport transfer (on arrival) 105 USD
Airport transfer (on arrival) (22:00-07:00) 130 USD
Course material (varies depending on level) 60 USD
Course materials fee (Cambridge) (approximately) 130 USD
One-to-one course (5 lessons/week) 327 USD
FCE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 330 USD
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 330 USD
CPE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 330 USD
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl 195 USD
Christmas with the host family (full board) (25-26.12) 60 USD
Residence cleaning fee (to be paid on site - Vantaggio)
(price on request)
Residence cleaning fee (to be paid on site - The Bartlett Bunkhouse)
(price on request)
Residence deposit (to be paid on site) (Prices on request.)
High season supplement, Accommodation (Homestay: 24.06-26.08.2018 / Residence: 01.06-30.09.2018)
Consult our online quote calculator
High season supplement, Accommodation (Vantaggio Garland)
Airport transfer (on arrival) 105 USD
Airport transfer (on arrival) (22:00-07:00) 130 USD

Other accommodation options

Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom) (Spaulding)
Host family, single room, breakfast
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)
Residence, single room, breakfast only (private bathroom) (The Bartlett Bunkhouse)
Host family, single room, breakfast
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom)

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
Overall rating

95% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

177 students gave their opinion about this school

34 years old - France
/ 5
12 weeks, June – August 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
20 years old - France
/ 5
6 weeks, July – August 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.7 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Je n'ai rien à dire sur cette famille qui pour moi était parfaite tant au niveau du placement par rapport aux transports qu'au niveau humain. Mon hôtesse était toujours disponible et de bon conseil, très sympathique et chaleureuse sans oublier qu'elle est une très bonne cuisinière, elle se donne la peine de faire des bonnes choses avec de bons produits.
4 weeks, July – August 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
School highlights
« L'ambiance de la classe avec la sympathie des professeurs. »
19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, May – July 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
16 years old - France
/ 5
4 weeks, July 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
42 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, May – June 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Do you think you've made progress?
« In San Francisco habe ich extreme Fortschritte erzielt. Die Lehrer sind wirklich sehr gut und können den Stoff sehr gut vermitteln. Auch die Zuordnung des Levels ist wirklich gut. Auch über meine Gastfamilie konnte ich viel lernen, da wir jeden Abend tolle Gespräche geführt haben. »
School highlights
« Sehr gute Lage der Schule sowie die Infrastruktur ist wirklich sehr gut. Die Lehrer sind motiviert und können den Schulstoff gut vermitteln. Aktivitäten sind vorhanden wenn mann möchte. »
21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
5 weeks, May – June 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
37 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, June 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
39 years old - France
/ 5
Mon séjour linguistique à San Francisco s'est très bien déroulé. San Francisco est une ville très agréable, avec beaucoup de sites touristiques à visiter. L'école est très bien située, en centre ville sur Market street. Elle est très bien desservie par les bus également.C'est très appréciable et convivial d'avoir une cafétéria au sein même de l'école. Cela permet de se relaxer entre les cours et surtout de rencontrer les autres étudiants.
3 weeks, April – May 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, je pense avoir progressé car dans les classes les étudiants sont pas mal sollicités pour s'exprimer. Les professeurs sont compétents et les cours intéressants. En plus du test d'entré, les étudiants ont la possibilité de passer un test de sortie, afin d'évaluer leur niveau à la fin du séjour, ce qui est très interesssant. Il y a également un "feed-back", un entretien privé, avec son professeur, toutes les deux semaines environ, afin de faire le point sur son niveau et les compétences acquises durant les cours. »
34 years old - Austria
/ 5
3 weeks, March – April 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Top tips
« Mit dem Rad über Golden Gate Bridge nach Sausalito »

Testimonials

Pauline Savary
Pauline Savary

“San Francisco is a cool city because it’s so multicultural.  The advantage of studying in a language school, like St Giles, is that you get to meet people from all over the world.  St Giles well-situated in the city.  It’s the perfect location.” 

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Vladimir Seydoux
Vladimir Seydoux
St Giles, San Francisco
Duration: 4 weeks

Here, people say that San Francisco is the only town in the world to have a soul. Whether this is a legend or not, after staying here for a while, I think this is true. The city in itself is beautiful. The architecture of the buildings, the parks, the harbour, the houses, the streets, everything is of rare beauty.

You never get bored in San Francisco. The city offers plenty of interesting things to do. Museum visits, sport, bowling, cinema, shows, concerts and much more. Local food is a daily discovery because there is an impressive range of great value restaurants to try. Same thing as regards outings: there is a host of great venues which always offer good music.

If I had to describe the local atmosphere in one word, I would say “cool”. SF inhabitants are really open-minded, warm and very respectful.

At the St Giles International school, I had the chance to meet great people, whether students like me or teachers. The organisation is perfect and the classes are very interesting.

In short, I more than loved my course. This experience will stay with me forever. Many thanks to ESL for organising the trip perfectly.

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Jeanne
Jeanne

I’m currently taking the Advanced Cambridge course and I feel my English is improving. My teacher is really great! I didn’t know anybody when I arrived, but I have made some amazing friends from all over the world. This experience has opened my mind. I had stereotypes of some cultures, but those have completely gone because of this experience. I am less shy than I was before I came here because I’m forced to speak and be more out-going. I have also gained a lot of independence. I’m really enjoying San Francisco and my time at St Giles.

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Host family
As California is one of the most multicultural states, host families can be very diverse, with non-traditional family structures. Staying with one of them allows you to get an idea of the American way of life. Renowned for their hospitality and easy going nature, the Californians welcome you into their home where you will stay in a single room with your meal choice of half-board or breakfast only. If you wish to take advantage of a private bathroom, you may ask to stay with a "superior" host family. If two of you are travelling together, you benefit from an attractive price by booking a twin room. Contact us in order to get further information on this offer.

USA Hostel Residence Club (from 18 years)
This original and cosy residence is located in the heart of San Francisco. The lower floors offer affordable accommodation for tourists, while the higher ones are reserved to international students. Single or twin rooms, with private or shared bathrooms – choose what’s best for you! Each room features a microwave, a TV and a mini-fridge. Wi-Fi is available for free in the whole building, bed linen is provided (but not towels) and changed every week, and a weekly cleaning service is guaranteed. You will also find a paying laundry, a library, a movie room and a lounge with game consoles.

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Spaulding residence (from 18 years)
Located at the heart of Union Square, San Francisco’s lively commercial district, this affordable residence offers single and shared bedrooms. All bedrooms are equipped with a private bathroom, TV, a small refrigerator and internet access. The reception area is open 24h/24 and computers with free internet access are available in the student lounge. In the communal kitchens, you can prepare your meals together with the other international guests. Other facilities include a coin-operated laundry room and vending machines for snacks and drinks. The school building is located 5 minutes' walk away.

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Host family
As California is one of the most multicultural states, host families can be very diverse, with non-traditional family structures. Staying with one of them allows you to get an idea of the American way of life. Renowned for their hospitality and easy going nature, the Californians welcome you into their home where you will stay in a single room with your meal choice of half-board or breakfast only. If you wish to take advantage of a private bathroom, you may ask to stay with a "superior" host family. If two of you are travelling together, you benefit from an attractive price by booking a twin room. Contact us in order to get further information on this offer.

"USA Hostel" residence club (from 18 years) - minimum 4 weeks
This original and cosy residence is located in the heart of San Francisco. The lower floors offer affordable accommodation for tourists, while the higher ones are reserved to international students. Single or twin rooms, with private or shared bathrooms – choose what’s best for you! Each room features a microwave, a TV and a mini-fridge. Wi-Fi is available for free in the whole building, bed linen is provided (but not towels) and changed every week, and a weekly cleaning service is guaranteed. You will also find a paying laundry, a library, a movie room and a lounge with game consoles.

"The Bartlett Bunkhouse" residence (from 18 years) - minimum 4 weeks
Located at the heart of Union Square, San Francisco’s lively commercial district, this affordable residence offers single and shared bedrooms. All bedrooms are equipped with a private bathroom, TV, a small refrigerator and internet access. The reception area is open 24h/24 and computers with free internet access are available in the student lounge. In the communal kitchens, you can prepare your meals together with the other international guests. Other facilities include a coin-operated laundry room and vending machines for snacks and drinks. The school building is located 5 minutes' walk away.

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USA Hostel Residence Club

General information

Located just 3 blocks from Union Square in the centre of San Francisco, this modern hostel is surrounded by cafés, restaurants, museums and shopping options. It hosts students from various schools and is only two miles from the famous Pier 39 and one mile from Chinatown. The Westfield Mall is 15 minutes' walk away. The complimentary breakfast features all-you-can-eat pancakes, and there’s also a dining area and a guest kitchen with 8 cooking stations.

Journey to school

Door to door travel time :
15 minutes
Means of transportation :
Walking + bus
Public transportation average costs :
MUNI card: $76 per month / $5 daily
Walking time from residence to the public transport station :
2 minutes

Walking time to

Supermarkets :
10 minutes
Coffees :
5 minutes
Restaurants :
5 minutes
Shops :
15 minutes
Pharmacy :
5 minutes

Residence availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check in/Check out
Saturday from 3:00 pm
Saturday until 12:00 pm
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building) 1
Key (building)
Code (building)
24h staff on site 1
Deposit
$425 cash or credit card (Visa or MasterCard)
1

Board status

Use of kitchen 1
Board
Breakfast included
1

Residence facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Cafeteria
Common kitchen area 1
Oven 1
Microwave 1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine 1
Laundry
5 washing machines: $2.25 per load 7 dryers: $2 per load
1
Common area/lounge
Internet access WIFI
Free
1
Internet access cable
TV in the common room 1
DVD in the common room 1
Balcony/terrasse
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Car parking
Bike parking 1
Swimming pool
Gym
Pool table
Pool table
1
Table soccer
Table soccer
1

Room types and facilities

Single
17 rooms
min.: 11 m2 / max.: 19 m2
1
Twin
29 rooms
min.: 11 m2 / max.: 19 m2
1
Air conditioned
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided 1
Toilet paper 1
Ensuite toilets 1
Ensuite Shower 1
Wash basin 1
Shared toilets
5 on each floor
1
Shared shower bathroom
3 on each floor
1
Cleaning
Weekly cleaning of the rooms and daily cleaning of common areas
1
Desk 1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities
Microwave 1
TV 1
Internet access WIFI 1
Internet access cable
Floor
Carpet
1
Balcony
Safety box 1
Room Key provided 1

The Bartlett Bunkhouse" residence

General information

"The Bartlett Bunkhouse" residence is located right around the corner from iconic Union Square, the heart of San Francisco's shopping and entertainment district. Here you'll find something for everyone from cafés to theatres, nightlife, restaurants and of course, lots of shops! There are plenty of public transport options within 5 minutes on foot or less.

Journey to school

Door to door travel time :
15 minutes
Means of transportation :
Public transport: MUNI
Public transportation average costs :
MUNI Card: $76 monthly / $5 daily
Walking time from residence to the public transport station :
2 minutes

Walking time to

Supermarkets :
5 minutes
Coffees :
1 minute
Restaurants :
1 minute
Shops :
1 minute
Pharmacy :
1 minute

Residence availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check in/Check out
Saturday from 3:00 pm
Saturday until 11:00 am
Flexible check in/check out
Entry card (building) 1
Key (building)
Code (building)
24h staff on site 1
Deposit
$425 in cash or by credit card
1

Board status

Use of kitchen 1
Board

Residence facilities

Reception desk 1
Smoking area
Cafeteria
Open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Coffee: ~ $3 / sandwich: $7
1
Common kitchen area 1
Oven 1
Microwave 1
Cutlery available 1
Vending machine
Laundry
3 washing machines: $3 per load / 3 dryers: $2.75 per load
1
Common area/lounge 1
Internet access WIFI 1
Internet access cable
TV in the common room 1
DVD in the common room 1
Balcony/terrasse
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Car parking
Bike parking
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
13 rooms
min.: 18 m2 / max.: 19 m2
1
Twin
11 rooms
min.: 18 m2 / max.: 19 m2
1
Air conditioned
Heating 1
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided 1
Bed sheets provided 1
Towels provided 1
Toilet paper 1
Ensuite toilets 1
Ensuite Shower 1
Wash basin
Shared toilets
Shared shower bathroom
Cleaning
Weekly
1
Desk 1
Wardrobe 1
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV 1
Internet access WIFI 1
Internet access cable
Floor
Hardwood
1
Balcony
Safety box
Room Key provided 1

The school gives you the opportunity to discover not only the city of San Francisco, but also to visit other destinations such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Santa Cruz, Yosemite National Park, Napa Valley and its vineyards or Lake Tahoe for skiing in winter. San Francisco remains an excellent base from which to explore California and its magnificent Pacific coast.

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Save on tuition fees in USA, England and Canada

Save on tuition fees in USA, England and Canada

Students from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine can book a course at our St Giles International partner school in England, Canada or the USA and take advantage of the following offers:

1.
- Book a General English Course of 3-15 weeks and get up to 2 extra weeks free or an 18% discount
- Book an International Semester Course of 16+ weeks and get up to 4 extra weeks free or a 20% discount

The offer is valid for standard, intensive, business combined and Cambridge course for the following destinations: 

St Giles Brighton
St Giles London Bloomsbury
St Giles London Highgate 

2.
- Book a General English Course of 3-15 weeks and get up to 2 extra weeks free or a 23% discount
- Book an International Semester Course of 16+ weeks and get up to 4 extra weeks free or a 25% discount

The offer is valid for standard, intensive and Cambridge course for the following destination: 

St Giles Vancouver 

3.
- Book a General English Course or an International Semester Course and get a 30% discount

The offer is valid for standard, intensive, business combined and Cambridge course for the following destinations: 

St Giles Eastbourne
St Giles New York
St Giles San Francisco


Conditions: 

- Free weeks must be used at the end of the course and cannot be used in June, July or August. Minimum stay: 3 weeks
- The offer is valid for new bookings received before 31.03.2018

To find out more or take advantage of this offer, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Published on 10.10.2017
 

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