English school in Cape Town: EC

From 315.- EUR
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Key points

  • Beautiful natural environment
  • Modern facilities, school recently renovated
  • Excellent leisure program
  • Test center for Cambridge exam

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (B2 First, C1 Advanced), IELTS
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
26 years
Nationality mix
Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, etc..
ratings
184 authentic opinions
Please note that due to the safety measures implemented following official recommendations and requirements, some school facts and services – such as the number of students per class, schedules, access to common areas as well as certain activities - may differ from those described on our website. Please contact us for more information.

Study English in the heart of Cape Town! With stunning panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain, our partner school offers a prime study setting just minutes from the waterfront and the city centre. State-of-the-art equipment will help you make progress with the language, including interactive whiteboards in all 12 classrooms. Other facilities include a large library, several self-access computers and free Wi-Fi. Find out what’s on in Cape Town at the reception area and socialise with the other participants from all over the world in the student lounge. Nearby Long Street is brimming with hip shops and cafés where you can experience the lively city atmosphere!

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Included in the price
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Orange Carpet Experience
  • Optional language workshops
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 52 week(s)
1 week From 315.- EUR
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
1
315 EUR
560 EUR
540 EUR
2
585 EUR
1045 EUR
1005 EUR
3
855 EUR
1530 EUR
1470 EUR
4
1125 EUR
2015 EUR
1935 EUR
6
1665 EUR
2985 EUR
2865 EUR
8
2205 EUR
3955 EUR
3795 EUR
12
2625 EUR
5235 EUR
4995 EUR
16
3485 EUR
6955 EUR
6635 EUR
24
4605 EUR
9795 EUR
9315 EUR
Extra week (24+)
190 EUR
405 EUR
385 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

Intensive course

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 52 week(s)
1 week From 405.- EUR
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 10 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-14:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

The programme includes two modules:
- General English classes are held in the morning and consists of 20 lessons per week. They cover grammar and vocabulary.
- A selection of special classes focusing on the areas that you want to improve, according to your level and interests, will help you gain greater fluency and accuracy. Option: Global Awareness, Writing with Confidence, English for Online Communication, Exam skills, Grammar for Real Communication , Expand your vocabulary and much more.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
1
405 EUR
650 EUR
630 EUR
2
765 EUR
1225 EUR
1185 EUR
3
1125 EUR
1800 EUR
1740 EUR
4
1485 EUR
2375 EUR
2295 EUR
6
2205 EUR
3525 EUR
3405 EUR
8
2925 EUR
4675 EUR
4515 EUR
12
3645 EUR
6255 EUR
6015 EUR
16
4845 EUR
8315 EUR
7995 EUR
24
6045 EUR
11235 EUR
10755 EUR
Extra week (24+)
250 EUR
465 EUR
445 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

English for Work, 20+10 lessons/week

Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 10 week(s)
1 week From 405.- EUR
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ English for Work (group): 10 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 10 week(s)
Levels
Lower-intermediate (A2-B1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
English for Work (group): To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
1
405 EUR
650 EUR
630 EUR
2
765 EUR
1225 EUR
1185 EUR
3
1125 EUR
1800 EUR
1740 EUR
4
1485 EUR
2375 EUR
2295 EUR
6
2205 EUR
3525 EUR
3405 EUR
8
2925 EUR
4675 EUR
4515 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

English in the City, 20+10 lessons/week

Beginner to advanced (C1), 1 - 5 week(s)
1 week From 405.- EUR
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ English in the City (group): 10 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 5 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
English in the City (group): To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
1
405 EUR
650 EUR
630 EUR
2
765 EUR
1225 EUR
1185 EUR
3
1125 EUR
1800 EUR
1740 EUR
4
1485 EUR
2375 EUR
2295 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

B2 First exam preparation course, 20 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 9/10/12 week(s)
9 weeks From 2475.- EUR
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
9/10/12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
9
2475 EUR
4440 EUR
4260 EUR
10
2745 EUR
4925 EUR
4725 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates 9 wk
04.01.2021
Starting dates 10 wk
29.03 / 04.10.2021
Exam dates
06.03 / 05.06 / 11.12.2021
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

B2 First exam preparation course, 30 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 9/10 week(s)
9 weeks From 3285.- EUR
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
9/10 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-14:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
9
3285 EUR
5250 EUR
5070 EUR
10
3645 EUR
5825 EUR
5625 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates 9 wk
04.01.2021
Starting dates 10 wk
29.03 / 04.10.2021
Exam dates
06.03 / 05.06 / 11.12.2021
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

C1 Advanced exam preparation course, 20 lessons/week

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 10 week(s)
10 weeks From 2745.- EUR
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
10 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
10
2745 EUR
4925 EUR
4725 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) -85 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates 10 wk
04.01 / 29.03 / 04.10.2021
Exam dates
13.03 / 09.06 / 11.12.2021
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

C1 Advanced exam preparation course, 30 lessons/week

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 8/10/12 week(s)
8 weeks From 2925.- EUR
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
8/10/12 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-14:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
10
3645 EUR
5825 EUR
5625 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates 10 wk
04.01 / 29.03 / 04.10.2021
Exam dates
13.03 / 09.06 / 11.12.2021
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

IELTS exam preparation course, 20 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 4 - 23 week(s)
4 weeks From 1125.- EUR
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 - 23 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
4
1125 EUR
2015 EUR
1935 EUR
6
1665 EUR
2985 EUR
2865 EUR
8
2205 EUR
3955 EUR
3795 EUR
12
2625 EUR
5235 EUR
4995 EUR
16
3485 EUR
6955 EUR
6635 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

IELTS exam preparation course, 30 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 4 - 23 week(s)
4 weeks From 1485.- EUR
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 - 23 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-14:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board
Comfort Dorp Street residence comfort residence, shared bedroom, no meals
4
1485 EUR
2375 EUR
2295 EUR
6
2205 EUR
3525 EUR
3405 EUR
8
2925 EUR
4675 EUR
4515 EUR
12
3645 EUR
6255 EUR
6015 EUR
16
4845 EUR
8315 EUR
7995 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (04.01-26.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (02.01-27.03.2021) 20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
Extra night (host family) 35 EUR
Extra night (host family) (02.01-27.03.2021) 40 EUR
PLUS safari (18+) (2 days) 325 EUR
Visa (Courier fee) 85 EUR
Airport transfer from Cape Town (pick-up)
Without booking accommodation through the school
50 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Cape Town (pick-up and drop-off)
Without booking accommodation through the school
100 EUR

Free services offered by EC schools

EC offers you a range of services free of charge, including conversation and pronunciation clubs, sightseeing visits, sports and cultural activities, discussions around a cup of coffee, a drink or a meal, movie evenings, outings and welcome parties for new students.

Contact us for more information concerning the free academic extras offered at EC Cape Town.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
22.03 / 02.04 / 05.04 / 27.04 / 16.06 / 09.08 / 24.09 / 16.12 / 27.12.2021
Holidays
25.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Host family: arrivals after 10pm may not be possible. Other accommodation options: arrivals between 8pm and 8am may not be possible.

Please contact us for further information.

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.

4.3/5
Overall rating

96% of students recommending this school

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

184 students gave their opinion about this school

22 years old - Germany
/ 5
4 weeks, February – March 2020
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
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24 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, February – March 2020
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, January – February 2020
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Si, anche se sono stata solo 3 settimane mi sento molto più sicura e fluida nel parlato, che era anche uno dei miei obbiettivi principali, dato che ero obbligata a parlare sempre e solo in inglese. Dunque posso dire di essere molto soddisfatta dal mio soggiorno »
School highlights
« I maestri e lo staff erano sempre molto disponibili, consigliavano luoghi da visistare e organizzavano attività specifiche quando gli veniva chiesto dagli alievi. Tutti erano molto competenti. »
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« Assolutamente Lion's Head: il tramonto da lì è stupendo. Poi anche Table Mountain, Signal Hill le spiagge e Long street alla sera. »
19 years old - Italy
/ 5
4 weeks, January – February 2020
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.8 / 5) (Host family)
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27 years old - Germany
/ 5
4 weeks, December 2019 – January 2020
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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58 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, December 2019 – January 2020
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
En choisissant l’Afrique du Sud je savais à quoi m’attendre niveau sécurité, c’est le principal point négatif de cette destination. Sinon j’ai beaucoup aimé la ville car il y a énormément d’activités à faire et pour tous les goûts, visites culturel, sport,.... J’ai beaucoup aimé l'école, les nationalités étaient variés mais pas énormément étant donné quand la majorité des gens étaient originaire du Brésil où d'Arabie Saoudite. Dans mon cas, J’ai apprécié car il y avait très peu de francophone.Concernant les professeurs, j’ai beaucoup aimé leurs façon d’enseigner, on avait des activités ludiques parfois mais on travaillait sérieusement.Le petit point négatif est au niveau des salles des classes, parfois la salle était trop petite par apport au nombre d’étudiants. J’ai beaucoup apprécié les cours en général.Les cours était plus ou moins dynamique en fonction des professeurs Les activités de l’école étaient souvent chères et répétées d’une semaine à l’autre mais le personnel a l'accueil répondait toujours à mes demandes et mes questions pour organiser mes propres excursion sans passer par l’école.
12 weeks, September – December 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.3 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (1.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
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« Oui j’ai amélioré mon anglais car je ne restais pas avec des francophones excepté dans la famille »
School highlights
« Cours interactif Visite de la ville avec l’ecole »
Top tips
« Safari, rencontre avec les éléphants, nager avec les requins, garden Road, lion heads »
38 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, November 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
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47 years old - France
/ 5
Au cap: ville magnifique mais le soir couvre feu!!!
4 weeks, November 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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« Emplacement, accueil, convivialité »
19 years old - Germany
/ 5
3 weeks, November 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Testimonials
Laëtitia Luccisano
Laëtitia Luccisano
EC, Cape Town
Duration: 4 weeks

Cape Town is a sunny town that is full of colours; it is a destination where the landscapes as well as the mix of welcoming and smiling people fill you with delight. It is a destination where you can stop and admire the sunset, and also a destination where you can dance… you would almost forget that you are there to improve your English. But the teachers are so friendly and dynamic that they know how to make you work with a good spirit! Whatever happens, you always shed a tear when you leave this international atmosphere and this town where some eventually decide to settle down for good!

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Guillaume Delez
Guillaume Delez
EC, Cape Town 
Duration: 13 weeks

The aim of my trip was not only to take a Cambridge exam, but also to combine studies with pleasure. In Cape Town, I made the most out of every day! The EC school was certainly the best aspect of my trip. The teachers were exceptional and encouraged me to always do my best. What’s more, there were only 6 students in my class, which enabled me to improve my English very fast. I was staying at the residence "Mountain View". The rooms were nice and spacious. It is the perfect accommodation option in order to meet students from all over the world. When I arrived in Cape Town, I immediately knew that it was the best place to learn English. They are plenty of bars, restaurants and clubs to enjoy yourself. I had the chance to visit unique places like Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Cape of Good Hope, etc…. I am extremely grateful to ESL for recommending the EC school in Cape Town to me. I would not have wanted to go anywhere else to take my Cambridge exam, discover new places and have fun.

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Florine Cottet
Florine Cottet
EC, Cape Town 
Duration: 13 weeks

I liked Cape Town a lot. It is a very active city where you can do many activities. The landscapes and atmosphere are amazing and the inhabitants are very friendly. I stayed in a residence. It was modern and always clean. Sharing the accommodation with people of so many different nationalities was a pleasure. Talking with other students enabled me to share my experience while improving my English skills. The teachers were excellent. They were not only teachers: you could talk to them if you had any problem. It was important to me and I was glad about that. I strongly recommend the EC school ! My three months in Cape Town went by so quickly and this experience will remain engraved on my memory forever.

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Host family
Staying with a host family in Cape Town is undoubtedly one of the best ways to practise the language and immerse yourself in the South African culture. All the host families are chosen with the greatest care by our partner school, so that you'll feel right at home and be able to practise your English daily in total confidence. The families live around 15-30 minutes by bus from the school, and you'll stay in a single room or twin room with half-board provided daily.

Note: It is compulsory for students under 18 to book homestay accommodation and provide a parental consent form.

Comfort Dorp Street residence
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Our partner school organises a wide range of sports, (multi) cultural activities and excursions. In Cape Town, the offer is so vast it would be almost impossible not to find an activity to suit you: hiking, horse riding, fishing, sailing, diving, rafting, golf… and surfing too, of course! Don’t hesitate to take the time to visit “Tsitsikamma”, a beautiful nature reserve on both land and water. If you want to admire the majestic ballet of sea mammals, don’t miss Hermanus Bay. In the evening, having spent long hours enjoying the beach, meet at the Café Caprice to taste a local wine with your friends and let yourself be captivated by the carnal rhythms of traditional African music.

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