Reviews of INTERLINK School of Languages, Cape Town, South Africa

Total No. of Reviews: 50
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INTERLINK School of Languages, Cape Town, South Africa
4.5/5.0 
(50 reviews)
City 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 3.4/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.4/5.0 
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Host Family 4.3/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.4/5.0 
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Individual Reviews
7. Jul. 2014
1. (31 years)  - 
1. General English - 1 week

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26. May. 2014
2. (51 years)  - 
2. Cambridge CAE - 2 weeks

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Few students per class.
25. Apr. 2014
3. (66 years)  - 
3. Business English - 4 weeks

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availability of staff, quality teachers, only five or six per group
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Being located near the school, for my part I'd had chosen to be far, mistake
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Seriousness, punctuality, efficiency
20. Mar. 2013
4. (25 years)  - 
4. Cambridge Advanced - 8 weeks

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Wine exhibition during the Stellenbosch Safari Tour.
6. Mar. 2013
5. (56 years)  - 
5. General English - 6 weeks

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10. Dec. 2012
6. (56 years)  - 
6. Intensive English - 12 weeks

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Small classes, good organization and good discipline
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They should inform students about the cost of living in general in Cape Town. Social activities outside the classroom require a specific budget.
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They should Inform new students about the examination periods for the various certificates to ensure they join a class at the right level.
1. Oct. 2012
7. Nadia (21 years)  - 
7. General English - 2 weeks

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The school in itself is a little bit small, but for those who wants only to study English it's fine and also quite severe. The area where it is located it's excellent and the staff is very friendly.
2. May. 2012
8. (47 years)  - 
8. Business English - 4 weeks

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Very familial atmosphere
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Don't book more than 4 lessons, otherwise it's too stressful
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PCs at the school are very slow
12. Mar. 2012
9. Testino (35 years)  -  Italy
9. General English - 3 weeks

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4. Jan. 2012
10. Bruno (26 years)  - 
10. Intensive English - 4 weeks

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26. Oct. 2011
11. (28 years)  -  Austria
11. Business English - 4 weeks

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family atmosphere, small classes
1. Sep. 2011
12. (19 years)  -  Spain
12. General English - 3 weeks

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I liked the familiarity of the teachers.
30. Aug. 2011
13. (21 years)  -  Spain
13. General English - 3 weeks

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small groups, good teachers
28. Mar. 2011
14. (48 years)  - 
14. General English - 10 weeks

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What I liked most was the relaxed atmosphere between the pupils and teachers, so no stress. Whenever I had a problem, they helped me in a very calm and objective way. I can definitely recommend this school, and I plan to continue my studies there at the end of the year. I felt very comfortable there and learned a lot. A big thank you for that!
22. Sep. 2010
15. (37 years)  - 
15. General English - 3 weeks

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The initial selection of course is final. It was not possible to modify it once at the school, a pity.
10. Sep. 2010
16. (20 years)  - 
16. General English - 3 weeks

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The teaching focused on the students' personal needs.
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It is better to go to Cape Town with someone, to visit the city safely.
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The school school: it has few students, so it is ideal for a good language learning, but not ideal to make friends and explore the city.
14. Jun. 2010
17. Daniel (33 years)  - 
17. Business English - 8 weeks

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29. Mar. 2010
18. (27 years)  -  Russian Federation
18. General English - 3 weeks

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quiet and cosy
10. Dec. 2009
19. (47 years)  - 
19. General English - 4 weeks

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Good Location - created expectations met - right Deal
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I can not think
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7. Dec. 2009
20. (38 years)  - 
20. General English - 3 weeks

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Humorous, friendly staff
10. Nov. 2009
21. (28 years)  - 
21. General English - 4 weeks

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Small classes, very familiar
9. Oct. 2009
22. Gregory (21 years)  -  Belgium
22. General English - 2 weeks

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7. Oct. 2009
23. Allard (36 years)  - 
23. Intensive English - 1 week

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5. Oct. 2009
24. (17 years)  -  Italy
24. General English - 2 weeks

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the friendly atmosphere
27. Mar. 2009
25. (40 years)  - 
25. Intensive English Plus - 4 weeks

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individual support
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it's a beautiful small school with intensive small classes. the teachers are very kind and helpful and you are able to improve your English as quick as possible. I warmly recommend this school! I had a great time!
13. Jan. 2009
26. (34 years)  - 
26. Business English - 3 weeks

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The groups are quite small.
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The visit of Table Mountain and a trip to Cape Peninsula
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The school and also the classes are very small and you will find more attention of the teachers. On the other hand it is more difficult to find other students for leisure activities. The city is very interesting and I could find (in December) a lot of good places to go out, at every day of the week.
3. Apr. 2008
27. (26 years)  - 
27. Intensive English Plus - 4 weeks

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the teachers
18. Mar. 2008
28. (33 years)  - 
28. Intensive English - 8 weeks

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very good teacher
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License not forget!
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The school is really fantastic, very nice atmosphere, very well-prepared teachers, only the host family was a disaster
13. Mar. 2008
29. Christine (23 years)  - 
29. Business English - 2 weeks

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13. Feb. 2008
30. Hans-joachim (38 years)  - 
30. Business English - 3 weeks

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27. Jan. 2008
31. (35 years)  -  Germany
31. 2 weeks

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motivated teachers and individual system of teaching
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little school for students who want's to have a more personalised schedule
12. Dec. 2007
32. Barbara (27 years)  - 
32. Business English - 4 weeks

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2. Mar. 2007
33. (48 years)  - 
33. General English - 5 weeks

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it was a pleasure being in that school
26. Feb. 2007
34. Maria  - 
34. one-to-one - 3 weeks

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30. Aug. 2006
35. (26 years)  - 
35. Cambridge First - 3 weeks

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friendly atmosphere
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This school isn't big but I think this is a positive thing because in the class there are a few students and you can learn better. There is a familiar and very friendly atmosphere where everybody know each other: very good to improve your english!
30. Aug. 2006
36. (28 years)  - 
36. Intensive English - 3 weeks

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friendly relationship
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people are dangerous in the city
24. Apr. 2006
37.  - 
37. Academic Year Programs - 20 weeks

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interlink is a small pretty school. i spent 6months in it and every day was different. the interlink teachers are efficient and you can speak easily with any of them. they aren't bored to spend times to explain the same thing again and again. they really take care of students and at first when you're quite lost, because of the language, it's wonderful. they don't hesitate to employ other teachers even if it's only for one student (they did it for me) and it's great because few schools would have done the same. i can't tell anything else or better! it was 6 wonderful months. and my english improved! the family are well choosen and it's very important to speak properly english almost in South Africa. to conclude : Cape Town is a wonderful city! thanks a lot to the interlink team :-)
15. Feb. 2006
38.  - 
38. Business English - 2 weeks

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friendly atmosphere
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The social activities were organized during the week, this is not good: we have paid to have lessons during the week. I think that the social activities should be organized during the weekend, to give the possibily to socialize out of school.
14. Feb. 2006
39.  - 
39. General English - 4 weeks

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small groups
19. Dec. 2005
40. Andreas  - 
40. Intensive English Plus - 4 weeks

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19. Dec. 2005
41. (26 years)  - 
41. Business English - 8 weeks

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Learning and fun
3. Jul. 2005
42.  -  Germany
42. Cambridge First Certificate

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small classes; friendly atmosphere
6. Feb. 2005
43. Berth (42 years)  - 
43. Standard & Business Combi Group

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2. Jan. 2005
44. Anonymous (35 years)  - 
44. General

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21. Dec. 2004
45. Michi (25 years)  - 
45. Cambridge Proficiency Certificate

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13. Nov. 2004
46. (26 years)  -  Jordan
46. General

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i think that every student should stay within a host family inside the main house because he/she can't improve his/her language skills without practicing it, i used to stay with the host family but unfortunately my room was outside the house, so i didn't see them except for a few times.
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14. Oct. 2004
47. (20 years)  -  Poland
47. General

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very friendly people and atmosphere
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small school situated in a very beautiful area. people who work there are just great!
24. Sep. 2004
48. (20 years)  - 
48. General

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small classes and very friendly teachers
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This school has no activity.
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This school is very friendly.
23. Apr. 2004
49. (35 years)  -  Germany
49. TOEFL

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extremely friendly and professional service
8. Apr. 2004
50. (27 years)  -  Germany
50. Standard & Business Combi Group

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small, effective

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