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English Language Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

English Language Centre

Students rated English Language Centre, Cape Town : 4.2/5.0   (6 reviews)

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  Description Courses
10.00 % discount 10.00 % discount on tuition fees only. Only valid for bookings at this website. before 30.09.2016. Only valid for courses starting before 31.12.2016.
  • General English
  • Intensive English
  • Academy Year 20 - University Access Programme
  • Academic Year 30 - University Access Programme
  • IELTS Exam Preparation Course
  • English for Work

1. What we like about the school  

views of Table Mountain from classrooms

2. Cape Town  

Other English schools in Cape Town offering English coursesINTERLINK School of Languages 4.4/5.0  , Language Teaching Centre, LTC 4.0/5.0  , Study & Live in your Teacher's Home

3. English Language Centre

General Information

The language school English Language Centre was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 2002. EC Cape Town is located in the heart of the city, just a few streets away from all the action of famous Long Street and only a few blocks from famous V&A Waterfront. The school is warm and welcoming with fantastic facilities and situated in a beautifully renovated heritage building.


Facilities

Library, movie room, lounge, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, wheelchair access to reception


Classroom equipment

Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




EduSA, SAYTC, Services SETA


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Cape Town Intl..  It takes 25 minutes by car to school.


Average number of students: Adult courses in summer: 190
Adult courses throughout the year: 130
School Size
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Average number of levels: Adult courses in summer: 8
Adult courses throughout the year: 8
Number of classrooms: 12
Number of public workstations: 10
English teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 25 years
throughout the year: 25 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Top student nationalities: Brazil 9 %
France 4 %
Libya 19 %
Saudi Arabia 7 %
Iran 4 %
 
Switzerland 10 %
Turkey 5 %
 

4. Courses

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1
Intensive English Recommended <English> course Most Popular <English> course
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
310 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 310 620 930 1240 1550 1860 2170 2480 3100 3000 250
Students can choose 5 electives 12:30-14:00.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
2
General English Popular <English> course
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
230 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 230 460 690 920 1150 1380 1610 1840 2300 2280 190
Double banking: courses take place in the mornings or afternoons.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 11:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 17:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
3
English in the City
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
310 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 310 620 930 1240 1550 1860 2170 2480 3100 3000 250
20 General English classes + 10 English in the City classes per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
4
Academy Year 20 - University Access Programme
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 15
0 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 24
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3960
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 11:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 17:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
5
Academic Year 30 - University Access Programme
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
0 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 24
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5160
Students can choose 5 electives 12:30-14:00.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 14:15  - 17:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
6
English for Work
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
310 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 310 620 930 1240 1550 1860 2170 2480 3100 3000 250
20 General English classes + 10 Business English classes per week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
7
Cambridge First Exam Preparation
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
310 € per week (Based on the price of 6 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- 1860 -- -- -- 3100 3000
Exam fees not included and dates subject to change.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 19.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam dates 11.Mar.2016, 04.Jun.2016, 10.Dec.2016
Exam fee 190 €
8
Cambridge Advanced Exam Preparation
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
310 € per week (Based on the price of 6 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- 1860 2170 2480 -- 3100 3000
Exam fees not included and dates subject to change.
Starting dates 2016: 04.Jan.2016, 14.Mar.2016, 05.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Exam dates 12.Mar.2016, 04.Jun.2016, 26.Nov.2016
Exam fee 200 €
9
Cambridge Proficiency Exam Preparation
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
250 € per week (Based on the price of 12 weeks)
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3000
Exam fees not included and dates subject to change.
Starting dates 2016: 14.Mar.2016, 05.Sep.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required language level Advanced (C1)
Exam dates 09.Jun.2016, 26.Nov.2016
Exam fee 205 €
10
IELTS Exam Preparation Course
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 15
310 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 310 620 930 1240 1550 1860 2170 2480 3100 3000 250
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
Exam fee 205 €
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Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 40.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 45 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: Cambridge First ,  Cambridge Advanced ,  Cambridge Proficiency ,  IELTS ,  TOEFL
Average examination results: 70% at Cambridge First
75% at Cambridge Advanced
95% at Cambridge Proficiency
6.5 band at IELTS
100 marks at TOEFL
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 27.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 16.Jun.2016, 09.Aug.2016, 16.Dec.2016, 26.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): English
Comments about courses: Internship programme available (min. 4 weeks English course and a placement fee of 700 EUR).

5. Accommodation

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1
Homestay
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), Half board
160 € per week
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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 160 320 480 640 160 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Arrival transfer is included when booking course and accommodation.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night: 22.85 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
2
Homestay
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, Half board
200 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 200 400 600 800 200 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Arrival transfer is included when booking course and accommodation.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night: 28.57 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
3
Superior Homestay
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, Half board
255 € per week
Example image of this accommodation category provided by English Language Centre
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 255 510 765 1020 255 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Arrival transfer is included when booking course and accommodation.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night: 36.42 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 0
4
Milner House
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Double room, No meals
170 € per week
Milner House , English Language Centre, Cape Town
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 170 340 510 680 170 100 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Students also have access to a splash pool in front of the house. Arrival transfer is included when booking course and accommodation.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night: 24.28 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
5
Milner House
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
225 € per week
Milner House, English Language Centre, Cape Town
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 225 450 675 900 225 100 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Students also have access to a splash pool in front of the house. Arrival transfer is included when booking course and accommodation.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night: 32.14 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
6
Student House
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Double room, No meals
185 € per week
Student House , English Language Centre, Cape Town
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 185 370 555 740 185 100 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Ideal for 18-35 year old students. Wi-Fi is available at the accommodation for an extra charge of R50 (€5.5) for 100MB per week. Arrival transfer is included when booking course and accommodation
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night: 26.42 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
7
Student House
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
235 € per week
Student House, English Language Centre, Cape TownStudent House, English Language Centre, Cape Town
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 235 470 705 940 235 100 30
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Ideal for 18-35 year old students. Wi-Fi is available at the accommodation for an extra charge of R50 (€5.5) for 100MB per week. Arrival transfer is included when booking course and accommodation.
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night: 33.57 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (supplement fee), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
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Comment Students aged 16-17 must book homestay and require a parental consent form.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room on request
Optional airport transfer: Cape Town International (CPT): for 45 € (one way)

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Cooking      
Dancing      
Diving      
Golf      
Horse riding      
Mountainbiking      
Music      
Sailing      
Skiing      
Squash      
Swimming      
Table Tennis      
Tennis      
Volleyball      
Windsurfing      
Yoga      
Examples of social activities
organised by language school:
football tournaments,bar hopping,Table Mountain hiking,horse-riding,theatre even

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(6 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 3.8/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.3/5.0 
Value for money 3.8/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.7/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.5/5.0 
Other 3.5/5.0 
Students liked about English Language Centre, Cape Town
"The teachers in this school are very well educated." - (36 years)
"The people were always very friendly." - (22 years)
"The different teachers, their kindness, and the events which have been organized by the school." -
"The teachers were very motivated and friendly." - (19 years)
"Number of students for class" - (28 years)
All 6 reviews of English Language Centre

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