Beginner(A1): No knowledge or understand only few basic words/phrases Elementary(A2): Can understand and speak about simple topics: i.e. family, shopping, hobby. Lower Intermediate(B1): Can speak about future and past events, give reasons and explanations for a situation. Upper Intermediate(B2): Can speak about abstract topics, produce clear, detailed text on many subjects. Advanced(C1): Can use language flexibly and effectively. Proficiency(C2): Can express himself/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely.
The language school English Language School was founded in San Francisco, USA in 2010. EC San Francisco is a contemporary space, situated in the heart of Downtown, just off Market Street and a short walk to Union Square. Classrooms surround a large sun-filled lounge, where students can relax and meet their classmates from all over the world. Just outside of school, students will find public transport and a myriad of shops, restaurants and cafés.
Accreditations and Quality seals
Facilities for disabled students
Wheelchair access to classroom
Wheelchair access to reception
Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms
Number of classrooms:
Number of public workstations:
Internet access and use of school computers
Wireless LAN zone at school
Free certificate of course attendance
Language level placement test at first day of classes
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Average number of students
Adult courses in summer: 12
Adult courses throughout the year: 12
Average age of students
in summer: 21 years
throughout the year: 23 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses in summer: 8
Adult courses throughout the year: 8
Minimum age of students
Average examination results:
80 at TOEFL, B at Cambridge First, B at Cambridge Advanced, B at Cambridge Proficiency.
English teacher qualifications
100 % hold a university degree
90 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):
Best arrival airport is San Francisco International (SFO). It takes 35 minutes by taxi to school.
Language school closed
In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2016, 18.Jan.2016, 15.Feb.2016, 31.Mar.2016, 30.May.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 11.Nov.2016, 24.Nov.2016, 25.Nov.2016, 26.Dec.2016
All prices in US$ (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Lessons per week: 30 | Max. group size: 15
415 US$ per week (Based on the price of 12 weeks)
Price in US$
Exam fees (USD 415) are not included.
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)
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Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 160.00 US$
Individual classes Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 75 US$. 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.
Comments about courses: Lessons alternate between morning and afternoon sessions on a daily basis.
Career English in Practice available (placement fee: US$350). It must be combined with an English course (min. 4 weeks).