Attending a English study abroad program for several months, is the best way to get fluent in a language. You can stay for a term or a complete year abroad (Gap Year). This is a unique opportunity to really get to know another culture. You will make friends with native speakers and live the life of a local.
If you are interested in studying in Cape Town, South Africa after the course also have a look at our academic preparation courses in Cape Town, South Africa.
Events in Cape TownBest time to take a language course in Cape Town
12 Mar. 2017The Cape Town Cycle Tour (formerly the Cape Argus Cycle Tour) is a 109 km bike race starting in the city centre and following the highway down to Smitswinkel and back up again to Green Point.
31 Mar. 2017 - 01 Apr. 2017Supporting local artists, the Cape Town Festival's ultimate goal is a more integrated, more tolerant city, bringing together musicians, performers, dancers and artists from different communities in this fantastic event.
31 Mar. 2017 - 01 Apr. 2017With five stages and more than 40 artists, Africa's Grandest Gathering hosts musicians from both the African continent and further abroad for two nights of unforgettable performances.
14 Apr. 2017 - 15 Apr. 2017Reputed to be the most beautiful marathon in the world, the full marathon is 56 kms while the half-marathon at 21 kms. The 5 km and 2,5 km runs are also very popular.
01 Jun. 2017 - 04 Jun. 2017Four days of wine tastings showcasing some 40 odd local wineries and their award winning products. Sample regional delicacies and participate in the myriad activities for the whole family.
Sep. 2017 - Oct. 2017The town of Hermanus, in the heart of the coastal whale migration route as well as the heart of wine country, hosts the only eco-marine festival in South Africa. The plentiful marine life in the area also includes dolphins, great white sharks, seals, and penguins as well as the Southern right whale.
28 Oct. 2017 - 29 Oct. 2017Held on the beach at the Zandvlei Nature Reserve, Muizenberg, this spectacular two-day festival is a feast for both the eyes and the soul. With competitions, professional displays and kite-making workshops all proceeds from the event support the community activities of Cape Mental Health.
31 Dec. 2017There are parties all over the city and surrounding areas, but the biggest and best-est of them all is the one at the Victoria & Albert Waterfront with its countdown clock tower and spectacular fireworks display.