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EC English, Cape Town, South Africa

4.2/5

Rating: 4.2/5.0

What we like about the school

  • views of Table Mountain from classrooms

EC English

The language school EC English was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 2002. The school is situated in a beautifully renovated heritage building, 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.

Covid-19 Status: School re-opening on 05 October 2020

Accreditations and Quality seals

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School Size:

Facilities

  • Library

  • Movie room

  • Lounge

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

12

Number of public PC workstations:

10

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 190
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 130

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 8
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 8

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

The school is an official exam center

The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

9
4
19
7
4
10
5

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Cape Town Intl..

Cape Town International Airport:
50 € pick up
100 € return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 01 May 2020, 16 Jun. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 24 Sep. 2020, 16 Dec. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 23
Price in € 350 700 1050 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 3480 6670
Price in US$ 394 788 1182 1576 1970 2364 2758 3152 3940 3917 7508
Students can choose 5 electives from 12:30 pm to 2 pm.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 23
Price in € 260 520 780 1040 1300 1560 1820 2080 2600 2520 4830
Price in US$ 293 586 878 1171 1464 1756 2049 2342 2927 2837 5437
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 11:45
Afternoon: 14:15  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
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Price in € 350 700 1050 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3150 3500 --
Price in US$ 394 788 1182 1576 1970 2364 2758 3152 3546 3940 --
20 General English classes + 10 English in the City classes per week.
Maximum course duration: 10 Weeks.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 24 36 48
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4440 6660 8880
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4998 7497 9995
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 24 36 48
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5760 8640 11520
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6484 9725 12967
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Business
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Price in € 350 700 1050 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3150 3500 --
Price in US$ 394 788 1182 1576 1970 2364 2758 3152 3546 3940 --
20 General English classes + 10 Business English classes per week.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
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Exam Preparation
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2080 2340 -- 2520
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2342 2634 -- 2837
Exam fees are NOT included and dates subject to change.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 16 Mar. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
Exam dates
07 Mar. 2020, 09 Jun. 2020, 01 Dec. 2020
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2800 3150 -- 3480
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3152 3546 -- 3917
Exam fees are NOT included and dates may be subject to change. Start dates are as follows:
8 weeks: 13 Apr, 05 Oct Exam: 10 Jun, 02 Dec.
9 weeks: 06 Jan Exam: 07 Mar
12 weeks: 16 Mar, 07 Sep Exam: 09 Jun, 01 Dec
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 16 Mar. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
Exam dates
07 Mar. 2020, 10 Jun. 2020, 02 Dec. 2020
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2080 -- 2600 2520
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2342 -- 2927 2837
Exam fees are NOT included. Start dates are as follows:
8 weeks: 13 Apr, 07 Sep Exam: 10 Jun, 02 Dec.
10 weeks: 06 Jan. Exam: 14 Mar
12 weeks: 16 Mar, 07 Sep Exam: 10 Jun, 02 Dec
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 16 Mar. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
Exam dates
14 Mar. 2020, 10 Jun. 2020, 02 Dec. 2020
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2800 -- 3500 4200
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3152 -- 3940 4728
Exam fees are NOT included and dates may subject to change.
be Start dates are as follows:
8 weeks: 13 Apr, 05 Oct. Exam: 10 Jun, 02 Dec
10 weeks: 06 Jan Exam: 14 Mar
12 weeks: 16 Mar, 07 Sep Exam: 10 Jun, 02 Dec
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 16 Mar. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
Exam dates
14 Mar. 2020, 10 Jun. 2020, 02 Dec. 2020
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See availability »
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2340 -- 2520
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2634 -- 2837
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 23 Mar. 2020, 14 Sep. 2020.
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 23
Price in € -- -- -- 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 3480 6670
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1576 1970 2364 2758 3152 3940 3917 7508
Exam fees are NOT included and dates subject to change.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 14:00
Afternoon: 12:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 06 Jan. 2020 - 27 Mar. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 23
Price in € -- -- -- 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 3480 6670
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1576 1970 2364 2758 3152 3940 3917 7508
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by EC English, Cape Town can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 45.00 €
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 50 €. 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.
Students under 18 must book a homestay, return airport transfer and provide a parental consent form.
- High Season Supplement not applicable to bookings longer than 12 weeks.
- Bank transfer fee: EUR 20.
- Student insurance (optional): EUR 20 (per week).

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 170 340 510 680 850 1020 1190 1360 1700 2040 170 30
Price in US$ 202 403 605 806 1008 1209 1410 1612 2015 2417 202 36
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night:
25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 215 430 645 860 1075 1290 1505 1720 2150 2580 215 30
Price in US$ 255 510 765 1019 1274 1529 1784 2038 2548 3057 255 36
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night:
35 € (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), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 04 Jan. 2020 - 28 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 270 540 810 1080 1350 1620 1890 2160 2700 3240 270 30
Price in US$ 320 640 960 1280 1600 1920 2240 2560 3199 3839 320 36
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
This accommodation option includes airport pickup.
Price extra night:
40 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 195 390 585 780 975 1170 1365 1560 1950 2340 195 30
Price in US$ 232 463 694 925 1156 1387 1618 1849 2311 2773 232 36
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Triple room.
Includes:
No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 04 Jan. 2020 - 28 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 195 390 585 780 975 1170 1365 1560 1950 2340 195 30
Price in US$ 232 463 694 925 1156 1387 1618 1849 2311 2773 232 36
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
30 minutes walking
Includes:
No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 04 Jan. 2020 - 28 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 2000 2400 200 30
Price in US$ 237 474 711 948 1185 1422 1659 1896 2370 2844 237 36
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
30 minutes walking
Includes:
No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 04 Jan. 2020 - 28 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 200 400 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 2000 2400 200 30
Price in US$ 237 474 711 948 1185 1422 1659 1896 2370 2844 237 36
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes walking
Includes:
No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 04 Jan. 2020 - 28 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 250 500 750 1000 1250 1500 1750 2000 2500 3000 250 30
Price in US$ 297 593 889 1185 1482 1778 2074 2370 2963 3555 297 36
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes walking
Includes:
No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 04 Jan. 2020 - 28 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
- Students under 18 must book homestay and require a parental consent form.
- Airport transfers are included when booking course and accommodation with EC.
- Special dietary requirements: EUR 45 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cooking 
Dancing 
Diving 
Golf 
Horse riding 
Mountainbiking 
Music 
Sailing 
Skiing 
Squash 
Swimming 
Table Tennis 
Tennis 
Volleyball 
Windsurfing 
Yoga 

Reviews

4.2/5.0

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.6/5.0 
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Brochures

EC English Brochure (PDF)
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    FAQ about EC English, Cape Town

  • English courses at EC English start at 185 € for Academic Semester / Year 20 course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of EC English
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Cape Town International Airport (50 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at EC English varies from 15 students (Intensive English) to 15 students (Intensive English)
  • 100% of teachers at EC English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at EC English comes from Libya with a 19% representation, followed by students from Switzerland (10%) and Brazil (9%).
  • EC English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.
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