X
00:0000:00
 

LAL, Cape Town, South Africa

5.0/5

Rating: 5.0/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Best rated school in South Africa
  • Excellent rating of teaching quality
  • Top rated social activities
  • Top rated school facilities

LAL

The language school LAL was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 1996. The school is located in the trendy and relaxed resort of Sea Point and near beaches, cafes, and shops. Students can chill out and learn a new language at the same time.

The school address is: 319 Main Rd, Sea Point , 8005 - Cape Town, South Africa (see on map)
Legal name / parent company: LAL Language Centres Holding Limited| Tax registration ID: G06347900192

Covid-19 Status: School re-opening on 01 September 2020

Accreditations and Quality seals

EduSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Restaurant

  • Computer lab

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Free WIFI

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Wheelchair access to reception

  • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Our price includes

  • 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

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

Optional airport transfer

Cape Town International Airport:
40 € pick up
80 € return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 10 Mar. 2020, 13 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
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € 315 300 630 599 945 898 1260 1197 1575 1497 1890 1796 2205 2095 2280 2166 2565 2437 2850 2708 3420 3249
Price in US$ 343 685 1028 1370 1712 2055 2397 2478 2788 3098 3717
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 €
High season dates - 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020, 08 Mar. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 265 252 530 504 795 756 1060 1007 1325 1259 1590 1511 1855 1763 1880 1786 2350 2233 2820 2679 235 224
Price in US$ 289 577 865 1153 1441 1729 2017 2044 2554 3065 256
This course consists of 15 hours of General English incorporated into 20 lessons of 45 minutes. The general English Course at LAL really focuses on gaining confidence in the students' use and understanding of English, which can be adapted into the big wide world. Speaking, listening, reading and writing, considered to be the key areas in any language, are built upon in order to reach the students' final goal of fluency. In order to keep the learning productive, this course balances grammatical and structural skills along side interactive activities in a safe class room environment of maximum 12 student where they can really come explore their learning in English.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 15 €
High season dates - 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020, 08 Mar. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € 335 319 670 637 1005 955 1340 1273 1675 1592 2010 1910 2345 2228 2440 2318 2745 2608 3050 2898 3660 3477
Price in US$ 365 729 1093 1457 1821 2185 2549 2652 2984 3315 3978
The General English course will provide you with the basic tools to both correspond effectively in a variety of every day situations as well as gain a deep knowledge of the basic core principles of the English language. There is a balanced teaching style combining an interactive classroom environment and practical activities to help cement your understanding by following a variety of learning techniques. The idea behind this course is to increase your confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing English and strive towards fluency. The afternoon plus course of Mini Group English has a reduced number of students meaning this smaller group course will allow the teacher to mold their lesson plan to fit with the needs of all the students and enable them to gave more time to each individual. The content of the course will remain in line with the General English course.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 900 855 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 979 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
This is a course designed to take place over 5 day trips with one hour structured lesson per day, and the remainder of the day will be unstructured practise with your teacher and a registered tour guide. You will travel along the Garden Route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Included in this course is; accommodation, breakfast, dinner and activities. Activities may include bungee jumping, zip-lining, walking with elephants to name a few. It is a circular route where you will depart and return to LAL Cape Town. The itinerary is as follows:
Day 1: Cape Town to Sedgefield via Hermanus.
Day 2: Oudtshoorn Day Trip.
Day 3: Sedgefield to Jeffreys Bay.
Day 4: Jeffreys Bay – Addo National Park – Sedgefield.
Day 5: Sedgefield to Cape Town
Starting dates
2020: 09 Mar. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 09 Nov. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1540 1463 1925 1829 2310 2195 2695 2561 -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 419 837 1256 1674 2093 2511 2929 -- -- -- --
This 30+ course is designed for those who feel more comfortable learning with an older, more similar minded age group. It is in study blocks of 2 weeks only, which gives you a chance to get to know your class mates and learn more effectively.
Starting dates
2020: 05 Jan. 2020, 01 Mar. 2020, 04 Oct. 2020, 15 Nov. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Reserve this course »
Work & Study
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4520 4294 5085 4831 5650 5368 6780 6441
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4913 5527 6141 7369
Combined with the General Course, this additional in Academic pathways will steer the student towards a successful start to studying at a higher educational level. Components of the course include authentic texts and projects to help you improve your reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar within an academic context. These are essential skills needed to accomplish a high level degree in any higher educational establishment.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Reserve this course »
Business
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 360 342 720 684 1080 1026 1440 1368 1800 1710 2160 2052 2520 2394 -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 392 783 1174 1565 1957 2348 2739 -- -- -- --
Along with the 15 hours of General English course, students can opt to add an afternoon business twist to their learning. Integrating the advantages of smaller group sizes and the specialised content of the Business course LAL offers, this course is aimed at those who would like real focused attention on their learning of Business in the English Language.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 360 342 720 684 1080 1026 1440 1368 1800 1710 2160 2052 2520 2394 -- -- -- --
Price in US$ 392 783 1174 1565 1957 2348 2739 -- -- -- --
With 20 lessons of General English Course in the morning, students have the option to discover the English language on a professional level. Students can pick one of the following professions to combine with a General English Course: Marketing, Economics, Law or ICT.
The Marketing Course is aimed at a Marketing advertising or public relations environment, using real life business scenarios to help the student to improve their understanding in the following fields; consumer behaviour, market research, branding, market trends, sales, digital marketing, negotiating with clients and suppliers, the language of persuasion and making presentations.
A career in any business sector is a fast past and ever changing role, but this is especially the case in computing and technology. This course will provide you with a strong base in this sector which will help you too stay grounded in such an advancing field. Lessons will be structured around the following components; vocabulary for computer systems, word processing, spreadsheets and databases, multimedia applications, email, web design and internet security.
Economics and business go hand in hand and this course really looks into the integration of both. With topics such as Wikinomics, viral marketing, hedge funds, the subprime crisis and energy policy, the student will complete the course with a confidence in both the understanding and the ability to communicate effectively in both sectors.
English for Law takes the student through important components that contribute to a successful career in an International Legal Environment. The field of Law has a vast number of different sectors, which this course takes into consideration by including a variety of topics such as company law, competition law, mergers and acquisitions, human rights and intellectual property. Alongside an understanding of the different areas in Law, you will also practise commercial legal matters, participate in meetings, negotiate and make presentations all of which will aide a successful career in Law.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Reserve this course »
Exam Preparation
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3000 2850 --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3261 --
For employees and educational institutions, a Cambridge B2 First certificate will provide them with the evidence that you have a high level of understanding in the English language. Morning classes focus on grammar and vocabulary, whilst the afternoon is designed to improve speaking and listening. All sections in the exam will be covered through the use of course materials and past papers. The student will complete the course being given the tools and experience to approach the exam with confidence and finish it to a high level. There is 2 start date for this course which are designed for 10 weeks to finish around the exam dates.
Starting dates
2020: 30 Mar. 2020, 21 Sep. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Exam dates
07 Mar. 2020, 06 Jun. 2020, 01 Dec. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- 1900 1805 -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- 2065 -- -- -- -- --
For employees and educational institutions, a Cambridge B2 First certificate will provide them with the evidence that you have a high level of understanding in the English language. Morning classes focus on grammar and vocabulary, whilst the afternoon is designed to improve speaking and listening. All sections in the exam will be covered through the use of course materials and past papers. The student will complete the course being given the tools and experience to approach the exam with confidence and finish it to a high level. There are 3 start dates for this course which are designed for 6 weeks to finish around the exam dates.
Starting dates
2020: 27 Jan. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam dates
07 Mar. 2020, 06 Jun. 2020, 01 Dec. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2600 2470 -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2826 -- -- --
For employees and educational institutions, a Cambridge B2 First certificate will provide them with the evidence that you have a high level of understanding in the English language. Morning classes focus on grammar and vocabulary, whilst the afternoon is designed to improve speaking and listening. All sections in the exam will be covered through the use of course materials and past papers. The student will complete the course being given the tools and experience to approach the exam with confidence and finish it to a high level. There are 3 start dates for this course which are designed for 6 weeks to finish around the exam dates.
Starting dates
2020: 13 Jan. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam dates
07 Mar. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- 1900 1805 -- -- -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- 2065 -- -- -- -- --
The Cambridge C1 Advanced Exam is the next step up from the Cambridge B2 First certificate and displays a deeper understanding of the English language at a higher level of fluency. Morning classes focus on grammar and vocabulary, whilst the afternoon is designed to improve speaking and listening. All sections in the exam will be covered through the use of course materials and past papers. The student will complete the course being given the tools and experience to approach the exam with confidence and finish it to a high level. There are 3 start dates for this course which are designed for 6 weeks to finish around the exam dates.
Starting dates
2020: 03 Feb. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 26 Oct. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
Exam dates
14 Mar. 2020, 10 Jun. 2020, 05 Dec. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in € 325 309 650 618 975 927 1300 1235 1625 1544 1950 1853 2275 2162 2360 2242 2655 2523 2950 2803 3540 3363
Price in US$ 354 707 1060 1413 1767 2120 2473 2565 2886 3207 3848
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
Reserve this course »
Note: All courses offered by LAL, 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: 50.00 €
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved 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.
Comments about courses:The high season incurs an additional EUR 15 per week. This is only applicable for courses 1-7 weeks. LAL On-site Residence and Homestay accommodation has a late check in charge of EUR 20 if check in falls outside 14:00 - 00.00. There is a course material a course book charge of EUR 35 for every 8 weeks of study. Exam Preparation courses only pay EUR 35 once. There is lunch supplement fee for EUR 35 per week for LAL on-site Residence. Lunch is served Monday to Friday at LAL. With homestay accommodation there is a evening meal supplement of EUR 50 per week. Homestay accommodation have a special diet supplement for any meal of EUR 20 per week. Changes in accommodation hold a change of EUR 35. Travel and medical insurance costs EUR 15 per week. All bookings of accommodation options include a free arrival airport transfer. Transfer specifications: There is a delayed flight supplement of EUR 20 for delays more than 2 hours. There is an extra student surplus of EUR 20 per student per transfer, with a maximum of 3 extra students per booking.

Accommodation

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 1520 1900 2280 -- 35
Price in US$ 224 447 670 893 1116 1339 1562 1739 2174 2609 41
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Includes:
Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 35 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 155 310 465 620 775 930 1050 1200 1500 1800 -- 35
Price in US$ 178 355 532 710 887 1064 1202 1373 1716 2060 41
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 35 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 205 410 615 820 1000 1200 1400 1600 2000 2400 -- 35
Price in US$ 235 470 704 939 1144 1373 1602 1831 2288 2746 41
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).
Includes:
Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 35 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 245 490 735 980 1200 1440 1680 1920 2400 2880 -- 35
Price in US$ 281 561 841 1122 1373 1648 1922 2197 2746 3295 41
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Includes:
Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 35 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 110 220 330 440 550 660 770 840 1050 1260 105 35
Price in US$ 126 252 378 504 630 756 881 961 1202 1442 121 41
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Shared room (multiple beds).
Includes:
Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 45 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 120 240 360 480 600 720 840 920 1150 1380 -- 35
Price in US$ 138 275 412 550 687 824 961 1053 1316 1579 41
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Twin room.
Includes:
Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 45 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 265 530 795 1060 1325 1590 1855 2080 2600 3120 260 35
Price in US$ 304 607 910 1213 1516 1819 2123 2380 2975 3570 298 41
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Sunday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Includes:
Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 45 €
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 1320 1650 1980 -- 35
Price in US$ 195 389 584 778 973 1167 1362 1511 1888 2266 41
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).
Includes:
Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jan. 2020 - 08 Mar. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 45 €
LAL On-site Residence and Homestay accommodation has a late check in charge of EUR 20 if check in falls outside 14:00 - 00.00.
There is a course material a course book charge of EUR 35 for every 8 weeks of study. Exam Preparation courses only pay EUR 35 once.
Homestay accommodation have a special diet supplement for any meal of EUR 20 per week.
There is lunch supplement fee for EUR 35 per week for LAL on-site Residence. Lunch is served Monday to Friday at LAL.
Changes in accommodation hold a change of EUR 35.

Reviews

5.0/5.0

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
---
Other
---

Brochures

LAL Brochure (PDF)
 Prices (PDF)

Photos

#

General School Video

#
#
#
#
#
#

Map  

Loading map content
###
Map of public transport system
Cape Town Public Transport Map
Other English schools in Cape Town offering English courses
  1. EC English

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    4.2/5.0 
  2. EF International Language Center, Gardens
  3. English One, Central Cape Town
  4. Eurocentres, Central City
  5. Good Hope Studies, Newlands

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    4.0/5.0 
  6. English school in Cape Town: INTERLINK School of Languages

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    4.4/5.0 
  7. International House, Sea Point

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    1.0/5.0 
  8. Kurus English

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    4.7/5.0 
  9. Language Teaching Centre, LTC

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    3.7/5.0 
  10. Oxford English Academy
  11. Study & Live in your Teacher's Home
  12. The International English School, Somerset West

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    4.0/5.0 
  13. UCT English Language Centre, Gardens

    Rating: 5.0/5.0

    5.0/5.0 

    FAQ about LAL, Cape Town

  • English courses at LAL start at 252 € for General English course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of LAL
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Cape Town International Airport (40 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at LAL varies from 8 students (Travelling Classroom ) to 12 students (Intensive English )
  • % of teachers at LAL hold a university degree.
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • LAL offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 0 for the rest of the year.
Calculator | Reservation
years
Starting date
Course available
Check-in date
Check-out date
+
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Share:
"Excellent" 4.5/5
909 reviews*
* of LanguageCourse.net on Trustpilot

Travel with your friends

Facebook Share Box city image
LAL Cape Town Language School South Africa | Reviews
https://www.languagecourse.net/school-lal-cape-town.php3
Do you know someone in particular with whom you would love to explore life in Cape Town? Just tag them in your post to Facebook or send them a link to this page in a message or email.

Other English schools

English schools in South Africa
Comparison of all schools in South Africa
onscroll="return false;">
X
YOUR BENEFITS
Only when you reserve here
  • The most courses: 16.943 language course programmes listed. No other site worldwide has more.
  • Exclusive discounts
  • 22.049 authentic reviews of language schools
  • Free advice from our friendly language travel experts
  • Lowest price guaranteed: You pay less than when booking at the school directly or anywhere else. If you find a better rate elsewhere we will beat it.
  • Most visited website for language course reservations
  • Preferential terms for cancellation and payment
  • No agency fees

The best way to reserve your language course!

Don't just take our
word for it...
Fun stats
  • 1.000.000 US$: in course fees saved.
  • Pioneers: We were the first site to publish uncensored reviews of language schools. Established in 1999.
  • World leaders: We are the most visited independent site dedicated to language courses.
  • >20.000 facebook fans.
facebook plugin
LanguageCourse.Net reviews
Excellent 4.5from 0 to 5
909 reviews on Trustpilot
What our users have to say
  • Gabriele (39): I checked the internet a lot for language courses, but this site was the best.
  • Connie (31): I chose this site because it was the best price. The consultant was excellent and always replied to my emails promptly...
  • Attila (41): I am very satisfied. I found more relevant information on your webpage than on the school's website itself. It is the...
  • Gintas (52): I think it is hard to miss that you seem to be offering the best service in your field, with a lot of information. An...
Save money! Exclusive promotions!
Sign up to benefit from the best language course deals.
Terms & ConditionsPrivacy & CookiesImprintReview and User Content Policies