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LAL, Cape Town, South Africa

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Rating: 5.0/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Excellent rating of teaching quality
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  • 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 currently open

Accreditations and Quality seals

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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

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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$ 351 701 1051 1402 1752 2102 2453 2536 2853 3170 3804
The Intensive course is designed for students who want to improve their level of English in a short period of time but with a high intensity of 22.5 hours of lessons per week. All areas of the language are considered in the planning and the teaching method is very much steered towards a student-focused approach. It is recommended to supplement a course like Pronunciation English or Business Plus to steer your new skills towards an area which is suited to your specific needs.
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
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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$ 295 590 885 1179 1474 1769 2063 2091 2614 3137 262
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
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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$ 373 746 1118 1491 1863 2236 2608 2714 3053 3392 4071
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Starting dates
2020: 09 Mar. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 09 Nov. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Price in € 385 366 770 732 1155 1098 1540 1463 1925 1829 2310 2195 2695 2561 -- -- -- --
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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
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Work & Study
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Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4520 4294 5085 4831 5650 5368 6780 6441
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Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Business
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Price in € 360 342 720 684 1080 1026 1440 1368 1800 1710 2160 2052 2520 2394 -- -- -- --
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Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3000 2850 --
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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
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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
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Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2600 2470 -- -- --
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Starting dates
2020: 13 Jan. 2020.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
Exam dates
07 Mar. 2020
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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
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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$ 362 723 1085 1446 1808 2169 2530 2625 2953 3281 3937
10 hours of IELTS preparation per week in a smaller group size of maximum 10 students together with the General English course can suitably prepare any student for both the IELTS exam as well as improving their level of English. An additional charge will be added for the registration of this course. The exam fee is payable separately.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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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$ 229 457 685 914 1142 1370 1598 1780 2225 2669 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$ 182 363 545 726 908 1089 1230 1405 1756 2108 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$ 240 480 720 960 1171 1405 1639 1873 2342 2810 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$ 287 574 861 1148 1405 1686 1967 2248 2810 3372 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$ 129 258 387 516 644 773 902 984 1230 1475 123 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$ 141 281 422 562 703 843 984 1077 1347 1616 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$ 311 621 931 1241 1552 1862 2172 2435 3044 3653 305 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$ 200 399 598 797 996 1195 1394 1546 1932 2318 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.

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Value for money

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Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
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  • Twin room
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  • Lunch room
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  • School lounge area
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  • Sitting outside with friends
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  • Camps bay beach
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  • Boulders beach
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  • School canteen
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  • School courtyard
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  • Apartment kitchen
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  • Common Room
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  • Twin room
    Twin room36/44
  • Travelling Classroom
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  • Supper outdoors
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  • Single room
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    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.
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