English Language Schools in South Africa - Ranking 2022

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26 Best language schools in South Africa (ranked based on student reviews)


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Key Facts about South Africa

South Africa offers the world's greatest natural beauty. It has great wildlife-watching and also beautiful cosmopolitan cities like Johannesburg. But what makes this country appealing to everyone are its natural panoramas and its culture. Jump from the semi-desert of the Karoo to the subtropical coast of Kazulu-Natal, ending at the waterfront of chic Cape town. South Africa is the place to combine land and sea!
Population: 49,000,000
Capital: Pretoria
Time zone: GMT +2
Currency: ZAR (1 ZAR = 0.0632 USD)
Telephone country code: +27
  • Pentecostal  8%
  • Catholicism  7%
  • Methodist  7%
  • Dutch Reformed  7%
  • Anglican  4%
  • Other Protestant  40%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  15%
  • Other religions: Islam, Hinduism  12%
Largest cities in South Africa:
  • 1. Cape Town: 3,500,000
  • 2. Durban: 3,100,000
  • 3. Johannesburg: 2,000,000
  • 4. Soweto: 1,700,000
  • 5. Pretoria: 1,600,000
Largest international airport in South Africa:
Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB): 20.692.780 Passengers/Year; 7 Terminals; 21 km. from Johannesburg city center
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (South Africa average):34.67 ZAR (62% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Plug Type M
  • Plug Type N
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ about schools in South Africa

  • Bay Language Institute has received the best overall rating in Port Elizabeth.
  • EC English, located in Redefine North Wharf 1st floor, 42 Hans Strijdom Avenue, Foreshore, Cape Town has been voted as the school with the best location in South Africa.
  • 8008ZAR for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in South Africa. The average cost of a language course in South Africa is 2,106ZAR per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at ELC as the best.
  • UCT English Language Centre was rated highest for quality of teaching.
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