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

Find the best English school in South Africa at the lowest price. Compare quality, reviews and special offers for adult courses. Learn English in South Africa.

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#1 Cape Town
reviews: 97|
schools: 14
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#2 Port Elizabeth
reviews: 5|
schools: 1
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#3 Pretoria
schools: 1
 
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Bay Language Institute, Port Elizabeth

#1
Bay Language Institute

Organized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in South Africa Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in South Africa
Port Elizabeth
Summerstrand
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General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
420€ 399€
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Kurus English, Cape Town

#2
Kurus English

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in South Africa in the last 12 months Organized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in South Africa
Cape Town
|School Size:
Opportunity 1: General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
515US$ 493US$
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INTERLINK School of Languages, Cape Town

#3
INTERLINK School of Languages

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in South Africa in the last 12 months
Cape Town
Sea Point
|School Size:
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
490€ 466€
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EC English, Cape Town

#4
EC English

Organized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in Cape Town
Cape Town
|School Size:
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
565€ 565€
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Good Hope Studies, Cape Town

#5
Good Hope Studies

Cape Town
Newlands
General English 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
555€ 530€
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Language Teaching Centre, LTC, Cape Town
|School Size:
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
480€ 458€
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International House, Cape Town

#7
International House

Cape Town
Sea Point
Standard English - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
560€ 535€
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UCT English Language Centre, Cape Town
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
8390ZAR 8008ZAR
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LAL, Cape Town

LAL

Cape Town
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
580€ 554€
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Eurocentres, Cape Town

Eurocentres

Cape Town
Central City
General English Language Course 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
490US$ 472US$
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EF International Language Center, Cape Town
General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
Includes accommodation -
1025€ 1025€
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General English 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
5500ZAR 5300ZAR
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Intensive English Course - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
1850ZAR 1808ZAR
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Oxford English Academy, Cape Town
General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
627US$ 602US$
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English One, Cape Town

English One

Cape Town
Central Cape Town
|School Size:
General English Course (Intensive) - 23 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
620€ 592€
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Cape Town
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
FREE changes
2570US$ 2442US$
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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 = 0.0531 USD)

Telephone country code: +27

Religion:

  • Pentecostal  8%
  • Catholicism  7%
  • Methodist  7%
  • Dutch Reformed  7%
  • Anglican  4%
  • Other Protestant  40%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  15%
  • Other religions: Islam, Hinduism  12%

South Africa quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 (102 reviews by our former students)

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

23 universities in South Africa
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (South Africa average):41.23 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

  • 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 693ZAR per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at UCT English Language Centre as the best.
  • Bay Language Institute has received the best overall rating in Port Elizabeth.
  • Kurus English, located in 70 Wale Street, Cape Town has been voted as the school with the best location in South Africa.
  • UCT English Language Centre was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Student Apartment' at INTERLINK School of Languages is the best rated accommodation in South Africa.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for South Africa is 6 weeks.
  • In South Africa electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F, M, N.
  • In South Africa the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group, Business One-to-One, English for Aviation, English for Doctors, English for Engineers, English for Lawyers, English for Secretaries.
  • Schools in South Africa offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TOEFL, TEFL / TESOL, Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, IELTS, LCCI, CELTA.
  • In South Africa there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: English & Diving, English & Golf, English & Surf, English & Oenology, English & Sports.
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