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Courses in South Africa

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Junior Summer Courses

Enjoy an African adventure holiday and use real English every day in remarkable Cape Town. Meet the vibrant people and discover local culture in this iconic South African city.
This African Adventure School for young learners has an extensive leisure programme allowing students to explore all that Cape Town has to offer, from beautiful beaches, vast mountain ranges and astonishing wildlife, to cool waterfront shopping malls and markets.

Please find below a selection of courses we can offer:


The Family School programme is designed for young learners to study English at the same time as their parents but separately.
The programme is completely oriented to make the lessons fun and to keep the children interested and improve their communication skills.
The very young students will learn through games and engaging activities. They will build confidence and become more efficient in speaking English, through work on the four skills and vocabulary.
Lessons are fully interactive, with a wide variety of different topics being covered.
At the end of the course, our students will have a project book with all the work they did.


The Vacation English Plus Course is designed for young learners who want to maximise their learning opportunities.
It is recommended for students looking to balance studying English with excursions and activities in the afternoon and three evenings a week.
They will spend the other evenings in the company of your homestay host learning about home life in England, all in an international environment.


The Travelling Classroom is a course where you will travel South Africa accompanied by a teacher.
It is a 5 day tour along the famous Garden Route, accompanied by a registered tour guide and a qualified teacher!
The Travelling Classroom is a package that includes 1 hour of formal lessons during the 5 days of the trip, but in reality, you will have much more than that. You will learn all the time throughout the day and will be able to ask questions and improve your language in a very natural way. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner are included. Activities include bungee jumping, ziplining, walking with elephants… expect lots of fun!
This course is ideal for people passionate about travelling and immersing in cultures, who also want to improve their English.

Please contact us to find out more about these programmes.

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We offer a wide variety of English courses in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

We have English courses at all levels and for all ages, General English Courses, Intensive courses, Courses for adults (30+) with activities, Business English, English for Aviation, University Path Programmes, Preparation for IELTS, Cambridge CAE and Occupational English Test Preparation (O.E.T) in the healthcare sector (for doctors and nurses).

We also offer teacher training courses (CELTA and DELTA) and a wide variety of online courses.

The majority of the courses start anytime during the year, Length of courses can vary, starting from minimum 1 week for General English courses, Exam preparation and teacher training courses usually have specific start dates and a set course length.

For more information, please contact us.

English + Safari

Combine your English course with the exciting opportunity to take a 2-day safari.
With an expert guide at your side, tour a reserve in search of Africa’s Big Five (lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalo).
A safari is a truly unforgettable experience, you will love the beautiful scenery, wildlife and sitting around the evening campfire.

Please contact us for more information.

Volunteering Programme

Improve your English while living and volunteering in South Africa. With the Volunteer Programme you can combine your volunteering experience with an English language course.
Volunteering is an incredible way to develop and grow as a person, while at the same time contributing in meaningful, lasting ways to various communities and the broader environment. Anyone can volunteer, and as long as you follow your passion by doing what excites and motivates you, you will be able to find a cause or project that suits you and where you will be able to do the most good.

There are two broad categories of volunteering opportunities: Animal-based and Community-based.:

It generally include the rehabilitation, care and upkeep of wild or domestic animals. This includes big-game animals like elephants, cheetahs or lions, various species of antelope, birds of prey and marine creatures (e.g. sharks, whales and seals). Other animal projects might include working with penguins, or rescued dogs and cats.

African Elephant Encounter - This African Elephant project gets up close and personal with the largest land animals on the planet. Situated about a 6 hours' drive outside of Cape Town, you will live on-site with other volunteers.

African Marine Encounter - Located along the coast just over 2 hours' drive away from Cape Town, this project is perfect for anyone who has any interest in our oceans and the amazing creatures we encounter in them.

African Wildlife Encounter - Situated close to one the surfing meccas of the world, Jeffrey's Bay, this project works with a wide variety of wild animals, mainly from Africa, but also from other places around the world..

This involves helping children, from previously disadvantaged communities in South Africa, with their education and promoting their well-being.

Hout Bay Kids It is located in a part of Hout Bay (a suburb of Cape Town), known as Imizamo Yethu township. It is a daycare facility for the people of this area, where young children are cared for in a loving environment.

J-Bay Kids The J-Bay Kids projects are located in a township called Ocean View in Jeffrey's Bay (7 ½ hours from Cape Town), with two crèches for children and babies up to the age of 6 years.

Kids Literacy for Life It is based in Cape Town and works with three inner-city schools which cater for primary school children from poorer communities on the outskirts of the city.

Please contact us even if the course you are looking for is not in this list

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