English school in San Francisco

  • study abroad San Francisco United States
  • age from 16 to 99 years old
  • Language English
  • dates All year round.
  • length From 1 week
  • price from 961 USD

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Our English school in San Francisco is centrally located, close to Union Square.  
Date of creation: 2010
Facilities: 15 classrooms, study hall, library, computer room with Internet access and a TV room. Wifi access in the whole building.

HIGHLIGHTS
Our English school in San Francisco is located in an area famous for its restaurants, shops, cinemas and local entertainment. This English school benefits from a real international and cosmopolitan atmosphere. San Francisco is a unique mix of Old Europe's charming atmosphere and of America's eccentricity!

COURSE
Type of course: General English
Course level: From  beginner to advanced
Course content: oral and written expression, conversation and phonetics, grammar and vocabulary (for both programs).
General English: 20 courses/week
Class duration: 45 minutes
Test on arrival: yes
Number of student per class: 15 students maximum of different nationalities

ACADEMIC STAFF
Teachers are qualified and very professional with years of teaching experience.
Accreditation: ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education ad Training) and AAIEP.

LOCATION
San Francisco is located on the west coast of the U.S. at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula and includes significant stretches of the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay within its boundaries. San Francisco is one of the most beautiful locations in the United States, with its steep hills and views across the bay. It's a wonderful city to see by foot or by cable car, offering a cosmopolitan lifestyle with a leisurely pace.

The city can be divided up into several neighborhoods, the names of which may already be familiar. Pacific Heights, Nob Hill, Haight-Ashbury and Little Italy have all featured in many films and TV programs. Each area has its own attractions, from famous sights to architectural gems to shops and boutiques. A fully integrated public transport system makes it very easy to get around.

San Francisco is a popular international tourist destination renowned for its steep rolling hills, an eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the cable cars, Coit Tower, and Chinatown. The city is also known for its diverse, cosmopolitan population, including large and long-established Asian American and LGBT communities. While the climate includes chilly summer fog, the winters are mild. Enjoy our English school in San Francisco!

LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Our English school in San Francisco arranges after school and weekend excursions. It offers a variety of cultural and social activities each month. Students are responsible for any fees related to these optional activities from $25 to $300. Examples: visit of Alcatraz, Chinatown, Catamaran, biking, soccer, excursion to Monterey.

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Accommodation

- Host family: single room, half board. Due to San Francisco's large size, host families live within 45 to 60 minutes from the school.

- Residence:  double room, private bathroom, self catering. Shared kitchen and living room, laundry and security available. The residence is located at 15 min by bus from the school. It is close to an area where you can attend many cultural events. Laundry and Wifi access.

Prices

Summer supplement from 16/06 to 15/09: 25 EUR/week.
Single room supplement in residence: 150 EUR/week.

DATES
Arrival date: Saturday
Departure date: Saturday
Bank holidays:  01 and 15/01, 19/02,  28/05, 04/07, 03/09, 8/10, 12 and 22 to 23/11, 25/12.

ACCESS/TRANSPORTATION
Regular airlines from most of the countries to San Francisco: Air France (www.aifrance.com) ; Continental Airlines (www.continental.com); American Airlines (www.aa.com); United Airlines (www.united.com); Brussels Airlines (www.brusselsairlines.be); British Airways (www.britishairways.com)...
Nearest airport: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) situated at 13 km south of the city, in San Mateo County. It is connected to the BART railway network; Oakland International Airport situated at 32 km east from San Francisco.
At your arrival, we recommend you to take a taxi until your accommodation.

Transfer possibilities: pick-up at your arrival and assistance until your place of living and/or transfer return at the end of your stay; from 7am to 10pm (supplement 40 EUR outside of these hours) 
Cost for each way from San Francisco Airport: 140 EUR.



Price includes

  • Administration fees
  • Courses (see options)
  • Accommodation (see options)
  • Course books
  • Support, assistance and 24 hour emergency phone number during the whole program



    Price does not include

  • International airfare
  • International Travel insurance
  • Visa, passport and medical exam fees
  • Airport pick-up and transfers
  • Extra activities organized by the school
  • Personal expenses and pocket money
  • Medical and Emergency Repatriation Insurance (maybe provided by Nacel for an extra cost)
  • Application fees (65 euros)

  • Eligibility

    Age: 16+
    Minimum language level: Beginner
    VISA: Please consult the US Embassy in your home country.

    Testimonials

    A great stay. Interesting and effective courses, good mix of nationalities!

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