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Bantry Bay, Cape Town
A small, friendly school with a homely environment, providing personalised attention for all students and only 100m from the beach and 15 minutes from the downtown Cape Town. The school is located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, the safe 'upmarket' area, very close to good accommodation, shops, restaurants, the city, beaches and nightlife. The school is close to all public transport. Students come to us from all countries around the world. Official examination centre for the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
General English from Beginner to the Advanced level
Prepare for the TOEFL examinations
Business and Specialist tuition in English
Qualified and experienced teachers
Tuition covers all the language skills of grammar, reading, writing, speaking, listening and pronunciation. In addition, programmes are available at different 5 levels. Students take a placement test on arrival to determine the most appropriate group: Beginners / Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate, or Advanced. Airport transfers and a Letter of Acceptance for the Visa are included.
We offer specialised training for the CAMBRIDGE and TOEFL examinations. The London Chamber of Commerce and the GMAT courses are also available. We prepare students for: TOEFL, Cambridge First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced Certificate, Cambridge Proficiency Certificate,
GMAT, London Chamber of Commerce and Trade, Cambridge Certificate in English for International Business & Trade.
In order to give each student as much individual attention as possible and to allow practice of the language learned, classes have a maximum of 7 students.
The Institute has a large library with a full range of texts for all levels, cassettes for listening and pronunciation, videos, video machines and self-study work cards.
In order to maintain linguistic and cultural continuity, students are usually accommodated with one of our local, selected English-speaking host families, located within easy distance of the school. Apartments are also available.
Cape Town is an ideal base for excursions and we are able to organise numerous tours for students to explore and enjoy Bantry Bay, Table Mountain, Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg, during their time in South Africa.
The Republic of South Africa (1,233,404 km²) - created in 1910, a sovereign state within British Empire from 1934 and a republic from 1961 - lies at the southern tip of the African continent, bounded to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south and east by the Indian ocean, to the north by Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, and to the northeast by Mozambique and Swaziland. The terrain consists of and an extensive interior plateau (1,000 to 2,000 meters), savanna, desert, mountains and narrow coastal plains. The climate is generally moderate, with sunny days and cool nights. The average mean temperature is remarkably uniform at about 16°c. The seasons are reversed from those in the northern hemisphere.
South Africa has three capitals (population from the 1985 South African Government census): Administrative- Pretoria (850,000). Cape Town (1.9 million), Judicial- Bloemfontein (232,000). Other cities- Johannesburg (1.7 million), Soweto (est. 2 million), Durban (1 million).