English Language Courses in San Francisco, California

About San Francisco, California, USA

Study English in San Francisco

The city of San Francisco, situated upon the peninsula dividing the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay, is easily one of the most interesting cities in the United States. Chinatown, Japan Town, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Italian neighborhood and the trolley cars make San Francisco a multicultural, dynamic and unforgettable city.

Over 3,000 restaurants offer food from around the globe. Other popular city attractions include concerts, museums, theaters and opera.

San Francisco's climate allows for participation in a wide range of sports as well as plenty of weekend excursions. Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park are just a few hours away from the city, while the famous Napa Valley is just a one-hour drive.

In addition, San Francisco has one of the best public transportation systems in the United States.

The English School in San Francisco

The academic center is strategically located in the heart of the financial district - near the Museum of Modern Art - so that students can really feel the city's energy. The school's professors are college graduates with specialized training in the teaching of English as a second language (ESL) and between 3 and 25 years of experience at the school.

The center has a language lab as well as internet access available to all students.

English Language Courses in San Francisco, California

General English

  • Program: 20 lessons of 50 minutes each
  • Course duration: minimum of 2 and up to 52 weeks
  • Starting dates: any Monday of the year
  • Levels: from beginner to advanced
  • Students per class: maximum of 8
  • Minimum age: 18 years old

Intensive English

  • Program: 28 lessons of 50 minutes each
  • Levels: from beginner to advanced
  • Other details: same as the General English Course

Business English Course

  • Program: 20 lessons of General English + 8 lessons of Business English
  • Levels: from intermediate to advanced
  • Other details: same as the General English Course



Students can choose between a double or single room and the meal plan is half board every day of the week. The families live in various residential neighborhoods, at a distance of 25 to 45 minutes from the academic center. Staying with a host family is without a doubt one of the best ways to learn and improve a language.


Students can also elect to stay in an individual apartment, a double apartment with another student if they're traveling together, or a double apartment shared with another international student. Apartments are located between a 10 and 20-minute walk from the school, and each room has a color television, a telephone, a microwave, a refrigerator and a private bathroom.

Cultural Activities

San Francisco is one of the most fun and culturally diverse cities in the United States. Be sure to check out Chinatown, the country's biggest Chinese neighborhood, Japan Town, the Italian neighborhood, the Golden Gate Park and the romantic street trolleys.

The Golden Gate Bridge is considered one of the seven modern wonders of the world. It's located north of the city and you can even cross it, whether by car or on foot.

Students can also visit the famous Alcatraz Island. On weekends, you can also take a trip to go climbing in Yosemite National Park, skiing at Lake Tahoe, wine-tasting in the famous Napa Valley or driving along the spectacular Carmel Coast. Other fun excursions include Las Vegas and Los Angeles.


  • Excellent school for students of all ages
  • One of the most attractive cities on the planet
  • Unbeatable location in the heart of the city

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