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Strong points

  • Ideally located at Sea Point close to all facilities.
  • The school proposes a large variety of courses.
  • Rooftop with a view of the sea and several nice places to meet up with other students.

the school

  • School size : M
  • Accomodation : Homestay, Sea Point Apartments - Superior Accommodation
  • Average number of students per class : 10
  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wifi
  • Lounge area

The students

  • Minimum age : 16 years
  • Average age : 26 years
  • Nationality of students : Brazil (20%), Saudi Arabia (19%), Germany (18%), Spain (14%), Switzerland (12%)
  • French speaking student percentage : 8%

Thematics

  • Accomodation very close from the school
  • Business
  • Fiesta
  • Mountain
  • Sea side
  • Small groups

Descriptive International House Cape Town

International House Cape Town (IH Cape Town) is part of the International House World Organisation, teaching English to foreigners. IH Cape Town is perfectly located in the heart of Sea Point, offering students the unique opportunity to explore the amazing tourist attractions, socialise with fellow students and experience the local culture. The school is in close proximity to many shops, restaurants, supermarket, bars and the famous Sea Point promenade. All of Cape Town’s great attractions and city centre are not far. The school consists of 2 buildings which have 24 class rooms, computer rooms, lounges, kitchens and free Wi-Fi. The highlight of the school is our spacious rooftop terrace with amazing sea views. The atmosphere in school is very relaxed, social and friendly.
All the teachers are CELTA qualified and have many years of teaching experience all around the world. We offer Standard and Intensive English courses,Business English, English for specific purposes e.g. Aviation and Oil&Gas focused English and TOEFL, IELTS and Cambridge.We also have English & Volunteer, English & Safari and other special courses. All our courses also include a Personal Study Programme where students have a chance to work on specific English skills they need, for one hour every day.

Language course in International House Cape Town

Practical information


  • Standard English Course

    • Minimum level : Absolute beginner A0
    • Duration : from 2 to 52 weeks
    • From 245 EUR
    Details
  • Intensive English Course

    • Minimum level : Absolute beginner A0
    • Duration : from 2 to 48 weeks
    • From 320 EUR
    Details
  • Business English

    • Minimum level : Intermediate B1-B2
    • Duration : from 2 to 8 weeks
    • From 345 EUR
    Details
  • TOEFL/IELTS exam preparation

    • Minimum level : Intermediate B1-B2
    • Duration : from 4 to 4 weeks
    • From 1440 EUR
    Details
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation - 8 weeks

    • Minimum level : Intermediate B1-B2
    • Duration : from 8 to 8 weeks
    • From 2300 EUR
    Details
  • English & Safari

    • Minimum level : Absolute beginner A0
    • Duration : from 2 to 2 weeks
    • From 780 EUR
    Details
  • English & Volunteer - 2 weeks

    • Minimum level : Elementary A2
    • Duration : from 2 to 2 weeks
    • From 764 EUR
    Details
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation: FCE, CAE, CPE - 12 weeks

    • Minimum level : Intermediate B1-B2
    • Duration : from 12 to 12 weeks
    • From 3450 EUR
    Details
  • English & Volunteer - 4 weeks

    • Minimum level : Elementary A2
    • Duration : from 2 to 4 weeks
    • From 764 EUR
    Details

Standard English is perfect for students who want a course that helps them use English more accurately and fluently in a variety of contexts. Our interactive lessons include all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - and a focus on building grammar and vocabulary. Teachers will also help students develop independent learning strategies, so they can keep improving beyond the classroom. A Standard English course will leave plenty of time for students to explore the city and local attractions.

  • Duration : 15 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 12 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

This course starts every Monday.

  • Beginning of classes : See the dates
  • Bank holiday : 01.01, 21.03, 19.04., 22.04., 27.04, 01.05, 17.06, 09.08, 24.09, 16.12, 25.12, 26.12

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season

Intensive English is ideal for students who want to optimise their study time. In addition to Standard English lessons in the mornings, our Intensive course includes English for Life lessons in the afternoon. These lessons will prepare students to function more confidently as they live, work and study in an increasingly English-speaking world. Lessons are highly practical and focus on further developing vocabulary, and improving listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in real-life situations. Students will also explore topics central to 21st century life.

  • Duration : 23 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 12 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

This course starts every Monday.

  • Beginning of classes : See the dates
  • Bank holiday : 01.01, 21.03, 30.03, 02.04, 27.04, 01.05, 16.06, 09.08, 24.09, 16.12, 17.12, 25.12, 26.12

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season

The Business English course focuses on Business related topics and is great for people who need to improve their English skills in their work environment. This course consists of the Standard English in the morning and Business English classes in the afternoon and is a total of 30 lessons per week.

  • Duration : 30 lessons of 50 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 12 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

The core syllabus consists of Business Correspondence, Telephoning, Meetings, Presentations, Negotiations, Socialising. In addition courses are organised, as much as possible, around students’ requirements and can include topics such as Communication, Management, Public Relations, etc.

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season

These courses consist of Standard English classes in the morning, followed by exam preparation (either IELTS or TOEFL) in the afternoon. Students wanting to take these exams in Cape Town are advised to book the exam before the course starts as the exam centres have limited spaces available.

  • Duration : 23 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 12 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

The course starts every 1. Monday of each month.

This course is 4 weeks long and consist of 30 lessons per week. Language skills and activities are combined with exam practice and insightful test-taking tips. It covers all the sections of the exam to ensure the student is fully prepared to get the test score he/she requires.

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season

We offer intensive FCE, CAE and CPE exam preparation courses for students who want to take the Cambridge exams. The courses are either 8 or 12 weeks long and consist of 30 lessons per week and take place three times a year, starting in January, March/April and September/October.

  • Duration : 23 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 8 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

Courses are intensive and focus on both language (grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation) and skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) work relevant to each exam. Full mock exams are regularly administered to ensure that students are suitably prepared for their exams.

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season
8 2300 EUR

This is a great package for people who want to come to South Africa to learn English but also enjoy South Africa's Big 5 on a safari and do a trip along the beautiful Garden Route. It consists of 2 weeks Standard English and a 3 Day Garden Route & Safari trip, including accommodation.

  • Duration : 15 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 12 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

The course starts every Monday.

The course starts every Monday. During your course you will be staying in our Economy Accommodation. During the Garden Route Trip you will also be staying in dorms, breakfast and dinner, transportation, Safari, Bush walk, Cango Caves and Canoe are included, options are Bungee Jump & Elephant walk.

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season

This package is great if you wish to improve your English but also want to give your time to a meaningful volunteer project. This program is either 2 or 4 weeks long and consists of Standard English in the morning and working in Children's Sport Projects in disadvantaged areas in the afternoon. During your stay you will be accommodated in either dorm or twin rooms.

  • Duration : 15 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 12 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

The volunteer project from about 13:30 until about 17:00 from Monday to Friday. The start of this program is dependent on the volunteer project's availability.

The package includes the Standard English course, school material, 2 options of Accommodation, Volunteer project, bus card to the project, registration and placement fees and airport transfers. You can choose between Sport & Youth Development or Adventure Surf Club as your volunteer project.

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season

These exam preparation courses are held three times a year, starting in January, March / April and September / October. Exam dates are set by Cambridge ESOL and exams are conducted in March, June and December. The courses are intensive and focus on both the language (grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation) and the relevant skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) of each exam. Full white tests are regularly done to ensure that students are properly prepared.

  • Duration : 23 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 8 people
  • Minimum age : 16 years

Included: Tuition fees - Level test - All course materials - Certificate of completion - Free unlimited WiFi access in school premises - Access to free online English courses via Net Languages ​​and Ih World - Participation in IH Cape Town Social Program - Discounted loyalty programs at local restaurants, health clubs and fitness clubs. Not included: Exam fees - Transportation to the examination site - Entrance and transportation fees for optional social activities.

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season
12 3450 EUR

This package is ideal if you want to improve your English, but also want to devote your time to a meaningful volunteer project. This program lasts 2 to 4 weeks and includes standard English in the morning and work in sports projects for children in disadvantaged areas in the afternoon. You will stay in either a dorm room or a twin room during your time here.

  • Duration : 15 lessons of 60 minutes
  • Number of student / class : max. 12 people

The package includes standard English course, school material, 2 accommodation options, volunteer project, bus card for the project, registration and placement fees, and airport transfers. You can choose between Sport & Youth Development or Adventure Surf Club as a volunteer project.

Number of weeks of lessons Reagular season
  • Homestay

    Language course in International House Cape Town  Homestay
    • From 205 EUR
    • Distance maximum : 3km
    Details
  • Sea Point Apartments - Superior Accommodation

    Language course in International House Cape Town  Sea Point Apartments - Superior Accommodation
    • Twin room
    • Single room
    • From 205 EUR
    Details
  • Room type : Single room
  • Bathroom type : Shared bathroom
  • Board : Half-board

This accommodation is perfect for students who want to experience the South African culture while learning English. The student is accommodated in a comfortable room, either on their own or with a friend, bathroom is usually shared. Included are breakfast and dinner, standard sized bed, weekly change of linen, wardrobe, study area, Wi-fi (sometimes for an extra cost), house keys.

From 205 EUR

Distances
Supermarket 0km Cafes / Restaurants 0km
Shops 0km Pharmacy 0km
Arrival Back
Arrival day Access to the building Key
Departure day 24-hour on site staff
Arriving time 14:00 Deposit
Departure time 10    
Equipments Twin room
Air conditioning Cleaning included
Heating Desk
Smoking Cabinet
Pillow included Cooking equipments
Bed sheets provided Microwave oven
Towel provided TV
Toilet paper provided Internet connection Wi-Fi
Safe Room key provided
Equipments Single room
Air conditioning Cleaning included
Heating Desk
Smoking Cabinet
Pillow included Cooking equipments
Bed sheets provided Microwave oven
Towel provided TV
Toilet paper provided Internet connection Wi-Fi
Safe Room key provided
Equipments
Reception desk Internet connection Wi-Fi
Smoking area TV in the common area
Cafeteria DVD player in the common area
Shared kitchen Balcony / Terrace
Possibility of meals in the kitchen Garden
Common living room BBQ corner
Oven Access to people with disabilities
Microwave oven Car parking
Cutlery available Bike parking
Vending machine Pool
Laundry Sports hall
Meal formula Breakfast

Special offers for International House Cape Town


Standard English Course

Standard English is perfect for students who want a course that helps them use English more accurately and fluently in a variety of contexts. Our interactive lessons include all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - and a focus on building grammar and vocabulary. Teachers will also help students develop independent learning strategies, so they can keep improving beyond the classroom. A Standard English course will leave plenty of time for students to explore the city and local attractions.

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Intensive English Course

Intensive English is ideal for students who want to optimise their study time. In addition to Standard English lessons in the mornings, our Intensive course includes English for Life lessons in the afternoon. These lessons will prepare students to function more confidently as they live, work and study in an increasingly English-speaking world. Lessons are highly practical and focus on further developing vocabulary, and improving listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in real-life situations. Students will also explore topics central to 21st century life.

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320€

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Business English

The Business English course focuses on Business related topics and is great for people who need to improve their English skills in their work environment. This course consists of the Standard English in the morning and Business English classes in the afternoon and is a total of 30 lessons per week.

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345€

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TOEFL/IELTS exam preparation

These courses consist of Standard English classes in the morning, followed by exam preparation (either IELTS or TOEFL) in the afternoon. Students wanting to take these exams in Cape Town are advised to book the exam before the course starts as the exam centres have limited spaces available.

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1440€

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