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General English (GEO)

The General English course is designed to increase your understanding of the English language through listening, speaking, reading and writing and by improving your English grammar and expanding your vocabulary knowledge. Students attend General English group classes in the morning from 09:00 - 13:00. Our teaching approach is skills-based with course  book content based on interesting and relevant themes, ideas and topics.

Students get to put their classroom based learning into practice with virtual classes being held outside the classroom, in and around the city. Studying English in Cape Town, South Africa is easy with ELS of Cape Town!


General English Course Summary:

Lessons per week: 20 lessons of 55 minutes each
Starting Date: Any Monday (except on Public Holiday)
Class size: Maximum 10
Class levels: Beginners to Advanced
Minimum Age 16 years
What is included: Registration
  Placement Test
  Progress Tests
  Student Card
  Course Report
Additional benefits: Weekly social program
  Resource material for iStudy (independent study)
  Wifi access

General English Sample Timetable:

  09:00 - 13:00 13:00 - 14:00 14:00 - 15:00 15:00 - 16:00 16:00 - 17:00
Monday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch iStudy iStudy iStudy
Tuesday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch iStudy iStudy iStudy
Wednesday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch ELS Activity ELS Activity ELS Activity
Thursday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch iStudy iStudy iStudy
Friday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch iStudy iStudy iStudy