Standard English Course

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Standard English

Contextual lessons are balanced to ensure that students improve their ability to apply language structures (grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation) for authentic communication and improve their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. The minimum age is 16 and classes have a maximum of 12 students (average 10-12).

Course Information

Course Summary

  • Starting Dates: Every Monday
  • Duration: Minimum 2 Weeks
  • Lessons per week: 20 lessons

Class times
Monday – Friday 09h00-10h40 > Tea Break 11h00-12h40 > Lunch Break

Prices (Quoted Per Week)

  • 2 – 4 Weeks: €245 per week
  • 5 – 11 Weeks: €230 per week
  • 12 – 24 Weeks: €215 per week
  • Academic Year Programme 24+ weeks: €165* per week

*This course gives you the option to join exam preparation courses [for free] provided they are already scheduled.


  • Tuition fees
  • Placement test
  • All course materials
  • End-of-course certificate
  • Unlimited free wi-fi access on school premises
  • Access to free online English courses through Net Languages and Ih World
  • Participation in IH Cape Town social programme
  • Discounted loyalty programmes at local restaurants, health and fitness clubs

Not included

  • Entrance fees and transport for optional social activities.

Payment: Payment can be by credit card [3.5% additional fees] or bank transfer.

Public holiday notice: Should the school be closed due to a public holiday, ONLY private lessons are made up in full.


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