EC Cape Town
Learn English with EC in Cape Town
EC Cape Town was establised in 2002 and offers all the necessary amenities for English language students who are studying abroad. The Centre is located in a purpose-built building in the heart of the city centre. The school spans two floors, has a total of 16 classrooms and is situated in the heart of the City Bowl. Students are encouraged to use the library and resource facilities and there are computers with internet access. WiFi is also available throughout the school. On the ground floor you will find a café for a quick drink and snack.
The school is within walking distance of many places of interest, such as Green Market Square and St.George’s Mall with its informal arts and crafts market, coffee shops, restaurants and bars, which buzz with activity till the early hours of the morning. Trendy Long Street is just two minutes' away on foot. Slightly further away is the Castle of Good Hope which is well worth a visit, and the Waterfront is approximately 15 minutes away on foot.
There are various accommodation options at EC Cape Town. You could choose to stay with a host family and experience the Capetonian way of life. All of our host families are hand-picked for the warm and welcoming atmosphere that they provide. Alternatively you could stay in a residence with other students of different nationalities where you will have the chance to meet people and experience an international living environment.
Cape Town is known as the Mother City and is the oldest city in South Africa. It is highly valued for its unique blend of modern city life and natural wide open spaces. English is one of the official languages that is spoken widely especially in the cities. From whale-watching, hiking, mountain climbing, paragliding and diving with sharks, to sauntering along its famous wine routes, dining with incredible views, joining in street life, visiting townships, watching world-class cultural events and doing a spot of great shopping - Cape Town has something for everyone. Cape Town is rated as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, nestled between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean.
- Minimum age on adult courses: 18 (average age: 26)