EF International Language School

Since 1965, EF Education First has excelled in language training. There are many reasons why over half a million students choose to learn a language and experience the world with EF every year.

EF Cape Town offers English courses for all levels – results guaranteed! They opened their doors in South Africa in November 2006 and since then they have welcomed students from all over the world. Their school boasts 9 spacious classrooms and a multimedia iLab with the latest in learning technology – the exclusive Efekta™ System. Their course durations range from 2-52 weeks and consist of basic, general, intensive & exam courses. They run courses throughout the year and students can start on any Monday. The school is also Wireless enabled which gives you the ultimate flexibility to studying or keeping in touch. Situated on trendy Kloof Street, their students are close to the social hub of the city. Their teachers are all South African and are all qualified to teach English as a foreign language.

So why learn English in Cape Town, South Africa? An English course in South Africa will let you explore unforgettable landscapes ranging from the Kalahari Desert to the Drakensberg Mountain range and the Garden Route. South Africa has the most intensely populated floral kingdom in the world and a knockout selection of wildlife, with whales and Great White sharks, lions, leopards and over 900 species of birds.

EF Cape Town is an approved University of Cambridge ESOL Test Centre. Their students not only prepare for the Cambridge exams at their school but they also have the convenience of taking the test at their premises. They are also the official TOEFL test centre in Cape Town and prepare thier students for this exam as well.

Open Days

They are open Monday – Friday throughout the entire year – so visit us for more information!

Travel the world!!!! TEFL courses are now offered for South Africans who wish to travel abroad and teach English to foreigners. It is an evening part-time course which affords participants the opportunity to continue working while studying.

The school is run by Angela Pereira, School Director, who has been working for EF since 2004. Angela’s experience ranges from teaching English as a foreign language to sales to managing the EF Cape Town school since it opened in November 2006.

Ewelina Kamieniarz is the Director of Studies and she has an MA in Linguistics and is currently studying towards her DELTA qualification. Ewelina is a passionate academic director and her solid background in the EFL industry helps when assessing and helping students with their linguistic needs.

Joeline Barnato is their Accommodation Coordinator and she ensures that all students are placed in warm and welcoming host families and she also manages their Student Residence.

Joeline’s previous experience is in the aviation industry.

Craig Taylor is their Activities Coordinator who transferred from their EF school in Nice to Cape Town to help us ensure that our students have the very best tours and activities planned weekly.  He also accompanies students on all tours, activities and evening outings.

All teachers are all qualified to teach English as a foreign language and they have all traveled abroad. This gives EF Training centre the unique advantage of understanding how students feel to be away from their homes and in a foreign country where the food, climate and culture are completely different from their day-to-day lives back in their home country.

EF Language School also offers unpaid internships in various areas; some examples include Marketing, Hotel & Tourism, Accounting, Legal, Art & Design amongst many other options. We are also actively involved in the community and offer various volunteering options for our students, during and/or after their course.


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