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LAL Cape Town

Cape Town, ZA
319 Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa
4.90
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Accreditations

The achievements of students are what drives our school. We love helping our students along the road to becoming a true global citizen.

The school was established in 1996 and is based in a recently renovated three story building. It has 16 classrooms and:

• Free Wi-Fi
• Free computer access
• Bookshop
• Library
• Lounge Area
• Garden
• Swimming Pool
• Dining Room
• Restaurant
• Student kitchen
• Car Park

Courses

The school uses traditional and modern teaching styles, with a robust syllabus and an e-learning platform.

Teachers are skilled at tailoring lessons to meet the needs of the students in each class, taking into account interests, strengths and weaknesses, as well as short and long term goals.

Your progress is checked throughout your stay. Your teacher will let you know how you are doing in class, mark your homework and correct mistakes as well as giving you progress tests. Lesson plans are adapted according to the results.

Type of courses

For students from beginner upwards who want to develop their core English skills for everyday life. You study all the key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, and the course includes grammar and vocabulary. You can choose 20 or 30 lessons a week and courses lasts from 1-52 weeks.

Lessons focus on everyday English with an emphasis on common situations, such as travelling, shopping, and leisure time. The course will usually follow a course book, but also uses a wide range of other materials, including real-life listening and video examples, authentic texts and on-line resources. The content of the lessons is adapted to your needs and interests.

The additional lessons in the Intensive English course focus on practical communication rather than grammar. They explore a greater range of situations and a wider use of language for faster progress.

Maximum class size is 12.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Mornings and afternoons

Lessons duration: 45 minutes

Course certificate: Yes

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For students at Intermediate level upwards who want to improve their everyday English and develop specialist business language skills for a variety of business contexts. The course combines 20 lessons a week of General English with 10 lessons of intensive business English conversation in classes of 6. The intensive lessons extend your vocabulary, pronunciation, and fluency in a lively and engaging way.

They use discussion and role plays to teach practical language for specific business situations.

The content of the Business English course is flexible. Lesson plans are negotiated with students so they can be adapted to suit the interests and needs of the group.

Courses last 1-7 weeks. The maximum class size is 12.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Mornings and/or afternoons

Lessons duration: 45 minutes

Course certificate: Yes

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For students at Intermediate level and above who want a formal qualification in English. The course has 20 hours per week of General English and 10 hours per week TOEFL preparation in classes of up to 6 students. The course lasts 4-16 weeks.

General English helps you develop the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), work on your grammar and expand your vocabulary. The content of the lessons will be based on a coursebook and the needs of the class.

The TOEFL classes will provide you with the practice in all the language skills in the new TOEFL iBT (Internet-based test). You learn the test format and the strategies for tackling each task. Exercises will help you improve your academic reading, writing, listening and speaking. Throughout the course there will be mock exams. The course finishes with a formal TOEFL test.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Mornings and afternoons

Lessons duration: 45 minutes

Course Certificate: Yes

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For students with Elementary level English and upwards who want a formal qualification in English recognised worldwide.The course combines 15 hours a week of General English with 7.5 hours weekly intensive IELTS preparation in classes of up to 10 students.

The IELTS classes develop the specific skills needed for the exam. This includes English reading, writing, speaking and listening, with an emphasis on British or international English. Throughout the course there will be tests and mock exams.

The course lasts from 4-52 weeks.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: Mornings and/or afternoons

Lessons duration: 45 minutes

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Choose a course

General Course - 20 Lessons per week (Intensive) Starts from £49
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Morning
Start Dates:
Monday
General Course - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £60
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
Business Course - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £72
Duration
45mins class
Duration
1 - 7 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
TOEFL - Exam Preparation - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £61
Duration
45mins class
Duration
4 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
IELTS - Exam Preparation - 30 Lessons per week (Super intensive) Starts from £61
Duration
45mins class
Duration
4 - 52 week
Class available:
Anytime
Start Dates:
Monday
FACILITIES

  • LAL Cape Town Free Internet
    Free Internet
  • LAL Cape Town WIFI
    WIFI
  • LAL Cape Town IT Lounge
    IT Lounge
  • LAL Cape Town Canteen
    Canteen
  • LAL Cape Town Student Lounge
    Student Lounge
  • LAL Cape Town Cafe
    Cafe
  • LAL Cape Town Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • LAL Cape Town Garden
    Garden
Location
319 Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is a beach city with natural beauty, long summers and a vibrant nightlife. It is overlooked by Table Mountain, one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. The school is located in the heart of fashionable Sea Point, a 5 minutes’ drive from the V&A waterfront and 10 minutes from the city centre. It is close to the Sea Point promenade, restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies, clubs and pubs. It is also 10 minutes from the famous Clifton and Camps Bay beaches. There is a bus stop outside the school.

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