Our English Courses
Choose from our range of English tutorship options below:
General EnglishGeneral English (20 lessons per week) This is a popular course for learners who wish to improve their grammar skills as well as experience all the activities and sights Jeffreys Bay, South Africa has to offer. Students will attend 4 hours of class each day, concentrating on speaking, writing, listening and reading. Their afternoons can then be filled with either a planned tour or activity, or wandering around Jbay at leisure. Levels range from Beginner to Advanced.
General English FocusGeneral English Focus (30 lessons per week) This intensive course consists of 4 lessons of General English every day in the morning and a further 2 lessons of conversational skills development in the afternoon. The main focus is using the language in everyday contexts. Some Business English elements are also incorporated to ensure learners have a holistic learning experience. Levels range from Beginner to Advanced.
General English Standard plus afternoon Business EnglishGeneral English Standard plus afternoon Business English (30 lessons per week) The ability to communicate effectively in Business English is a basic requirement for many corporate and public sector employees. Our Business English courses are designed to meet general needs and requirements within the business environment. The lessons include Business English negotiations, writing, telephone conversations, and vocabulary . These courses are in a group class.
Examination Preparation CoursesExamination Preparation Courses (30 lessons per week) The following courses are offered: Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) and Cambridge Advanced (CAE) Upper Intermediate Minimum. Exams are all written in Cape Town, this is an extra cost to the course. J-bay Language School will assist with transport and accommodation arrangements. In the event of an insufficient number of students booking for a group Course, Jeffreys Bay Language School will up hold its obligations by placing the student in a private class of 10 lessons per week. In the event that another student arrives for the same course level, the normal 20 hour General English course will resume. These changes do not give way to any refund. Exam Preparation course starting dates FCE - Level: Upper Intermediate 5 September – 25 November 2015 (12 Weeks) Please note that the course price varies depending on the number of students attending. It is the students responsibility contact the school 2 weeks prior to the course starting date to ascertain the course price.
Private EnglishPrivate English Individual lessons tailored to meet the requirements of the learner. This course is suggested for Beginner students but is suitable for all levels. There is a minimum booking of 20 lessons per week. If private lessons are booked with another course there is a minimum of 5 lessons per week.
The courses are run as closed courses. All lessons throughout the course are exclusively for Cambridge candidates. Students can request shorter preparation courses, i.e.8 weeks or 10 weeks however need to realise that they are entering a course that has already started. Only strong candidates can be accepted on the shorter courses. All applicants are required to complete a placement test before being accepted. Cambridge candidates also need to complete an additional test, which will be sent by email. One to two hours of homework a day complement the course lessons. Experienced teachers, small class sizes and personal attention to all students ensure a high pass rate.
Private English Individual lessons tailored to meet the requirements of the learner. This course is suggested for Beginner students but is suitable for all levels. There is a minimum booking of 15 lessons per week. If private lessons are booked with another course there is a minimum of 5 afternoon lessons per week.
Rates and Course Options:
|Number of Weeks||General English
|General English Focus
Standard + 10 business lessons (max 8 weeks)
|FCE and CAE Preparation
|13 - 23||Additional cost per week
|25+||Additional cost per week above 24 weeks||$160.00||$220.00|
|Private English||Minimum of 15 hours per week||$24/hour|
|English Plus||Surf and Volunteer packages available|
|Airport Transfer||One way||$60||Return||$110|
Prices include enrolment fee. A refundable deposit of $60 is required for book material; paid on site in South African Rands.
Island Vibe Hostel
|Sharing $130.00||Private en suite $280.00 SINGLE RATE||Single/half board $200.00|
|Check in Sunday|
|Check out Saturday|
English + Surfing:
The prices below are for the surf lessons only and need to be added to the language course of your choice. *Maximum 5 lessons per 2 week stay.
|5 surf lessons during a 2 week period||$100.00|
Book 4 weeks General English or General English Focus plus Single or shared school residence and only pay for 3 weeks Accommodation.
Book 8 weeks General English or General English Focus plus Single or shared school residence and only pay for 6 weeks Accommodation.
Book 12 weeks General English or General English Focus plus Single or shared school residence and only pay for 9 weeks Accommodation.
Book 4 weeks General English or General English Focus - Free surf lesson
Book 8 weeks General English or General English Focus - Free surf lesson and Township tour
Book 12 weeks General English or General English Focus - Free Surf Lesson and Safari
These special offers are available for all bookings made and that start before 30 June 2017.