IH Cape Town

International House Cape Town (IH Cape Town)

International House Cape Town (IH Cape Town) was established in 2008 and is part of the IH World Organization(IHWO), a network of over 150 schools in 50 different countries teaching English and modern languages.

As part of the IHWO, IH Cape Town is committed to implementing the highest standards of quality and innovation in education and training and is one of the leaders in training Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) , offering the University of CambridgeESOL accredited CELTA course.


The school facilities include 12 air conditioned classrooms, a business and self-study centre, relaxing lounge, free wireless internet connection and a large sea-view deck and outside entertainment area.

In addition to the active school social programme there is a travel desk where local trips and tours can be booked in addition to researching local volunteering opportunities.

As part of a student’s self-study programme, free online English courses are available to all students through Net Languages in addition to the use of the extensive resources in the library.

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The English Course in Cape Town Consists of:

  • General English Course in Cape Town.
  • Business English Course in Cape Town on request.
  • Language Exam Preparation English Course in Cape Town.
  • 20 lessons of 50min per week.
  • Up to 10 students per class.
  • Native English teachers.
  • Accommodation in Host Family.
  • Planned social activities.

Prices for English school in Cape Town

See the full price list on the school’s website.

Also, you can contact our staff at any time for a detailed price quote: Contact All About Languages / 1 (800) 620 – 5567

Prices include:

  • English course in Cape Town plus accommodation (where applicable)
  • Registration fees
  • Courses start every Monday!
  • Accommodation placement fees
  • Level evaluation
  • Course certificate
  • Internet use at the English school in Cape town

Cape Town

Cape Town is the unofficial capital of South Africa and with its good climate, breathtaking scenery, vibrant nightlife, diverse range of attractions and adventure sports it is not surprising that it has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

IH Cape Town is ideally located in the heart of Sea Point amidst all the shops, restaurants, bars and cafés, and adjacent to the famous Sea Point promenade.

Students enjoy close proximity to the city center and with Table Mountain and the famous beaches of Clifton and Camps bay only 5 minutes away, it is the ideal location for students to enjoy all the major attractions.

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Social Activities

IH Cape Town offers a very active social programme which is ideally suited to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for students to interact and practice their English.

A dedicated social coordinator is available to assist students with all of their enquiries, while a travel desk provides students with the opportunity to take advantage of all the exciting trips and tours in and around Cape Town.


  • International House World Organization
  • University of CambridgeESOL CELTA center
  • EduSA

English Courses in Cape Town

IH Cape Town offers a wide range of English, Exam preparation, English for Specific Purposes [ESP], Over 50’s and Teacher Training courses in addition to extensive Volunteering opportunities.

Assistance is also provided to students who upon completion of their English courses wish to continue their studies at University or other higher Education institutions here in South Africa.

All courses are designed around either 20 English lessons per week [4 per day] or 30 English lessons per week [6 per day].

  • Standard English – 20 lessons per week
  • Intensive English – 30 lessons per week (20 group + 10 private)

Other available English courses in Cape Town

  • Exam Preparation Courses [ FCE, CAE, CPE] , IELTS and TOEFL
  • University of Cambridge ESOL CELTA Teacher training course
  • English for Specific Purposes : 30 lessons per week [20 Standard +10]
  • Administration & Secretaries
  • Engineers in the Energy Sector
  • Nursing and Healthcare
  • Aviation English
  • Young Learner Programs
  • Over 50’s

In addition to the courses above, students have the opportunity to take advantage of one of the English+ Plus courses which currently include:

 The English class times run as follows:

  • 09.00 – 10.40    Morning Classes
  • 10.40 – 11.00       Tea break
  • 11.00 – 12.40      2 lessons
  • 12.40 – 13.30      Lunch break
  • 13.30 – 15.10      Afternoon Classes

Accommodation in Cape Town

A wide range of accommodation options are available and cater for all types of budgets, different nationalities and religions.

These include host families [dinner, bed & breakfast], basic economy accommodation, superior self-catering apartments [including free wireless internet access and breakfast] and other guest houses and hotels on request.

All accommodation offered is conveniently located in Sea Point and within 5 – 10 minutes walking distance from the school.

Useful Resources

IH World Organization
University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations Board

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