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Universities and colleges set their own admission requirements for higher education courses, so they vary broadly. Depending on the course, students may be able to get into higher education with a range of qualifications. If you're applying to do a course, you may find that work experience is taken into consideration alongside any qualifications you have. Some higher education institutes and colleges offer courses as preparation for a certain type of degrees. They usually don't result in separate criteria as they simply qualify you to enter the degree program itself. Courses can be taught in a broad selection of fields of study.

English studies provide both native and nonnative speakers the opportunity to develop and refine language comprehension and speech proficiency skills. Studies in English help students better understand linguistic and literary patterns within the language, and encourage confident communication.

An African educational adventure can be exciting since the continent's rich traditional heritage is so vital to the culture. Africans legendary hospitality is welcoming to strangers and its multiethnic cities so exciting with its African music, dance and arts, both traditional and modern, constitute whole other worlds of application and delight; and there is a couple of esthetic experiences wherever you go to compare and contrast with the color, swirl, smell, and sounds of an African market.

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Course: Junior Group Courses

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Our specialised Junior English Course combines English learning with age appropriate sightseeing, cultural visits, physical exercise and social activities. Our dynamic and interesting lessons are aimed to improve the young learner’s everyday English and essential language skills. The activities program is supervised by our experienced staff, giving students the opportunity to benefit from and enjoy life outside of the classroom. [+]

JUNIOR GROUP COURSES

AGE: 12 to 18 years old

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: Flexible

HOURS PER WEEK: 15 hours per week

TIMES: 09:00 - 16:00, on-site, flexible

START DATES: Flexible

FEES: Enquire for a personalised quotation

INCLUDES: Specialised course content, Single or shared half board homestay accommodation (breakfast and dinner daily), Transportation to and from school, Daily activities and lunch money, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Course: Individual Lessons

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Full time 1 - 100 hours Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Individual lessons are the most effective way to target and achieve your learning goals in a short period of time. During the class, you will receive instant and direct explanations, correction and feedback in order to effectively improve your language skills. Your private teacher will plan your lessons around your level, interests, and goals. [+]

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

AGE: Minimum 11 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 3

DURATION: Flexible

HOURS PER WEEK: Up to 30 hours a week depending on demand and group size

TIMES: 09:00 - 16:00, on-site, flexible

START DATES: Flexible

FEES: Enquire for a personalised quotation

INCLUDES: Specialised course content, Access to Oxford English Online*, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Course: Cambridge FCE, CAE & CPE Exam Preparation

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Full time 8 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Cambridge English qualifications can improve your job prospects and provide evidence of your level of English to employers or help you to gain entrance to university. Our preparation courses will enable you to develop skills and techniques for exam success while improving your general level of English. [+]

CAMBRIDGE FCE, CAE & CPE EXAM PREPARATION

AGE: Minimum 16 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: 8 - 12 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK: 25 hours per week

TIMES: 09:00 - 12:00, Monday to Friday, 13:00 - 16:00, Monday and Wednesday

START DATES: Enquire about course start dates

FEES: From $ 289 per week, depending on duration

INCLUDES: Access to Oxford English Online platform*, Help with exam registration, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Course: IELTS Exam Preparation

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Our SMART goal driven approach prepares you for IELTS exam success by focusing on the skills needed to reach your IELTS band requirement. The course is aimed to familiarize you with the IELTS test format and equip you with the skills and strategies to take the IELTS test with confidence. We provide you with regular mock tests with individual feedback and advice on your speaking and writing from a certified examiner. Our Online IELTS Guide will support your course to ensure exam success. [+]

IELTS EXAM PREPARATION

AGE: Minimum 16 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: Minimum 2 weeks

HOURS PER WEEK: 15 or 25 hours per week

TIMES: 09:00 - 16:00, flexible, on site, Monday to Friday

START DATES: Any Monday

FEES: From $ 259 per week

INCLUDES: Access to Oxford English Online IELTS platform*, Help with exam registration, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Course: Intensive Supreme Package

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Intensive English courses include all aspects of our General English course while additionally boosting your Fluency skills to better communicate in English and is a fast track to your competence. Added to this package is your registration fees, accommodation, course materials, social programme and airport transfers. [+]

INTENSIVE SUPREME PACKAGE

AGE: Minimum 16 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: Minimum 1 week

HOURS PER WEEK: 30 hours per week

TIMES: 09:00 - 12:40, 13:30 - 16:00, Monday to Friday

START DATES: Any Monday

FEES: From $ 489 per week, depending on duration

INCLUDES: Access to Oxford English Online*, Single half board accommodation (breakfast and dinner daily), Social programme, Airport transfers, All course materials and registration fees, End of course report and certificate

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Course: Intensive General English

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Intensive English courses include all aspects of our General English course while additionally boosting your Fluency skills to better communicate in English and is a fast track route to your competence. [+]

INTENSIVE GENERAL ENGLISH 

AGE: Minimum 16 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: Minimum 1 week

HOURS PER WEEK: 30 hours per week

TIMES: 09:00 - 12:40, 13:30 - 16:00, Monday to Friday

START DATES: Any Monday

FEES: From $ 269 per week, depending on duration

INCLUDES: Access to Oxford English Online*, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Course: General English

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

General English focuses on the four skills (Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing) while building and expanding your Vocabulary, Grammar, and Pronunciation with the emphasis on using language to communicate in real life contexts. [+]

GENERAL ENGLISH

AGE: Minimum 16 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: Minimum 1 week

HOURS PER WEEK: 20 hours per week

TIMES: 09:00 - 12:30, Monday to Friday

START DATES: Any Monday

FEES: From $ 219 per week, depending on duration

INCLUDES: Access to Oxford English Online*, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Course: English for Specific Purposes

Oxford English Academy Cape Town
Campus Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment South Africa Cape Town

Our English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses are ideal for those looking for very specialised lessons. Whether private or in groups, you can choose your own industry specific curriculum. The flexibility of this course offers you a unique tailor-made English learning experience with an expert teacher. [+]

ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

AGE: Minimum 16 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: Flexible

HOURS PER WEEK: Up to 30 hours a week depending on demand and group size

TIMES: 09:00 - 16:00, on-site, flexible

START DATES: Flexible

FEES: Enquire for a personalised quotation

INCLUDES: Specialised course content, Access to Oxford English Online*, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Business English

LAL Language Centres
Campus Full time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London USA Fort Lauderdale Boston Paignton South Africa Cape Town Malta Sliema + 7 more

Are you ready for an upgrade? Just like the technology we use, the more equipped we are to use English in the fast-paced world of business the more success is at our fingertips. LAL’s Business English programmes are varied and flexible, offering learners of English an exciting opportunity to upgrade their communication skills. [+]

Courses in English in Africa 2018. Business English London, Torbay, Cape Town, Malta, Fort Lauderdale, Boston Are you ready for an upgrade? Just like the technology we use, the more equipped we are to use English in the fast-paced world of business the more success is at our fingertips. LAL’s Business English programmes are varied and flexible, offering learners of English an exciting opportunity to upgrade their communication skills. A wide-range of business contexts is covered. You may find yourself discussing the latest newspaper headline one day and making a business presentation the next. Online videos and listening material infuse their sessions with up-to-date thinking and business practice. Business English at LAL provides a stimulating environment, which helps students develop a natural confidence and fluency for the use of English in today’s fast-developing global environment. [-]

FCE Cambridge Exam Preparation Course

LAL Language Centres
Campus Full time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London USA Fort Lauderdale Boston Paignton South Africa Cape Town Malta Sliema + 7 more

The Cambridge FCE exam will give you a qualification that is recognised by thousands of businesses and educational institutions across the world. Our experienced teachers make exam preparation a stimulating and enjoyable experience by supplementing the coursebook with real-life materials, audio recordings, video, and online resources. [+]

FCE Cambridge Exam Preparation Course London, Torbay, Cape Town, Malta, Fort Lauderdale, Boston The Cambridge FCE exam will give you a qualification that is recognised by thousands of businesses and educational institutions across the world. Our experienced teachers make exam preparation a stimulating and enjoyable experience by supplementing the coursebook with real-life materials, audio recordings, video, and online resources. Our teachers will regularly set practice tests on the course, which will help you with time management and exam technique. We will also set a mock exam. Of course, studying a little every day really helps and our teachers will give you self-study tips and set regular homework to give you the best possible chance of FCE exam success. You may find yourself reading newspapers, books and magazines, and watching television – all highly effective ways of working with the language. At LAL, we are ready to support you all the way. [-]

IELTS 

LAL Language Centres
Campus Full time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Malta Sliema Paignton South Africa Cape Town USA Boston + 6 more

Here at LAL we can help you with IELTS exam preparation and get you on the right path to achieving a university education in the UK. We have experienced teachers, who have spent many years teaching IELTS exam classes, a wide range of resources and a friendly and supportive learning environment. [+]

Courses in English in Africa 2018. IELTS       London, Torbay, Cape Town, Malta Here at LAL we can help you with IELTS exam preparation and get you on the right path to achieving a university education in the UK. We have experienced teachers, who have spent many years teaching IELTS exam classes, a wide range of resources and a friendly and supportive learning environment. Our teachers understand what IELTS examiners are looking for and can provide you with tips and strategies to maximise your chance of achieving a good score. The course focuses on improving your skills in all areas of English, including the ability to be organised and have effective time management skills. The lessons are engaging, entertaining, well-structured and based around a variety of activities, catering to a wide range of learning styles. [-]

Course in Office Administration - Fundamentals of Business English (IBS)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 65 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of each skills programme, IBS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a [+]

Course in Office Administration - Skills Programme in Fundamentals of Business English (IBS)CertificationUpon successful completion of each skills programme, IBS will issue learners with a Results Letter outlining the modules and credits achieved. Only on completion of 3 modules towards the full qualification will the learner be awarded a Certificate with a FASSET endorsement. Learner results will be recorded on the IBS National Learner Records Database within 6 months of completion.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of the English language at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]

Study Year in Cape Town

Good Hope Studies
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 48 weeks February 2018 South Africa Cape Town + 1 more

The Study Year concept has been designed to cater for the specific needs of long-term students. It is ideal if you want to become proficient in English and/or want to study or live in an English-speaking country. The programme is tailor-made for those students who need extra support, both in and beyond the classroom, in reaching their English language goals... [+]

Courses in English in Africa 2018. The Study Year concept has been designed to cater for the specific needs of long-term students. It is ideal if you want to become proficient in English and/or want to study or live in an English-speaking country. The programme is tailor-made for those students who need extra support, both in and beyond the classroom, in reaching their English language goals. Why choose Study Year? For students who aim to study at a university or college in an English-speaking country, Study Year is designed to help them to reach the right level of English. We also offer related support: we assist students with applications for further study and help them to register and prepare for the English qualifications they need (e.g. IELTS). Study Year (SY) students receive free additional support, which is not offered to short-term students. They are closely monitored through regular meetings and tutorials with their SY advisor. Workshops and remedial teaching are provided on a regular basis. A SY advisor is available on each campus to ensure that SY students have easy access to their services. You can meet with the Study-Year Advisor in the afternoon at no extra charge for any of the following: Progress meetings: discuss progress and keep motivated. Remedial teaching: get extra help with grammar, language skills or even handwriting. Get assistance with writing letters or applications to universities or other institutions. SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) assistance: a necessary requirement for any students studying further at South... [-]

IELTS & TOEFL Courses

Good Hope Studies
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8 weeks February 2018 South Africa Cape Town + 1 more

Exam preparation courses are the right choice for students who need to prove that they have a high level of English for work, study or emigration purposes; students who enjoy the challenge of a focussed course with clear goals; students who are at a strong intermediate level or above when they start their exam preparation course; students who are able to do one to two hours of homework a day to complement the... [+]

Exam preparation courses are the right choice for: students who need to prove that they have a high level of English for work, study or emigration purposes; students who enjoy the challenge of a focussed course with clear goals; students who are at a strong intermediate level or above when they start their exam preparation course; students who are able to do one to two hours of homework a day to complement the course lessons. Experienced teachers, small class sizes and personal attention to all students ensure the best possible preparation for the exam. IELTS IELTS, The International English Language Testing System, is the most popular standardised test of English proficiency for non-native speakers. The IELTS test and the preparation course help you use your English skills in an academic environment. The three-hour test assesses listening, reading, writing and speaking in four separate tests. The speaking test is face-to-face. We offer IELTS 20 as a morning course at our City Centre campus and IELTS as an afternoon option in combination with General English in the morning at our Newlands campus. IELTS is increasingly widely recognised by universities and employers in English-speaking countries. It is also required for emigration to many English-speaking countries. You can choose to do the Academic English or the General English exam. There is an exam centre in Cape Town which runs the exam once or twice a month. TOEFL TOEFL, The Test of English as a Foreign Language, is accepted by US universities and many English... [-]

Cambridge Courses

Good Hope Studies
Campus Full time Part time 8 - 12 weeks February 2018 South Africa Cape Town + 1 more

Cambridge exams are recognised world-wide and are widely accepted by companies as proof of a certain level of English. The Advanced Certificate in English (CAE) is widely accepted as proof of English language skills for university entry, especially in the UK, and is accepted by more than 2700 organisations around the world... [+]

Courses in English in Africa 2018. Cambridge exams are recognised world-wide and are widely accepted by companies as proof of a certain level of English. The Advanced Certificate in English (CAE) is widely accepted as proof of English language skills for university entry, especially in the UK, and is accepted by more than 2700 organisations around the world. Exam preparation courses are the right choice for: students who need to prove that they have a high level of English for work, study or emigration purposes; students who enjoy the challenge of a focussed course with clear goals; students who are at a strong intermediate level or above when they start their exam preparation course; students who are able to do one to two hours of homework a day to complement the course lessons. Experienced teachers, small class sizes and personal attention to all students ensure a high pass rate for the Cambridge exams. Full-day course This exam preparation course is a full-day course. In order to pass the exam, it is expected that students attend all lessons and complete homework that is given. Students doing the 8-week course are entering a course that has already started. Only strong candidates can be accepted on the shorter courses. Minimum levels required All applicants are required to complete a Cambridge placement test to ensure that their level is high enough. The required minimum levels are: Cambridge English: First (FCE): Strong Intermediate to Upper Intermediate level (B1+/B2) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): Strong Upper Intermediate... [-]