English Course in Cape Town for adults 30+

English course in Cape Town 30+

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Information on the English School in Cape Town 30+

Taking an English Course in Cape Town for Over 30 will give you the opportunity to enjoy as an amazing destination, proudly holding the title of the second most populous city in South Africa! With a vibrant population exceeding three million, this cosmopolitan hub resonates with the symphony of 11 diverse languages!

The metropolis emerges as a paradise tailored for enthusiasts of the mature outdoor lifestyle, courtesy of its subtropical climate and the myriad of outdoor sports and adventures that taking an English Course in Cape Town for Over 30 generously offers. Adult learners from around the globe embark on educational journeys here, with some of the world's premier universities finding their abode in this dynamic city.

The birthplace of Nelson Mandela has solidified its spot in the pantheon as one of the premier "world-class destinations" for exclusive English courses for adults Over 30!

The English school for adults Over 30 in Cape Town sits in the pulsating heart of this dynamic metropolis, surrounded by a tapestry of shops, bars, and restaurants. A brief stroll leads to the vivacious Long Street and the captivating V&A Waterfront.

Nestled in the very core of Cape Town, within a structure that forms part of South Africa's architectural heritage, you effortlessly access the lively Long Street and the enticing V & A Waterfront. If your desire is to immerse yourself in an exclusive English Course in Cape Town for Over 30 at an exemplary locale, centrally positioned and encircled by local shops, bars, and restaurants to unwind in post-lessons, this is unequivocally the ideal selection!

While designed exclusively for mature students, this destination is specifically crafted for discerning individuals seeking refined educational experiences. The school offers 12 expansive and luminous classrooms for international scholars, a lounge, study area, library, and an extraordinarily vibrant social and cultural agenda tailored to meet the diverse needs of every adult student! They extend a cordial reception and foster a phenomenal atmosphere for adult learning.

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Why book your language study travel with Full-immersion? Because with us you get:

What's included?

  • English course and materials
  • Accommodation (optional)
  • International welcome!
  • Support available every day
  • Certificate of frequency and level


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Discover a bit of Cape Town 30+ through pictures!

Choose your English course in Cape Town 30+

General or Intensive English Course for Adults 30+ in Cape Town

20, 24, 26, 30 lessons per week - All levels - Flexible duration

[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English in London and other nearby destinations! >> Read more

One to One Lessons for Adults 30+ in Cape Town

5-30 lessons per week - All levels - 1 lesson = 60 minutes

[+] To make the most of your language course, you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more

English for Work in Cape Town for Adults 30+

30 lessons per week - from Pre-Intermediate - Flexible duration

[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English course in Cape Town. Students learn in a practical and engaging way the language to negotiate a contract, manage human resources, and present business scenarios… you’ll learn how to deal with international work environments, give advice and warnings, and solve problems. This course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students. >> Read more

English in the City in Cape Town 30+

30 lessons per week - from Pre-Intermediate - max 4 weeks

[+] This practical English Course is well-structured and grants you the opportunity to explore the language whilst discovering what the city has to offer. This formal approach, combined with the informal, provides a basis on which to begin practicing English in everyday life. You will be starting conversations in no time! The English ‘In the City’ Course delivers a stimulating environment for students. >> Read more

Certify your study stay in Cape Town 30+

What certificates can you get?

At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.

Are you also looking for accommodation?

Tips, tricks and links - Independent accommodation

Distance to School (approximately): - Room type:

[+] No matter why you're after an independent accommodation, maybe that was your first choice anyway, or you simply couldn't find anything available through the school... When the time to find a private accommodation comes, there are some tips and tricks that might come in handy. Find out more about the ... >> Read more


Distance to School (approximately): 12 - 14 minutes walking - Room type: Single room, breakfast only

[+] This is the perfect solution for students wishing to be in close proximity to other students studying at the school. The apartments are the most cost-effective solution in comparison to renting your own apartment or a hotel. You will find them equipped with everything – kitchen, bathrooms, laundry ... >> Read more

Host Family

Distance to School (approximately): 25 - 55 minutes public transport - Room types: Single room, half board - Single room, half board, private bathroom

[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more

Extra activities, learn while having fun!

What extra activities are available for the students in Cape Town 30+

Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:

  • Pronunciation Classes;
  • Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
  • Sports, Walking and Hiking;
  • Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
  • Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Each week you'll find updates to events and activities being held on the school notice boards.

Why study English in Cape Town 30+

Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!

Cape Town, affectionately dubbed the “Mother City” by the locals, has earned its reputation as the ultimate destination to visit in recent years. Established in 1652, it proudly stands as the oldest city in South Africa. Numerous captivating spots await exploration in Cape Town, and among our top recommendations is a journey to Kruger National Park. Who wouldn't be thrilled to catch a glimpse of a lion or a leopard? Perhaps a rhinoceros or an African elephant?

Embark on a breathtaking cable car ascent to the mesmerizing Table Mountain National Park, home to more plant species than the U.K. and New Zealand combined! Revel in the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the city sprawled beneath you. Pay a visit to the intriguing yet poignant Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela endured a portion of his 27-year prison sentence. Thousands of visitors make their way to this island annually to pay homage and gain insight into some of the pivotal social and political chapters in the history of South Africa. 

Statistics, some interesting numbers


Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.

  • SAUDI ARABIAN20 % 20 %
  • BRAZILIAN19 % 19 %
  • YEMENI18 % 18 %
  • SWISS12 % 12 %
  • FRENCH10 % 10 %
  • TURKISH6 % 6 %
  • ANGOLAN7 % 7 %
  • GERMAN4 % 4 %
  • TURKISH3 % 3 %
  • ITALIAN2 % 2 %
  • EGYPTIAN1% 1%

Age groups

Here the age groups at the English school in Cape Town 30+:

  • 31-4050 % 50 %
  • 41-5035 % 35 %
  • 51+15 % 15 %

Structure and timetable of English course in Cape Town 30+

First day in Cape Town 30+

The first day begins at 08:30 with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about, it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons.

Welcome Package Tipically, on your first day of English course in Cape Town 30+ students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about Cape Town , the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Cape Town 30+ , suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).

Welcome Event On the first day of your course  you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.


As of your second day, you will start with regular classes. You can choose the "morning" timetable (green border - your level has to be at least Elementary) or the standard timetable (black border). With the standard timetable, you will have alternating free time – one day in the afternoon and the next day in the morning (Double Banking). Be advised that opting for the "morning" timetable could result in placement within a mixed class of students under 30, as determined by the school's academic department during specific times of the year.

Useful information about Cape Town 30+

Not to be missed!

  • Table Mountain
  • Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • Robben Island
  • Boulders Beach
  • Cape Winelands
  • The Lion’s Head
  • Whale watching!
  • Weekend Safari
  • Cape Town Harbour

How to get around Cape Town 30+

The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. 
Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.

Cost of living, some examples

  • Big Mac €2.50
  • Sandwich €2.50
  • Can of Coca Cola €1.00
  • Coffee in a cafe €2.00
  • 1 litre of milk €0.66
  • 2 litres of water €1.55
  • Loaf of bread €0.60
  • Two-course meal in an average restaurant €12.00 – €15.00
  • SIM card cost €8.00
  • Cinema ticket €4.90 (Wednesdays €2.20)
  • Entrance to clubs €5.00

Visas and travel documents

What requirements are there to study in Cape Town 30+

Do you need a visa?

  • YES if you are from Hungary, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia.
  • NO For other nationalities, visitor's visas are typically granted for 90 days on arrival, extendable for another 90 days. Longer studies require a Study Visa. Official detailed information and exceptions HERE.
General guidelines* for when a visa is required:
  1. Book Your Course in Advance: Plan your course well in advance to ensure availability.
  2. Medical Insurance: If you don't have medical insurance, you can obtain it through our website.
  3. Financial Proof: Prepare proof of direct access to sufficient funds to cover your stay, as required by immigration rules.
  4. Payment: Pay at least 30% of the total package cost (it will be fully refunded if your Visa application is rejected and you notify the school in time).
  5. Visa Documentation: Await the LoA (Invitation) from your chosen school.
  6. Visa Interview: Book your visa interview at the respective embassy or consulate.
*For official detailed procedures, refer to the South African Embassy.

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