George Stamelatos, teacher at Cape Studies shares his favourite English language expressions

One of the more amusing things about studying English is the odd words and expressions that you come across.

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Debbie Epstein, English Language Teacher at Cape Studies Shares Reasons Why She Loves Teaching

“So often you find that the students you are trying to inspire are the one’s that inspire you.” Over the years I have had many laughs with my students when translating words from their language into English. I’d like to share a few. Toes ….foot fingers Thumb ….big man finger Wrist watch …small time on … Continue reading Debbie Epstein, English Language Teacher at Cape Studies Shares Reasons Why She Loves Teaching

Balancing Work and Enjoyment While Studying English in Cape Town

Though studying abroad opens the door to many new and exciting adventures, it's important to remember that your education is also a priority. That's why, to have a truly successful experience while studying abroad, you'll need to balance work and play while you're away. Unfortunately, achieving the delicate balance between work and play isn't always … Continue reading Balancing Work and Enjoyment While Studying English in Cape Town

Mehmet Yilmaz Says Cape Studies Is The Best School.

"Hello, everyone. I am Mehmet. I come from Turkey. I would like to tell you about my experience in Cape Town, as well as at Cape Studies Language School. I arrived in Cape Town on 23rd August and I spent almost 7 months at Cape Studies." Continue reading Mehmet's testimonial.

Simoné’s Top Winter Activities Recommendations

As winter in the Southern Hemisphere approaches, it is good to know that Cape Studies has put a list of activities together. Below are Simoné's top recommendations. Paragliding is amazing as you see some of the premier paragliding sites of Table Mountain, Beaches and scenic parts of Cape Town. A trip to Cape Point and … Continue reading Simoné’s Top Winter Activities Recommendations

Five Reasons It’s Worth Learning the English Language

There are many reasons why learning English is a worthwhile venture. First, English is a global language that often provides the common ground for speakers who don't speak each other's native languages. Next, a basic understanding of English is often recommended, or even required in some cases, for those seeking admittance to a top university … Continue reading Five Reasons It’s Worth Learning the English Language

Essential Things to Pack Before Going to South Africa

Preparing for a trip to South Africa has its own unique considerations. Because of this, it is important that you properly prepare for your trip so that unexpected obstacles won't stand between you and your travel expectations. To help you better prepare for your upcoming trip, Cape Studies has prepared a list of things to … Continue reading Essential Things to Pack Before Going to South Africa

English + Surfing Programme in Cape Town

"Surfing is an integral part of South African culture. From the colder Cape waters to the tropical warmth of the Indian Ocean, young and old mingle at popular surf spots from early morning until sundown with a single goal – to pick the best wave of the day and ride it all the way to … Continue reading English + Surfing Programme in Cape Town

Students’ Comments

English study is not only to speak a language is to relate to a new culture. Thought in many places to do this, after these three months I'm sure I made the best choice, take it back to Brazil a little piece of every friend I made here ... (Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Italy,etc.) … Continue reading Students’ Comments