English for Information Technology

English for IT

English One showcases one of its popular Professional English Courses: IT English. Learn more about this course and how it can help you in your career as an IT professional.

Course Overview

The Information Technology course is designed to offer you a comprehensive and up-to-date English course which will provide you with the necessary language and skills that you will need to understand and work in the world of computers and technology. The course is built upon a strong foundation of terminology which is combined with vocabulary and grammar practice so that you will have the tools to use English in all areas of the Information Communications Technology field. Read more

What’s it like living in Cape Town?

What’s it like living in Cape Town?

Choosing where to study English is a complicated decision to make. You may be filled with many doubts, like what is the country and culture like? Is the city friendly? How much does it cost to live there? What will your experience be like? What can you do? These are just some of the questions you may be asking yourself when trying to decide where to go.

We were lucky enough to have a very special student spend a few months with us earlier this year. Vanessa is a Brazilian journalist who decided to study English in Cape Town, and she made a video talking about her experiences while living in Cape Town.

Here we would like to share what she had to say with you. Read more

Business English

English One showcases one of its popular Professional English Courses: Business English. Learn more about this course and how it can help you in your career as a business professional.

Course Overview

The Business English course focuses on the communicative skills needed in the workplace as well as the language and skills required to be successful in meetings, giving presentations, conducting negotiations and networking. Your confidence and vocabulary will be developed through our interactive classes with intelligent insights and positive feedback. Read more

Medical English

Medical English

English One showcases one of its popular Professional English Courses: Medical English. Learn more about this course and how it can help you in your career as a medical professional.

Course Overview

The Medical English course has been designed to assist you in various areas of the medical profession. There is a strong focus on developing your ability to communicate with patients, medical colleagues and paramedical staff. This course will improve your fluency in reading medical journals and textbooks and help you prepare to study or work in an English speaking country. If you are a medical student in the clinical phase of your studies this course will be of great benefit to you. Read more

11 Surprising Benefits of Learning English

The 11 Surprising Benefits of Learning English

Learning a new language like English is a big deal.

You’re learning a completely new form of communication, and it enables you to communicate with people you never could have before.

But there are benefits to learning a language that you might not have expected when you started the journey. not just learning how to speak English but surprising benefits like increased confidence, being more outgoing, and increased mental clarity.

In this article, we’ll share the 11 surprising benefits you’ll experience when you learn a language like English. Read more

How to Learn English Faster: 23 Tips for EFL Students

23 Tips to Help you Learn English Faster

English can be a daunting language to learn. It’s full of contradictions and odd rules and pronunciations, its idiosyncrasies are what makes it interesting, but it can be a challenge if you’re new to it – and even if you’re not! This is why we want to offer you some useful tips on how to speed up the process of learning this complex language, so that you’ll be fluent before you know it. Read more

Basic Grammar for Speaking

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Think about how you learnt your home language – your parents didn’t start by teaching you grammar rules did they? You learnt your language through speaking and listening. So why would you try to learn English by studying grammar first?

Speaking is the first step for anyone who wants to learn English. We highly recommend working on your speaking and listening skills first, before you start to study English grammar.

Once you begin to speak English with a bit of fluency you will find grammar much easier! It doesn’t work the other way around: studying grammar will not help you with your speaking. Read more

Where’s the Most Beautiful Country in the World?

Cape Town

South Africa voted MOST BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY IN THE WORLD by Buzzfeed users!

A recent article from Buzzfeed ranked South Africa as number 1 of the 20 most beautiful countries in the world. This is just another reason to choose Cape Town as the place to study English – where else can you learn English and explore so much beauty?

Here is what they had to say:


This country sweeps international travel prizes and has travellers raving about its beauty so much that Read more

Learn English in Cape Town

Reasons to learn English in Cape Town #3: HAPPINESS

Cape Town is full of fun and sunshine. And the people that live here love that! Known as Capetonians, the people who live in Cape Town are seen as the happiest and most laid-back* people in South Africa. Which is probably why 1.9 million people moved to Cape Town between 1996 and 2011.

Enjoy this video and you will understand what everyone is talking about.

With thanks to Mr Pharell Williams for visiting our city and inspiring this video.

* Laid-back – /leɪd/bak/ (ADJECTIVE) Informal: Relaxed and easy-going.

Learn English in Cape Town

Reasons to learn English in Cape Town #2: ADVENTURE

Some of us are looking for something more when we travel – we want to discover more, experience more and do more. We want adventure! A city like Cape Town has a lot to offer, but there is more than what meets the tourist’s eye.

Watch this video to see what locals get up to in Cape Town and you’ll understand what our students see in this city filled with possibilities.

With thanks to Bryn North for the excellent video.

Twitter : https://twitter.com/Brynnorth

Instagram : https://instagram.com/bryn_north/

Learn English in Cape Town

Reasons to learn English in Cape Town #1: BEAUTY

Deciding to leave your home and travel half way around the world can be a daunting* idea. But when you see what a city like Cape Town has to offer, it makes the decision a little easier.

Take a look at this beautiful time-lapse video by the talented photographer Brendon Wainwright and you’ll see why so many of our students choose Cape Town as the city to learn English in.

Check out more of Brendon Wainwright’s work here.

* Daunting: /ˈdɔːntɪŋ/ (ADJECTIVE) Causing fear or discouragement, intimidating.

Guided Self Study


We acknowledge that learner needs vary and everyone absorbs at different paces.

Guided Self-Study takes individual’s needs and employs various strategies to give each student the necessary tools to get the maximum benefit out of their course. Whatever area of English they need to improve – whether it’s pronunciation, grammar or reading – goals are set and tasks based on those are assigned to them. And to support the learning process students also get a tutor, one of our experienced teachers to guide help them progress. Read more

Holiday Reads!

What to read when you’re on holiday

I love to read

I love to read

“Holiday” means a lot of different things to different people. It could mean party time, sleep in time, catch up with friends and family time, R & R time, spring-clean the house time…

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