Good Hope Studies is among the largest and most highly regarded EFL schools in South Africa. Students can choose between the vibrant, energetic City Centre campus, which is at the heart of all the best that Cape Town has to offer, or the leafy, upmarket residential area of Newlands, very close to the University of Cape Town. Good Hope Studies offers a unique learning experience that is highly efficient, fun and affordable. You can expect stylish premises in safe and convenient locations where...
Cape Town is located on the south western tip of South Africa and is the second largest city in the country.
Cape Town and has been on the international stage recently drawing in tens of millions of viewers and visitors to the rugby and football World Cups and is a major destination for both social and business travellers.. It is not a shy and retiring place, it is a city filled with colour, culture and vibrancy.It is also blessed with renowned natural beauty which cuts into a bustling and thriving city landscape. Cape Town is overlooked by Table Mountain, believed to be one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. It provides a stunning backdrop to the city and Table Bay.
Further afield, there are countless vineyards which form the longest wine route in the world. For wine lovers, this makes for a worthwhile tasting trip during spare time.The major benefit of learning English in Cape Town is there is so much to do and see, giving students a memorable study travel experience.The city centre offers easy access to the beaches as well as to the many bars, restaurants and clubs located more centrally.
The city centre is the main hub for nightlife and it offers a range of venues from stylish cocktail bars to laid back venues with live music. The pick of the clubs is Club Hemisphere on the 31st floor of the ABSA building in the city centre where a stunning night-time panoramic view can be savoured whilst dancing. Cape Town’s coast offers breathtaking sunsets and Wafu bar in Mouille Point has a fantastic wooden deck which overlooks the sea - perfect for relaxing on after a hard day of study.
The coast is also filled with activity options to fill spare time, from diving with sharks to penguin spotting at Boulders. Bring some binoculars and from afar you might even spot a whale, which in itself is a truly memorable experience.
Cape Town is also famed for its great surf and for beginners boards can be hired and lessons pre-booked. For those who simply want to watch professionals ride perfect tubes, why not grab a spot on the beach and watch the annual Red Bull Big Wave Africa surf competition, a major event on the international circuit.
From surf to turf, away from the coast the Solole game reserve is home to rare black rhinos and many other species. If large scary animals aren’t enough to get adrenalin pumping then have a go on the world’s highest commercial bungee jump on the edge of the Western Cape.So make the trip of a lifetime and in between all the fun you can learn English too.