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Converse San Francisco (Converse School of San Francisco)

Address: 605 Market St # 1400, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Description Converse San Francisco (Converse School of San Francisco)

  • Founded: in 1972
  • Location: San Francisco, California, USA
  • Age of the pupils: from 18 years
  • Type of accommodation: family, residence, hotel
  • Type of training: mixed
  • Language of instruction: English.

Converse San Francisco (Converse School of San Francisco) - an excellent option for teaching English at a high level in accordance with international educational standards. This school is part of the international language network Converse (Converse International School of Languages ​​- CISL), which has an excellent reputation in the education market. CISL has been operating since 1972 and offers a wide range of courses for all purposes.

Converse San Francisco is not only highly qualified teachers and the latest equipment, it is also a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of one of the most famous cities in the USA, to get acquainted with interesting people from all over the world and get unforgettable impressions from breathtaking sights. Training in Converse has several advantages:

  • Training in groups of up to 8 people
  • Flexibility of courses (students can choose different lengths of courses depending on their goals)
  • Attentive teachers
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Excellent location of the school
  • Interactive learning method
  • CEA Accreditation.

San Francisco is known for its rich and unique culture, in which it is impossible not to fall in love. Visiting the city's lively neighborhoods, beautiful quays, famous restaurants, unusual museums, concerts, small gardens and local farmers' markets is just a small list of things that will make an unforgettable visit to this city.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Converse San Francisco (Converse School of San Francisco)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
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Standard English (Standard English Course)

  • Number of lessons per week: 20
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per group: 8
  • Language level: from beginner to advanced (A1-C2)
  • Minimum length of the course: 2 weeks
  • Time of classes: 9.00 - 12.40.

This program is aimed at improving English and its use in everyday life. The course includes listening, reading, writing, grammar, aimed at improving speaking skills and increasing vocabulary. Also under this program, students will increase their cultural awareness and learn different styles of intercultural communication. An interesting aspect of learning will be the study of conditional expressions and stable word combinations.

Experienced teachers will help students feel confident in their abilities, improve the overall level of the language. To achieve high results, teachers use a variety of forms of study - discussion, presentations, projects, conferences, role plays and round tables.

The cost of training per student is from $ 950.

Intensive English (Intensive English Course)

  • Number of lessons per week: 28
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per group: 8
  • Minimum length of the course: 2 weeks
  • Time of classes: 9.00 - 12.40 and 13.30 - 15.10.

The Intensive Language Learning program allows you to improve your general English language skills in the morning classes as part of the Standard English course and focus on certain aspects of the language in the afternoon classes. Optional lessons students choose themselves depending on their interests - spoken English or English for academic purposes.

  • English in Use is aimed at giving students confidence in their abilities and expanding their vocabulary. Every week, students make a joint project that enables them to apply their knowledge in practice to express ideas, gather information, discuss work, create a report, and so on.
  • Academic English (Academic English) is a program aimed at the comprehensive preparation of students for admission to a university or college. During the training the students will master the writing of the essay, learn to use the educational literature as efficiently as possible, build competent answers, and also discuss on various topics.

The cost of training per student starts from $ 1,250.

Business English (Business English)

  • Number of lessons per week: 28
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per group: 8
  • Language level: from beginner to advanced (A1-C2)
  • Minimum length of the course: 2 weeks
  • Time of classes: 9.00 - 12.40 and 13.30 - 15.10.

The goal of this program is to provide students with basic skills and aspects of business communication. Under the supervision of experienced teachers, students will learn the basics of leadership, will have the ability to analyze information, submit projects, make presentations and much more. Also during the training students will discuss various topics related to leadership, management, business ethics, international business, building relationships with management and clients, and much more.

The cost of training per student starts from $ 1,250.

Global Success Course

  • Number of lessons per week: 20
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per group: 4
  • Language level: from beginner to advanced (A1-C2)
  • Minimum length of the course: 2 weeks
  • Time of classes: 9.00 - 12.40.

This direction of training is intended for ambitious students, business leaders and professionals wishing to succeed in the global economy. The program assumes a high degree of individual attention to each student, allows you to fully take into account the goals and desires of students. All teachers are highly qualified native speakers, many of whom have extensive experience in business, they are eager to help their students achieve their goals.

This course is based on a balanced practice of various language skills. Students enrich their vocabulary and develop their conversational skills, analyze written texts, learn to create presentations and learn the rules of business writing.

The cost of the course per student is from $ 1520.

Global Success Intensive Course (Intensive Global Success Course)

  • Number of lessons per week: 28
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Maximum number of students per group: 8
  • Language level: from beginner to advanced (A1-C2)
  • Minimum length of the course: 2 weeks
  • Time of classes: 9.00 - 12.40 and 13.30 - 15.10.

This program is aimed at accelerated learning of the language in mini-groups. Includes the Global Success Course and 8 additional lessons in the afternoon. This course has a number of advantages:

  • Students will gain confidence in their ability to speak at meetings and presentations
  • Increase their skills in writing business reports, electronic and business letters
  • Increase the general and specialized vocabulary
  • Learn the features of effective communication.

Additional lessons (after lunch) students can choose Conversational English, Business English or English for academic purposes.

The cost of the course starts from $ 1820 per person.

Accommodation and food

The Converse San Francisco School offers students several accommodation options to choose from:

  • American family
  • Hotel
  • Residence.

Living in an American family enables students to get acquainted with the culture of the country, get an idea of ​​the traditions and features of the mentality, and also get a wonderful experience in spoken English. All host families undergo strict selection and guarantee safe and comfortable accommodation: students are provided with single accommodation and breakfasts. The journey time to school is about 30-40 minutes by public transport.

Hotel Sheldon offers students cozy rooms, designed for one person. Amenities are in the room. Each room is equipped with a working area, TV, mini fridge and dressing room. Free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities are available on site.

For students who choose to stay in the residence, the school offers several options:

1. USA Students residence provides single or double cozy rooms, which have everything you need for a comfortable stay - microwave, refrigerator, TV, workplace, wireless Internet. The residence has rooms with private bathroom and amenities on the floor, breakfast is included in the room rate. There is a modern kitchen on site, where students can prepare lunch or dinner. Cleaning and linen change takes place once a week. The building is 10-15 minutes walk from the school.

2. Columbus residence offers students comfortable rooms for 1-2 students. This residence is located 10 minutes walk from the school: each room is equipped with a modern working area, TV, mini fridge, weekly cleaning service is provided.

3. Monroe Residence gives students the opportunity to choose one of the beautiful single or double rooms with private bathroom or amenities on the floor. In each room there is a TV with cable TV, mini fridge, Wi-Fi, in the residence there is a lounge with a fireplace, an educational room, a games room and a laundry. The price includes daily linen change and cleaning. Meals Monday to Saturday are available on a half-board basis: breakfast and dinner, and on Sunday - only a late breakfast.

The cost of living depends on the chosen option and is (per person):

1. In the family (breakfast / half board):

  • 2 weeks - 740 $ / 790 $
  • 3 weeks - 975 $ / 1065 $
  • Additional week - 300 $ / 340 $
  • Additional night - 55 $ / 60 $.

Please note that during the period from 02/06/2018 to 31/08/2018 the surcharge for accommodation is $ 25 per week. It is possible to make special meals for an additional fee of $ 25 per week.

2. In the residence (single / double room) per night, if the period of residence is less than 30 nights:

  • USA Students residence (facilities in the room / floor) - on request
  • Columbus residence (facilities in the room) - $ 170 / $ 123
  • Columbus residence (conveniences on the floor) - 116 $ / 91 $
  • Sheldon hotel (middle room) - 125 $ (only single rooms)
  • Sheldon hotel (large room) - $ 142 (only single rooms)
  • Monroe residence (facilities in the room) - 72 $ / 54 $
  • Monroe residence (conveniences on the floor) - 68 $ / 50 $.

3. In the residence (single / double room) per night, if the period of stay is from 30 nights:

  • USA Students residence (facilities in the room) - 66 $ / 43 $
  • USA Students residence (facilities on the floor) -57 $ / 34 $
  • Columbus residence (facilities in the room) - 98 $ / 49 $
  • Columbus residence (facilities on the floor) - 55 $ / 42 $
  • Sheldon hotel (middle room) - $ 67 (only single rooms)
  • Sheldon hotel (large room) - 74 $ (only single rooms)
  • Monroe residence (facilities in the room) - 68 $ / 45 $
  • Monroe residence (conveniences on the floor) - 64 $ / 43 $.

Please note that for stays in a residence or hotel, an additional deposit of $ 200-400 and a cleaning fee of $ 25 are payable.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Academic English, business English, English, IELTS preparation, Preparation for TOEFL

Events Converse San Francisco (Converse School of San Francisco)

Converse San Francisco offers a rich extracurricular program for its students:

  • Rock climbing
  • Roller skating
  • Surfing
  • Motorcycle riding
  • Bowling
  • Visiting a variety of museums during the day or at night
  • Going to the zoo
  • Football
  • Volleyball and more.

Also students have an excellent opportunity to visit a large number of interesting excursions both independently and in the school group of the event:

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Sausalito
  • Napa Valley
  • Sonoma County in the Gulf
  • Cave Muir Woods
  • Drive to Berkeley
  • Excursions for gourmets, who dream of learning more about the country's cuisine and much more.

Equipment Converse San Francisco (Converse School of San Francisco)

The Converse School of San Francisco has an excellent location. It is located on Market Street (Market Street), which is located in the well-known financial district - the city center. The school is a modern building across the street from the metro, classes are held in cozy and bright classrooms. In their free time, students have the opportunity to socialize with friends on a specially equipped building roof, from where they enjoy a breathtaking view of San Francisco.

Term dates and fees

Courses start every Monday. The cost per person is:

1. Standard English / Intensive English or Business English:

  • 2 weeks - 950 $ / 1250 $
  • 3 weeks - $ 1335 / $ 1785
  • 4 weeks - $ 1720 / $ 2320
  • 5 weeks - $ 2150 / $ 2900
  • 6 weeks - 2580 $ / 3480 $
  • 7 weeks - $ 3010 / $ 4060
  • 8 weeks - $ 3320 / $ 4520
  • 10 weeks - $ 4150 / $ 5650
  • 12 weeks - $ 4980 / $ 6780
  • Additional week - 400 $ / 550 $.
  • 2. Global Success / Global Success Intensive:

  • 2 weeks - $ 1520 / $ 1820
  • 3 weeks - 2130 $ / 2580 $
  • 4 weeks - 2780 $ / 3380 $
  • 5 weeks - $ 3475 / $ 4225
  • 6 weeks - 4170 $ / 5070 $
  • 7 weeks - $ 4865 / $ 5915
  • 8 weeks - 5440 $ / 6640 $
  • 10 weeks - 6800 $ / 8300 $
  • 12 weeks - $ 8160 / $ 9960
  • Additional week - 680 $ / 830 $.
  • 3. Individual session - $ 85 (duration - 45 minutes).

    The price already includes:

  • Classes for the chosen program of the course in a group of up to 8 people
  • Testing before the beginning of the classes at the level of knowledge of the language and distribution to the appropriate group
  • Educational materials
  • Evening and weekend activities
  • Lectures on American culture
  • Certificate at the end of the course.
  • Additional paid:

  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer from / to the airport - $ 90-130
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Consular fee
  • Translation and certification of documents
  • Accommodation (depending on the option chosen) and all costs associated with it
  • Deposit for the course - $ 125
  • Additional lessons
  • Excursions and trips
  • Pocket costs.
  • Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

    The Converse San Francisco School provides a wide range of English language levels, so all students must pass the English language test before starting the course. Based on the results of this test, students are identified in the most appropriate group of training.

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