LISA! Study Abroad
LISA! English courses in Port Elizabeth
‘uBuntu’ is the South African word for hospitality, which is a characteristic feature of the inhabitants of Port Elizabeth. The sunny city has a perfect location on the South African Sunshine Coast. You will find beautiful beaches here for swimming and surfing as well as vibrant pubs in townships.
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3 REASONS TO CHOOSE PORT ELIZABETH:
- Top course location: Renovated school with a garden and a view of the sea
- English and More: Combination of English courses with diving or golf courses
- Quality: Small groups, intensive lessons, language courses
Port Elizabeth is first and foremost known for the friendliness of its inhabitants. It is a harbour city which lies in Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape of South Africa between Cape Town and Durban. The inhabitants used to refer to ‘The Friendly City’ as „PE“. With its 40-kilometre long sandy beaches, the city is a perfect place for swimming, surfing or diving all year round. The clean and safe beaches of Nelson Mandela Bay are ideal for anyone learning to surf. You can go a few kilometres west to to Jeffreys Bay to ride the ‘Supertube’ waves on one of the world’s most famous beaches. Our language school lies only five minutes from the famous Pollock Beach. The best cafés, restaurants and pubs of the city are located in ‘Boardwalk Casino Complex’ at the end of Beach Road. The well-known Red Location Museum will give you detailed information about the apartheid period in South African history. You can easily reach huge national parks and wildlife protected areas from here, such as Kragga Kamma Game Park, located 15 kilometres from Port Elisabeth.
LISA! Language courses »
LISA! Language courses in Port Elizabeth are high-quality English courses with accommodation. Classes start every Monday. If the start date is a bank holiday, the course will start on the Tuesday (see calendar). Our language courses are suitable for students and professionals, both beginners and advanced speakers. During the course you will stay in your chosen accommodation.
With more than 20 years of experience, LISA! Study Abroad is today one of the best agencies offering organised language programmes. Professional teachers and small groups guarantee quick learning progress! The school is a member of EduSA, Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism, Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and Eastern Cape Tourism. It is accredited by the South African Department of Education. All teachers specialise in teaching their native tongue as a foreign language.
Your language course in Port Elisabeth »
During your first day at school, you will be assigned to the suitable class according to your language knowledge. This guarantees excellent and successful learning. After classes, you will have plenty of time to explore the city and its surroundings. Our LISA! language school offers several organised activities during the week and our friendly school team will surely give you good tips and suggestions on the city’s highlights. They will also recommend you the best places where to go shopping, have a coffee or go out with friends. You can also explore the city on your own accord. You will surely find fellow-travellers wishing to join you going exploring. The best way to improve your knowledge of a foreign language is by getting in touch with the local people. Therefore, we suggest that you take every opportunity to practice your knowledge with native speakers. The accommodation in a host family is perfect for testing what you have learned every day.
We recommend that you take a flight Port Elizabeth. You can get to your accommodation by public transport from the airport. You can find more information at www.algoabus.co.za/journey-planner. You can also book our private transfer service from the airport.
Things to do in Port Elizabeth:
Visit South End Museums
Watch the ‘Big Five’ - elephant, rhinoceros, leopard, buffalo and lion - in Kragga Kamma Game Park
Go out to the sea and watch humpback whales making a fountain of water
Have a guided tour through townships
Visit SAMREC, the rehabilitation centre for sea birds and penguins
Taste delicious traditional cuisine at Ginger restaurant
Play golf on Humewood golf course having a view of the sea
Zipline in the Addo National park
We are happy to help you find the language course which best meets your needs. We will give you advice on the best time to travel, the ideal duration of your language course, information about the respective entry requirements and about how to get to your accommodation. Our information service is free of charge. You can book your language course by phone, e-mail or by filling out our online booking form.