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SCHOOL CLOSURE: St Giles International New York City is closed while an emergency repair to the building is undertaken. The school will remain closed Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th September. We hope to re-open on Wednesday 26th September. Please contact hq@stgiles.co.uk or newyork@stgiles-usa.com for further information.
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B1 (Intermediate) +

Course Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Lessons per week
20 AM, 22 AM or 28

Maximum in class
12 (average 9)

Start dates
See below

Lesson length
1 lesson = 50 minutes

Minimum age

Number of hours per week

St Giles San Francisco offers an 8 week English for Academic Purposes course on set start dates throughout the year. Students at St Giles San Francisco can choose to take 20 morning lessons of English for Academic Purposes with an optional 8 afternoon lessons of General English or 2 optional afternoon lessons of supervised self-study.

Our English for Academic Purposes course is designed to give you the key skills needed for university life in the USA. It can be taken as a stand-alone course or part of an ISC or a University Pathway Programme.

Topics may include academic writing, note taking, study skills and exam techniques. You will also be given help with university or college applications if required.

Find out more about the course content at St Giles San Francisco:

English for Academic Purposes Courses


All students taking an English for Academic Purposes course at St Giles San Francisco can take advantage of the following facilities:

  • Self-Access Study Centre
  • Student computers & free Wi-Fi
  • Student Café
  • Library
  • Interactive whiteboards in all classroom

St Giles San Francisco is a modern, friendly school which offers the latest facilities and resources for our English for Academic Purposes students. The school is in an exciting downtown location on famous Market Street, close to Union Square and Chinatown. San Francisco is one of the USA’s most vibrant cities, which offers a warm Californian welcome to everyone who visits.


Course Objectives

After you take a English for Academic Purposes at St Giles San Francisco, you should:

Start Dates

"I met a lot of people from all of the world. The courses were very good and also the teachers. I had a good time during the two months in this school."

Jonas , Switzerland