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SILICON VALLEY EXPERIENCE
COURSE IN SAN FRANCISCO

COURSE INFORMATION

Level
B1+

Course Duration
4 weeks

Lessons per week
20 or 28 lessons

Maximum in class
12

Start dates
4 Feb, 4 Mar, 1 Apr, 6 May, 3 Jun, 8 Jul, 5 Aug, 5 Sep, 14 Oct, 11 Nov 2019

Lesson length
50 minutes

Minimum age
16+

Silicon Valley Experience

On this unique programme at St Giles San Francisco, you will focus on developing your language skills in context, learning vocabulary for technology and making use of authentic listening and reading materials.

Discussions and materials will focus around current events and the impact of technology on society. You will also be able to practice giving presentations, pitches and working on other projects in order to help your future career path.

Outside of class, you will have a chance to expand your knowledge with excursions. Whether that’s a tour of Silicon Valley or an event at General Assembly, you’ll see the impact of new technology on the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

COURSE TOPICS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Case studies of influential entrepreneurs and companies
  • Social media terms and slang
  • Analysis of current news pieces
  • Research around podcasts and videos

Students will not need any previous experience to join this course - we welcome those that are new to the ind

View our Factsheet here.

SAN FRANCISCO LOCATION

All students taking Silicon Valley Experience 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 classrooms

St Giles San Francisco is a modern, friendly school which offers the latest facilities and resources. 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 Silicon Valley Experience at St Giles San Francisco, you should:

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"I think that St Giles is a great place to learn English. There is a beautiful atmosphere here, everybody gets on well with each other. I think it's perfect!"

Aleksandr , Russia