English for Academic Purposes​

Should you want to pursue a Higher Education or High School qualification, our Academic English programme is the perfect option for you! Our course is designed to help you to improve your language skills and achieve the language entry level required for your application within universities, colleges and high schools in South Africa and abroad.

Who should join this Programme?

  • Students applying for an Undergraduate, Postgraduate or Masters degree programme

  • Students applying for High School Programmes (grade 10, 11 and 12)

  • Private and Sponsored students 

Quality Teaching

Our qualified academic team uses the latest methodology and teaching technology, to develop your language and give you the skills necessary to achieve the entry level of English, required for a higher education establishment.

Structured Lessons

Lessons include authentic texts and projects to help you improve your reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary and grammar within an academic context. We also offer examination techniques and test simulations to prepare you for your higher education studies.

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Access to our online portal and extra-curricular activities are also offered to our students.

University, College or High school Placement

During your English course at LAL Cape Town and in preparation for your future academic life in South Africa, you will also receive a free university/college/high school placement service:

  • Free assistance during your application and registration within our partner universities, colleges and high schools in South Africa
  • Preparation of documents and application within SAQA/HESA
  • Free consultation with our partner’s student advisors for further study advice, course options, campus information and accommodation options.

*This is a free placement service offered by LAL and any costs incurred with third parties services such as SAQA/HESA fees, postage, translation and transport shall be paid by the student.

*Partner Universities, Colleges and High schools are located in Cape Town

*Undergraduate programmes includes placements within:

Bachelor of Accounting, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication, Bachelor of Arts in Law Factsheet, Bachelor of Commerce Factsheet, Bachelor of Commerce in Law, Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Application Development, Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences in Network Engineering, Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching, Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching, Bachelor of Laws, Diploma in Commerce in Business Management Factsheet, Diploma in Information Technology in Software Development, Diploma in Sport Development and Management, Higher Certificate in Business Principles and Practice, Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education, Higher Certificate in Event Management, Higher Certificate in Information Technology in Support Services, Higher Certificate in Legal Studies

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Accommodation and Transfers

LAL offers a unique school campus where students live and study on the same premises! Very popular for its perfect learning environment, the campus is located in the heart of the trendy Sea Point, in Cape Town.

Inside the campus students will find comfortable facilities including: single, twin and dorm rooms, free/uncapped Wi-fi in the bedrooms and common areas, a study room, student lounge, swimming pool,  garden with barbeque area, student communal kitchen and dining room.

A 24-hour welfare service is also offered to our students.

We also provide an inbound and outbound airport transfer service.

Start your Academic Journey