San Francisco

Live and learn English abroad

Take an English course in San Francisco

Study English in California! An English course in San Francisco at CISL means learning English in a truly multi-cultural city with few, if any, students from your home country, small class sizes of max 7 and getting to enjoy the many attractions offered by San Fran.

Along with traditional learning courses, general English, intensive, exam preparation and business English, CISL offers an innovative Volunteer English Program, a program that combines teaching English with work activities in your field of specialization.

The school is situated on the top floor of a historical building in the financial center of the city, with a great terrace where you can relax, a hop, skip, and a jump from Union Square, Chinatown, and Embarcadero.

Social Activities

When you take an English course in San Francisco you get to take part in fantastic networking events including whale watching, sailing, surfing or kite surfing, shopping at Las Americas outlets or Fashion Valley. Weekend excursions include Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Total support

Maka takes care of every aspect of your study abroad including helping you choose the right solution, registration and accommodation.

For Who

  • Professionals
  • Students


  • Standard English program
  • Intensive English program
  • Exam preparation
  • Business English
  • Premier English
  • Volunteer English

Feel at Home - Accommodation


Choose from the 4-star Sir Francis Drake, only a ten-minute walk from the school and the Mosser Hotel, a five-minute walk from the school.


All accommodation with families is chosen with care, and may accommodate only one student from each language at a time.

Residence Clubs

Single or double rooms in share facilities, ideal for socializing. Only ten minutes walk from the school.
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