Bay Language Institute

Introduction

Study English In South Africa

Study English in South Africa at Bay Language Institute in Port Elizabeth, the friendly city on the Indian Ocean. Combine your English language course in South Africa with a range of activities for the language-learning experience of a lifetime! Learn English in Port Elizabeth, South Africa - just two minutes' walk from the beach, with coffee shops, post office, supermarket and banks around the corner. BLI a warm, welcoming school, ideal for English students looking for a somewhat different language experience.

Registered With The South African Department Of Higher Education & Training

Really good reasons to come to our school in Port Elizabeth

  • Wildlife, wildlife, wildlife: if you're into African wildlife, this is the place to be. With four national parks within three to four hours drive, and Addo Elephant National Park (the Big Five) just 45 minutes away, this is a malaria-free paradise for animal lovers;
  • We have access to such diverse nature - the semi-desert Karoo to the north, the wilderness of the Wild Coast, the forests of Tsitsikamma and the Garden Route. Plants which flower in winter, evergreen bush, cactus that isn't, vast plains, mountains, cliffs and endless beaches, all waiting for you;
  • A whole range of adventure and other activities, from skydiving to scuba, sandboarding to segway, horseriding on the beach, bungy-jumping, hiking, surfing, paragliding, paintball, ocean kayaking, snorkelling and more;
  • Family-owned & managed language school;
  • Maximum of 8 students per class, and maximum individual attention;
  • Excellent service in a friendly atmosphere;
  • A library, free wifi, lounge, table tennis, a spacious garden and free tea and coffee;
  • Qualified, experienced teachers who love what they're doing;
  • Situated on the bay in Port Elizabeth, with a small shopping centre just a short walk away;
  • The nearest beach is just 100 metres from the school, the airport 5 to 10 minutes' drive away;
  • Registered with the national Dept of Higher Education & Training.

Accreditation & registration

Bay Language Institute is registered with the South African Department of Higher Education & Training and is accredited by the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO) and the South African Civil Aviation Authority (ATO 0373).

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Course in Business English

Campus Full time 2 weeks February 2019 South Africa Port Elizabeth

Business English combines General English in the morning (20 lessons) and Business English in the afternoon for a total of 30 lessons per week. [+]

Business English combines General English in the morning (20 lessons) and Business English in the afternoon for a total of 30 lessons per week. The afternoon lessons focus on business communication and vocabulary, and are designed to help you improve your presentation skills and successfully conduct meetings in English. The course will help you develop your business communication skills at all levels.

Cost General information Maximum 8 students per class Classes run Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 12:40 and 13:30 - 15:00 One lesson is equal to 50 minutes in the morning and 45 minutes in the afternoon [-]

Course in English for Aviation

Campus Full time 4 weeks February 2019 South Africa Port Elizabeth

Bay Language Institute, conveniently located near five flying schools, has built up a good reputation for quality and excellent results in Aviation English training. Some two years ago we were accredited by the South African CAA to assess English Language Proficiency for pilots and ATCs. [+]

bli is a South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) accredited aviation training organisation (ATO 0373) which offers an intensive English course especially for pilots and air traffic controllers.

Bay Language Institute, conveniently located near five flying schools, has built up a solid reputation for quality and excellent results in Aviation English training. Some two years ago we were accredited by the South African CAA to assess English Language Proficiency for pilots and ATCs.

Standard Aviation English courses are a combination of General English in the morning (20 lessons) and Aviation English in the afternoon (10 lessons). Aviation English is conducted by by an experienced and enthusiastic English teacher, with extensive and ongoing input from experienced pilots and ATCs.... [-]


Course in General English

Campus Full time 2 weeks February 2019 South Africa Port Elizabeth

Our General English Courses consist of 20 lessons per week, covering the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as grammar, and focusing on everyday English. The course is practical, value-for-money and fun. [+]

Our General English Courses consist of 20 lessons per week, covering the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as grammar, and focusing on everyday English. The course is practical, value-for-money and fun.

For a more intense language learning experience, General English Plus is a combination of General English and 10 additional lessons in the afternoon, during which you can improve your conversational skills and pronunciation.

Cost General information Maximum 8 students per class Classes run Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 12:40 and 13:30 - 15:00 One lesson is equal to 50 minutes in the morning and 45 minutes in the afternoon [-]

Course in TEFL Teacher Training

Campus Full time 4 weeks December 2018 South Africa Port Elizabeth

Our TEFL course includes 120 hours of training designed to prepare the future EFL/ESL teacher to teach people from all over the world and from different cultures. [+]

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

To date, we have trained more than 400 EFL teachers at bli. Our TEFL course includes 120 hours of training designed to prepare the future EFL/ESL teacher to work with people from all over the world and from different cultures. This course cover all relevant aspects of teaching such as lesson preparation, classroom management, grammar, teaching methodologies, observation, teaching practice, textbook evaluation and much more. Our TEFL course focuses on the real skills required to teach under the often difficult circumstances encountered in the EFL/ESL sectors. The school has developed a solid reputation for excellence in this field, and a number of our graduates are willing to testify to this personally. If you are interested in a TEFL course and working in foreign countries please contact us.... [-]