About the City

Water on three sides, steep hills, incredible views and world-famous attractions make the hip city of San Francisco visually spectacular. Experience San Francisco’s rich cultural diversity, sights, sounds and flavors that can change within a single block. From mountains in the morning to museums in the afternoon, you will never be far from nature or culture in this amazing city.

About the Program

Stay with a homestay family and study at our modern campus, located in the heart of San Francisco’s commercial district.
Sample Schedule
Week 1
Morning Afternoon
Monday Language Study Ferry Building and Chinatown
Tuesday Language Study San Francisco Zoo
Wednesday Language Study Japanese Tea Garden
Thursday Language Study Golden Gate Bridge
Friday Language Study Fisherman’s Wharf
Saturday Full-day excursion—Learn to Surf
Week 2
Morning Afternoon
Monday Language Study Cable car ride to Lombard Street
Tuesday Language Study Academy of Sciences
Wednesday Language Study Exploratorium
Thursday Language Study Land’s End
Friday Language Study Pier 39 & Aquarium of the Bay
Saturday Full-day excursion—Santa Cruz & Boardwalk rides
Program Snapshot
Program Length 1-7 weeks in summer; 1-4 weeks in winter
Program Start Dates 2016 Winter: Jan 3, Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24
2016 Summer: Jun 26, Jul 3, Jul 10, Jul 17, Jul 24, Jul 31, Aug 7
Language Levels Any level
Age requirement 13-17 years