CEBU English with American Teachers!

If you want to study English in the Philippines, but would like to have native speakers instead of Filipinos for your teachers, then why not come to ETHOS English School in Cebu City? We have American native speakers for teachers and several program and housing options for you to consider.

Cebu English With American Native Speakers

Our lesson material and class activities focus upon helping our students learn good American English pronunciation, conversation, sentence structure, vocabulary, reading, and writing!

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ETHOS is very different from other Cebu English schools because we have American native speakers. Let our American teachers help you improve your English and become more confident! 

Our classes have a maximum of 6 students and ALL English classes have American teachers! At ETHOS, you will receive friendly and personalized small-group instruction from American teachers without having to go to the USA!

We have two program options for the number of study hours in each class day, and classes go from Monday through Friday. Students choose between 4 hours per day and 5 hours per day, and each hour covers a different subject. The 4-hour program, will study American Pronunciation, Grammar, Conversation, and Reading. The 5-hour program will cover those same 4 subjects plus an additional hour for Writing.

Each class lasts 55 minutes and there is a 5-minute break at the end before your next class. The class day starts at 09:00 AM and ends at 04:00 PM, and all students have 1 hour for lunch.

Cebu English Housing Options

We have several housing options to choose from.

Option 1: “Home Stay” (Click here for details!)

Our “Home Stay” option is our most popular. You share a room with other students in the home of one of our American teachers and this will allow you to live in an English environment during your time with us. 

Home Stay also includes breakfast on weekdays. However they must find their own breakfast on weekends and holidays. You also must find their lunch and dinner every day. Home Stay students may cook food in the dormitory kitchen , and on school days, we have a local caterer who brings delicious inexpensive home-cooked Filipino food to the school for lunch.  

All home stay houses have FREE internet!

Home Stay spaces at ETHOS are always limited and are booked on a “first come, first served” basis, so, make your booking as early as possible!

Option 2: Dormitory Housing! (Click here for details!)

You can also stay in our school’s dormitory apartment. Dormitory students share rooms with other students. The dormitory option does not include meals, but the apartment has a complete kitchen where students can cook food. There are two supermarkets close by where students can buy groceries.

All our dormitory apartments have FREE internet!

Option 3: Outside Housing (Click here for details!)

Of course, you can stay in any of the hundreds of boarding houses and hotels located in the city.

We have special relationships with several that are located just a few minutes away from school. We can take care of making the reservation and payment for you. Tell us what you would like to do and we will set it up for you!

These things ARE included in the price:

  • Airport transfers
  • Tuition and study materials
  • Use of the school facility
  • Coffee and drinking water at school
  • Housing (if chosen)
  • Breakfast on weekdays – for “Home Stay” students only
  • WiFi at the housing and school facilities
  • Travel assistance
  • Immigration assistance

These things ARE NOT included in the price:

  • Meals, food, and snacks
  • Personal transportation in the city
  • Laundry service
  • Cell phone service
  • Immigration expenses
  • Medical expenses


We also handle special study situations

In addition to our regular classroom program, we also have study options for special situations. 

Cebu English Family Study Program at ETHOS

Here at ETHOS, we also offer special study options for families. Those who are 10 years old and over will study in our regular programs. Children between the ages of 5 and 9 years old will have a special program that balances English study and play time. Children less than 5 years old will be placed in our daycare program while their other family members are in class.

We have the same housing options available for families, but with lower “family rates!”, so contact us for more details!   

Cebu English Kids’ Camps at ETHOS

We also offer English camp for kids during their home country’s school summer/winter vacation time. We accept groups from 6 up to 20 campers at one time. The campers should be at least 10 years old and the camp should continue for a minimum of 2 weeks. Our English camp program includes 2-3 hours of English in the mornings and outside fun activities during afternoons and weekends.

Students will be housed 3 or 4 persons to a room with one of our ETHOS staff members staying with each group 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The program quotations includes all tuition, taxes, housing, food, transportation, and expenses for outside activities. So contact us if you want more details!  


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