If you want to come to Cebu City to study English, we have programs that include housing together with our award-winning English study program.
Our English Program
Our lesson material and interactive class activities focus upon good American English pronunciation, conversation, grammar, vocabulary, reading, and writing!
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After we assess your skill levels, our teachers will help you improve your English!
Our group classes have a maximum of 6 students and ALL classes have American teachers! You will receive personalized small-group instruction from American teachers without having to go to the USA!
Our current study options include 4 hours per day and 5 hours per day. Each hour covers a different subject. For example, in the 4-hour program, one hour will cover pronunciation, another hour will cover grammar, another conversation, and another reading. In the 5-hour program, you will cover the 4 subjects plus an additional hour for writing.
Each 1 hour class will have 55 minutes of class time and a 5 minute break before your next class. The normal class day starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 16:00 PM. You also have 1 hour for lunch.
We also have several housing options to choose from.
Option 1: “Home Stay” (Click here for more details!)
Our “Home Stay” option is our most popular. This lets you live in an American English environment during your time with us. You share a room with other students.
Home Stay includes breakfast on weekdays, but no lunch or dinner. Home Stay spaces are limited and are booked on a “first come, first served” basis!
Option 2: Dormitory Housing! (Click here for more details!)
You can also stay in our school dormitory. It has rooms you can share with other students. The dormitory option does not include meals, but all dormitory facilities have a complete kitchen where students can cook food. We have two supermarkets close by where students can buy groceries.
Option 3: Outside Housing (Click here for more details!)
Of course, you can stay in any of the hundreds of boarding houses and hotels located in the city. We can recommend several that are close to the 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!
Accident and Illness Medical Plan
Students are concerned about medical care and they often pay over US$1,000.00 for a few weeks of medical insurance they might not use. That is expensive.
Here at ETHOS, we offer a student accident and illness medical plan for as low as US$8 per week. The medical program is optional. You do not have to have it. However, if you choose to have it, the cost will be based upon the number of weeks you will study.
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This medical plan does not pay for any illness you have before you arrive at ETHOS. It also has a maximum coverage limit of 200,000 Pesos.
So, if you are sick BEFORE you arrive at ETHOS, this medical plan will NOT pay anything. However, if you get sick AFTER you arrive, while you are at ETHOS, we will pay for doctor visits, medical tests, hospitalization, operations, and medication up to a maximum of 200,000 Pesos.
Contact us for more details!
Family Study Program
We also offer special study options for families.
- Children 10 years and older study with the parents in class.
- Kids 5-9 years have more basic classes that balance study time and play time.
- Younger children, below 5 years old, have a day care program that introduces them to English while they play under the supervision of our Filipino staff.
- There are different housing options for families and so contact us for more details.
We also offer English camp for kids during their home country’s school summer vacation time. We can accommodate groups from 6 up to 20 at one time. Ages should be from 10 years old and up and the camp should be for a minimum of 2 weeks. Our camp program includes 2-3 hours of English in the mornings, and then we plan afternoon and weekend activities. 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 includes all tuition, taxes, housing, food, transportation, and expenses for outside activities.
Things included in your payment:
- Airport transfers
- Tuition and study materials.
- Use of the school facility.
- Coffee and drinking water at school.
- Secure locker at school.
- Breakfast on weekdays – for “home stay” students only!
- Wi-Fi at the housing and school facilities.
- Travel assistance.
- Immigration assistance.
- Medical expenses – if covered by our insurance!**
Things NOT included in your payment:
- Meals, food, and snacks.
- Personal transportation in the city.
- Laundry service.
- Local cell phone service.
- Immigration expenses.
- Medical expenses – if not covered by our insurance.
Our program rates are subject to change without prior notice due to changes in program costs and currency exchange rates. We will confirm the cost and give you a quotation. That quotation will be guaranteed for 21 days! *
There are discounts built into our prices for longer bookings. Therefore, we suggest that you choose the most number of weeks possible for your study package so that you will save the most money.
* You can lock in the quotation price by making a down payment of at least 20% before the end of the 21 days! If you do not make the down payment then the price might change after the 21 days has expired. Once you complete the down payment, you will have 45 days to pay the balance.