English School in San Francisco

  • 2800 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco - CA 94133 (view map)
  • +1 (415) 441-1899
  • sanfrancisco@talk.edu

Learn English in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, The City by the Bay, is one of the great cities in the USA, and the world. Study and live in the heart of this unique and modern metropolis along with other international ESL students who share your dream of discovering San Francisco.


Why study English in San Francisco?

As a student who has made the choice of TALK English Schools in San Francisco, you will experience so much about this fascinating city. Enjoy sightseeing from those famous vintage streetcars, or cycling across the Golden Gate Bridge, or catching the ferry to Alcatraz Island. The best part is that you will get to know San Francisco and the Bay Area as you immerse yourself in the English language! You’ll form friendships with San Franciscans as well as students who, like you, have come from other countries to learn English.


School information

TALK English Schools – San Francisco is located at Anchorage Square in the world-famous Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood, within walking distance of restaurants, boutiques, cultural, historic and entertainment landmarks, and close to bus, cable car and streetcar routes around the city and train services to The Bay Area and beyond. Here, students can soak up the energy of one of the world’s most vibrant cities while studying English.


  • Newly renovated, custom-designed school
  • 6 large classrooms
  • Warm and welcoming reception area
  • Interactive technology
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Located in the Anchorage Square complex which offers a spacious outdoor patio area
  • Public parking available, fees apply


  • Homestay
  • Residence


  • Access to public transportation. A short walk to F-Line streetcar serving downtown San Francisco and the BART System. The BART System serves the entire Bay Area
  • Airports: San Francisco International (SFO) and Oakland (OAK)

Living Expenses*

  • Travel
Rail and Bus Tickets
  • One-way $2.50
  • Day pass $6.00
  • One-way train $3.75 - $15**
  • Day pass Train $7.50 - $30.00**
  • Month BART pass $90.00+**
  • Food
  • Lunch average $8 per person
  • Dinner average $20 per person
  • Museums & Attractions
  • Most museums/tours/attractions cost $20 - $30
  • Sporting Events
  • Tickets for sporting events range from $8 - $150 depending on sport and team
  • Weather

Average yearly temperatures

San Francisco

*Subject to change

**Depending on the number of zones traveled

The Area

What our students say about us

When I came to Belmont I knew this place is wonderful. San Francisco is so beautiful. I love the Golden Gate Bridge! My favorite experience is going to The De Young Museum. In fact, I didn’t like go to the museum before but since my teacher took me to visit the museum, I fell in love to go to different museums to enjoy the arts! And in TALK I find a lot friends ~and best friend!Choosing TALK in NDNU is the best choice in my life!
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I-Ling Liu, from Taiwan

TALK San Francisco

Studying in Talk San Francisco has been an interesting experience because you get to know many people of different countries. I also enjoyed a lot living in the Bay Area.

Santiago Vélez, from Colombia

TALK San Francisco

When I arrived to TALK San Francisco at NDNU everyone was very helpful. I liked to study English and I had a lot of American and International friends. I learned a lot about Campus life and American culture and also I had so many good experiences. I really enjoyed the time in TALK English Schools.
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Eszter Ferenczi, from Hungary

TALK San Francisco

I’ve enjoyed a lot my time in Talk San Francisco. It’s a place where besides improving your English, you can meet people from different places and participate in great activities planned by Talk’s staff. The Bay Area is beautiful and there are many places to visit during the weekends.
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Natalia Zambrano, from Colombia

TALK San Francisco

San Francisco

Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

  • In addition, TALK English Schools schools in California are approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education – bppe.ca.gov. Approval to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Act of 2009.

  • Visit the California State Disclosures list for the documents filed with the state and/or required to be made available to students prior to enrollment.

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    Accreditations & Associations

    TALK Schools are accredited by the United States Department of Homeland Security and ACCET and are member of TESOL, NAFSA, IELTS and ATD.

    TALK Schools is a part of the TALK Education Group, together with UnistudyUSA, TALK IELTS Center, TALK Kids, Real World Translations and Brentwood.

    Summer Flash Promo: Only $110/week for bookings of 5 weeks or more at all 6 locations!


    This course is designed for students to develop a general knowledge of literature, art, music, and the performing arts. The course covers periods from classical to contemporary in the fields of poetry, prose, philosophy, art, architecture, music, dance, theater, and film. Students will develop a framework to comprehend, analyze and interpret various works of art.