About us

Interpreting

ORIGIN

Cape Town International School of Languages (CTISOL) together with Cape Town School of English our affiliated School (originally established in 1982), and The Cape Town TEFL/TESOL TRAINING INSTITUTE (established 1991) operating as (TESOL SA) is the most successful language organization in South Africa.
The schools were all founded by master international linguist (in 10 languages) Brian M. Norbury,  who has travelled the world, lived, worked and taught English in London, Paris, Marseilles, Avignon, Milan, Rome, Naples, Sorrento, Salerno, Bern, Frankfurt, San Sebastian, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Malaga, the Canary Islands, Grand Canary, Las Palmas, Tenerife, Madeira, etc. In 1991 Brian introduced TEFL/TESOL Courses, from Ireland and England. Being the Pioneer of Tefl/Tesol in South Africa, he opened the way for over 50000 South Africans to find lucrative teaching English jobs all over the world.  Over 20000 coming from our Institute alone.

INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGES AND TRANSLATIONS

CTISOL over 20 languages (European, African and Asian Languages) both in “Live Lessons” and Home Study courses.

We are specialists in the following languages: Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Xhosa, Afrikaans, Zulu, Mandarin, Arabic etc.

TRANSLATIONS AND INTERPRETING

We also have Professional Translation Services in the above languages as well as Greek, Tswana, North Sotho, Czech, Serbian, Polish, Tsonga, Ndebele, Hebrew, Danish etc:

We have over a 100 Translators/Linguists, Editors on call 24 hours per day, as well as over a 100 others who work for us.

CAPE TOWN SCHOOL OF ENGLISH and CAPE TOWN TESOL /TEFL TRAINING INSTITUTE : EFL – ESL & TEFL& TESOL   – PIONEERS OF TEFL /TESOL IN SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town School of English deals exclusively with the teaching of English, both as a foreign language EFL (where we attract foreigners from all over the world to learn English in Cape Town) and English as a second language ESL (where we train South Africans to become proficient in English), as well as TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) where we train teachers to teach foreigners in South Africa and worldwide. We have placed thousands of aspiring young teachers in over 50 countries.

We are internationally recognized as the first EFL English School and the first TEFL Training Institute on the African Continent.