English school in Philadelphia: Kaplan International

From 1045.- USD
approx 921.- EUR
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Key points

  • Very good location, at the heart of Philadelphia and close to all conveniences
  • Renovated and very well-equipped school
  • Excellent social and cultural activities programme

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
TOEFL
School size
XL
Accommodations
Host family, Studio apartment
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
25 years
Nationality mix
Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Brazil, etc..
ratings
12 authentic opinions

Our partner school occupies 3 floors of a traditional, tastefully renovated building in Philadelphia's heritage centre. The 13 classrooms are all fitted with interactive whiteboards and video equipment, offering ample space and comfort for learning. Other facilities at the centre include a large lobby and reception area, a large multimedia centre and a library with a wide range of learning aids for students. Wi-Fi internet access is free. There is also a cafeteria with vending machines and microwave ovens where participants from all over the world can socialise and chat in English. Teachers and staff take great care of students and foster a pleasant study atmosphere. In the surroundings of the school, many great value restaurants, shops, supermarkets and various attractions will allow you to dip into Philadelphia’s vibrant atmosphere after classes!

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • Learning Progress Guarantee (Intensive course +10 weeks)
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

Lowest prices guaranteed

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Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 2 - 12 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1045.-
(about EUR 917.-)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45 or 14:15-17:30 (Mon-Thu) + 13:00-16:15 (Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
2
1045
1625
3
1475
2320
4
1905
3015
6
2675
4315
8
3505
5675
12
5165
8395
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 28.11 / 29.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 2 - 48 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1115.-
(about EUR 978.-)
Lessons
27 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 7 ''structured-study'')
Course duration
2 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45 or 14:15-17:30 (Mon-Thu) + 13:00-16:15 (Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
2
1115
1695
3
1580
2425
4
2045
3155
6
2885
4525
8
3785
5955
12
5585
8815
16
7145
11435
24
10265
16675
Extra week (24+)
420
685
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 28.11 / 29.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 2 - 48 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1255.-
(about EUR 1101.-)
Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 options + 7 ''structured-study'')
Course duration
2 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45 + 12:30-14:00 (Mon-Thu) or 14:15-17:30 (Mon-Thu) + 13:00-16:15 (Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
2
1255
1835
3
1790
2635
4
2325
3435
6
3245
4885
8
4265
6435
12
6305
9535
16
7865
12155
24
11225
17635
Extra week (24+)
460
725
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 28.11 / 29.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TOEFL course

Intermediate to Advanced, 2 - 16 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1255.-
(about EUR 1101.-)
Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(20 TOEFL + 15 ''structured-study'')
Course duration
2 - 16 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45 + 12:30-14:00 (Mon-Thu) or 14:15-17:30 (Mon-Thu) + 13:00-16:15 (Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
4
2325
3435
6
3245
4885
8
4265
6435
12
6305
9535
16
7865
12155
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.93   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 21.01 / 27.05 / 04.07 / 02.09 / 28.11 / 29.11.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 75 USD
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl 190 USD
Extra night (Price on request)
Accommodation (under 18 y.o.) (per week) (host family) 30 USD
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (22.06-24.08.2019) 30 USD
Airport transfer (on arrival) 125 USD

Other accommodation options

Studio apartment, single room, no meals

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.2/5
Overall rating

92% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
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/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

12 students gave their opinion about this school

19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
14 weeks, August – November 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
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Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
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Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
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Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Si, fluenza nella lingua »
School highlights
« Atmosfera »
21 years old - France
/ 5
Une famille en or, qui vaut le coup qu'on fasse un peu de trajet tous les matins.
8 weeks, July – August 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, j'ai largement augmenté ma compréhension de l'anglais. »
School highlights
« Le dynamisme des professeurs »
Top tips
« Tous les mercredis soir apres 5h, on peut donner ce qu'on veut pour aller à l'art museum »
22 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
10 weeks, March – June 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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51 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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21 years old - France
/ 5
L'ambiance est parfaite et on découvre de nouvelles personnes d'autre nationalités, cela est très enrichissant et parfois drôle à entretenir des discussions. Des gens qui sont aimables et qui nous aide à parler anglais au maximum.
2 weeks, June – July 2014
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Je ne suis resté que deux semaines mais cela m'a permis d'être plus à l'aise en anglais à l'oral et de ne pas avoir peur de faire des erreurs. »
33 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, April 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
7 weeks, March – April 2014
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Die Lehrer und die Schulleitung war wirklich super.
26 weeks, September 2013 – March 2014
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.2 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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School highlights
« Die Lehrer waren alle genial. Wirklich ich habe so viel dank Ihnen gelernt. »
26 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, April – May 2013
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.2 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
School highlights
« Die Lehrer und die Angestellten sind sehr aufgestellt und freundlich. »
27 years old - Spain
/ 5
1 week, November 2011
Value for money (2 / 5)
Destination (3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
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School (3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
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Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (1.5 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (2.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability

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Host family
Staying with a host family is ideal for students who wish to immerse themselves in a new culture. By sharing meals with the family, you will be able to practise your English on a daily basis in a friendly atmosphere. You will stay in a single room with half board and will live around 45-60 minutes away from the school by public transport.

Student Apartments residence
These well-equipped student apartments are located in northern Philadelphia just a 25-minute metro ride from the language school. Your cosy studio features free Wi-Fi, a kitchen kitted out with a fridge, oven and stove top, a small dining table and chairs, an en suite bathroom and a double bed. Watch TV or play pool in the common areas where you can hang out with your fellow residents, and enjoy the onsite gym. Free bed linen and towels are included, and laundry facilities, bike storage and an outdoor picnic area are available on the premises.

The former capital of the United States is a real goldmine of entertainment possibilities. Between its historical monuments and museums, parks and numerous green areas, the various sports to view or participate in, you will be get 100% enjoyment out of your free time! Philadelphia also has a large choice of cafés, restaurants, bars, shopping centres and shops on offer. Take a walk along the street of the school, Walnut Street, to get a small glimpse of what Philadelphia promises you!

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