English school in Washington, D.C.: Kaplan International

From 584.- EUR
615.- USD
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Key points

  • Fascinating capital and stronghold in the history of the United States
  • Quality, well-located school, near George Washington University
  • Large choice of activities and course options

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
24 years
Nationality mix
Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Colombia, etc..
ratings
30 authentic opinions

Kaplan International school is situated in the heart of the city, near George Washington University and Dupont Circle subway station. You'll have easy access to the city's main attractions, historical monuments as well as museums, the White House and Capitol Hill. Nearby, you will also find several sports facilities, such as the Washington Sports Club, which has basketball and volleyball courts and an outdoor swimming pool. The language school is housed in two modern buildings, with 14 well-equipped classrooms. There's also a multimedia and IT centre, and library, all with a with Wi-Fi connection. You will also find two student lounges, which are equipped with four microwaves and vending machines for drinks and snacks. After class, you can enjoy the rooftop patio or continue to practise your English with other students in one of the numerous surrounding cafés, or lie out on the green grass of one of the district's parks!

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  • Use of study centre
  • Learning Progress Guarantee (Intensive course +10 weeks)
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 578.- EUR
(615.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 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

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, double room, half board
Residence, double room, no meals
1
615 USD
895 USD
1055 USD
2
1045 USD
1555 USD
1875 USD
3
1475 USD
2215 USD
2695 USD
4
1905 USD
2875 USD
3515 USD
6
2675 USD
4105 USD
5065 USD
8
3505 USD
5395 USD
6675 USD
12
5165 USD
7975 USD
9895 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 611.- EUR
(650.- USD)
Lessons
27 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 7 ''structured-study'')
Course duration
1 - 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

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, double room, half board
Residence, double room, no meals
1
650 USD
930 USD
1090 USD
2
1115 USD
1625 USD
1945 USD
3
1580 USD
2320 USD
2800 USD
4
2045 USD
3015 USD
3655 USD
6
2885 USD
4315 USD
5275 USD
8
3785 USD
5675 USD
6955 USD
12
5585 USD
8395 USD
10315 USD
16
7145 USD
10875 USD
13435 USD
24
10265 USD
15835 USD
19675 USD
Extra week (24+)
420 USD
650 USD
810 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 677.- EUR
(720.- USD)
Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 options + 7 ''structured-study'')
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45 + 12:30-14:00 or 14:15-17:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, double room, half board
Residence, double room, no meals
1
720 USD
1000 USD
1160 USD
2
1255 USD
1765 USD
2085 USD
3
1790 USD
2530 USD
3010 USD
4
2325 USD
3295 USD
3935 USD
6
3245 USD
4675 USD
5635 USD
8
4265 USD
6155 USD
7435 USD
12
6305 USD
9115 USD
11035 USD
16
7865 USD
11595 USD
14155 USD
24
11225 USD
16795 USD
20635 USD
Extra week (24+)
460 USD
690 USD
850 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 75 USD
Extra night with host family (Price on request)
Accommodation (under 18 y.o.) (per week) (host family) 30 USD
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (22.06-24.08.19) 30 USD
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Reagan/Dulles) 155 USD

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, half board

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.

4.1/5
Overall rating

97% of students recommending this school

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

30 students gave their opinion about this school

49 years old - Panama
/ 5
4 weeks, July – August 2016
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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School facilities
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Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
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24 years old - Colombia
/ 5
32 weeks, January – August 2016
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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54 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
1 week, May 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Teaching (3 / 5)
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Leisure (2.3 / 5)
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23 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Das Personal und alle Lehrer sind super nett und haben sehr viel Geduld. Es ist ein super Team. Die Klasse war super, da verschiedene Nationalitäten vorhanden waren. Ebenfalls die Lehrperson war sehr aufgeschlossen und lustig. Der Unterricht war gut und lustig, wodurch man gerne zur Schule ging.
2 weeks, January 2015
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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School facilities
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4.7 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja ich denke ich habe Fortschritte erzielt. Vor allem beim Sprechen und Verstehen. Allerdings ist dies sicherlich auch damti verbunden, dass ich in der Freizeit während meines Sprachaufenthaltes sehr viel Englisch gesprochen habe und kein einziges Mal Deutsch. »
School highlights
« Das Freizeitangebot der Schule hat mir sehr gut gefallen. Ebenfalls konnte man mit allen Problemen zu den Verantwortlichen der Schule gehen, egal ob es mit der Schule zu tun hatte oder nicht. Das Personal war super nett und hilfsbereit. »
27 years old - Belgium
/ 5
Le fait d'être presque le seul européen était tres enrichissant pour moi. Mais j'aurais beaucoup aimé rencontrer plus de gens partageant la MM culture....une majorité d'arabes-musulmans n'est pas pas vrmt le profil type pour faire la fête et aller à la rencontre des américains ! Cependant l'ambiance était excellente.
8 weeks, September – November 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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School facilities
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Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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22 years old - France
/ 5
3 weeks, August 2014
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (2.5 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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37 years old - Germany
/ 5
1 week, September 2014
Value for money (2 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (3.3 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.3 / 5) (Other)
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Leisure (3 / 5)
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24 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, July – August 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.3 / 5)
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22 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
12 weeks, May – August 2014
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 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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21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Pays phénoménal et des plus passionnants! Ambiance fabuleuse, employés très gentils et toujours serviables. Merci d'avoir organisé ce séjour d'exception!
5 weeks, June – July 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
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Relations with the teachers
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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Testimonials

Diane Lamy
Diane Lamy

The classes seem long when you see the schedule but it goes by very quickly because the teachers use interactive - yet not childish – methods! There are few French students, which is a bad and a good point! A bad point, because some languages, like Korean, are well represented and I sometimes feel a little lonely. But it is a good point too because everyone is very welcoming and it forces me to speak English all the time. Washington is a huge city and even after spending 1 month and a half here, I discovered some new places! It is quite easy to find your way through the city; anyway, in Washington (like in New York, which I also visited), when people see you are lost, they come to help you!

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Host family
Staying with a host family is the ideal option to discover American culture while practising your English on a daily basis. The families are selected with care and are situated around 40-60 minutes by bus away from the school. You will stay in a double or single room with half board provided. You will also share the lifestyle of your host family and will get to know their traditions and habits.

Crystal Plaza residence (18 years and up)
These shared apartments offer twin (with shared bathroom) or single rooms (with private bathroom); a roommate will be assigned to students travelling alone who booked a twin room. The building is located across the river, a 25-minute metro ride from the city centre and the school. Take full advantage of the equipped kitchen, the fitness/yoga room and the TV lounge; and when the summer comes, enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and BBQ area! Bed linen and towels are provided, Wi-Fi is free and a paid laundry room is available on site.

Washington offers a wide variety of attractions, cultural sites, theatres, cinemas, bars, sports complexes, shops...who wouldn't be happy being here? Our partner school also organises numerous activities like city tours or trips to museums and local attractions: you'll always have something to do! Through trips and social activities, you will be able to discover the city while continuing to speak in English, with your friends from the school or with the friendly Washington locals!

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