English school in Washington: Kaplan International

From 1045.- USD
approx 885.- EUR
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Key points

  • Fascinating captial and stronghold in the history of the United States
  • Quality school, very well-located close to the 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
26 years
Nationality mix
Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Colombia, etc..
ratings
30 authentic opinions

The Kaplan International school is situated at the heart of the city, near the George Washington University and the Dupont Circle subway station. You will therefore 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 building is housed in two modern buildings and well-equipped and has 14 classrooms. The school also has a multimedia and IT centre with WiFi connection as well as a library. You will also find 2 student lounges, which are equipped with 4 microwaves and vending machines for drinks and snacks. After classes, you will be able to 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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  • 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

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Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 2 - 12 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1045.-
(about EUR 892.-)
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

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
2
1045
1555
1735
3
1475
2215
2485
4
1905
2875
3235
6
2675
4105
4645
8
3505
5395
6115
12
5165
7975
9055
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.89   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival day: Saturday/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 1125.-
(about EUR 960.-)
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

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
2
1125
1635
1815
3
1595
2335
2605
4
2065
3035
3395
6
2915
4345
4885
8
3825
5715
6435
12
5645
8455
9535
16
7225
10955
12395
24
10385
15955
18115
Extra week (24+)
425
655
745
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.89   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

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

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 2 - 48 week(s)
2 week(s) - From USD 1305.-
(about EUR 1114.-)
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 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
2
1305
1815
1995
3
1865
2605
2875
4
2425
3395
3755
6
3455
4885
5425
8
4545
6435
7155
12
6725
9535
10615
16
8425
12155
13595
24
11345
16915
19075
Extra week (24+)
465
695
785
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.89   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 15.01 / 28.05 / 04.07 / 03.09 / 22.11 / 23.11.2018
Holidays
22.12.2018 - 29.12.2018

Arrival day: Saturday/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 with host family (Price on request)
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Host family, 23.06-25.08.18) 25 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
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/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
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/ 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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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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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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54 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
1 week, May 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 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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Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Host family)
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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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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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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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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.5 / 5) (Residence)
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Leisure (4.7 / 5)
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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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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)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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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)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (4.3 / 5)
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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 for discovering the American culture whilst 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 (from 18 years)
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 outdoors swimming pool, Jacuzzi and BBQ area! Bedlinen and towels are provided, Wi-Fi is free and a paying 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 visits of the city or of museums, to the attractions or museums, sports etc. You will always have something to do! In this way, you will be able to discover the city whilst continuing to speak in English, with your friends from the school or with the inhabitants of Washington.

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