Kaplan International, Philadelphia

From 6720.- EUR
7485.- USD
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Key points

  • Very good location, in 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
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Studio
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
25 years
Nationality mix
Saudi Arabia, Brazil, South Korea, etc..
ratings
13 authentic opinions

This partner school is temporarily closed. Lessons will resume on 31.08.2020 in the following Kaplan centres: Berkeley (San Francisco), Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles Westwood, New York, Santa Barbara, Seattle.

Our partner school occupies three 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 during your English course in Philadelphia. Other facilities at the centre include a large lobby and 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. There are many great value restaurants in the area, and shops, supermarkets and various attractions which will allow you to dip into Philadelphia’s vibrant atmosphere after class!

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

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Semi-intensive course (Academic Semester)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 21/22/25/26 week(s)
21 weeks From 6720.- EUR
(7485.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
21/22/25/26 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Studio, single room, no meals (18+)
21
7485 USD
13340 USD
20165 USD
22
7485 USD
13615 USD
20765 USD
25
8825 USD
15780 USD
23905 USD
26
8825 USD
16055 USD
24505 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (studio) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
69 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
77 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio)
Availability on request
150 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
158 USD
Airport transfer from Philadelphia (pick-up) 125 USD
Airport transfer from/to Philadelphia (pick-up and drop-off) 238 USD
Starting dates 21 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 22 wk
17.08.2020
Starting dates 25 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 26 wk
20.07 / 17.08.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

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

Semi-intensive course (Academic Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 34 week(s)
34 weeks From 9935.- EUR
(11065.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
34 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Studio, single room, no meals (18+)
34
11065 USD
20495 USD
31545 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (studio) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
69 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
77 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio)
Availability on request
150 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
158 USD
Airport transfer from Philadelphia (pick-up) 125 USD
Airport transfer from/to Philadelphia (pick-up and drop-off) 238 USD
Starting dates 34 wk
06.01 / 30.03 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 17.08 / 14.09.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

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

Intensive course (Academic Semester)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 21/22/25/26 week(s)
21 weeks From 7349.- EUR
(8185.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
21/22/25/26 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:15
Options (group): 13:00-14:30 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Specific options:
The intensive course includes 8 lessons per week to focus on specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, exam preparation or local culture, depending on students’ interests and language level.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Studio, single room, no meals (18+)
21
8185 USD
14040 USD
20865 USD
22
8185 USD
14315 USD
21465 USD
25
9665 USD
16620 USD
24745 USD
26
9665 USD
16895 USD
25345 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (studio) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
69 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
77 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio)
Availability on request
150 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
158 USD
Airport transfer from Philadelphia (pick-up) 125 USD
Airport transfer from/to Philadelphia (pick-up and drop-off) 238 USD
Starting dates 21 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 22 wk
17.08.2020
Starting dates 25 wk
06.01 / 10.02 / 16.03 / 06.04 / 11.05 / 15.06 / 14.09 / 19.10.2020
Starting dates 26 wk
20.07 / 17.08.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

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

Intensive course (Academic Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 34 week(s)
34 weeks From 10509.- EUR
(11705.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
34 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:15
Options (group): 13:00-14:30 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Specific options:
The intensive course includes 8 lessons per week to focus on specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, exam preparation or local culture, depending on students’ interests and language level.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Studio, single room, no meals (18+)
34
11705 USD
21135 USD
32185 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.9   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (studio) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Options

One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(19.12.2020 - 26.12.2020)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
69 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
77 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio)
Availability on request
150 USD
Extra night (18+) (studio) (20.06-22.08.2020)
Availability on request
158 USD
Airport transfer from Philadelphia (pick-up) 125 USD
Airport transfer from/to Philadelphia (pick-up and drop-off) 238 USD
Starting dates 34 wk
06.01 / 30.03 / 15.06 / 20.07 / 17.08 / 14.09.2020
Bank holidays
01.01 / 20.01 / 25.05 / 03.07 / 07.09.2020
Holidays
26.11.2020 - 27.11.2020
20.12.2020 - 26.12.2020

Each semester/year period includes 1-2 weeks session break. Please contact us for further information.

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

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

13 students gave their opinion about this school

23 years old - Italy
/ 5
7 weeks, June – August 2019
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.3 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
14 weeks, August – November 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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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)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
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School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
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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
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
51 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 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
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Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
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Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips 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
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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)
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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
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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
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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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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
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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. »

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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'll be able to practise your English on a daily basis in a friendly atmosphere. You'll stay in a single room with breakfast only or half board (twin room available for students travelling together) and will live around 45-60 minutes away from the school by public transport.

Take advantage of our discounted package prices including course and homestay for the whole length of the programme!

Studio Apartments (ages 18 and over)
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 hob, 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 on-site 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 sports games to watch or participate in, you'll get 100% enjoyment out of your free time! Philadelphia also has a large choice of cafés, restaurants, bars, and shopping centres on offer. Take a walk along Walnut Street, where the school is found, to get a small glimpse of what Philadelphia promises you!

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