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English school in Berkeley California: Kaplan International - Berkeley

From 578.- EUR
615.- USD
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Key points

  • Located near UC Berkeley, which allows students to attend open lectures
  • Renowned academic, captivating and open-minded city with a lively student vibe
  • Great nationality mix from all over the world
  • Wide activity choice and lively nightlife

The school

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

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
26 years

If you decide to learn English in Berkeley, you certainly won’t be disappointed. Kaplan Berkeley is located near the renowned UC Berkeley campus, in a vibrant student area full of bars, restaurants, museums and live music venues. You’ll learn the language in one of the 10 classrooms spread over four floors, and you’ll have access to other excellent facilities, such as the computer lab (with 15 computers), the library and self-study area and the student lounge. Wi-Fi is free of charge. The great nationality mix will allow you to make new friends from all over the world and to practise your English every day – take advantage of the school’s activity programme and dive into the American culture!

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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

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Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 584.- 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
09:00-12:15

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (18 y.o.)
1
615 USD
955 USD
- USD
2
1045 USD
1675 USD
- USD
3
1475 USD
2395 USD
- USD
4
1905 USD
3115 USD
- USD
6
2675 USD
4465 USD
4645 USD
8
3505 USD
5875 USD
6115 USD
12
5165 USD
8695 USD
9055 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.94   (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

Berkley City Dorms:
Arrival: Saturday after 16:00 / Departure: Saturday before 10:00

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 618.- EUR
(650.- USD)
Lessons
27 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 7 self-study)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
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.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (18 y.o.)
1
650 USD
990 USD
- USD
2
1115 USD
1745 USD
- USD
3
1580 USD
2500 USD
- USD
4
2045 USD
3255 USD
- USD
6
2885 USD
4675 USD
4855 USD
8
3785 USD
6155 USD
6395 USD
12
5585 USD
9115 USD
9475 USD
16
7145 USD
11835 USD
12315 USD
24
10265 USD
17275 USD
17995 USD
Extra week (24+)
420 USD
710 USD
740 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.94   (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

Berkley City Dorms:
Arrival: Saturday after 16:00 / Departure: Saturday before 10:00

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 684.- EUR
(720.- USD)
Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(20 general + 8 options + 7 self-study)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (18 y.o.)
1
720 USD
1060 USD
- USD
2
1255 USD
1885 USD
- USD
3
1790 USD
2710 USD
- USD
4
2325 USD
3535 USD
- USD
6
3245 USD
5035 USD
5215 USD
8
4265 USD
6635 USD
6875 USD
12
6305 USD
9835 USD
10195 USD
16
7865 USD
12555 USD
13035 USD
24
11225 USD
18235 USD
18955 USD
Extra week (24+)
460 USD
750 USD
780 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.94   (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

Berkley City Dorms:
Arrival: Saturday after 16:00 / Departure: Saturday before 10:00

TOEFL course

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 618.- EUR
(650.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
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.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (18 y.o.)
1
650 USD
990 USD
- USD
2
1115 USD
1745 USD
- USD
3
1580 USD
2500 USD
- USD
4
2045 USD
3255 USD
- USD
6
2885 USD
4675 USD
4855 USD
8
3785 USD
6155 USD
6395 USD
12
5585 USD
9115 USD
9475 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.94   (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

Berkley City Dorms:
Arrival: Saturday after 16:00 / Departure: Saturday before 10:00

TOEFL course Intensive

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 16 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 684.- EUR
(720.- USD)
Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(20 TOEFL + 8 options + 7 self-study)
Course duration
1 - 16 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:15 + 13:00-14:30

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (18 y.o.)
1
720 USD
1060 USD
- USD
2
1255 USD
1885 USD
- USD
3
1790 USD
2710 USD
- USD
4
2325 USD
3535 USD
- USD
6
3245 USD
5035 USD
5215 USD
8
4265 USD
6635 USD
6875 USD
12
6305 USD
9835 USD
10195 USD
16
7865 USD
12555 USD
13035 USD
All prices are in USD.   USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.94   (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

Berkley City Dorms:
Arrival: Saturday after 16:00 / Departure: Saturday before 10:00

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) (3, 5 and 10 lesson blocks only) 75 USD
Online course (Post-departure online access: 3 months) 69 USD
Online course (Post-departure online access: 12 months) 139 USD
Special diet (per week) (Host family) 50 USD
Extra night (Price on request)
Supplement (per wk.) (Host family under 18 y.o.) 30 USD
Accommodation deposit (Berkley City Dorms)
Your credit card details are required in case of damages to the accommodation.
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (22.06-24.08.19) 30 USD
Airport transfer (One-way: San Francisco) 150 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (San Francisco) 300 USD
Airport transfer (One-way: Oakland) 150 USD
Airport pick-up and drop-off (Oakland) 300 USD

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, breakfast
Host family, double room, half board
Host family, single room, half board (under age 18)
Host family, double room, half board (under age 18)
Host family, single room, breakfast (under age 18)
Residence, double room, no meals (18 y.o.) (Berkeley City Dorms)

Course info

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Host family
Get a taste of the American life by staying with a local family! If you’re planning to learn English at Kaplan Berkeley, this accommodation option is the perfect choice. You’ll be provided with a single or twin room with shared bathroom, and you’ll eat your breakfast and dinner with your host family, practising English in a warm environment! Free Wi-Fi, bed linen and towels are provided, but you should bring your own toiletries. Families usually live 45-60 minutes from the school via public transport and will help you plan your trip to school on your first day.

Berkeley City Dorms (Minimum stay: 5 weeks, ages 18 and over)
Located in various locations, these dorms offer single and twin rooms with shared bathrooms. Bed linen and towels are included, as well as Wi-Fi. The common kitchen, the study area, the dining room and the TV lounge will give you the chance to socialise with other students and speak English even outside of class. Common areas are cleaned every day, but you’ll be responsible for keeping your room clean and tidy. The laundry is coin operated. You’ll be less than a 5-minute walk from the school, and even less from the closest bars and restaurants.

Please note: Double room only available for students travelling together.

This renowned academic city has so much to offer! Learn English in Berkeley and take part in the school’s activities programme: you’ll discover all the best attractions while making new friends and fine-tuning your English skills. At Kaplan Berkeley, your week will be packed with exciting activities such as bowling, soccer/baseball/basketball games, movie nights, concerts and festivals. As any university city, Berkeley also offers a great nightlife! San Francisco is only a 25-minute ride away; on the weekend, visit Alcatraz with your new friends and try the tasty clam chowder! Other excursions may take you to the beautiful Yosemite Park, Wine Country and Lake Tahoe.

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