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English school in Philadelphia: Kaplan International

From 584.- EUR
615.- 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
Exams
TOEFL
School size
L
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
13 authentic opinions

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

  • 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, 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 590.- 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 (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
Studio apartment, single room, no meals
1
615 USD
930 USD
1055 USD
2
1045 USD
1625 USD
1875 USD
3
1475 USD
2320 USD
2695 USD
4
1905 USD
3015 USD
3515 USD
6
2675 USD
4315 USD
5065 USD
8
3505 USD
5675 USD
6675 USD
12
5165 USD
8395 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: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 624.- 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 (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
Studio apartment, single room, no meals
1
650 USD
965 USD
1090 USD
2
1115 USD
1695 USD
1945 USD
3
1580 USD
2425 USD
2800 USD
4
2045 USD
3155 USD
3655 USD
6
2885 USD
4525 USD
5275 USD
8
3785 USD
5955 USD
6955 USD
12
5585 USD
8815 USD
10315 USD
16
7145 USD
11435 USD
13435 USD
24
10265 USD
16675 USD
19675 USD
Extra week (24+)
420 USD
685 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: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 691.- 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 (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
Studio apartment, single room, no meals
1
720 USD
1035 USD
1160 USD
2
1255 USD
1835 USD
2085 USD
3
1790 USD
2635 USD
3010 USD
4
2325 USD
3435 USD
3935 USD
6
3245 USD
4885 USD
5635 USD
8
4265 USD
6435 USD
7435 USD
12
6305 USD
9535 USD
11035 USD
16
7865 USD
12155 USD
14155 USD
24
11225 USD
17635 USD
20635 USD
Extra week (24+)
460 USD
725 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: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TOEFL course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 16 week(s)
1 week(s) - From 691.- EUR
(720.- USD)
Lessons
35 of 45 minutes
(20 TOEFL + 8 specialised lessons + 7 ''structured-study'')
Course duration
1 - 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
Studio apartment, single room, no meals
4
2325 USD
3435 USD
3935 USD
6
3245 USD
4885 USD
5635 USD
8
4265 USD
6435 USD
7435 USD
12
6305 USD
9535 USD
11035 USD
16
7865 USD
12155 USD
14155 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: 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

Host family, double 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.

4.2/5
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
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.3 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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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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School (4.8 / 5)
School location
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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
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
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)
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 (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
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
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
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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)
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 (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 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 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.

Studio Apartments (minimum 2 weeks)
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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