English school in Portland: Kaplan International

From 544.- EUR
570.- USD
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Key points

  • Cosmopolitan and dynamic city, very good quality of life
  • Language school building situated in the city centre
  • Quality school and experienced teachers
  • Wide choice of cultural and sports activities

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
TOEFL
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, Japan, South Korea, etc..

Our partner school is located in a modern building in the town centre, close to the shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and museums that give life to this pleasant district. The school distinguishes itself by the quality of its learning facilities and high standards of its teaching. 78 large classrooms, a library (with books, course books, video and audio material) and a student lounge with comfortable sofas, TV, DVD player, refrigerator, microwave and vending machines for snacks and drinks are available to international students. Wi-Fi is free throughout the school. In the multimedia centre, you can use the many learning tools on the 15 computers. Take advantage of these extensive facilities to learn English and make friends with other students from the four corners of the world.

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Included in the price

  • 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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Standard course

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week From 544.- EUR
(570.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
University Pointe at College Station residence, single room, no meals (18+)
1
570 USD
925 USD
1040 USD
2
955 USD
1585 USD
1815 USD
3
1340 USD
2245 USD
2590 USD
4
1725 USD
2905 USD
3365 USD
6
2405 USD
4135 USD
4825 USD
8
3145 USD
5425 USD
6345 USD
12
4625 USD
8005 USD
9385 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 (residence) (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+) (residence)
Availability on request
98 USD
Airport transfer from Portland (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to Portland (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
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

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

Semi-intensive course

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 572.- EUR
(600.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Self study: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Self study: To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
University Pointe at College Station residence, single room, no meals (18+)
1
600 USD
955 USD
1070 USD
2
1015 USD
1645 USD
1875 USD
3
1430 USD
2335 USD
2680 USD
4
1845 USD
3025 USD
3485 USD
6
2615 USD
4345 USD
5035 USD
8
3425 USD
5705 USD
6625 USD
12
5045 USD
8425 USD
9805 USD
16
6425 USD
10905 USD
12745 USD
24
9305 USD
15985 USD
18745 USD
Extra week (24+)
380 USD
655 USD
770 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 (residence) (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+) (residence)
Availability on request
98 USD
Airport transfer from Portland (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to Portland (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
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

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

Intensive course

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 649.- EUR
(680.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ Self study: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Options (group): 12:15-13:45 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Self study: To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Options (depending on level and availability): Current Affairs, Writing and Vocabulary, Speaking and Pronunciation, Idioms, Local Culture, Literature, Film Studies...

Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
University Pointe at College Station residence, single room, no meals (18+)
1
680 USD
1035 USD
1150 USD
2
1175 USD
1805 USD
2035 USD
3
1670 USD
2575 USD
2920 USD
4
2165 USD
3345 USD
3805 USD
6
3065 USD
4795 USD
5485 USD
8
4025 USD
6305 USD
7225 USD
12
5945 USD
9325 USD
10705 USD
16
7465 USD
11945 USD
13785 USD
24
10025 USD
16705 USD
19465 USD
Extra week (24+)
410 USD
685 USD
800 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 (residence) (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+) (residence)
Availability on request
98 USD
Airport transfer from Portland (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to Portland (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
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

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

TOEFL exam preparation course, 20 lessons/week

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 1 - 12 week(s)
1 week From 572.- EUR
(600.- USD)
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
University Pointe at College Station residence, single room, no meals (18+)
1
600 USD
955 USD
1070 USD
2
1015 USD
1645 USD
1875 USD
3
1430 USD
2335 USD
2680 USD
4
1845 USD
3025 USD
3485 USD
6
2615 USD
4345 USD
5035 USD
8
3425 USD
5705 USD
6625 USD
12
5045 USD
8425 USD
9805 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 (residence) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Extras

TOEFL exam fee (to be paid online)
http://www.ets.org/toefl
On request

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+) (residence)
Availability on request
98 USD
Airport transfer from Portland (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to Portland (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
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

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

TOEFL combined exam preparation course, 20+8+7 lessons/week

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 1 - 16 week(s)
1 week From 649.- EUR
(680.- USD)
Lessons
Exam preparation (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ Self study: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 16 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
Exam preparation (group): 08:30-11:45
Options (group): 12:15-13:45 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Self study: To be defined
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
University Pointe at College Station residence, single room, no meals (18+)
1
680 USD
1035 USD
1150 USD
2
1175 USD
1805 USD
2035 USD
3
1670 USD
2575 USD
2920 USD
4
2165 USD
3345 USD
3805 USD
6
3065 USD
4795 USD
5485 USD
8
4025 USD
6305 USD
7225 USD
12
5945 USD
9325 USD
10705 USD
16
7465 USD
11945 USD
13785 USD
USD 1 ≈ EUR 0.95   (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 (residence) (per week) (20.06-22.08.2020) 30 USD

Extras

TOEFL exam fee (to be paid online)
http://www.ets.org/toefl
On request

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+) (residence)
Availability on request
98 USD
Airport transfer from Portland (pick-up) 130 USD
Airport transfer from/to Portland (pick-up and drop-off) 247 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
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

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

91% of students recommending this school

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Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
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11 students gave their opinion about this school

21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, August – September 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Other)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Portland ist eine wundervolle Stadt und ich werde sicher wieder dahin gehen. In meiner Klasse hatte es zuerst vielen Asiaten und dann viele Saudis. Das machte den Nationalitätenmix etwas einseitig.
8 weeks, December 2016 – January 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Meals
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, ich konnte mich gut auf den TOEFL Test vorbereiten und diesen auch durchführen am Ende des Aufenthaltes. »
Top tips
« Powell's City of Books, Cannon Beach/Seaside, TILT Restaurant (gleich neben der Schule) »
39 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Das Essen in dieser Gastfamilie war hervorragend Vegetarisch!
4 weeks, July – August 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
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Shower / Bathroom
Meals
21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
5 weeks, May – July 2016
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
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Shower / Bathroom
Meals
School highlights
« Die Mitarbeiter und Lehrer von der Schule sind sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Es ist wie eine Familie. Jeden Tag wurde gefragt wie es geht und alles okay ist. »
43 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, September 2013
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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37 years old - Italy
/ 5
3 weeks, August 2012
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.8 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.6 / 5) (Host family)
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Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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21 years old - Germany
/ 5
4 weeks, February – March 2012
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
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School (2.8 / 5)
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Leisure (2.7 / 5)
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« Die lehrer waren alle sehr nett und hilfsbereit. »
43 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
9 weeks, January – March 2012
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Host family)
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38 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, February – March 2011
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.2 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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53 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, January – February 2011
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Other)
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Testimonials

Marie Mayor
Marie Mayor

I choose Kaplan International Colleges because it is the school that was proposed to me and everyone said to me it is a good school. I enjoy the course because it is a mix of all English subjects. The staff is really kind, welcoming and helpful. In class, we did one subject every week that is good to learn. I liked the school because all the people are really kind and you can meet people from all around the world. You can learn about all different cultures. I recommend to visit all of the downtown in the City, walking in there to discover all the good bard and restaurants. The Kaplan experience was a really good experience. My English has improved and I am happy about that.

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Host family
This is your dream opportunity to live like a Portland local by experiencing the daily life of an American family! Accommodation in a host family is ideal for students who wish to immerse themselves in a different culture. Communicating on a daily basis with your host family will help you to develop your oral expression in a warm, friendly environment. The host families in Portland are carefully selected by our partner school in order to offer you a safe, welcoming environment to stay in. You will stay in a single or double room with half board provided (breakfast only also available) and you will need to allow between 30 and 60 minutes to get to the school.

Shared apartments University Pointe (ages 18 and over)
Do you want to live with another roommate while enjoying some independence? These 2-bedroom apartments offer single rooms with en-suite bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a TV lounge where you can relax after a busy day. Bed linen and towels are provided, and the laundry room is coin-operated. A study area, a gym and a cafeteria are also available on site! To reach the school, it’s a 20-minute walk, a 10-minute bike/bus ride, or a 7-minute tram ride.

Using language in a sporting or social context is an excellent opportunity to put the new language knowledge from your English course in Portland into practice 'on the field'. With its numerous open green spaces, its pleasant parks along the banks of the Willamette and a dynamic cultural and sports scene, Portland is a choice destination for enjoying 100% of your free time. Our partner school offers different activities and outings, some of which are free or at a reduced price, during the week or at weekends. In the afternoons, you can enjoy a visit to the beach or to the city, basketball, football, walks, cycling, cultural outings, shopping trips (tax free in Oregon!) or cultural outings...you won't have time to get bored in Portland! Lovers of snow sports will be more than satisfied, being near the ski resorts of the famous Mount Hood which are known for having the longest period of snow cover in the north of the United States. Exciting excursions will also be proposed during the weekends to allow you to discover one of the most beautiful regions of the United States. Portland is waiting for you!

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