|Study location||Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver|
|Type||Intensive English, Online|
|Nominal duration||4 weeks, 28 lessons/ week|
|Tuition fee||CA$1,100 per program
The tuition fee for more than 4 weeks registrations:
08 weeks – CA$2,200
Note: These fees are valid for 2020 start dates.
|Application fee||CA$185 one-time
This fee is non-refundable.
Elementary School (or higher)
- The applicant shall be 16 years old and up.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
You can be any level of English. On your first day of class, you will take an English test on your grammar, writing, listening and speaking skills. Your class level will be based on your test results.
A Kaplan Intensive English program offers a fast, enjoyable and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level. You will have the opportunity to accelerate your progress and personalize your course with Specific Skills lessons.
Intensive English courses offer you the maximum classroom time each week, with extra lessons focusing on specific skills such as Business English, Academic English, Literature or TOEFL ®/IELTS preparation. You can study for as little as one week or as much as a year, and start at any level.
But don’t forget – at Kaplan, exploration and adventure are part of the learning process, so you’ll still have opportunities to practise your skills in the real world and enjoy your destination at the same time.
We are so confident that your English will improve that if you don’t advance by at least one level of fluency every 10 weeks, we’ll give you an extra four weeks at the end of your tuition, absolutely free. Terms and conditions apply
HOW MUCH PROGRESS CAN YOU MAKE?
At the start of your course, we’ll assess your English proficiency using KITE, our highly
accurate, adaptive testing system. Understanding your needs allows us to place you in the
correct class level and fine-tune your learning experience. We’ll continue to measure your
progress with level tests every 5 weeks.
Kaplan`s six levels are aligned to those of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference).
You know a few simple words and phrases, but you have a very small vocabulary and can only communicate basic needs.
- Exam Levels: TOEFL 0–12, or IELTS 3.5–4.0
Lower Intermediate (A2)
You can participate in simple conversations, read basic texts, and write simple notes and letters.
- Exam Levels: TOEFL 13–36, or IELTS 4.0–4.5
You can participate in conversations about familiar topics, read longer texts, and write simple paragraphs.
- Exam Levels: TOEFL 37–54, or IELTS 4.5–5.5
Higher Intermediate (B2)
You can participate fully in more complex conversations, read more advanced texts and write a simple essay.
- Exam Levels: TOEFL 55–74, or IELTS 5.5–7.0
You can handle most social and professional situations, explain complex thoughts fluently, and understand the general themes of radio and TV broadcasts.
- Exam Levels: TOEFL 75–91, or IELTS 7.0–7.5
You can read demanding texts and handle long, in-depth discussions. You can understand and express subtle shades of meaning. You are very close to using the language like a native speaker.
- Exam Levels: TOEFL 92+, or IELTS 7.5+
Course Length: 1-52 weeks
Entry Level: Elementary to Advanced English
Minimum Age: 16 Years old
Lesson Hours: 45-minute lessons
Class Size: Average 12, maximum 15
Timetable: All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes
Each week you will receive:
− 20 English lessons (15 hours)
− 8 Specific Skills lessons (6 hours)
− 7 Sessions of K+ Online, K+ Learning Clubs, and access to K+ Online Extra
TOTAL: 21 hours + 5.25 hours of K+ per week
Classes can alternate between mornings and afternoons. Your exact timetable will depend on the school of your choice.
20 ENGLISH LESSONS (15 HOURS)
Kaplan`s English language classes cover all the key areas of language and will help you master difficult grammatical structures, fine-tune your pronunciation, read complex texts and build a large working vocabulary.
8 SPECIFIC SKILLS LESSONS (6 HOURS)
Focus on a range of specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, or local culture.
7 K+ SESSIONS (5.25 HOURS)
Kaplan`s exclusive K+ Online and K+ Online Extra materials help you reinforce progress made in class and provide instant feedback, while our teacher-led K+ Learning Clubs allow you to socialize and practice your language skills at the same time.