|Study location||Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver|
|Type||Semi-Intensive English, Online|
|Nominal duration||4 weeks, 20 lessons/ week|
|Tuition fee||CA$800 per program
The tuition fee for more than 4 weeks registrations:
08 weeks – CA$1,600
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 Semi-Intensive English course is a semi-intensive programme that allows you to balance classroom tuition with structured study and free-time activities. You will improve your English language ability at a speed you feel comfortable with while having time to enjoy your destination.
This course is available at all levels from Elementary to Advanced and you will be placed in a class that is suitable for your level. The course focuses on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll also learn vocabulary and grammar, and how to speak in formal and informal discussions and strategies.
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.
- Improve your core English language skills with students the on same level
- Choose how long you study for, with courses lasting from 1 week to a year
- Balance English classes with leisure activities
- Specially created and proven Kaplan study materials
- Graduate with a Kaplan International Languages Certificate of Achievement
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)
− 7 Sessions of K+ Online, K+ Learning Clubs, and access to K+ Online Extra
TOTAL: 15 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.
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.