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Language School Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley (Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley)

Address: 150 Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA, USA, San Francisco 94704
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Description Language School Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley (Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley)

Learning English in the sunny San Francisco is a great option for those students who like to combine effective teaching with an interesting, informative, fascinating vacation. San Francisco is a multi-ethnic and friendly city in which students from all over the world will feel comfortable and cozy, from the first day immersing themselves in the language environment, quickly improving communication skills.

The Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley Language School offers a variety of intensive courses and English language programs: here you can attend a general course and improve your language skills, choose business English, and effectively prepare for a variety of language tests and exams. The green suburb of Berkeley, in which the educational building Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley is located, is located at a very small distance from the city center, so you will not get bored in your free time from students! The school has accreditation to localCalifornia Bureau for Private Post secondary Education.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Language School Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley (Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

General English course

This combined course is suitable for international students with any level of knowledge, from elementary to advanced. This is an excellent opportunity not only to significantly improve the language skills, but also to learn a lot about the country in which the training is conducted, to devote time to leisure, rest and shopping, make new friends from all corners of the world.

Universality makes this course one of the most popular programs of the educational institution. Students in the complex develop all the basic language skills and skills: written and spoken speech, fluency and literacy of speech, grammar, vocabulary, listening (listening to English), reading original and adapted texts. Students quickly overcome the emotional and language barrier, significantly expand the vocabulary. Lessons are held in an interesting dynamic format, they have many interactive elements: oral exercises, computer programs, thematic classes in student clubs are used. Students work in groups and individually, participate in debates and discussions, prepare personal projects and studies. In general English, students develop basic skills - special attention is paid to written and spoken language, to facilitate communication in English in everyday life. Interactive lessons consolidate the acquired knowledge, eliminate gaps, help to study more closely difficult and incomprehensible moments.

Beginning of the courses: on Mondays year-round (if on this day the state holiday falls, then the beginning of the classes is postponed on the next day).

Minimum duration: 2 weeks.

Minimum age of students: from 16 years.

Minimum level of language for enrollment: from elementary.

The maximum class size is 10-15 people.

Intensity of lessons (per week): 20 academic sessions of general English + 7 interactive lessons.

Timetable: Monday-Friday, morning and afternoon hours.

Duration of the session: 45 minutes.

Upon completion of the course, each student receives a corporate certificate that confirms the level of English proficiency that has been attained and contains information on attendance.

General English course (per week): 1-4 weeks = 510; 5-12 weeks = 500 USD, 13-23 weeks = 485 USD; 24+ weeks = 435 USD

Academic English

It's no secret that studying the language (in particular, English) is best not in your native Russian city, but directly in foreign schools. Due to constant language practice with native speakers and full immersion in language culture, the student begins to speak English practically from the first days of his stay, even if his initial level of knowledge was minimal. Also, studying English abroad is a great chance to get acquainted with the culture and history of other countries, which also helps to quickly join the world English-speaking community.

The Academic English program offers long-term courses (5-6-9 months): this will greatly improve your level of language proficiency, help you find new friends from around the world and give you an unforgettable experience. This is a real educational adventure! To learn the language is not only in the classroom, but at every moment of everyday life: in the store, transport, on the beach and at the airport - very quickly you will not only speak English fluently, but also start thinking in an unfamiliar language.

In addition, long-term training courses are more profitable than short-term ones - you can significantly save by choosing a course of longer duration. At the end of the course each student receives a corporate certificate, which confirms the achieved level of English proficiency.

Academic English (standard course): 20 weeks (5 months) = 7265 USD; 24 weeks = 8720 USD; 32 weeks = 10895 USD

Academic English (intensive course): 20 weeks (5 months) = 8005 USD; 24 weeks = 9615 USD, 32 weeks = 11725 USD

Annual
16+
from 560 $ / week

TOEFL Preparation Courses

The TOEFL language exam is included in the list of the most popular international English language tests: its results and certificate are recognized by educational institutions around the world and serve as an objective indicator of the level of knowledge. The receipt of this certificate can open wide opportunities for studying abroad - it is enough to choose a country and an educational institution. This test is most popular in the educational system of Canada and the US: here it is accepted even in the most prestigious and prestigious universities and colleges.

The training program intensively develops the basic language skills, deepens and updates existing skills, provides new information and skills that students continually perfect in the course of practical classes. All lessons are conducted by highly qualified professionals who have extensive experience working with foreign students. In the course of the classes, the options and types of tasks that are found in the original TOEFL will also be worked out, so each test item will be familiar to the student and will not be a surprise. Of great importance is the psychological aspect of preparation: pupils overcome the emotional barrier and fear of testing, become more confident in their abilities.

Beginning of the courses: on Mondays year-round (if on this day the state holiday falls, then the beginning of the classes is postponed on the next day).

Minimum duration: 4 weeks (maximum - up to 16).

Minimum age of students: from 16 years.

The minimum language level for enrollment is: TOEFL - from 55 iBT / 153 CBT / 477 PBT or CELTA Highter Intermediate and higher.

The maximum class size is 10-15 people.

Intensity of lessons (per week): 20 lessons in general preparation + 15 interactive lessons.

Timetable: Monday-Friday, morning and afternoon hours.

Duration of the session: 45 minutes.

Academic lessons are aimed at intensive comprehensive preparation for testing, improvement of common language skills, development of skills necessary for university studies; Also during the lessons the teacher teaches students a successful strategy of preparation and passing examinations, analyzes the original exam materials and solves similar test tasks.

Interactive classes are devoted to individual parts and examination blocks - most of the work students perform independently (under the constant supervision of the teacher), actively learn grammar and perform trial tests.

Upon completion of the course, each student receives a corporate certificate that confirms the level of English proficiency that has been attained and contains information on attendance.

Preparation for TOEFL (per week): 1-4 weeks = 510 USD; 5-12 weeks = 500 USD, 13-23 weeks = 485 USD

Business English

Today it is impossible to imagine a successful international career without a professional knowledge of English. Business, multinational corporations and the world's largest companies speak English, and for a specialist who wants to occupy a prestigious position, knowledge of general and business English becomes a necessity.

The program is available all year round for students from all over the world. A general study of the main aspects of the English language is supplemented by 8 profile business English lessons and 7 interactive classes.

Beginning of the courses: on Mondays year-round (if on this day the state holiday falls, then the beginning of the classes is postponed on the next day).

Minimum duration: 2 weeks.

Minimum age of students: from 16 years.

Minimum level of language for enrollment: Highter Intermediate.

The maximum class size is 10-15 people.

Intensity of lessons (per week): 20 lessons in general preparation + 7 interactive lessons + 8 business English lessons.

Timetable: Monday-Friday, morning and afternoon hours.

Duration of the session: 45 minutes.

General classes are aimed at developing basic language skills, increasing fluency and literacy of speech, improving the perception of speech by ear (listening).

Lessons of business English develop profile knowledge and skills, expand the vocabulary of specific vocabulary. Students get acquainted with the basics of business etiquette, learn to conduct business correspondence and correspondence, study the basics of presentations and interviews.

Interactive lessons eliminate the existing gaps in knowledge, allow you to focus more closely on difficult, obscure points, consolidate the knowledge.

Upon completion of the course, each student receives a corporate certificate that confirms the level of English proficiency that has been attained and contains information on attendance.

Preparation course for GMAT

This exam is taken by students who plan to enter the US for a master's or MBA program ; The successful surrender of the GMAT is the first step towards a successful career and leadership position.

Complex intensive training will help to significantly improve the basic language skills, deepen and update existing knowledge, and develop useful skills that will be useful in further studies at the university. The courses are rather intensive, the lessons are conducted in an interesting interactive form, each student receives the maximum amount of attention from an experienced teacher - the language school seeks to provide an individual, personal approach.

Beginning of the courses: it is necessary to clarify with the manager (vary depending on the school).

Minimum duration: 2 weeks.

Minimum age of students: from 16 years.

Minimum level of language for enrollment: results of TOEFL from 550p, 213c, 79i.

The maximum class size is 10-15 people.

Intensity of lessons (per week): about 30.

Timetable: Monday-Friday, morning and afternoon hours.

Duration of the session: 45 minutes.

  • 1 week of training:

12 lessons of preparation for the test + 18 interactive lessons (including writing test tests).

  • 2-6 weeks of training:

8 lessons of preparation + 22 interactive lessons (including writing test tests).

  • 7-12 weeks of training:
  • 28 interactive sessions + personal consultation of the teacher (checking the learning of the training material, identifying weaknesses in general training, practical advice and recommendations for the successful passing of the test).
After 5 or more weeks of training, students regularly pass tests that reveal their level of academic achievement (each result is recorded on a personal list). This is the most visible way to trace the level of the increase of language knowledge, to identify weak, not fully studied topics and modules, to determine the priority direction for further study. Upon completion of the course, each student receives a corporate certificate that confirms the level of English proficiency that has been attained and contains information on attendance.

Preparation for GMAT (does not include a vacation course): 12 weeks = 2155 USD

Preparation course for GRE

The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) exam is mandatory for graduate students in Canada and the United States, students who plan to get a doctoral or master's degree. This stage of training is one of the most difficult and profound, therefore preparation for admission must be of a corresponding high level. Students are engaged in professional highly qualified teachers who have extensive experience working with foreign students and have been preparing students for the first time to pass an international exam.

Beginning of the courses: it is necessary to clarify with the manager (vary depending on the school).

Minimum duration: 12 weeks.

Minimum age of students: from 16 years.

Minimum language level for enrollment: TOEFL results from 550p, 213c, 79i or TOEFIC from 785 or IELTS from 6.5

The maximum class size is 10-15 people.

Intensity of lessons (per week): about 28-30.

Timetable: Monday-Friday, morning and afternoon hours.

Duration of the session: 45 minutes.

  • 1-6 week of training:

8 lessons of preparation for the test + 20 interactive lessons (including writing test tests).

  • 7-12 weeks of training:

30 interactive sessions + personal consultation of the teacher (checking the learning of the training material, identifying weaknesses in general training, practical advice and recommendations for the successful passing of the test).

The school is proud of its reputation and the level of pupils' progress, that is why it guarantees each student a successful passing of the exam. If, after completing the course, you find that you are not ready to pass this language test - either you have been tested and are dissatisfied with the final result - you can continue studying until the next exam for free.

Upon completion of the course, each student receives a corporate certificate that confirms the level of English proficiency that has been attained and contains information on attendance.

Preparation for GRE (does not include a vacation course): 12 weeks = 2155 USD

Accommodation and food

Students can choose to live in a common residence or host family:

  • Residence is a choice for active, independent and sociable students. It offers comfortable rooms for 1-2 students and breakfasts (the rest meals students organize themselves). Accommodation is available for students aged 16 and over. Available apartments for booking: Residence Borneo and residence YMCA.
  • Family is an excellent choice if you want to get acquainted with the culture and life of the country, communicate with native citizens and constantly practice the language with direct speakers. All host families are carefully monitored and supervised by the educational institution's specialists. For the students prepared rooms for 1-2 people, half board meals are provided. Accommodation is available for students aged 16 and over.

Cost of living:

  • YMCA Residence (one room, self-service, booked for a minimum of 5 weeks) = 275 USD / week
  • The Borneo Residence (two Rooms, meals, booked for a minimum of three weeks) = 250 USD / week
  • Host family (personal room, meals 14 times a week) = 270 USD / week
  • Host family (double room, meals 14 times a week) = 225 USD / week.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Academic English, business English, business English, Classes in mini-groups, English, English for children, English for Teachers, English for teenagers, English for the summer, English for work, ESOL CELTA course, General English, IELTS preparation, Individual english, Individual lessons, Preparation for CELTA, Preparation for the senior classes, Preparation for TOEFL, Preparation of CAE and FCE, Professional English

Events Language School Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley (Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley)

What does San Francisco offer to city visitors?

  • Play American football
  • Take a walk through the city parks
  • Go through the famous Golden Gate Bridge
  • [ 999.9] Visit the legendary Alcatraz, the prison museum
  • Arrange a picnic in the Tilden park
  • Visit the bison
  • Visit the vintage shops The Telegraph Avenue
  • Go to the large entertainment center Pier 39.

Advantages

Equipment Language School Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley (Kaplan San Francisco Berkeley)

Schools for students are equipped with comfortable and comfortable classrooms, a large library with a large volume of diverse resources, wireless fast Internet throughout the territory. Students like to relax in the common comfortable living room (there is a microwave and a refrigerator), on sports grounds and fields (baseball, volleyball, basketball, tennis); Each student receives a membership card with a significant discount for visiting local gyms.

Term dates and fees

Additional fees required:

  • One-to-one lessons = 70 USD / урок? 999.4]
  • Two-to-One lessons (two students with a personal teacher) = 45 USD / урок
  • [ 999.7] Meeting at the airport (SFO or OAK) = 125 USD
  • Summer supplement for family accommodation = 25 USD / week
  • Medical insurance = 35 USD / week (for students under 16 = 40 USD / week)
  • Service fee = 175 USD
  • Courier delivery = 60 USD
  • Registration fee = 160 USD
  • Books and study guides (deposit) = 40 USD.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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