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Kaplan International English London Covent Garden

Address: 3-4 Southampton Pl, London WC1A 2DA, United Kingdom
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Description Kaplan International English London Covent Garden

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Students age: 16+.

The Kaplan International network of educational institutions has been successfully working for over 75 years, providing students from all over the world with the best educational programs for learning English in several world countries. In total, the network includes more than 50 institutions located in 7 states - each student will be able to choose the most optimal and convenient option for himself!

Kaplan language centers are constantly being improved and modernized to provide students with the most innovative educational methods and best tools, materials, infrastructure and electronic sources. The programs help not only to improve the level of the English language, but also to get acquainted with new friends from all over the world, to improve their communicative and leadership skills, to learn a lot about the culture, history and traditions of the world.

The total number of employees of Kaplan International already reaches 31,000 people, and students - more than a million people!

The language center in Covent Garden, one of the most respectable and prestigious districts of London, can safely be considered one of the most sought-after network centers for students under 25 years of age. Up to 15 students are engaged in each classroom (students are accepted from 16 years old, and the average age is 23 years). Over 82 nationalities are represented by students: this creates an intercultural, multinational atmosphere, so comfortable and fruitful for language development.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Kaplan International English London Covent Garden

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 300 £ / week

English courses

  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Course duration: 2-52 weeks at will
  • Intensity: 20 lessons weekly + electives
  • Group size: 12-15 people
  • Minimal level: any, from the initial
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

General English course is universal: it will help students of any age and level of knowledge to quickly improve all the basic language skills. Students can enter the program at any level of initial education - from Beginner to Advanced: students will be divided into groups according to the level of knowledge that will make learning more comfortable and effective.

There are 20 language lessons per week (45 minutes each) in small groups of 12-15 people each. In addition, during the week there are 7 special seminars and classes on the methods of K + tools, K + eXtra and K + clubs: this is either independent work with additional informative sources, or personalized classes devoted to a particular language aspect or topic, or preparation for the chosen language exam or test.

Classes are held in the morning and afternoon hours on weekdays (Monday-Friday). Duration of studying can be from 2 to 52 weeks - the choice depends on the requirements and capabilities of each student, his initial level of knowledge. In the end, all students receive the Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement, which marks all achievements and successes.

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and public holidays, in which the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • 1st of January
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • 29 August.
Annual
16+
from 335 £ / week

Intensive English courses

  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Course duration: 2-52 weeks at will
  • Intensity: 30-35 lessons per week
  • Group size: 12-15 people
  • Minimal level: any, from the initial
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

Intensive English lessons are designed for stubborn students who do not want to waste time and want to improve their abilities and skills in the shortest possible time. Complexly improve all the main language skills - reading, listening (listening to speech), writing and speaking; grammar, phonetics, syntax and vocabulary are studied. During the week, students will be offered a variety of interesting activities - the intensive curriculum includes:

  • 20 general English lessons;
  • 7 special seminars and classes on K + tools, K + eXtra and K + clubs methods: it is either an independent work with additional informative sources, or personalized classes devoted to a particular language aspect or theme, or preparation for the chosen language exam or test;
  • 8 lessons on the development of special skills: for example, sharpening the pronunciation or actively expanding the vocabulary, developing communicative and speech skills, a mini-course of business English or an introduction to the culture of London, England and the UK as a whole.

Classes are held in the morning and afternoon hours on weekdays (Monday-Friday). Duration of studying can be from 2 to 52 weeks - the choice depends on the requirements and capabilities of each student, his initial level of knowledge. In the end, all students receive the Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement, which marks all achievements and successes.

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and public holidays, in which the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • 1st of January
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • 29 August.

English courses + rest

  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Course duration: 2-52 weeks at will
  • Intensity: 20 lessons per week
  • Group size: 12-15 people
  • Minimal level: any, from the initial
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

An interesting combination course will help not only to improve the language skills, but also to learn a lot about the culture, art and history of England and the UK, to spend time fun and with pleasure.

The intensity of the classes is average - students wait for 20 general language lessons weekly. Classes are conducted in accordance with the universal program General English: improving the reading, listening, writing and speaking skills, studying phonetics, vocabulary, grammar and syntax, improving communication and speech skills. Groups for classes are small - up to 12-15 people. A student can take part in the course with any level of initial knowledge - from beginners to advanced: all students will be divided into groups by initial testing, so that the study will be more productive, faster and more comfortable.

Classes are held in the morning and afternoon hours on weekdays (Monday-Friday). Duration of studying can be from 2 to 52 weeks - the choice depends on the requirements and capabilities of each student, his initial level of knowledge. In the end, all students receive the Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement, which marks all achievements and successes.

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and public holidays, in which the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • 1st of January
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • 29 August.
Annual
16+
from 8 160 £ / year

Academic Year of English

  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Duration: 9 months (32 weeks of study and 2-3 weeks of vacation)
  • Intensity: 20 lessons weekly + electives (7 hours)
  • Group size: 12-15 people
  • Minimal level: any, from the initial
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

Academic year of English language is designed for 9 months in the UK - studying for 32 weeks and 2-3 weeks (in total) for vacation breaks. This is an excellent opportunity for persistent and diligent students who are ready to spend a year in a new language, cultural and academic environment: your abilities, language and academic skills, communicative and verbal abilities will rise to an unprecedented level!

As a rule, after the termination of the course, students freely speak and think in English, are ready to continue their studies in British colleges, universities and schools. This course will be useful for graduate students who want to strengthen their resume and increase the chances of international employment.

The program is offered in two versions - you can choose for yourself the best:

  • Standard

20 general language lessons per week + 7 hours of electives in K + tools, K + eXtra and K + clubs

  • Intensive

20 general language lessons per week + 8 lessons on the development of special skills: for example, sharpening the pronunciation or actively expanding the vocabulary, developing communicative and speech skills, a mini-course of business English or an introduction to the culture of London, England and the UK as a whole.

Classes are held on weekdays (Monday-Friday) in the morning and afternoon, the exact schedule depends on the chosen intensity of the course. At the end of the course, all students receive a corporate Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement, where all achievements and successes are noted.

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and public holidays, in which the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • 1st of January
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • 29 August.
Annual
16+
from 5 100 £ / 5 months

Academic term of English (5 or 6 months)

  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Duration: 5-6 months
  • Intensity: 20 lessons weekly + electives (7 hours)
  • Group size: 12-15 people
  • Minimal level: any, from the initial
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

Learning English during the term (5 or 6 weeks at the request of the student) will help you to learn how to think and speak English fluently, to prepare for international language tests, to enroll in a foreign school, college or university. All basic language skills and abilities develop in a complex way:

  • Reading
  • Auditing (perception of a foreign speech by ear)
  • Written speech
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation)
  • Basics of syntax
  • Communication skills
  • Academic skills.

In addition, the academic semester will help to plunge into a new cultural, language atmosphere, to learn a lot about British history and art, national mentality and traditions.

The program is available in several forms - you can choose the most convenient option for yourself:

  • Standard intensity, 5 months
  • Intensive, 5 months
  • Standard intensity, 6 months
  • Intensive, 6 months.

Both standard and intensive courses include:

  • 20 general language lessons per week
  • 7 hours of electives for K + tools, K + eXtra and K + clubs.

An intensive program of pupils also offers 8 weekly classes dedicated to the development of special skills: for example, sharpening the pronunciation or actively expanding the vocabulary, developing communication and speech skills, a mini-course of business English or an introduction to the culture of London, England and the UK as a whole.

Classes are conducted on weekdays (from Monday to Friday) in the morning and afternoon (the exact schedule is determined by the selected intensity). At the end of the program, all students receive the prestigious Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement, which records all their successes and the achieved language level.

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and public holidays, in which the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • 1st of January
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • 29 August.

Business English

  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Duration: from 2 weeks
  • Intensity: 20 lessons weekly + electives (7 hours)
  • Group size: 12-15 people
  • Minimal level: Higher Intermediate (advanced)
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

The program for studying business English is intended for active professionals wishing to reach the world level and increase their attractiveness in the international labour market. The course will be useful to university students who do not want to lose time after release and plan to immediately claim a high and prestigious position.

In the course of classes, not only basic language skills develop, but also profile knowledge is improved: for example, intensive expanding of vocabulary, studying business etiquette, rules of conducting official correspondence, conducting negotiations and interviews, etc. Regularly considered various business cases, they hold thematic business role-playing games. Interested students can combine the course with a useful internship in another country, choose the priority direction of the business and study it in the process of electives.

The program has two versions:

  • Standard: 20 general language lessons per week, 7 hours of electives in K + tools, K + eXtra and K + clubs, 8 additional sessions on studying business English
  • Intensive: 20 general language lessons per week, 7 hours of electives in K + tools, K + eXtra and K + clubs, 8 additional lessons on studying business English (faster pace of study, more options for professions and profiles, more information).

Classes are conducted on weekdays (from Monday to Friday) in the morning and afternoon (the exact schedule is determined by the selected intensity). At the end of the program, all students receive the prestigious Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement, which records all their successes and the achieved language level.

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and public holidays, in which the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • 1st of January
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • 29 August.
Annual
16+
from 390 £ / week

Preparing for IELTS

  • Age of students: from 16 years
  • Course duration: 2-24 weeks
  • Group size: 12-15 people
  • Minimal level: Intermediate and above average
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes.

Today the IELTS exam and the certificate of the same name are the most recognized and widespread in the world proof of a high level of English. IELTS must be taken on admission to a foreign school, college or university, during internship, when applying for a job, immigrant visa, etc.

IELTS differs quite a high complexity and a clear structure, therefore preparation for testing is better to take place in specialized institutions with qualified teachers. For many years teachers Kaplan are working with students to prepare for IELTS: you can not only improve your language skills and knowledge, but also get acquainted with the structure and features of testing. Regularly passing test exams, you will learn to overcome common difficulties and typical "traps", to quickly understand your strengths and weaknesses and fill the gaps in knowledge.

At the request of the London Kaplan Center, you can prepare not only for the IELTS, but also for the Cambridge exams FCE, CAE, CPE.

Classes are conducted on weekdays (from Monday to Friday) in the morning and afternoon (the exact schedule is determined by the selected intensity). At the end of the program, all students receive the prestigious Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement, which records all their successes and the achieved language level.

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and public holidays, in which the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • 1st of January
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • 29 August.

Accommodation, housing and food

For students of the language center, there are several options for accommodation: you can choose an English host family, a general student residence, rent an apartment or a studio (either privately or in conjunction with other students).

  • Host family

This is an excellent opportunity to better learn the traditions and way of life of the English family, and constant communication with English speakers will give you the opportunity for rapid language progress. All families have been carefully selected by Kaplan employees and are constantly monitored so that students really receive high service, safety and comfort. Half board meals (hot breakfasts and dinners), accommodation in a private room, bed linen are provided. All host families are located a maximum of 45 minutes from the school building. In walking distance from the houses you can always find a sports hall or fitness centers, there is access to the laundry and to Wi-Fi.

  • Student residence

The choice of active, sociable and independent students wishing to meet new friends from all over the world. As a rule, the residences do not provide organized food: you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner at one of the many cafes and restaurants in London, visit grocery stores and cook independently on shared, well-equipped kitchens. Rooms are provided as single or shared, rooms for 2-3 people are also available for booking. Bed linen is provided. The territory is guarded around the clock, the entrance is only by name-card-passes. In walking distance you can always find a sports hall or fitness centers, there is access to a laundry and to Wi-Fi.

  • Student apartments

Urbanest King's Cross is a huge 27-storey building with modern comfortable apartments for 4 and 8 people located 2.5 kilometers from the school building. All apartments have private bathrooms and bed linen are provided. Meals are not provided, but in the building there are grocery machines and shops, and in walking distance you can find cafes and restaurants for every taste. The territory is guarded around the clock, the entrance is only by name-card-passes. In walking distance you can always find a sports hall or fitness centers, there is access to a laundry and to Wi-Fi.

  • Student studio apartments

Studios at Residence Tufnell Park are comfortable accommodation with all amenities located close to the same metro station and vibrant Camden Park. The distance to the school campus is 4.5 kilometers. Meals are not provided, but in walking distance from the house there are many cafes, bars, restaurants and grocery supermarkets on any wallet. The territory is guarded around the clock, the entrance is only by name-card-passes. Bed linen is provided. In walking distance you can always find a sports hall or fitness centers, there is access to a laundry and to Wi-Fi.

Please note that some surcharges may apply when booking accommodation:

  • For a family stay in the summer (from June 24 to August 26)
  • For family living during the Christmas holidays (December 24-31)
  • Special diet for homestay
  • For stays in the family for the period of holidays (advance booking).

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : business English, General English, IELTS preparation, Intensive English, Preparation for CELTA, preparation for GMAT, preparation for GRE, Preparation for TOEFL, Preparation of CAE and FCE, Professional English

Events Kaplan International English London Covent Garden

Students will not get bored in their free time! London provides truly unlimited opportunities for leisure and entertainment: you can inspect local bars, pubs, restaurants and coffee shops, go to a museum or art gallery, go to the cinema or theater, watch a music show or attend a favorite artist's concert - most of the world stars regularly include London in schedule of their tours. What a pleasure to take a walk along Hyde Park, other numerous squares and gardens of the city! Excursions to key attractions of the English capital are organized regularly - you can contact the Center's employee or plan your leisure yourself.

Advantages

  • A wide range of educational programs available in more than 50 centers in 8 countries worldwide
  • Balanced and effective programs aim at rapid language progress: you can choose short-term summer courses or special business English programs - the effectiveness will be equally high!
  • More than 95% of Kaplan students recommend their centers to friends and family, come to new programs - this is the most advanced educational methods, the active use of technical achievements and modern equipment makes learning more comfortable, quick and effective. The most important indicator of the quality of work of the organization
  • London is one of the busiest, brightest and most distinctive cities on the planet, a world-famous financial and cultural center: there are unlimited opportunities for leisure and recreation, shopping and entertainment.

Equipment Kaplan International English London Covent Garden

The school campus in Covent Garden occupies a cozy, majestic old building from the 18th century, completely renovated and modernized for modern teaching.

The building has 15 spacious, light classrooms for instruction, fully equipped with the necessary furniture and equipment: Interactive boards, TV, audio and language equipment. A separate computer classroom has been prepared with 16 newest PCs and free Internet access (Wi-Fi is available throughout the center), there is a common comfortable rest room with panoramic windows facing the garden and a cozy patio for relaxing on sunny days.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Kaplan International English London Covent Garden is opened all year round, but pay attention to holidays and state holidays where the educational center is closed:

  • From December 21 to January 3 - Christmas holidays
  • January 1
  • 25, March 28 - Easter
  • 2, 30 May
  • August 29.

The following components are paid additionally:

  • Registration fee 
  • Medical insurance
  • Individual lessons
  • Additional educational guides and materials
  • Transfer (one way): Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Stansted Airport and Luton, St Pancras Station.
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions at will
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 120 GBP
  • Registration fee (for accommodation) 30 GBP
  • Cancellation guarantee 65 GBP
  • Medical insurance 15 GBP
  • Study materials 35 GBP

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

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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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- 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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