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Kaplan International English Los Angeles - Westwood

Address: 1133 Westwood Blvd # 201, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
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Description Kaplan International English Los Angeles - Westwood

  • Location: Westwood, Los Angeles, United States (USA)
  • Age of the students: from 16 years old
  • Group size: 15 people
  • Type of accommodation: family, residence, apartment
  • Type of education: joint (mixed)
  • Language of instruction: English.

The Kaplan International School English Los Angeles - Westwood (Kaplan School in Westwood, Los Angeles) belongs to the international network of language centers Kaplan International English (formerly called Kaplan International Colleges). This network is represented by 41 schools located in 8 countries around the world. Branches of the international network Kaplan (Kaplan) are located in the cities of the USA, Canada, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Malta.

In Los Angeles there are two schools Kaplan (Kaplan), one of which is located in the Westwood area. Westwood - one of the central parts of the city, is a unique campus. In it you can find a huge number of cafes, restaurants, cinemas, shops, museums and other entertainment facilities. The area occupies an advantageous location and has a good transport infrastructure. This gives students the opportunity to visit many interesting places and famous beaches - Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, the world-famous University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), as well as the beautiful beaches of Santa Monica and Venice Beach.

The Kaplan School in Westwood has spacious classrooms, cozy rest areas, well-equipped computer classes, and friendly teachers who will help students learn the disciplines they need at the highest level. Over the past year, students from 84 nationalities attended the school, which enables students not only to master the language, but also to learn more about the culture and traditions of different countries of the world.

The school offers a variety of educational programs: from studying a foreign language to preparing for admission to universities in the US, including the College of Santa Monica.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Kaplan International English Los Angeles - Westwood

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 500 $ / week

English language and leisure.

It is designed for students who want to learn not only the language, but also to get acquainted with the culture of America.

  • Purpose: mastering of basic skills of spoken and written speech.
  • Duration of the program: from 2 weeks.
  • English level: not lower than Elementary.
  • Possible start dates: every Monday.
  • The cost is from 830 $ per student.

Cost of the course:

  • 2-4 weeks = 450 $ / week
  • 5-12 weeks = 435 $ / week.
Annual
16+
from 470 $ / week

Standard English Course

It is aimed at responsible students who know their goals and are ready to learn the language both with teachers in the school and independently. Students are given electronic and printed materials and assignments (project work, grammar and lexical exercises) for independent study. Students also have the opportunity to study in various circles.

  • Purpose: To master 4 basic language skills, which include reading, speaking, listening and writing.
  • The duration of the program is from 2 weeks.
  • English level: not lower than Elementary.
  • Possible start dates: every Monday.

Cost of the course:

  • 2-4 weeks = 480 $ / week
  • 5-12 weeks = 465 $ / week
  • 13-23 weeks = 450 $ / week
  • 24 weeks or more = 435 $ / week
  • Academic English semester: 5 months (20 weeks) = 8,400 $, 6 months (24 weeks) = 9,960 $
  • Academic year of English (32 weeks) = 12,480 $.

Intensive English

Created for students who are stubbornly moving towards their goal and ready to learn English at an intense pace. Includes self-study: project work, study of electronic and printed materials, participation in various circles and performing additional exercises. There are specialized classes that emphasize the profound development of language skills (for example, the improvement and deepening of the vocabulary) or the study of the language in a specific context (for example, local culture and / or cinematography)

  • Purpose: to study written and oral speech, develop the ability to learn the language by ear and improve reading skills.
  • The duration of the program is from 2 weeks.
  • English level: not lower than Elementary.
  • Possible start dates: every Monday.

Cost of the course:

  • 2-4 weeks = 570 $ / week
  • 5-12 weeks = 560 $ / week
  • 13-23 weeks = 530 $ / week
  • 24 weeks or more = 480 $ / week
  • Academic English semester: 5 months (20 weeks) = 9,200 $, 6 months (24 weeks) = 10,920 $
  • Academic year of English (32 weeks) = $ 13,280.

English for Business

Excellent for students who want to raise the general level of English and expand their knowledge in the context of language in business. Also includes self-study, in which students perform design work, study electronic and printed materials, take part in various groups and perform additional exercises. A special feature are business classes, where you study specialized vocabulary, mastering the rules of writing business letters, education in the art of interviewing and holding business meetings.

  • Purpose: to study written and oral speech, develop the ability to learn the language by ear and improve reading skills.
  • The duration of the program is from 2 weeks.
  • Level of English: not lower Intermediate.
  • Possible start dates: every Monday.

Cost of the course:

  • 2-4 weeks = 570 $ / week
  • 5-12 weeks = 560 $ / week.
Annual
16+
from 8 800 $ / 5 months

English for Academic Semester or Academic Year

It is designed for students wishing to improve their level of language skills, to master literate English speech. Includes self-study, in which students perform design work, study electronic and printed materials, take part in various groups and perform additional exercises. Depending on the wishes of the student, you can choose a standard or intensive educational program, include the following additional courses in your plan:

Purpose: mastering grammatically correct letter, fluent and correct speech, listening to the language.

English level: not lower than Elementary.

Academic term:

Duration: 20-24 educational weeks and 1-2 weeks of vacation.

The cost is from 8,400 $ per student (5 months).

The cost is from 9,960 $ (6 months).

Academic Year:

Duration: 32 educational weeks and 2-3 weeks of vacation.

The cost is from 12,480 $.

Intensive Academic Semester

It is designed for students who want to improve their level of language skills and are ready to study it at an intensive pace. Students are also given free time to relax and get acquainted with the culture and traditions of the United States. In self-study, teachers emphasize the design work, the study of electronic and printed materials, various circles and additional exercises.

Additional courses:

Purpose: mastering grammatically correct writing, fluent and correct speech, listening to the language, developing spoken English and expanding vocabulary.

English level: not lower than Elementary.

Intensive academic semester:

Duration: 20-24 educational weeks and 1-2 weeks of vacation.

The cost is from 9,200 $ per student (5 months).

The cost is from 10,920 $ (6 months).

Intensive academic year:

Duration: 32 educational weeks and 2-3 weeks of vacation.

The cost is from 13,280 $.

Annual
16+
from 500 $ / week

Preparation of preparation for TOEFL

It is designed for students wishing to take a TOEFL language test. During the classes, the teachers emphasize improving the language skills of students and studying the standard tasks of the test, the questions of the admission committee. In self-study, students perform design work, study electronic and printed materials, take part in various circles and perform additional exercises.

  • Goal: improving English, preparing for the TOEFL test.
  • Duration: from 4 weeks.
  • Level of English: not lower than Higher Intermediate.

Cost of the course:

  • 2-4 weeks = 570 $ / week
  • 5-12 weeks = 560 $ / week
  • 13-23 weeks = 530 $ / week.
Annual
16+
from 2 520 $ / 12 weeks

GMAT Preparation Program

GMAT is a popular test, which is necessary for studying MBA in the USA. Preparation for the GMAT exam includes lessons, practical tests and exclusive test materials from Kaplan. Additional lessons are focused on improving the level of language proficiency.

  • Goal: improving English, preparing for the GMAT test.
  • Duration: 12 weeks.
  • Level of English: not lower than Higher Intermediate.
  • The cost is from 2,375 $ per student.
Annual
16+
from 2 520 $ / 12 weeks

GRE Preparation Program

GRE is a widely used test that is required for admission to high school in the United States. Preparing for the GRE exam includes a constant practice of the language, as well as tests using exclusive course materials. During the education, students learn the structure of GRE, sample questions and topics.

  • Goal: improving English, preparing for the GRE test.
  • Duration: 12 weeks.
  • Level of English: not lower than Higher Intermediate.
  • The cost is from 2,375 $ per student.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students are offered a choice of several options for placement during the education:

  • Host family accommodation (meals 14 times a week): personal room = 305 $ / week, double room = 235 $ / week.
  • Accommodation in apartments or student residence (this option is available only for students aged 18 and over). Wetswood Apartments (no meals): private room = 590 $ / week, double room = 375 $ / week. Hollywood Apartments (no food): private room = 495 $ / week, double room = 280 $ / week.

Apartment Westwood Apartments

With this type of accommodation, students are accommodated in spacious 2-room apartments. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. Bedrooms are designed for 1 or 2 people. Each apartment is equipped with a modern kitchen and a spacious living room, there is also a laundry available for students, which can be found on each floor. The apartments are within a 10-20 minute walk from the Kaplan school building.

Check in from Saturday or Sunday to Saturday.

A family

For students aged 16 and over, accommodation is provided in the host family. All families working with Kaplan are carefully selected. Teens are accommodated in 1-bed rooms with a shared bathroom (usually, both students and members of the host family use it). The family provides meals twice a day - in the morning and in the evening. Accommodation in a host family will be comfortable and enjoyable if you follow a few simple rules:

  • Before inviting friends into the house, it is worthwhile to warn members of the host family
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in cooking and going to the grocery store. You can also offer your wishes for food
  • It is necessary to negotiate with the family the conditions for using the Internet and a landline phone
  • It's worth keeping your room clean
  • Respects the traditions and habits of members of the host family.

Check in from Saturday or Sunday to Saturday.

There are also some optional surcharges:

  • residence in the summer residence (June 23 - August 25) = 35 $ / week
  • Homestay accommodation in summer (June 23 - August 25) = 25 $ / week
  • Special diet for residents of the family = 50 $ / week.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Adult English Courses, business English, Classic Program 40+, English, English + Work Experience, English for Academic Pathways, English Programs for Juniors, Exam Preparation Courses, Flexible English Language Courses, Intensive English, Long-Term English Courses, preparation for GMAT, preparation for GRE, Preparation for TOEFL, Teachers' Courses, Work and Study English

Events Kaplan International English Los Angeles - Westwood

The Kaplan school pays great attention to carrying out entertaining excursion and entertainment activities for its students. It also helps students develop communication skills and enrich their vocabulary. Sporting events, exciting walks and exciting excursions are an excellent way to consolidate knowledge into practice.

Typical activities:

  • Greetings from new students
  • Coffee evening
  • Excursion to Hollywood
  • Visiting the bar during the so-called "happy hour" (hours of discounts)
  • A weekend trip to San Diego, Las Vegas or San Francisco, as well as to Disneyland or Sea World Water Park
  • Going to the cinema or cafe
  • Sporting events, for example, beach volleyball.

This excursion program is approximate and can be changed.

Equipment Kaplan International English Los Angeles - Westwood

The Kaplan International School building English Los Angeles - Westwood (Kaplan School in Westwood, Los Angeles) has recently undergone a renovation. Currently, the school is represented by several new, well-equipped classes, in which everything is designed to provide a comfortable study, as well as a new modern computer room and a lounge for students.

The Kaplan School provides excellent equipment and a developed infrastructure for its students:

  • Educational classes. The school provides cozy and spacious classrooms with multimedia equipment
  • Multimedia and Informatics Center, represented by a computer class for the employment of 18 students. Pupils preparing for the TOEFL, GRE or GMAT exam, get access to the educational room with modern computers and multimedia equipment.
  • Free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) is available on site.
  • Library. Near the school there is a public library
  • Hall for students. Students can use the free wireless internet in the lobby.
  • Food. In walking distance from the school there is a huge number of cafes and restaurants. In addition, students can purchase a package that includes 10-15 visits to a small restaurant-cafe in the school building
  • Gym. In front of the school, students interested in sports can find a 24-hour fitness center.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Classes at Kaplan School in Westwood are year round and the dates of arrival depend on the training program.

The school has a huge number of programs, ranging from 2 weeks to the academic year (32 study weeks and 2-3 weeks of vacation). Depending on the choice, its cost is calculated.

Two-week programs and their cost per student:

  • English language and rest - from 450 $
  • Standard English course - from 960 $
  • Intensive English course - from 1,140 $
  • English for business - from 1,140 $.

Also, there is an opportunity to extend the education in these areas and get discounts depending on the duration.

Programs designed for:

1. Academic term (5 months):

  • Standard course - from 8,400 $
  • Intensive course - from 9,200 $.

2. At the academic semester (6 months):

  • Standard course - from 9,960 $
  • Intensive course - from 9,200 $.

3. For the academic year (32 study weeks and 2-3 weeks of vacation):

  • Standard course - from 12,480 $
  • Intensive course - from 13,280 $.

Preparation for such examinations as:

  • TOEFL - from 2,280 $ (4 weeks). Possible arrival dates: every Monday
  • GMAT - from 2,375 $ (12 weeks)
  • GRE - from 2,375 $(12 weeks).

The price includes:

  • Learning English according to the chosen program
  • Passing the English language test on arrival
  • Accommodation by choice
  • Educational materials
  • Certificate of completion
  • The possibility of using free Wi-Fi in the school.

Additional expenses:

  • Individual lessons = 75 $ / lesson (45 minutes)
  • Lessons in a mini group of two people = 50 $ / lesson (45 minutes)
  • Course intensity increase = 100 $ / week
  • Registration fee = 185 $
  • Deposit confirming the place
  • Service fee = 175 $
  • Examination Boards
  • Mandatory medical insurance = 45 $ / week
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Transfers: Los Angeles Airport = 140 $ / one way
  • Air ticket in both directions
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Pocket costs
  • Selection of accommodation option = 50 $.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way) 160 USD
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 185 USD
  • Registration fee (for accommodation) 80 USD
  • Cancellation guarantee 100 USD
  • Medical insurance 45 USD
  • Study materials 35 USD

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

Students are 16 years old. Before the beginning of the classes, the students must pass the test to determine the level of the English language.

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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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