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Kaplan Language School Los Angeles Westwood

Address: 1100 Glendon Avenue, Suite L1, Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Description Kaplan Language School Los Angeles Westwood

  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Students age: 16+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: mixed

Language Center in Los Angeles is a modern linguistic center with a variety of programs for students over 16 years old. Benefits and facts about the school:

  • The language center is located in a prestigious area of Los Angeles, close to the legendary university, the beaches of Santa Monica and fashionable boutiques
  • The price includes surfing lessons, acting master classes and other events
  • Representatives of 86 nationalities visited the school last goal
  • Average age of students: 22-25 years
  • Number of classrooms: 23
  • 95% of students recommend the school 

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Kaplan Language School Los Angeles Westwood

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 470 $ / week

General english

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : Beginner to Advanced
  • Duration : 1 -52 weeks
  • Class size: up to 12 people
  • Curriculum: 20 lessons (15 hours) per week.

General English is perfect for you if you:

  • Want to combine your curriculum with cultural events in comfort?
  • Planning to practice your knowledge in natural situations
  • Want to choose a program duration.

The program includes:

15 hours of English

K + Online

Reading, writing, listening, speaking skills, grammar, vocabulary, phonetics

Access to additional school materials

Prices for the program (per week):

  • 1-4 weeks: $ 470
  • 5-12 weeks: $ 455.

Semi-Intensive English

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : Beginner to Advanced
  • Duration : 1 -52 weeks
  • Class size: up to 12 people
  • Curriculum: 20 lessons (15 hours) per week + 7 intensive lessons (5 hours 25 minutes).

The course will allow you to focus on the main aspects of language learning: oral and written speech, listening. In addition, participants in the course will expand their vocabulary, study grammar and learn to speak in a formal and informal setting. At the same time, students will be able to actively participate in the cultural life of the language center, make friends and get to know the city better. The program includes:

15 hours of English

K + Online

5 hours 25 minutes participating in a conversation club

K + Online Extra

Grammar, vocabulary, phonetics, reading, writing, listening, speaking skills

Access to school materials

Students study under the guidance of a teacher

Additional educational materials from the school

Prices for the program (per week):

  • 1-4 weeks: $ 500
  • 5-12 weeks: $ 485
  • 13-23 weeks: $ 470
  • From 24 weeks: $ 455 .

Intensive English

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : Beginner to Advanced
  • Duration : 1 -52 weeks
  • Class size: up to 12 people
  • Curriculum: 20 lessons per week + 8 intensive lessons + 5 hours 25 minutes of additional lessons.

Course Benefits:

  • Intensive Guaranteed Language Proficiency
  • Widespread use of acquired skills during events and excursions
  • Training in a unique school curriculum
  • Access to additional materials
  • An opportunity to set individual accents.

The program includes:

21 hours of English per week

K + Online

English club

K + Online Extra

20 lessons in the General English program (vocabulary, phonetics, reading, grammar, writing, listening, speaking skills),

8 lessons of the program Specific Skills Lessons

Learning online based on school materials

Under the guidance of a teacher, students participate in an English club

Students will receive additional teaching materials from the school

Prices for the program (per week):

  • 1-4 weeks: 5 9 0 $
  • 5-12 weeks: $ 580
  • 13-23 weeks: $ 550
  • From 24 weeks: $ 500 .

You can choose to study in the evenings at the Intensive English Evening Course . Usually the evening course is held from Monday to Friday on a schedule:

  • 16 : 15-18: 15
  • 18: 30-20: 30.
Annual
16+
from 8 800 $ / 5 months

Academic semester

  • Dates: 6.01-29.05, 10.02-3.07, 16.03-7.08, 6.04-28.08, 11.05-2.10, 15.06-6.11, 07.20-11.12, 17.08-15.01, 14.09-5.02, 10.19-12.03
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : Beginner to Advanced
  • Duration: 5 and 6 months (21-24 weeks and 1-2 weeks break)
  • Class size: up to 15 people
  • Curriculum: 15 hours a week at the General English course + 6 hours Specific Skills Lessons + 5 hours 25 minutes of additional intensive classes.

An intensive program will help improve language skills and achieve fluency in speech. The course includes classes in the standard program and offers various options, for example, study English for business or prepare for international language exams.

The semester program will allow you to fully immerse yourself in the English-speaking environment and learn a lot about the local culture.

The course is available in several versions:

  • Academic Semester - 5 months : $ 8,800 for 21-23 weeks
  • Intensive five month English course: $ 9600 for 21-23 weeks
  • Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months : $ 11400 for 24 weeks
  • Academic Semester - 6 months : $ 10,440 for 24 weeks .
Annual
16+
from 13 920 $ / 32 weeks

Academic year

  • Dates: 6.01-28.08, 30.03-20.11, 15.06-5.02, 07.20-12.03, 17.08-9.02, 14.09-7.05
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : Beginner to Advanced
  • Duration: 8 months (32 weeks and 3-4 weeks break)
  • Class size: up to 15 people
  • Curriculum: 15 hours a week at the General English course + 5 hours 25 minutes of additional intensive classes.

The 9-month program includes classes in the standard program and additional lessons in selected areas, for example: English for business, preparation for exams.

Program Options:

  • Intensive Academic Year: $ 13,920 for 32 weeks
  • Academic Year: $ 13,120 for 32 weeks

Business supplementary

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : From Intermediate to Higher Intermediate
  • Duration : 1-10 weeks
  • Class size: up to 15 people
  • Curriculum: 20 lessons on the General English course + 8 lessons on the Specific Skills Course + 7 additional intensive classes.

The course will help you learn the top language skills that are necessary for successful work in the business field. An intensive course will teach you effective communication with partners through practice in solving cases and participating in role-playing games. Additional classes will allow you to focus on priority aspects. The program will not only teach effective communication, but also help to master practical skills, increase competitiveness and gain new perspectives.

Prices for the program (per week):

  • 1-4 weeks: 5 9 0 $
  • 5-12 weeks: $ 580 .
Annual
16+
from 2 520 $ / 12 weeks

GMAT Exam Preparation Course

  • Dates: 17.02, 18.05, 17.08, 16.11
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : TOEFL (iBT) 77 minimum
  • Duration : 1 2 weeks
  • Class size: up to 15 people
  • Curriculum: 2 1 hour per week.

The course will allow you to study the exam in detail, pass training tests and master the necessary skills. The program is practice-oriented and includes a large number of training tests, workshops and quizzes.

Annual
16+
from 2 520 $ / 12 weeks

GRE Exam Preparation Course

  • Dates: 30.12, 30.03, 29.06, 28.09
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : TOEFL (iBT) 77
  • Duration : 1 2 weeks
  • Class size: up to 15 people
  • Curriculum: 2 1 hour per week.

Students will study the structure of the exam, master the skills for passing it successfully. The course includes a variety of quiz, workshops and practice tests.

Annual
16+
from 500 $ / week

TOEFL iBT Exam Preparation and Academic English

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : TOEFL (iBT) 55
  • Duration : 1-16 weeks
  • Class size: up to 15 people.

At the end of the course, students confidently pass the exam thanks to the mastered techniques and intensive preparation:

  1. TOEFL iBT Preparation and Academic English : the program includes the study of academic English, deepening knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and phonetics
  2. Specific Skills : Students will be able to focus on specific skills and techniques required for the exam.
  3. Structured Study : students undergo training tests in computer labs every two weeks and receive detailed feedback from teachers
  4. K +: the school’s learning platform where students can learn skills in addition to the main course.

Course Options:

Price

Weekly

study load

Part time

$ 500 per week (1-4 weeks),

$ 485 per week (5-12 weeks)

20 lessons on the TOEFL iBT program and Academic English + 7 K Online lessons.

Intensive:

$ 590 per week per week (1-4 weeks)

$ 580 per week (5-12 weeks)

550 $ per week (13-23 weeks)

20 lessons on TOEFL iBT and Academic English + 7 K online lessons + 8 lessons on the Specific Skills program .

Annual
16+
from 3 640 $ / 8 weeks

Cambridge preparation Course

  • Dates: 24.02, 8.06, 6.07
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age : 16+
  • Level : B2-C2
  • Duration : 4, 8, 10 or 12 weeks
  • Class size: up to 15 people.

Preparatory program before passing the Cambridge English language exams. Program Options:

Price

Study load

Standard training course:

$ 3640 for 8 weeks

20 lessons per week + 7 K Online lessons.

Intensive course

$ 4,640 for 8 weeks

20 lessons per week + 7 K Online lessons + 8 additional intensive lessons.

At the end of the course, students can take exams and receive an international certificate. The cost of exams: 175 $.

Accommodation, housing and food

Accommodation options:

  • Host family
  • Campus residence
  • Dormitories for students off campus.

Host families are ideal for those who want to immerse themselves in the local culture and practice the language in a friendly family atmosphere. You will have dinner with an American family and will be able to speak English in a natural environment. Depending on the preferences of students, various accommodation options in host families are offered:

  • Living in a separate room or in a room for two people
  • Own bathroom
  • Nutrition plan and more.

Families are located an hour's drive from the training center. The cost of accommodation in the host family for students over 18 years:

Double Room with Shared Bathroom

Academic Year Price

Price for 6 months

Price for 5 months

Cost per week

Age

Food

8080 $

6140 $

5330 $

270 $

18+

14 meals per week

Single Room with shared bathroom

10170 $

$ 7,740

$ 6,710

340 $

18+

14 meals per week

Single Room with Shared Bathroom

8080 $

6140 $

5330 $

270 $

18+

7 meals per week

The cost of accommodation in the host family for students under 18 years of age:

Double Room with Shared Bathroom

Academic Year Price

Price for 6 months

Price for 5 months

Cost per week

Age

Food

8980 $

6830 $

5920 $

300 $

16+

14 meals per week

Single Room with shared bathroom

1 10 70 $

8420 $

7300 $

370 $

16+

14 meals per week

Single Room with Shared Bathroom

8980 $

6830 $

5920 $

300 $

1 6 +

7 meals per week

The Barrington Plaza Student Residence (18+) is located near the beaches of Santa Monica and San Vicente Boulevard. Students live in apartments consisting of two rooms - you can choose between a single room and a room for 2 people.

  • Location: 15 minutes to the language school by bus (2km)
  • Equipment: Olympic standard pool, fitness center, sports playgrounds, internet, laundry, kitchen
  • Meals: self catering
  • Cost: $ 350 per week (double room), $ 570 (single).

Westwood International House (18+) is located near Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive and Santa Monica:

  • Location: 25 minutes from school by bus
  • Single and double rooms in a large dormitory
  • Meals: 19 meals per week
  • Laundry
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen
  • Recreation areas
  • Cost: 420 $ - 5 0 0 $ per week.

Additional expenses:

  • Special diet during host family stay: $ 50 per week
  • Luggage Storage: $ 75 per week
  • Extra charge for host family accommodation in high season: $ 30 per week
  • Extra charge for accommodation in a residence in high season: $ 30 per week
  • Christmas Homestay Extra Fee: $ 75 per week.

Events Kaplan Language School Los Angeles Westwood

The school develops programs of events and excursions in order to help students get to know the city better, practice the language and make new friends. Entertainment awaits the guys every day, for example:

  • Monday: Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Tuesday: Visit to the Griffith Observatory
  • Wednesday: Excursions in Beverly Hills and Hollywood
  • Thursday: Shopping at Rodeo Drive
  • Friday: LA Lakers, LA Dodgers, or LA Galaxy
  • Saturday and Sunday: Las Vegas or Yosemite National Park.

Equipment Kaplan Language School Los Angeles Westwood

The school is located in one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States - in Los Angeles. The reason for this popularity is the unique attractions located in this city: Hollywood, Malibu, Disneyland and Universal Studios . In addition, Los Angeles is known for its educational institutions, attracting students from all over the world - all this made Los Angeles a dynamic and youthful city that should not be missed when you get acquainted with American culture.

The school is located in Westwood, a university district in the city center. This is an exclusive district, along with Beverly Hills and Bel Air: strolling in a fashionable area full of cafes, restaurants and boutiques, you will notice more than one celebrity. Alternatively, just a short walk away you will see the legendary University of California, Los Angeles ( UCLA ). The delightful beaches of Santa Monica are also nearby, just a few minutes by bus. The language center itself has modern classrooms, two cozy student relaxation areas and a music class. Center Infrastructure:

  • Interactive whiteboards
  • Computer lab
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Playroom
  • Own courtyard
  • Wi-Fi.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • Transfer from Los Angeles Airport $ 160
  • Registration fee 185 $
  • Courier services $ 80 (optional)
  • Booking a place at the university $ 175 (depending on the course)
  • Registration fee for accommodation $ 80
  • Health insurance $ 45
  • Cambridge exams (FCE & CAE): 175 $ (optional)
  • Training materials for preparing for the Cambridge exams $ 35.

Additional lessons:

  • 1 private lesson (45 minutes) $ 80
  • Lesson in the format of 1 teacher and 2 students 50 $
  • 6 hours of intensive $ 100
  • Access to the school’s online platform for 12 months at the end of the course $ 139
  • Access to the school’s online platform for 3 months at the end of the course is $ 69.

Students are advised to choose Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

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

Depending on the language program, there are the following requirements for applicants:

General english

 

 

 

Available to students with basic to advanced knowledge

Semi-Intensive English

Intensive English

Intensive English Evening Course

Academic semester

Academic year

 

GMAT Exam Preparation Course

 

TOEFL (iBT) 77

GRE Exam Preparation Course

 

TOEFL (iBT) 77

TOEFL iBT Exam Preparation and Academic English

 

TOEFL (iBT) 55

Cambridge Preparation Course

 

B2-C2

Business supplementary

  from Intermediate to Higher Intermediate

 

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