Kaplan – Bournemouth –

Kaplan – Bournemouth –

The UK Bournemouth

Popular, well-established language school with students from over 100 countries!

Recommendations

1. Language School with Long History, Proven Results and Credibility

Founded in 1938, Kaplan International Languages (Kaplan) is a long-established language school with 20 campuses in four English-speaking countries.

Kaplan has been a leader in global education for over 80 years, providing high quality teaching with visible results. More than 97% of the school's alumni have rated it as a language school they would recommend to a friend.

A great school for first time students and those who want to learn English in a global environment with students from all over the world!

2. Advanced Learning Facilities and Original Teaching Materials

Kaplan schools in each country are equipped with advanced learning facilities such as interactive whiteboards (electronic blackboards), multimedia centers and libraries, enabling students to study English in a supportive and stimulating environment.

One of the appealing features of Kaplan is its unique learning method, K+, which combines textbooks and digital features created by a team of education experts, and provides full support for reviewing course contents and self-directed learning.

3. Acquire Intercultural Awareness Along with English Skills in an International Environment

Every year, around 75,000 international students (including Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East) study at Kaplan Schools around the world. Students can develop an international mindset close at hand by interacting with students of various nationalities through studying English.

Students are encouraged to improve their English language skills by strictly adhering to an 'English Only' policy in the school, both in class and out of class.

skyticket Editorial Team's Top Pick

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Kaplan International Languages Santa Barbara is the one and only on-campus school among the affiliated schools, with the school located within the premises of Santa Barbara City College. Students have access to the college library and cafeteria, allowing them to experience American campus life.

Upon completion of the required English level at Kaplan, students have the opportunity to continue their education at Santa Barbara City College.

School Basic Information

Name of School Kaplan International Languages, Bournemouth
City Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Main Accommodations Homestay, Apartment
Average Number of Students per Class 12 to 13
Affiliated School(s) UK
Kaplan International Languages, London
Kaplan International Languages, Manchester
Kaplan International Languages, Cambridge
Kaplan International Languages, Liverpool
Kaplan International Languages, Edinburgh
Kaplan International Languages, Bath
Kaplan International Languages, Torquay

Other Countries
United States, Canada, Ireland

Programs

  • Flexible English Courses

    ■ Intensive English Course

    This is the most popular course at Kaplan offering a solid comprehensive English language course focusing on the four English language skills of speaking, reading, listening and writing. Students can also review and revise lessons in their spare time using Kaplan's own K+ online resources.
    Students can also participate in the instructor-led group learning K+ Learning Clubs or take elective classes (8 lessons per week) in project-based learning, tailored to individual interests.

    ■ Half-Day English Course

    This course allows students to study for approximately three hours per day (15 hours weekly) while still allowing enough free time for sightseeing and other activities. Students can also check and review their lessons on K+ Online during their spare time.

    ■ Semi-Intensive English Course
    As an addition to the half-day English course, students can participate in Kaplan's instructor-led K+ Learning Clubs, which are group study clubs. Outside of class, students can practice speaking and listening skills with fellow classmates.
    An online supplement, K+ Online Extra, which focuses on pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary, is also available, so students can study English at their own pace while still having some free time.

    ■CLASSIC 40+

    Balanced between General English and Business English, this course allows students to develop advanced English abilities, concentrating on English that is useful in business scenarios.
    Recommended for students of age 40 and above.

  • Business English Courses

    ■Business Elective English Course

    This well-balanced course of study in General and Business English, with advanced English language skills, allows students to concentrate on English that is useful in a business context.

  • Examination Preparation Courses

    ■IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Course

    In the UK, IELTS is the most common English language test.
    Students will be taught how to allocate time for each section of the examination, how to correctly answer questions, and how to prepare for all four techniques required for English language study.
    In the IELTS Intensive Course, students will attend classes that focus on examination preparation, while in the IELTS Elective Course, students will take IELTS examination preparation classes as an option in addition to their General English classes.

    ■Cambridge Examination Course

    The Cambridge Certificate of English Proficiency is an internationally recognized examination that certifies English language proficiency.
    Students will learn the techniques required for the examination and enhance their overall English skills with the aim of passing the examination at each level (B2 at the intermediate level and C1 at the advanced level).
    Students can select from 4 or 8 weeks for the regular Cambridge Examination Preparation Course or 4, 8 or 12 weeks for the Cambridge Examination Intensive Preparation Course, where they can also study Comprehensive English.

  • Academic Semester

    This programme is recommended for students who are considering a 5-6 month medium-term study abroad programme. Similar to the Flexible English Courses above, this programme is divided into two semesters, allowing students to acquire English language skills slowly and steadily. The course content can be freely rearranged to suit the progress and objectives of each individual student.

    Between semesters, there are 1 to 3 weeks of vacation and students can travel and enjoy sightseeing during these vacations!

  • Academic Year

    This program is designed for students who are considering an 8-month long study abroad program. Similar to the above Flexible English Courses, this program is divided into three semesters, allowing students to acquire English language skills slowly and steadily.

    Students can freely change the course content according to their progress and objectives. Between semesters, there are 1 to 3 weeks of vacation and students can travel and enjoy sightseeing during these vacations!

Course Fees (Tuition and Accommodation Expenses)

Duration Course Fees Accommodation Expenses
1-4 weeks ¥61,360 ¥37,440
5-11 weeks ¥60,320 ¥37,440
12-19 weeks ¥54,080 ¥37,440
20+ weeks ¥46,800 ¥37,440

Fees vary depending on the course/program selected

Accommodation fees vary depending on the type of accommodation selected

Enrollment and material fees apply separately

Area Features

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Since the Victorian era, Bournemouth has been the most popular holiday destination in the United Kingdom. The city has been voted the fourth best seaside city not only in the United Kingdom but also in all of Europe.

As Bournemouth is also a well-known university town, students will also enjoy the vibrant city nightlife and over the weekend, perhaps travel a little further and visit Salisbury which is only an hour away or London which is only two hours away.

School Address

Address

130 - 136 Poole Road BH4 9EF Bournemouth

Access

5-minute bus ride to beautiful beaches and the city center

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