Intensive English course

Best for getting the most out of your time abroad and learning as much English as possible.


Want to learn as fast as possible? Pack more training and support into your English program.

Our Intensive English courses offer you the maximum classroom time each week, with extra lessons focusing on specific skills such as Business English, Academic English, Literature or TOEFL ®/IELTS preparation. You can study for as little as two weeks or as much as a year, and start at any level.

But don’t forget – at Kaplan, exploration and adventure are part of the learning process, so you’ll still have opportunities to practise your skills in the real world and enjoy your destination at the same time.


Add an upgrade to your Intensive English package for even more classroom time and extra lessons each week. Customize your course to fit your needs: upgrade your whole course or intensify your training for a while and ease back later!

  • Intensive Upgrade – 6 extra hours language training per week 
  • Super Intensive Upgrade* – 9 extra hours language training per week
*Super Intensive Upgrade is only available in the UK.


Key facts

  • Course length
    2 to 52 weeks
  • Entry level
    Elementary to Advanced English
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  • Minimum age
    16 Years old
  • Lesson hours
    45 minute lessons
  • Class size
    Average 12, maximum 15
  • Timetable

    All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes

Course structure
  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English
  • 8 Specific Skills Lessons (6 hours)
  • 7 Sessions (5.25 hours) of K+ tools, K+eXtra and K+ clubs
  • Optional Intensive Upgrade supplement
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Why Choose Kaplan English Courses?

Why should you choose Kaplan International?

Learning English should be an adventure. Set in spectacular locations from palm-fringed beaches to the heart of New York, our schools offer you expert language tuition, sophisticated learning technology, and the amazing experience of exploring the English-speaking world. Whatever your ambitions, our immersive courses are designed to help you achieve your goals – and enrich your life.

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It is important you have proof of your studies and the hard work you have put in.

At the end of your course you will receive a Kaplan International English Certificate of Achievement documenting your new language level and attendance. We are proud to be accredited by highly-respected and recognized accrediting agencies in each country.

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K+ English Language Learning System

Our unique K+ teaching methodology was designed by an international team of experts to harness the power of digital, text-based and interpersonal learning methods. Our integrated system of books, apps, online resources and games work together to help you learn fast – in the classroom, on the move, and at home.

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