Intensive Academic Year course

Best for immersing yourself in the English language and local culture

What are Intensive Academic Year courses?

Structured like a real university year, an Intensive Academic Year course is unforgettable in more ways than one. Long-term immersion and expert tuition help you achieve lasting fluency, while you’ll never forget the sights and experiences you’ll discover.

Our Intensive Academic 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.

But don’t forget – at Kaplan, exploration and adventure are part of the learning process, so you’ll still have opportunities to get out and enjoy your destination.

We are so confident in this program that we make you a promise: if you attend classes and complete assignments as required*, and you don’t reach your agreed goals, we’ll give you an extra four weeks of tuition – free.

  • GUARANTEED PROGRESSION provided you meet our attendance and study requirements, you will reach your language targets, or we’ll provide four weeks of additional tuition
  • SPECIFIC SKILLS SESSIONS help you eliminate your weaknesses, explore your interests or prepare to achieve the qualifications you need
  • IDEAL FOR STUDENTS hoping to progress to university in the English-speaking world. An Intensive Academic course equips you to learn and thrive in an Anglophone academic setting

*For full terms and conditions, contact your student advisor or download our 2018 pricelist.

Key facts

  • Course length
    9 months (32 weeks of tuition and 3-4 weeks break)
  • Entry level
    Beginner 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 English
  • 8 Specific Skills Lessons (6 hours)
  • 7 sessions (5.25 hours) of K+ tools, K+eXtra and K+ clubs
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Program Structure

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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