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Kaplan International English - Berkeley, San Francisco, USA

Kaplan International English - Berkeley

The language school Kaplan International English - Berkeley was founded in San Francisco, USA in 1999. The school is situated in a busy area of Berkeley. Transportation is, by no means, a problem which makes it easy for students to go around and experience the sights and sounds of San Francisco.

Accreditations and Quality seals

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Facilities

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in most classrooms

  • Heating in most classrooms

  • Ample natural light in most classrooms

Number of classrooms:

10

Number of public PC workstations:

10

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 150 US$ per course level.

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

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Optional airport transfer

San Francisco International Airport:
150 US$ pick up
300 US$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2020, 20.Jan.2020, 17.Feb.2020, 25.May.2020, 03.Jul.2020, 04.Jul.2020, 07.Sep.2020, 12.Oct.2020, 11.Nov.2020, 26.Nov.2020, 25.Dec.2020, 27.Nov.2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

English Courses

General Language
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Price in US$ 475 950 1425 1900 2760 3680 4600 5785 10235 10320 430
This Semi-Intensive English course consists of the General English course combined with 5.25 hours of online teacher led study sessions totalling 27 lessons per week. The content focuses on reading, writing, listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation through an integrated skills approach. This includes access to K+ Online complementary learning materials as well as access to teacher-led study sessions with guidance and monitoring and access to K+ Online Extra additional learning materials for self‑directed study.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:20  - 10:30
Afternoon: 10:20  - 12:00
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in US$ 440 880 1320 1760 2125 2550 2975 3400 3825 4250 5100
This General English course of 20 lessons will help students to develop their core English skills, combine English lessons with their travels and learn with Kaplan’s unique K+ curriculum. The content focuses on reading, writing, listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation through an integrated skills approach. Students will also have access to K+ Online complementary learning materials.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:30  - 10:30
Afternoon: 10:20  - 12:00
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 13 24 Additional Week
Price in US$ 545 1090 1635 2180 3120 4160 5200 6240 6370 11280 470
This Intensive English course consistes of the General English course combined with 5.25 hours of online teacher led study session and 8 Specific Skills Lessons tailored to meet your specific learning needs coming to a total of 35 lessons per week. The content focuses on reading, writing, listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation through an integrated skills approach. Students will also have access to K+ Online complementary learning material as well as access to teacher-led study sessions with guidance and monitoring and access to K+ Online Extra additional learning materials for self‑directed study.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Price in US$ 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 5000 6000 6500
This is a package of 5 two-to-one lessons, each lesson is 45 minutes. These must be combined with another course.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Price in US$ 150 300 450 600 750 900 1050 1200 1500 1800 1950
This is a package of 3 two-to-one lessons, each lesson is 45 minutes. These must be combined with another course.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Price in US$ 250 500 750 1000 1250 1500 2000 2500 3000 3250 250
This is a package of 5 two-to-one lessons, each lesson is 45 minutes. These must be combined with another course.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 32
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 13280
Immerse yourself in a new country and culture, and get your English language skills and fluency to a high standard with an academic semester course. This is an intensive course where you will receive a total of 35 lessons per week including 8 Specific Skill Lessons tailored to meet your specific learning needs. The classes focus on reading, writing, listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. In addition to your lessons you will have access to teacher-led study sessions with guidance and monitoring, access to K+ Online complementary learning materials and access to K+ Online Extra additional learning materials for self‑directed study. This course includes 32 weeks of tuition and 2 session breaks taking the total time from start to finish 34-35 weeks.
Starting dates
2020: 06.Jan.2020, 30.Mar.2020, 15.Jun.2020, 20.Jul.2020, 17.Aug.2020, 14.Sep.2020.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 20 24
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8400 9960
Immerse yourself in a new country and culture and get your English language skills and fluency to a high standard with an academic semester course. Each week you will receive 20 lessons in reading, writing, listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. In addition to your lessons you will have access to teacher-led study sessions with guidance and monitoring, access to K+ Online complementary learning materials and access to K+ Online Extra additional learning materials for self‑directed study. This course includes 20 or 24 weeks of tuition and 2 session breaks taking the total time from start to finish 21-23 weeks or 25-27 weeks.
Starting dates
2020: 06.Jan.2020, 10.Feb.2020, 16.Mar.2020, 06.Apr.2020, 11.May.2020, 15.Jun.2020, 20.Jul.2020, 17.Aug.2020, 14.Sep.2020, 19.Oct.2020.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 32
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 12480
Immerse yourself in a new country and culture and get your English language skills and fluency to a high standard with this academic year-long course. Each week you will receive 20 lessons in reading, writing, listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. In addition to your lessons you will have access to teacher-led study sessions with guidance and monitoring, access to K+ Online complementary learning materials and access to K+ Online Extra additional learning materials for self‑directed study. This course includes 32 weeks of tuition and 2 session breaks taking the total time from start to finish 34-35 weeks.
Starting dates
2020: 06.Jan.2020, 30.Mar.2020, 15.Jun.2020, 20.Jul.2020, 17.Aug.2020, 14.Sep.2020.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Private
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 800 1600 2400 3200 4000 4800 5600 6400 8000 9600 800
This is a package of 10 one-to-one lessons, each lesson is 45 minutes. These must be combined with another course.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 240 480 720 960 1200 1440 1680 1920 2400 2880 240
This is a package of 3 one-to-one lessons, each lesson is 45 minutes. These must be combined with another course.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400 2800 3200 4000 4800 400
This is a package of 5 one-to-one lessons, each lesson is 45 minutes. These must be combined with another course.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Work & Study
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Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 20 24
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9200 10920
Immerse yourself in a new country and culture, and get your English language skills and fluency to a high standard with an academic semester course. This is an intensive course where you will receive a total of 35 lessons per week including 8 Specific Skill Lessons tailored to meet your specific learning needs. The classes focus on reading, writing, listening, conversation, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. In addition to your lessons you will have access to teacher-led study sessions with guidance and monitoring, access to K+ Online complementary learning materials and access to K+ Online Extra additional learning materials for self‑directed study. This course includes 20 or 24 weeks of tuition and 2 session breaks taking the total time from start to finish 21-23 weeks or 25-27 weeks.
Starting dates
2020: 06.Jan.2020, 10.Feb.2020, 16.Mar.2020, 06.Apr.2020, 11.May.2020, 15.Jun.2020, 20.Jul.2020, 17.Aug.2020, 14.Sep.2020, 19.Oct.2020.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 13 Additional Week
Price in US$ -- -- -- 2180 2600 3120 4160 5200 6240 6370 490
This course focuses on the techniques required to be successful in the TOEFL exam. It includes 20 TOEFL and Academic English Lessons which includes classes intended to improve the students verbal skills and test-taking skills, 7 Structured Study Sessions and full-length TOEFL iBT computer-based simulations with feedback and additional study and library materials and 8 TOEFL iBT and Academic English specific skills lessons.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in US$ 475 950 1425 1900 2300 2760 3220 3680 4600 5520 460
This part-time course focuses on the techniques required to be successful in the TOEFL exam. It includes 20 TOEFL and Academic English Lessons which includes classes intended to improve the students verbal skills and test-taking skills, 7 Structured Study Sessions and full-length TOEFL iBT computer-based simulations with feedback and additional study and library materials and 8 TOEFL iBT and Academic English specific skills lessons.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by Kaplan International English - Berkeley, San Francisco can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 185.00 US$
Comments about courses:Course Supplements:
K+ Online and K+ Online Extra for 12 months access once departing from the school: USD 139.
K+ Online and K+ Online Extra for 3 months access once departing from the school: USD 69.

Medical and Travel Insurance with the school costs USD 45 (per week).
University placement service off USD 175. This service is free if the student books 16 weeks or over.

Airport Transfer Extra:
Transfers to and from Oakland Airport are USD 150 per person, one way.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 340 680 1020 1360 1700 2040 2380 2720 3400 4080 340 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 1
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Students taking the Academic Semester Course (average 23 or 27 weeks duration) or the Academic Year Course (average 35 weeks duration) have the option of combining it with a cheaper accommodation rate stated here.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 270 540 810 1080 1350 1620 1890 2160 2700 3240 270 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 2
Students taking the Academic Semester Course (average 23 or 27 weeks duration) or the Academic Year Course (average 35 weeks duration) have the option of combining it with a cheaper accommodation rate stated here.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ -- 540 810 1080 1350 1620 1890 2160 2700 3240 270 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 2
Students taking the Academic Semester Course (average 23 or 27 weeks duration) or the Academic Year Course (average 35 weeks duration) have the option of combining it with a cheaper accommodation rate stated here.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 300 600 900 1200 1500 1800 2100 2400 3000 3600 300 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 2
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 17
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 370 740 1110 1480 1850 2220 2590 2960 3700 4440 370 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 2
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 17
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 300 600 900 1200 1500 1800 2100 2400 3000 3600 300 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 1
Example image of this accommodation category provided by Kaplan International English - Berkeley - 2
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 17
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 330 660 990 1320 1650 1980 2310 2640 3300 3960 330 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Includes:
No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in US$ 290 580 870 1160 1450 1740 2030 2320 2900 3480 290 80
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Includes:
No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 20.Jun.2020 - 22.Aug.2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 30 US$
Homestay Special Diet USD 50 per week.
If a student wishes to change accommodation after arrival there is a change fee of USD 100.
There is a homestay Christmas supplement from 19-26 Dec USD 75.

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    FAQ about Kaplan International English - Berkeley, San Francisco

  • English courses at Kaplan International English - Berkeley start at 150 US$ for Two-to-One Semi Private Lessons (3) course with 3 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from San Francisco International Airport (150 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Kaplan International English - Berkeley varies from 1 students (One-to-One Package (10)) to 15 students (Semi-Intensive Course )
  • 100% of teachers at Kaplan International English - Berkeley hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • Brazil is the strongest nationality at Kaplan International English - Berkeley with 5% followed by China (5%) and France (5%).
  • Kaplan International English - Berkeley offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 20 during the summer and 20 for the rest of the year.
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