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Learn English in Kaplan International English Los Angeles Westwood, where students immerse themselves in the life of this famous city of beaches, palm trees and celebrities.
Find yourself on the doorstep of Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and the most glamorous parts of LA. The Westwood area of Los Angeles borders Beverly Hills and offers a peaceful and student-oriented base with central Los Angeles nearby.
You’ll be among students from across the world drawn to the University
of California Los Angeles campus, which is right around the corner. The cozy Westwood Village where Kaplan International English - Los Angeles Westwood school is located is a popular spot to see and meet celebrities, just ten minutes from Beverly Hills, and there are multiple bus stops a few minutes’ walk away.
Kaplan International English - Los Angeles Westwood is a large school with bright classrooms with interactive whiteboards, library, student lounge, multimedia lab, garden/outdoor area, and free Wi-Fi.
In addition to learning English, students attend a sports game or concert downtown, spend a day at Disneyland or Universal Studios, and visit one of the many nearby museums, including the Getty.
Public holidays in 2019-2020 (no lessons): 28.11, 29.11, 23.12 - 29.12.2019; 01.01, 20.01, 25.05, 03.07, 07.09, 26.11, 27.11, 25.12.
General English courses are designed to improve your English language skills and give you more professional and academic options in the future. As well as taking lessons, you will have plenty of time to sight-see and explore your destination.
The course is semi-intensive, and is available at all levels from Elementary to Advanced, with classes made up of different levels. The focus is on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
The course of preparation for the GMAT exam, which must be passed to applicants for admission to MBA courses in the USA, includes detailed lessons in Kaplan International English, practical texts and work with exclusive test materials from Kaplan. In additional classes, you improve English using printed and online exercises.
- 28 STRUCTURED STUDY SESSIONS (21 HOURS)
Additional work on English skills and practice tests in computer labs.
- 1 TEACHBACK SESSION
Q&A and review session with your teacher, and on-going support during your studies. You can focus on your weaknesses or request help with specific topics.
ENTRY LEVEL: Paper-based (PBT) TOEFL: 550; Computer-based (CBT) TOEFL:213; Internet-based (iBT) TOEFL: 77; TOEIC: 1345; IELTS: 6.5; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Passing grade of A, B, or C.
Start dates in 2020: 17.02, 18.05, 17.08, 16.11
English Academic Year courses are nine-month English courses that aim to take you from your current level of English up to a very high level of fluency. As well as this general English course, you can choose an Intensive Academic Semester Year course, in which you will study specific sections of vocabulary and skills, such as Business English and exam preparation.
Immerse yourself in the English language, and spend a year studying and getting to know a new location and culture. The course is an effective way to increase your fluency, and you will be helped by exclusive and specially designed study materials.
9 months (32 weeks of tuition and 2-3 weeks break)
- 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking;
- 7 sessions (5.25 hours) of K+ tools, K+eXtra and K+ clubs: Self-study time with access to exclusive materials and resources along with personalized sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work.
All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes and each lesson lasts 45 minutes.
Please note that the course starts on certain dates: 06-Jan-20, 30-Mar-20, 15-Jun-20, 20-Jul-20, 17-Aug-20, 14-Sep-20
The school must confirm the availability of your chosen accommodation.
If the selected housing is not available for your dates, the school will offer another accommodation option for you to consider.
I don't need housing
Homestay families reflect the diversity of life in the United States. They include young, senior and single parent families and couples with and without children. American hosts live in houses, apartment complexes or townhomes and have varying ethnic backgrounds, diverse interests, and different lifestyles.
Living in a homestay will allow you to practice your English in a real-life setting. It is important to remember that you are both part of the family and a guest at the same time. You may have to help with household chores, keep your bedroom tidy and make your bed each morning. Make sure that you always ask for permission to bring friends around and let your family know if you will not be at home for dinner or will be going away for the weekend!
Plan to arrive at your accommodation between 2:00 pm and 10:00 pm on the Saturday or Sunday prior to your course start date.
Breakfast: Breakfast is usually a light meal consisting of cereal, toast or fruit, frequently with juice or coffee. Often these foods will be made available to you and you will prepare your own morning meal.
Lunch: You will be responsible for purchasing your own lunch at a nearby restaurant or from a local store. A refrigerator and a microwave may be available for you to use at school.
Dinner: Dinner may be a shared meal in the evening, or occasionally you may prepare your own meal with food supplied by your host.
Check-in: Saturday / Sunday, check-out: Saturday.
Barrington Plaza oers single and twin rooms in 2-bedroom apartments, a mere 15-min bus ride from school, with many amenities nearby and amazing views of the ocean, city, and mountains. You can swim laps year-round at the heated Olympic-size swimming pool, get healthy in the tness center, or enjoy a day of shopping and dining on San Vicente Blvd or nearby Santa Monica.
Community features include basketball courts, tennis courts, gated access, high-speed Internet, laundry facility and extra storage. There is on site maintenance, management and patrol for convenience and security.
Santa Monica International House oers single and twin rooms in a large shared house, a mere 20-min bus ride from the school. Swim, surf, or just relax on the beach, a 20-min bus ride from your front door. Or enjoy the many world-class restaurant, cafe, and shopping options in Santa Monica and surrounding areas. Sheets, towels, utilies, WiFi and kitchen utensils are included. There is a weekly housekeeping service and a laundry facility on site.
Laundry (extra charge), Wi-Fi, linen and towels, cleaning service
EXTRA COST OF SERVICES:
Wardrobe/ closet, desk, lamp, chair
Pots & pans, cooking utensils, cutlery & crockery, microwave, oven, stovetop, kettle, fridge, iron
and ironing board
EXTRA COST OF FACILITIES:
FAMOUS LANDMARKS NEARBY:
Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Beach
VISITORS OR GUESTS ALLOWED?
Yes (but no overnight guests)
Yes (From 22:00 every day)
SMOKING ALLOWED IN THE RESIDENCE?
Twice per month
Students are responsible for washing their own linen
MINIMUM NUMBER OF WEEKS?
CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT TIMES:
Check-in: Saturday 14:00 / Check-out: Saturday 11:00
Yes - $350
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