Language course English in San Francisco

Kaplan

Our partner school in San Francisco, Kaplan International, is located in Berkeley, a renowned academic city with a vibrant student community. The school is located near the prestigious UC Berkeley and is easily reachable with public transportation.

The key features of our partner school are:

  • 8 fully equipped classrooms
  • air conditioning/heating
  • free Wifi
  • computer lab/multimedia center
  • library
  • self study center
  • student lounge/common room

Activities and Leisure Programme:

Our partnerschool in San Francisco organises a varied activity programme, so that the students can make the most out of their language stay. Some sample activities are: a city tour, barbecue, museum visits, urban hikes, yoga, bike ride to Golden Gate Bridge, etc..On weekends the school also organises excursion to e.g. Yosemite, Napa Valley, Monterey, Los Angles.

Intensive

With the intensive course you can choose to study 20 or 28 lessons English per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes). This course offers a fast, enjoyable and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level.

With the intensive course with 20 lessons per week you will improve your general English skills since this course focuses on the main aspects of the language: reading, writing, listening and speaking.

With the intensive course with 28 lessons per week you have the opportunity to accelerate your progress and personalize your course with 8 specific skills lessons in addition to the 20 general English lessons. Within the specific skills lessons you may choose between subjects such as Current Affairs, English for Business, Academic English, Writing and Vocabulary, Speaking and Pronunciation, Idioms, Local Culture, Literature and Film Studies. The skills that are offered may differ every week.

Classes can alternate between mornings and afternoons. Your exact timetable will be communicated to you on the first day of your classes.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

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Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
28
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 583 974 1365 1756 2076 2453 2829 3206 3583 3960 4337 4428
Intensive with host family (18+), double room , halfboard 3723 4409 5096 5783 6469 7156 7843 8244
Intensive with host family (18+), single room , halfboard 1064 1842 2620 3397 4104 4867 5630 6393 7156 7920 8683 9160
Intensive with host family (16-17), double room , halfboard 1021 1756 2491 3225 3890 4609 5329 6050 6770 7490 8211 8645
Intensive with host family (16-17), single room , halfboard 1098 1909 2720 3531 4271 5067 5864 6660 7457 8254 9050 9561
Intensive with residence, double room , no meals 1813 2577 3340 4033 4781 5530 6279 7028 7777 8526 8988
Intensive with residence, single room , no meals 1088 1890 2691 3493 4223 5010 5797 6584 7371 8158 8945 9446
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 678 1165 1651 2138 2505 2968 3431 3893 4356 4819 5282 5458 5897 6336 6775 7214 7653 8092 8530 8397 8807 9217 9628 10038
Intensive with host family (18+), double room , halfboard 4152 4924 5697 6469 7242 8015 8788 9275 10024 10773 11522 12271 13020 13769 14518 14694 15414 16135 16855 17576
Intensive with host family (18+), single room , halfboard 1160 2033 2906 3779 4534 5382 6231 7080 7929 8778 9628 10191 11016 11841 12667 13492 14317 15143 15968 16221 17017 17814 18611 19407
Intensive with host family (16-17), double room , halfboard 1117 1947 2777 3607 4319 5124 5930 6737 7543 8349 9155 9675 10458 11240 12023 12805 13587 14370 15152 15362 16116 16869 17623 18377
Intensive with host family (16-17), single room , halfboard 1193 2100 3006 3912 4701 5582 6465 7347 8230 9112 9995 10591 11450 12309 13167 14026 14885 15744 16602 16889 17719 18549 19379 20209
Intensive with residence, double room , no meals 2004 2863 3722 4462 5296 6131 6966 7800 8635 9470 10019 10830 11641 12452 13263 14074 14885 15696 15934 16717 17499 18282 19064
Intensive with residence, single room , no meals 1184 2080 2977 3874 4653 5525 6398 7271 8144 9017 9890 10477 11326 12175 13024 13874 14723 15572 16421 16698 17518 18339 19159 19980
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family (18+):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together. Double rooms are available from 5 weeks or more.

Surcharges host family (18+):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info host family (16-17):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together.

Surcharges host family (16-17):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum stay for double rooms are 2 weeks. Double rooms can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week

Prices include:
administration fees
course and accommodation as stated
teaching materials (*first course book)
certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 15/01/2024, 27/05/2024, 19/06/2024, 04/07/2024, 02/09/2024, 28/11/2024, 29/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024

TOEFL exam preparation

Recognised by more than 10,000 colleges, universities and agencies, TOEFL is the world's most popular English language test. This course will help you build the advanced English skills and sophisticated exam technique you need to succeed, with tailored classes exploring the structure of the exam and full-length practice tests.

During the course you will follow 20 lessons per week and learn verbal skills and test-taking strategies focusing on improving your academic English skills. You will also follow 8 specific skills lessons per week focussed on TOEFL exam preparation.

 

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
TOEFL Prep without accommodation 2138 2505 2968 3431 3893 4356 4819 5282 5458
TOEFL Prep with host family (18+), double room , halfboard 4152 4924 5697 6469 7242 8015 8788 9275
TOEFL Prep with host family (18+), single room , halfboard 3779 4534 5382 6231 7080 7929 8778 9628 10191
TOEFL Prep with host family (16-17), double room , halfboard 3607 4319 5124 5930 6737 7543 8349 9155 9675
TOEFL Prep with host family (16-17), single room , halfboard 3912 4701 5582 6465 7347 8230 9112 9995 10591
TOEFL Prep with residence, double room , no meals 3722 4462 5296 6131 6966 7800 8635 9470 10019
TOEFL Prep with residence, single room , no meals 3874 4653 5525 6398 7271 8144 9017 9890 10477
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family (18+):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together. Double rooms are available from 5 weeks or more.

Surcharges host family (18+):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info host family (16-17):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together.

Surcharges host family (16-17):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum stay for double rooms are 2 weeks. Double rooms can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week

Prices include:
administration fees
course and accommodation as stated
teaching materials (*first course book)
certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 15/01/2024, 27/05/2024, 19/06/2024, 04/07/2024, 02/09/2024, 28/11/2024, 29/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024

Business English

The Business English course consists of 20 lessons general English per week and 8 lessons of Business English per week with a range of subjects to develop communication skills for the workplace and business situations.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 15/15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
28
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 678 1165 1651 2138 2505 2968 3431 3893
Commercial English with host family (18+), double room , halfboard 4152 4924 5697 6469
Commercial English with host family (18+), single room , halfboard 1160 2033 2906 3779 4534 5382 6231 7080
Commercial English with residence, double room , no meals 2004 2863 3722 4462 5296 6131 6966
Commercial English with residence, single room , no meals 1184 2080 2977 3874 4653 5525 6398 7271
Commercial English with host family (16-17), double room , halfboard 1117 1947 2777 3607 4319 5124 5930 6737
Commercial English with host family (16-17), single room , halfboard 1193 2100 3006 3912 4701 5582 6465 7347
Starting dates:  

from intermediate : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family (18+):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together. Double rooms are available from 5 weeks or more.

Surcharges host family (18+):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info host family (16-17):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together.

Surcharges host family (16-17):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum stay for double rooms are 2 weeks. Double rooms can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week

Prices include:
administration fees
course and accommodation as stated
teaching materials (*first course book)
certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 15/01/2024, 27/05/2024, 19/06/2024, 04/07/2024, 02/09/2024, 28/11/2024, 29/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024

One-to-one

If you want to maximize your learn progress in a short amount of time, one-to-one lessons are the perfect choice for you. The one-to-one lessons are completely adaptable to your specific skills and needs - you decide the learning content and how fast you want to progress.

You can choose between 10 or 20 one-to-one lessons.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2024

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
10
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 955 1718
One-to-One with residence, double room , no meals 2558
One-to-One with residence, single room , no meals 1460 2634
One-to-One with host family (16-17), double room , halfboard 1394 2500
One-to-One with host family (16-17), single room , halfboard 1470 2653
One-to-One with host family (18+), single room , halfboard 1436 2586
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 1718 3245
One-to-One with residence, double room , no meals 4084
One-to-One with residence, single room , no meals 2224 4160
One-to-One with host family (16-17), double room , halfboard 2157 4027
One-to-One with host family (16-17), single room , halfboard 2233 4180
One-to-One with host family (18+), single room , halfboard 2200 4113
Starting dates:  

from elementary : 01/01, 08/01, 15/01, 22/01, 29/01, 05/02, 12/02, 19/02, 26/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03, 01/04, 08/04, 15/04, 22/04, 29/04, 06/05, 13/05, 20/05, 27/05, 03/06, 10/06, 17/06, 24/06, 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08, 12/08, 19/08, 26/08, 02/09, 09/09, 16/09, 23/09, 30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10, 28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11, 25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12, 23/12, 30/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family (18+):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together. Double rooms are available from 5 weeks or more.

Surcharges host family (18+):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info host family (16-17):  

A double room is only available for two people who are travelling together.

Surcharges host family (16-17):   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
double room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum stay for double rooms are 2 weeks. Double rooms can only be booked by 2 persons travelling together.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 02/06/2024 - 24/08/2024 : €35 per week

Prices include:
administration fees
course and accommodation as stated
teaching materials (*first course book)
certificate of attendance

*Any further course materials need to be purchased at the school.

In 2024 the school is closed on: 01/01/2024, 15/01/2024, 27/05/2024, 19/06/2024, 04/07/2024, 02/09/2024, 28/11/2024, 29/11/2024, 25/12/2024, 26/12/2024

Host Family

The accommodation in a host family is the most authentic and effective way of immersing yourself into the language and culture! You can stay in one of the carefully selected host families in a single room or double room, if you are travelling with someone else. You will receive breakfast and dinner in your host family and bed linen and towels will be provided. Most host families in San Francisco are located in- or nearby the Berkeley area, approx. 45-60 minutes of commute time to the school.

Host Family (16-17 years)

Students under the age of 18 years, are obligated to book the accommodation in a host family for 16-17 year olds, where students will receive a higher level of supervision.

Residence

If you want to have a more international, independent experience and live closer to the school, the option in the schools residence is the perfect choice for you!

The residence is located approx. 2 minutes walking from the school, which makes this accommodation the perfect place for your language stay. The residence offers single and double rooms with shared bathrooms. The residence also offers a fully equipped communal kitchen, where you can prepare your own meals and other communcal areas where students can relax. There is also WIFI available.

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4.4 / 5.0
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4.2 / 5.0
Just a wonderful experience.
Jana
25 years
German


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Just a wonderful experience. I booked the course because of my work and it was just the right decision. Lessons were based essentialy in conversation. So much fun with the teachers. My host mother was a very sweet woman. Thank you ever so much for such a amazing experience.


4.3 / 5.0
Ana
45 years
Spanish


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