Language course English in San Francisco

Kaplan

Our partner school in San Francisco, Kaplan International, is located downtown next to the Museum of Modern Art and Union Square, and is easily reachable with public transportation.

The key features of our partner school are:

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

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.

Within both of the course options you will additionally have access to additional online learning material. With the course with 28 lessons per week you will also be able to participate in learning clubs, where you can practise and develop what you have learnt in the classroom.

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 2020

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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 535 895 1256 1617 1907 2254 2600 2947 3294 3640 3987 4334
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 862 1476 2090 2704 3247 3847 4446 5046 5646 6245 6845 7444
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 928 1607 2287 2966 3575 4240 4905 5571 6236 6901 7566 8231
Intensive with host family (16-17 years old), double room, halfboard 891 1532 2174 2816 3388 4015 4643 5271 5899 6526 7154 7782
Intensive with host family (16-17 years old), single room, halfboard 956 1664 2371 3078 3715 4409 5102 5795 6489 7182 7875 8569
Intensive with residence, double room, bed & breakfast 933 1617 2301 2985 3598 4268 4938 5608 6278 6948 7618 8288
Intensive with residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1167 2085 3003 3922 4770 5674 6578 7482 8386 9290 10194 11099
  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 638 1101 1565 2029 2422 2872 3322 3772 4221 4671 5121 5571 5716 6142 6568 6995 7421 7847 8274 8700 9126 9553 9979 9393
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 966 1682 2399 3116 3762 4465 5168 5870 6573 7276 7979 8681 9079 9759 10438 11117 11797 12476 13155 13834 14514 15193 15872 15540
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 1031 1813 2596 3378 4090 4859 5627 6395 7163 7932 8700 9468 9932 10677 11422 12167 12911 13656 14401 15146 15891 16636 17381 17114
Intensive with host family (16-17 years old), double room, halfboard 994 1739 2483 3228 3903 4634 5364 6095 6826 7557 8288 9019 9445 10152 10860 11567 12274 12982 13689 14397 15104 15811 16519 16214
Intensive with host family (16-17 years old), single room, halfboard 1059 1870 2680 3491 4231 5027 5824 6620 7416 8213 9009 9806 10297 11070 11843 12616 13389 14162 14935 15708 16481 17254 18027 17788
Intensive with residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1036 1823 2610 3397 4114 4887 5660 6433 7206 7979 8751 9524 9993 10742 11492 12242 12991 13741 14490 15240 15989 16739 17488 17226
Intensive with residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1270 2291 3313 4334 5285 6292 7299 8306 9314 10321 11328 12335 13038 14022 15006 15989 16973 17957 18941 19924 20908 21892 22876 22848
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges host family (16-17 years old):   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Info residence:  

Upon arrival, students have to pay a deposit of € 235 to the school that will be refunded at the end of the stay, if there have not been caused any damages.

Check in: Saturday 15:00 / Check-Out: Saturday 11:00

Surcharges residence:   single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€123

Price indicated is valid for a transfer (one way) upon arrival at San Francisco aiport.

The price for a transfer upon arrival and departure from/to San Francisco airport is € 232.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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.

You can either choose the standard preparation course with 20 lessons per week or the intensive preparation course with 28 lessons per week.

The standard TOEFL course offers you a balance of specialized study and free time, while the Intensive TOEFL program provides Specific Skills lessons and additional practice tests.

During the course with 20 lessons per week you will learn verbal skills and test-taking strategies focusing on improving your academic English skills and you will receive access to 7 online study sessions. With the course of 28 lessons per week you have apart from the 7 online study sessions per week,  8 specific skills lessons.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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:
20
28
  4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
TOEFL exam course without accommodation 1729 2071 2451 2830 3210 3589 3968 4348 4727
TOEFL exam course with host family, double room, halfboard 2816 3411 4043 4676 5308 5941 6573 7206 7838
TOEFL exam course with host family, single room, halfboard 3078 3739 4437 5135 5833 6531 7229 7927 8625
TOEFL exam course with host family (16-17 years old), double room, halfboard 2928 3551 4212 4873 5533 6194 6854 7515 8175
TOEFL exam course with host family (16-17 years old), single room, halfboard 3191 3879 4606 5332 6058 6784 7510 8236 8962
TOEFL exam course with residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3097 3762 4465 5168 5870 6573 7276 7979 8681
TOEFL exam course with residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4034 4933 5870 6807 7744 8681 9618 10555 11492
  4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
TOEFL exam course without accommodation 2029 2422 2872 3322 3772 4221 4671 5121 5571
TOEFL exam course with host family, double room, halfboard 3116 3762 4465 5168 5870 6573 7276 7979 8681
TOEFL exam course with host family, single room, halfboard 3378 4090 4859 5627 6395 7163 7932 8700 9468
TOEFL exam course with host family (16-17 years old), double room, halfboard 3228 3903 4634 5364 6095 6826 7557 8288 9019
TOEFL exam course with host family (16-17 years old), single room, halfboard 3491 4231 5027 5824 6620 7416 8213 9009 9806
TOEFL exam course with residence, double room, bed & breakfast 3397 4114 4887 5660 6433 7206 7979 8751 9524
TOEFL exam course with residence, single room, bed & breakfast 4334 5285 6292 7299 8306 9314 10321 11328 12335
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges host family (16-17 years old):   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Info residence:  

Upon arrival, students have to pay a deposit of € 235 to the school that will be refunded at the end of the stay, if there have not been caused any damages.

Check in: Saturday 15:00 / Check-Out: Saturday 11:00

Surcharges residence:   single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€123

Price indicated is valid for a transfer (one way) upon arrival at San Francisco aiport.

The price for a transfer upon arrival and departure from/to San Francisco airport is € 232.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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.

Apart from the mentioned lessons, you will also have access to additional online material to reinforce the progress you've made and also to learning clubs, which are teacher-led study sessions focusing on careers, hobbies or specific language skills.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Business English without accommodation 638 1101 1565 2029 2422 2872 3322 3772
Business English with host family, double room, halfboard 966 1682 2399 3116 3762 4465 5168 5870
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1031 1813 2596 3378 4090 4859 5627 6395
Business English with host family (16-17 years old), double room, halfboard 994 1739 2483 3228 3903 4634 5364 6095
Business English with host family (16-17 years old), single room, halfboard 1059 1870 2680 3491 4231 5027 5824 6620
Business English with residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1036 1823 2610 3397 4114 4887 5660 6433
Business English with residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1270 2291 3313 4334 5285 6292 7299 8306
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges host family (16-17 years old):   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Info residence:  

Upon arrival, students have to pay a deposit of € 235 to the school that will be refunded at the end of the stay, if there have not been caused any damages.

Check in: Saturday 15:00 / Check-Out: Saturday 11:00

Surcharges residence:   single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€123

Price indicated is valid for a transfer (one way) upon arrival at San Francisco aiport.

The price for a transfer upon arrival and departure from/to San Francisco airport is € 232.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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 2020

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 923 1673
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 1251 2254
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 1317 2385
One-to-one with host family (16-17 years old), double room, halfboard 1279 2310
One-to-one with host family (16-17 years old), single room, halfboard 1345 2441
One-to-one with residence, double room, bed & breakfast 1322 2394
One-to-one with residence, single room, bed & breakfast 1556 2863
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-one without accommodation 1673 3172
One-to-one with host family, double room, halfboard 2001 3753
One-to-one with host family, single room, halfboard 2066 3884
One-to-one with host family (16-17 years old), double room, halfboard 2029 3809
One-to-one with host family (16-17 years old), single room, halfboard 2095 3940
One-to-one with residence, double room, bed & breakfast 2071 3893
One-to-one with residence, single room, bed & breakfast 2305 4362
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Info host family:  

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

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges host family (16-17 years old):   single room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 20/12/2020 - 26/12/2020 : €71 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Info residence:  

Upon arrival, students have to pay a deposit of € 235 to the school that will be refunded at the end of the stay, if there have not been caused any damages.

Check in: Saturday 15:00 / Check-Out: Saturday 11:00

Surcharges residence:   single room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
double room : 21/06/2020 - 22/08/2020 : €30 per week
Transfer:  

€123

Price indicated is valid for a transfer (one way) upon arrival at San Francisco aiport.

The price for a transfer upon arrival and departure from/to San Francisco airport is € 232.

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 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020, 20/01/2020, 25/05/2020, 03/07/2020, 07/09/2020, 26/11/2020, 27/11/2020, 25/12/2020. Missed lessons due to bank holidays will not be refunded or rescheduled.

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. The host families in San Francisco are located in San Francisco, South San Francisco, Daily City or Pacifica, 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. 12 minutes walking from the school and approx. 15 minutes walking from the city centre, which makes this accommodation the perfect place for your language stay. The residence offers single and double rooms with en suite bathroom. If you book a double room, you will be assigned another student of the same gender of another nationality. 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, bed linen and towels will be provided.

Overall rating
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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Weather in San Francisco

Month Max
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Jan 13 7 5
Feb 15 8 7
Mar 16 9 8
Apr 17 9 9
May 17 11 10
June 19 11 11
July 18 12 10
Aug 18 12 9
Sept 21 13 9
Oct 20 12 8
Nov 17 11 6
Dec 14 8 5
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Cathy, Valencia

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