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Kaplan International English, New York SoHo

Intensive English Program [New York, New York]

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The centers have state-of-the-art computer labs and incorporate interactive language software into many courses
  • Weekly student activities organized, including visits to museums, Carnegie Hall, famous Broadway musicals and the United Nations
  • Live in “the Big Apple,” New York City – America’s largest city and the center of business, world-class entertainment and cultural diversity
  • Information
    • About the School
    • Founded in 1938, Kaplan International English is a group of prestigious private language schools that have helped millions of students from around the world significantly improve their English skills in the shortest time possible and prepare them for academic study at an American college or university. The Centers are located among thirteen of the best-known cities in North America – including Vancouver, Canada – in order to offer independent students exposure to different cross-cultural ideas in vibrant urban environments that will deepen their English communication skills and cultural understanding. For those students interested in studying at an American college or university, Kaplan International English operates three of its centers on college campuses and offers students full access to campus facilities including the library, sports facilities and the computer center. Learning from native speaking instructors, students study from well-developed curriculums designed to develop their fluency and hone their skills in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. To help students achieve their individual academic goals, Kaplan International English centers also offer a variety of workshops to complement students’ coursework, including: Vocabulary Development, Speech and Pronunciation, Writing, Accent Reduction and TOEFL Skills Preparation. International English is the educational subsidiary of the major newspaper company, The Washington Post, and a sister division of the major magazine, Newsweek. Kaplan International English is also a proud member of AAIEP, the American Association of Intensive English Programs promoting professional standards and high-quality English programs.
    • Fast Facts
    • Affiliation : Private English School
      Establishment : 1938
      Membership/Accreditation : EnglishUSA / ACCET
      Enrollment : 500
      Average Class Size : 10
      Airport Pickup : Available from School
      Tuition : Medium
      Community Type : Urban
      Transportation : Train, subway, bus, taxi
    • CONTACT INFORMATION
    • Kaplan International Admissions Office
      13509 Earlham Drive
      Whittier, CA  90602  U.S.A.
  • More Details
    • Housing
    • Kaplan International English provides students with the opportunity to live in off-campus residences or enjoy a homestay experience. For students who prefer a more independent lifestyle, off-campus residences provide more privacy and offer opportunities to interact with people in the community outside the campus environment. These residences are conveniently located a short distance from the center. Homestays are also a living option for those students who want to experience the local culture as a member of a family and practice their conversational English. Students are encouraged to make their housing arrangements as early as possible due to the limited amount of space available. Private off-campus apartments are also available; however students must make their own arrangements. For more information, use the Contact Address to ask the school directly.
    • Surrounding Area
    • The Kaplan International English Center is centrally located in the heart of New York City, the most populous city in the United States home to nearly 8.2 million people and to an unsurpassed collection of world-class museums, art galleries, international corporations, stock exchanges, performance centers and world-famous media outlets. Often called “The City that Never Sleeps,” New York City lives up to its famous reputation for its active, fast-paced urban environment while its residents take pride in living amid the crowds, noise and the general hardships of city life. Regarded as the model of the American ideal of a “melting pot,” New York City is home to a greater diversity of immigrant groups than any other American city, giving New York a true international flavor. Though the city is home to countless distinct ethnic groups – from Irish, Italian, Greek and Chinese to Korean, Puerto Rican, Iranian and Jamaican – regardless of their origin, all ethnic groups share the common identity as being New Yorkers. Being centrally-located in the core of the “Big Apple," the center provides students with easy access to the Metro - New York City's convenient public transportation system - to explore Manhattan's eclectic neighborhoods, whether to experience Chinatown's bustling streets, soak in the energy of Times Square, stroll through majestic Central Park or sample some of the latest restaurants in the Lower East Side. If you are looking for something to do outside of the city, there are plenty of exciting places to explore in the surrounding boroughs. Historic Yankee Stadium and the famous Bronx Zoo are popular destinations while many enjoy visiting the stunning Japanese Botanical Garden and legendary Coney Island in Brooklyn or the great Shea Stadium – home to the New York Mets – in Queens. Regarded as the capital city of the world, New York City offers an education onto itself and provides endless opportunities to tap into its energy, enjoy its diversity, and above all else, to experience a city unlike any other.
  • Study Options
    • Intensive Academic Year

    • Overview
    • The Intensive Academic Year Program offers students an excellent opportunity to improve fluency in English and experience life in another country for an extended period of time. The nine-month course is offered four times a year with sessions beginning throughout the year. Students enrolled in the program receive 35 lessons (26 hours) per week including 20 lessons of General English instruction, 8 elective lessons and 7 sessions of Supplementary Structured Study.

      The program is offered to all students with English levels from Elementary to Advanced. A wide range of program options allows each student to tailor the course to suit their academic and career goals. Upon arriving at the center, each student’s English skills are assessed in the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking to insure placement into the appropriate ability level. During the first week of the course, all students are given a Student Portfolio which will help them plan Structured Study as well as provide a detailed record of progress. Depending on the level of English, each student can personalize the course with Elective classes, English for Business, Exam Preparation or even an Internship maximizing the student’s time abroad.

      The program’s curriculum is designed specifically for students who want to improve their fluency in English, enhance their academic profile and improve their career prospects. The classes include three main categories; General English, Electives and Supplementary Structured Study. General English classes focus on improving communication skills necessary in everyday situations as well as developing overall linguistic skills including reading, writing and speaking. Elective classes available may include Current Affairs, English for Business, Academic English, TOEFL/IELTS Exam Preparation, Writing and Vocabulary, Speaking and Pronunciation, Idioms, Local Culture and Literature or Film Studies. Structured Study sessions allow students to practice and apply what is learned in the classroom with activities such as practice exercises, study clubs, talks or project work.

      Outside of the classroom, the school organizes plenty of opportunities for students to practice their English in a natural environment, including hiking and camping trips, lunch and dinner parties and on-campus sports competitions. Students can participate in local year-round festivals, attend professional sporting events or go sightseeing and explore life outside the school. Students gain a truly international perspective as they study with classmates of many different nationalities.

      Classroom sizes average 12 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes an ideal size for effective long-term English language learning.
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 5 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 32 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
    • 2021
      34 WEEKS:
      6/14 - 2/47/19 - 3/118/16 - 4/8
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 185
      TUITION FEE (2021)
      34 WEEKS US$ 13,600
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      34 WEEKS US$ 8,050 -17,150 N/A US$ 15,840 -19,680
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 180 (All NYC Airports)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Homestay fee include meals.
    • Intensive Academic Semester

    • Overview
    • The Intensive Academic Semester Program offers students an excellent opportunity to improve fluency in English and experience life in another country for an extended period of time. The five-month course is offered six times a year with sessions beginning throughout the year. Students enrolled in the program receive 35 lessons (26 hours) per week including 20 lessons of General English instruction, 8 elective lessons and 7 sessions of Supplementary Structured Study.

      The program is offered to all students with English levels from Elementary to Advanced. A wide range of program options allows each student to tailor the course to suit their academic and career goals. Upon arriving at the center, each student’s English skills are assessed in the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking to insure placement into the appropriate ability level. During the first week of the course, all students are given a Student Portfolio which will help them plan Structured Study as well as provide a detailed record of progress. Depending on the level of English, each student can personalize the course with Elective classes, English for Business, Exam Preparation or even an Internship maximizing the student’s time abroad.

      The program’s curriculum is designed specifically for students who want to improve their fluency in English, enhance their academic profile and improve their career prospects. The classes include three main categories; General English, Electives and Supplementary Structured Study. General English classes focus on improving communication skills necessary in everyday situations as well as developing overall linguistic skills including reading, writing and speaking. Elective classes available may include Current Affairs, English for Business, Academic English, TOEFL/IELTS Exam Preparation, Writing and Vocabulary, Speaking and Pronunciation, Idioms, Local Culture and Literature or Film Studies. Structured Study sessions allow students to practice and apply what is learned in the classroom with activities such as practice exercises, study clubs, talks or project work.

      Outside of the classroom, the school organizes plenty of opportunities for students to practice their English in a natural environment, including hiking and camping trips, lunch and dinner parties and on-campus sports competitions. Students can participate in local year-round festivals, attend professional sporting events or go sightseeing and explore life outside the school. Students gain a truly international perspective as they study with classmates of many different nationalities.

      Classroom sizes average 12 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes an ideal size for effective long-term English language learning.
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 12 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 5 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 20 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 20, 24 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/05/10
      • 2021/05/17
      • 2021/05/24
      • 2021/05/31
      • 2021/06/07
      • 2021/06/14
      • 2021/06/21
      • 2021/06/28
      • 2021/07/05
      • 2021/07/12
      • 2021/07/19
      • 2021/07/26
      • 2021/08/02
      • 2021/08/09
      • 2021/08/16
      • 2021/08/23
      • 2021/08/30
      • 2021/09/06
      • 2021/09/13
      • 2021/09/20
      • 2021/09/27
      • 2021/10/04
      • 2021/10/11
      • 2021/10/18
      • 2021/10/25
      • 2021/11/01
      • 2021/11/08
      • 2021/11/15
      • 2021/11/22
      • 2021/11/29
      • 2021/12/06
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 185
      TUITION FEE (2019)
      20 WEEKS US$ 9,400
      24 WEEKS US$ 11,160
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      20 WEEKS US$ 5,500-11,000 N/A US$ 9,900 -12,300
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 180 (All NYC Airports)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Homestay fee include meals.
    • Intensive English Program

    • Overview
    • The program is offered year-round with sessions beginning every two weeks. Students enrolled in the program receive 30 hours of classroom instruction per week: 25 hours of classroom-based English instruction and 5 hours of structured study lab time.

      The program is offered at 5 levels of instruction from introductory to advanced. Upon their arrival at the center, students’ English skills are assessed in the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking to ensure their proper placement in to an ability level. At the end of their session, students are given an End of Level test to gauge their progress and determine their readiness to advance to the next level of English study.

      As one of the center’s most popular courses, the curriculum for the General Intensive English Program is primarily designed for students who want to improve their overall English ability. The challenging curriculum and intensive schedule are designed for both the general English language learner and the academically-bound student. This full-time program integrates the four key elements of language learning ? listening, speaking, reading and writing. The rigorous curriculum accelerates students’ learning by combining classroom work, computer lab practice and an array of specialized workshops that focus on developing specific English skills.

      Outside of the classroom, the center organizes plenty of opportunities for students to practice their English in a natural environment, including hiking and camping trips, lunch and dinner parties and on-campus sports competitions. Students can independently participate in local year-round festivals held throughout the city, attend professional sports games or go sightseeing to explore some of the city’s vibrant, eclectic neighborhoods.

      Classroom sizes average 10 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes at an ideal size for effective English language instruction.
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 5 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 2-52 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 17 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 Issued Upon Request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 2 - 52 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/05/10
      • 2021/05/17
      • 2021/05/24
      • 2021/05/31
      • 2021/06/07
      • 2021/06/14
      • 2021/06/21
      • 2021/06/28
      • 2021/07/05
      • 2021/07/12
      • 2021/07/19
      • 2021/07/26
      • 2021/08/02
      • 2021/08/09
      • 2021/08/16
      • 2021/08/23
      • 2021/08/30
      • 2021/09/06
      • 2021/09/13
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 185
      TUITION FEE (2019)
      2-4 WEEKS US$ 580 per week
      5-12 WEEKS US$ 570 per week
      13-23 WEEKS US$ 540 per week
      24+ WEEKS US$ 490 per week
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      2-52 WEEKS US$ 270-525 per week N/A US$ 495-615 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 180 (All NYC Airports)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Housing fees include meals.
    • Semi-Intensive English Program

    • Overview
    • The program is offered year-round with sessions beginning every two weeks. Students enrolled in the program receive 22 hours of classroom instruction per week: 15 hours of classroom-based English instruction and 7 hours of structured study lab time.

      The program is offered at 5 levels of instruction from introductory to advanced. Upon their arrival at the center, students’ English skills are assessed in the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking to ensure proper placement into an ability level. At the end of their session, students are given an End of Level test to gauge their progress and determine their readiness to advance to the next level of English study.

      The program’s curriculum is primarily designed for students who want to improve their listening and speaking skills without the time commitment required of an intensive program. Offering a flexible schedule for all types of schedules, the program’s courses are held during the mornings while computer lab hours remain flexible throughout the day. Many students opt to spend their afternoons sightseeing, visiting colleges and universities or participating in one of the center’s many activity programs.

      Outside of the classroom, the center organizes plenty of opportunities for students to practice their English in a natural environment, including hiking and camping trips, lunch and dinner parties and on-campus sports competitions. Students can independently participate in local year-round festivals held throughout the city, attend professional sports games or go sightseeing to explore some of the city’s vibrant, eclectic neighborhoods.

      Classroom sizes average 10 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes at an ideal size for effective English language instruction.
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10 students
      CLASS LEVELS: 5 levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 2-52 weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 17 years old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      VISA INFORMATION: I-20 issued upon request
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 2 - 52 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/05/10
      • 2021/05/17
      • 2021/05/24
      • 2021/05/31
      • 2021/06/07
      • 2021/06/14
      • 2021/06/21
      • 2021/06/28
      • 2021/07/05
      • 2021/07/12
      • 2021/07/19
      • 2021/07/26
      • 2021/08/02
      • 2021/08/09
      • 2021/08/16
      • 2021/08/23
      • 2021/08/30
      • 2021/09/06
      • 2021/09/13
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 185
      TUITION FEE (2019)
      2-4 WEEKS US$ 490 per week
      5-12 WEEKS US$ 475 per week
      13-23 WEEKS US$ 460 per week
      24+ WEEKS US$ 445 per week
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      2-52 WEEKS US$ 270-525 per week N/A US$ 495-615 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 180 (All NYC Airports)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Housing fees include meals.
    • General English Course

    • Overview
    • The Vacation English Course is offered year-round with sessions beginning every week. Students enrolled in the program receive 20 lessons (Lessons are 45 minutes in length) of classroom instruction per week. This course is suitable for students who want to combine part-time English study with an exciting holiday abroad and recommended for those planning to come to the United States on a tourist visa or through the Visa Waiver Program. Be sure to speak with the school’s admissions staff if you have any questions.

      The program is offered for all levels of instruction from Elementary to Advanced. The Vacation English Course has flexible start dates and a course length to fit busy schedules. Upon arriving at the center, each student’s English skills are assessed in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking to ensure proper placement into an ability level. Classes focus on helping students to communicate effectively and confidently in everyday English. Students are regularly monitored throughout the course and at the end of their session provided with a Kaplan International Certificate of Achievement.

      The program’s curriculum is specifically designed for part-time students who want to improve their English skills without committing to an Intensive English Program. Courses are scheduled in the morning or the afternoon and focus on practical, everyday English. Many students opt to spend their afternoons sightseeing, visiting famous sights or participating in one of the center’s many activity programs. The Vacation English Course balances English classes with plenty of free time for students to explore the highlights of the United States.

      Outside of the classroom, the school organizes plenty of activities for students to practice their English in a natural environment, including hiking and camping trips, lunch and dinner parties and sports. Students can participate in local year-round cultural activities held outside of the school, attend professional sporting events or go sightseeing.

      Classroom sizes average 10 students per class with a maximum of 15 students. Every effort is made to keep classes at an ideal size for effective English language instruction. For students planning to study full-time or applying for a student visa, Kaplan International's Academic Year and Semester and Intensive English Courses are recommended.
    • Data
    • CLASS SIZE: 10 Students
      CLASS LEVELS: 5 Levels
      COURSE LENGTH: 2-12 Weeks
      MINIMUM AGE: 16 Years Old
      REQUIREMENT: N/A
      VISA INFORMATION: No Student Visa Required
      HOUSING: Homestay
      Off-Campus Residence
    • Dates
      • Choose 2 - 12 Week Course from Starting Dates
      • 2021/05/10
      • 2021/05/17
      • 2021/05/24
      • 2021/05/31
      • 2021/06/07
      • 2021/06/14
      • 2021/06/21
      • 2021/06/28
      • 2021/07/05
      • 2021/07/12
      • 2021/07/19
      • 2021/07/26
      • 2021/08/02
      • 2021/08/09
      • 2021/08/16
      • 2021/08/23
      • 2021/08/30
      • 2021/09/06
      • 2021/09/13
    • Costs
    • APPLICATION FEE
      US$ 185
      TUITION FEE (2019)
      2-4 WEEKS US$ 460 per week
      5-12 WEEKS US$ 445 per week
      HOUSING
      PLACEMENT FEE
      N/A
      HOUSING FEE
      LENGTH HOMESTAY DORMITORY / ON-CAMPUS APARTMENT OFF-CAMPUS RESIDENCE
      2-12 WEEKS US$ 270-525 per week N/A US$ 495-615 per week
      Airport Pickup Service
      US$ 180 (All NYC Airports)
    • Remarks / Other Information
    • Dates and fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.
      Application fee is non-refundable.
      Homestay fee include meals.
  • Location
    • United States New York, New York
    • Location
      Kaplan International English, New York SoHo
      623 Broadway New York, New York  10012  U.S.A.
    • Getting To Your School
    • From John F. Kennedy International Airport:
      Kaplan International Colleges arranges airport pick-up service that costs US$180 and brings students directly to the Kaplan International Colleges, New York SoHo center in approximately 50 minutes.

      From La Guardia Airport:
      Kaplan International Colleges arranges airport pick-up service that costs US$180 and brings students directly to the Kaplan International Colleges, New York SoHo center in approximately 40 minutes.
  • Student Reviews
    • Academic Quality: 3.3
      School Environment: 4.7
      Helpfulness of Staff: 3.7
      Activities and Social Life: 4.0
      Accommodation: 3.3

      3.8

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