Long term USA programmes at Kaplan International - Berkeley (San Francisco), San Francisco

From 5692.- GBP
7485.- USD
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Key points

  • Located near UC Berkeley, which allows students to attend open lectures
  • Renowned academic, captivating and open-minded city with a lively student vibe
  • Great nationality mix from all over the world
  • Wide activity choice and lively nightlife

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
School size
S
Accommodation
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
26 years
Nationality mix
China, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, etc..
Please note that due to the safety measures implemented following official recommendations and requirements, some school facts and services – such as the number of students per class, schedules, access to common areas as well as certain activities - may differ from those described on our website. Please contact us for more information.

If you decide to learn English in Berkeley, you certainly won’t be disappointed. Kaplan Berkeley is located near the renowned UC Berkeley campus, in a vibrant student area full of bars, restaurants, museums and live music venues. You’ll learn the language in one of the 10 classrooms spread over four floors, and you’ll have access to other excellent facilities, such as the computer lab (with 15 computers), the library and self-study area and the student lounge. Wi-Fi is free of charge. The great nationality mix will allow you to make new friends from all over the world and to practise your English every day – take advantage of the school’s activity programme and dive into the American culture!

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Included in the price
  • Learning Progress Guarantee (Intensive course +10 weeks)
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme
  • Job Club (semi-intensive or intensive course)

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ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market in the UK! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Semi-intensive course (Academic Semester/Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 20 - 52 week(s)
20 weeks From 5692.- GBP
(7485.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
20 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
08:30-11:45
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Berkeley City Dorms residence, single room, no meals (18+)
24
8825 USD
17065 USD
17185 USD
36
12425 USD
24745 USD
24925 USD
USD 1 ≈ GBP 0.76   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 USD

Options

K+ Live Express: Grammar & Vocabulary, 5 l/week (per week) 100 USD
K+ Live Express: Speaking & Listening, 5 l/week (per week) 100 USD
K+ Live Express, 10 l/week (per week) 200 USD
One-to-one online lessons (per lesson) 80 USD
One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(18.12.2021 - 25.12.2021)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
85 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
93 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence)
Availability on request
87 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
94 USD
Airport transfer from San Francisco (pick-up) 175 USD
Airport transfer from Oakland (pick-up) 175 USD
Airport transfer from/to San Francisco (pick-up and drop-off) 333 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oakland (pick-up and drop-off) 333 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.01 / 31.05 / 05.07 / 06.09.2021
Holidays
25.11.2021 - 26.11.2021
19.12.2021 - 28.12.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Berkley City Dorms:
Arrival: Saturday after 16:00 / Departure: Saturday before 10:00

Intensive course (Academic Semester/Year)

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 20 - 52 week(s)
20 weeks From 6224.- GBP
(8185.- USD)
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Options (group): 8 of 45 minutes
+ K+ Sessions: 7 of 45 minutes
Course duration
20 - 52 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 15
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
General (group): 08:30-11:45
Options (group): 13:00-14:30 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu)
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.

Specific options:
The intensive course includes 8 lessons per week to focus on specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, exam preparation or local culture, depending on students’ interests and language level.

K+ sessions:
K+ sessions include online materials to reinforce progress made in class as well as the access to K+ Clubs organised by the school for you to practise your language skills and socialise with other students.

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Course info
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (18+)
Berkeley City Dorms residence, single room, no meals (18+)
24
9665 USD
17905 USD
18025 USD
36
13145 USD
25465 USD
25645 USD
USD 1 ≈ GBP 0.76   (Not-binding exchange rate)

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 USD
Supplement accommodation high season (residence) (per week) (19.06-21.08.2021) 30 USD

Options

K+ Live Express: Grammar & Vocabulary, 5 l/week (per week) 100 USD
K+ Live Express: Speaking & Listening, 5 l/week (per week) 100 USD
K+ Live Express, 10 l/week (per week) 200 USD
One-to-one online lessons (per lesson) 80 USD
One-to-one course (per lesson) 80 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 3 months 69 USD
K+ Post departure online access: 12 months 139 USD
Special diet (host family) (per week) 50 USD
End-of-year holidays (host family)
(18.12.2021 - 25.12.2021)
75 USD
Retention fee (host family) (per week)
Availability on request
75 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family)
Availability on request
85 USD
Extra night (18+) (host family) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
93 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence)
Availability on request
87 USD
Extra night (18+) (residence) (19.06-21.08.2021)
Availability on request
94 USD
Airport transfer from San Francisco (pick-up) 175 USD
Airport transfer from Oakland (pick-up) 175 USD
Airport transfer from/to San Francisco (pick-up and drop-off) 333 USD
Airport transfer from/to Oakland (pick-up and drop-off) 333 USD
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 18.01 / 31.05 / 05.07 / 06.09.2021
Holidays
25.11.2021 - 26.11.2021
19.12.2021 - 28.12.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Berkley City Dorms:
Arrival: Saturday after 16:00 / Departure: Saturday before 10:00

Host family
Get a taste of the American life by staying with a local family! If you’re planning to learn English at Kaplan Berkeley, this accommodation option is the perfect choice. You’ll be provided with a single or twin room with shared bathroom, and you’ll eat your breakfast and dinner with your host family, practising English in a warm environment! Free Wi-Fi, bed linen and towels are provided, but you should bring your own toiletries. Families usually live 45-60 minutes from the school via public transport and will help you plan your trip to school on your first day.

Take advantage of our discounted package prices including course and homestay for the whole length of the programme!

Berkeley City Dorms (Minimum stay: 5 weeks, ages 18 and over)
Located in various locations, these dorms offer single and twin rooms with shared bathrooms. Bed linen and towels are included, as well as Wi-Fi. The common kitchen, the study area, the dining room and the TV lounge will give you the chance to socialise with other students and speak English even outside of class. Common areas are cleaned every day, but you’ll be responsible for keeping your room clean and tidy. The laundry is coin operated. You’ll be less than a 5-minute walk from the school, and even less from the closest bars and restaurants.

Please note: Double room only available for students travelling together.

This renowned academic city has so much to offer! Learn English in Berkeley and take part in the school’s activities programme: you’ll discover all the best attractions while making new friends and fine-tuning your English skills. At Kaplan Berkeley, your week will be packed with exciting activities such as bowling, soccer/baseball/basketball games, movie nights, concerts and festivals. As any university city, Berkeley also offers a great nightlife! San Francisco is only a 25-minute ride away; on the weekend, visit Alcatraz with your new friends and try the tasty clam chowder! Other excursions may take you to the beautiful Yosemite Park, Wine Country and Lake Tahoe.

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