Long-Term English Courses

Immerse yourself in another culture and spend 5 to 9 months abroad

Long-Term English Courses

Get the best value with our long-term English courses and really immerse yourself in the culture of your chosen destination. Choose the intensity of your program and how long you want to study.

These certified courses will help you become fluent in English, both in the classroom and in everyday life. You will have time to explore your amazing destination and make friends with people from all around the world.

Taking a long term English course with Kaplan is also a great way to enhance your résumé and gain a truly international perspective. To learn more about which course is best for your needs, contact us or choose a course below.

  • Choose between 5, 6 or 9-month long programs
  • Study general English (15 hours/week) or intensive English (21 hours/week)
  • We offer long-term courses in all of our destinations except Singapore
  • Begin at any level, from elementary to advanced
  • Find out your English level when you arrive by taking a placement test

 

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Course list

Course Description Course structure English level Where to study
English For Academic Purposes Find out more

Develop your vocabulary and grammar, particularly in the key academic speaking skills of discussion and presentation. It allows you to gain direct entry into a range of universities, colleges and high schools in Australia and New Zealand

28 lessons (21 hours) of English for Academic Purposes: focus on developing the core language skills and strategies necessary for success in an academic context. While improving your vocabulary and grammar you will practice tasks such as note-taking, presenting and essay planning to build your confidence.

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 personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. 

Level 1: Intermediate or IELTS 5.0. Level 2: Higher Intermediate or IELTS 5.5 (Exit at equiv. of IELTS 6.0/6.5, depending on grade.) Students aiming to exit at the equivalent of an IELTS 6.5 level are expected to be IELTS 6.0 on entry to EAP.

What is my indicative English level

New Zealand, Australia
General Academic Semester - 6 months Find out more

6 month English course that aims to get you from your current level of English up to a very high level of fluency. Immerse yourself in the English language and get to know a new location and culture

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 personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. 

Beginner to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, United States
General Academic Semester- 5 months Find out more

A five month English course that aims to get you from your current level of English up to a very high level of fluency. Immerse yourself in the English language and get to know a new location and culture

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 personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. 

Beginner to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, United States
General Academic Year Find out more

A nine month English courses that aim to take you from your current level of English up to a very high level of fluency. Immerse yourself in the English language, and get to know a new location and culture

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 personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. 

Beginner to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, United States
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months Find out more

A five month intensive English course that will improve your English fluency to the highest level, with more lessons than our general English Academic Semester course

20 lessons (15 hours) of English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

8 Specific Skills Lessons (6 hours): focus on a range of specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, or local culture

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 personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. 

Beginner to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months Find out more

A six month English course that will improve your English fluency to the highest level, with more lessons than our general English Academic Semester course

20 lessons (15 hours) of English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

8 Specific Skills Lessons (6 hours): focus on a range of specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, or local culture

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 personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. 

Beginner to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States
Intensive Academic Year Find out more

A nine month English courses that will improve your English fluency to the highest level, with more lessons than our general English Academic Year course. Immerse yourself in the English language, and get to know a new location and culture

20 lessons (15 hours) of  English: focus on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking

8 Specific Skills Lessons (6 hours): focus on a range of specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, or local culture

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 personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. 

Beginner to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, United States

Why should you choose Kaplan International?

We are a global leader in providing English language courses for students all around the world.

Our unique K+ learning system allows you to target specific areas of English and progress through language levels. Choose from a huge selection of 45 English schools, as well as a wide range of courses to best suit your needs. We aim to make your journey with us the experience of a lifetime.

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Certificate to prove your level of English

It is important you have proof of your studies and the hard work you have put in.

At the end of your course you will receive a Kaplan International English Certificate of Achievement documenting your new language level and attendance. We are proud to be accredited by highly-respected and recognized accrediting agencies in each country.

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K+ English Language Learning System

K+ is our exclusive learning system that maximizes learning by embracing technology as a teaching and studying tool.

Focus on the four key language skills that are key to achieving fluency: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Our materials help you learn in class, on the move, or at home. This integrated approach provides a fun and effective learning experience. 

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