About Kaplan International Languages

The World's Language School
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Let Us Help You Go Further With Languages

Our students learn not just in the classroom, but out in the world through exploration and adventure. We believe in the power of language education to build connections, forge opportunities and enrich lives. We offer English, French and German courses in spectacular locations across the world. 

80 years of excellence in education
80 years of excellence in education
Recommended by 97% of students
Recommended by 97% of students
International Connections
Schools in 9 countries across the world
Thriving Student Community
Over 40,000 students from 150 countries each year

How we teach English

Our immersive courses plunge you into the living language. Learn through dynamic tuition, unique study materials, and fun excursions in a fascinating English-speaking culture.

0-10 weeks
Elementary

You know a few simple words and phrases, but you have a very small vocabulary and can only communicate basic needs.

Exam levels

  • CEFR A1
  • TOEFL® 0–12
  • IELTS 3.5–4.0
  • CAMBRIDGE 100–120
  • KITE Main Suite (Listening, Reading, and Grammar) 225–274
10-20 weeks
Lower Intermediate

You can participate in simple conversations, read basic texts, and write simple notes and letters.

Exam levels

  • CEFR A2
  • TOEFL® 13–36
  • IELTS 4.0–4.5
  • CAMBRIDGE 120–140 KET
  • KITE Main Suite (Listening, Reading, and Grammar) 275–349
20-30 weeks
Intermediate

You can participate in conversations about familiar topics, read longer texts, and write simple paragraphs.

Exam levels

  • CEFR B1
  • TOEFL® 37–54
  • IELTS 4.5-5.5
  • CAMBRIDGE 140–160 PET
  • KITE Main Suite (Listening, Reading, and Grammar) 350–424
30-40 weeks
Higher Intermediate

You can participate fully in more complex conversations, read more advanced texts and write a simple essay.

Exam levels

  • CEFR B2
  • TOEFL® 55–74
  • IELTS 5.5–7.0
  • CAMBRIDGE 160–180 FCE
  • KITE Main Suite (Listening, Reading, and Grammar) 425–499
40-50 weeks
Advanced

You can handle most social and professional situations, explain complex thoughts fluently, and understand the general themes of radio and TV broadcasts.

Exam levels

  • CEFR C1
  • TOEFL® 75–91
  • IELTS 7.0–7.5
  • CAMBRIDGE 180–200 CAE
  • KITE Main Suite (Listening, Reading, and Grammar) 500-534
50-60 weeks
Proficiency

You can read demanding texts and handle long, in-depth discussions. You can understand and express subtle shades of meaning. You are very close to using the language like a native speaker.

Exam levels

  • CEFR C2
  • TOEFL® 92+
  • IELTS 7.5+
  • CAMBRIDGE 200+ CPE
  • KITE Main Suite (Listening, Reading, and Grammar) 535+
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The Kaplan International Languages Difference

Our students learn not just in the classroom, but out in the world through exploration and adventure.

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Outstanding Academic Results
Outstanding Academic Results

Languages of opportunity

Becoming bilingual is like owning a magic key that lets you explore, work and make connections in places that you might otherwise never have been able to enter

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Professional

More than a third of positions advertised by Bank of America in 2015 were for bilingual workers.

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Personal

Being bilingual can improve your creativity – having two or more words for one idea can improve elasticity of thinking.

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Education

Speaking another language can enable you to study at prestigious universities around the world which operate in your non-native language.

Our teaching methodology: K+

Our schools offer a seamless blended learning system, integrating the power of full immersion, the best of modern teaching methods, and a sophisticated curriculum you can access wherever you are. K+, our unique package of books, online resources and clubs was designed by an international team of experts to help you learn fast – in the classroom, on the move, and at home.

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Track your grades, search the grammar catalog and receive instant feedback on online activities, games and quizzes

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Explore the key areas of language with interesting topics and exercises based on real-world scenarios

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Tailor your online studies to suit your individual strengths and weaknesses with interactive questions, videos and audio examples

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Socialize and practice your English skills at the same time with teacher-led study clubs

How we can help you go further with languages?

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Schools

Explore our global network of language schools

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Accommodation

Friendly international student residences, apartments and cozy homestays

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University
Higher Education

We can help you access degree programs or vocational training in the English-speaking world

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Outstanding Academic Results
Pathways

Preparing you for bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees at our 40+ partner universities

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Visa Assistance
Visa Assistance

Resources and information on traveling abroad

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Student Insurance
Student Insurance

We can recommend a travel and medical insurance plan to suit your needs

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Become a Host
Become a Host

Earn extra income from from your spare room and learn about other cultures as a Kaplan host. 

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Become a Partner
Become a Partner

Shaping futures together. Everything you need as a Kaplan and Alpadia partner.

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