Life at Kaplan; Lina's experience at Kaplan Edinburgh
Lina, 23 is from Colombia and is currently studying for a year at Kaplan Edinburgh. Read on to find out why her time with Kaplan has been a life changing experience.
How did you find out about Kaplan?
My older sister studied with Kaplan years ago, and recommended me to join so that I could have my own experience.
What were you doing before choosing to study with Kaplan?
Before studying with Kaplan I was studying Industrial Design at University.
How has your English improved since studying at Kaplan?
I think my English has improved a lot, because before I couldn’t do the things I am doing now, such as having conversations with more fluency, or watching a movie in the cinema and understanding everything. These little things really make a difference when you realise you can say what you want in another language.
What do you love the most about the city that you’re studying in?
The thing I love the most about Edinburgh is the atmosphere. It is not the type of capital you expect because it is so peaceful and quiet, allowing you to enjoy everything.
What do you like about the school?
There are many things that I like about the school, but the location is one of the best things, as it gives you the opportunity to learn more about the city. The buildings and the classrooms are also very spacious.
What do you like the most about your teachers?
I believe that every one of the teachers at Kaplan has a particular way of teaching that makes everything feel like a compliment.
What has been your best experience at Kaplan so far?
Learning about new cultures and having the opportunity to meet people from all over the world is one of the best things I have experienced at Kaplan, because you learn as a person how you can handle a situation in another country.
Why would you recommend Kaplan to your friends back home?
I can only say that Kaplan has been one of the most beautiful experiences I have ever done, and is an experience that has made me grow as a person and see life from another perspective.
How do you think studying English with Kaplan will help your future?
Studying English with Kaplan with help my future because speaking English is very useful when travelling.
What do you plan to do after you finish studying?
I plan on returning to my country and looking for a job.
Do you think this course has helped you with your future goals?
Yes, because when you speak two languages you have many more opportunities for work and travel.
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