Flexible English Courses

Customize your learning experience by choosing the length and intensity of your course

Why take a Flexible English Course with Kaplan?

Our flexible length English courses let you customize your course to suit your goals and your budget. They are ideal if you want to improve your general English skills with a world leader in English education.

Choose how long you want to study for, how many lessons you will have in a week, and where you want to study. Our Vacation English course will allow you more time to explore your destination, whereas our Intensive English course will give you more time in the classroom.

Whether you want to improve your professional and academic opportunities, or learn for your personal fulfilment, these certified courses put the power in your hands. To learn more about which course is best for your needs, contact us or choose a course below.

  • Study from 2 to 52 weeks. To study for longer, see our long term courses
  • Flexible-length courses are available at all of our locations except Singapore
  • Our courses start nearly every Monday throughout the year
  • Begin at any level, from elementary to advanced
  • Learn with our specially designed K+ language learning system

 

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Course list

Course Description Course structure English level Where to study
Classic Program 40+ Find out more

Learn, socialize and explore in a stimulating, grown-up atmosphere. With two unforgettable destinations to choose from, you can experience the romance and elegance of historic Bath or the natural beauty and seaside charm of Torquay. Either way you’ll benefit from world-class language tuition by expert teachers in a beautiful, classically English setting. But the Kaplan experience doesn’t end in the classroom. Roam atmospheric moorland, enjoy a traditional cream tea, learn about life in Roman and Georgian Britain, or take a boat trip down the River Avon.

  • 20
    English lessons (15 hours)
    Our English language classes cover all the key areas of language and will help you master difficult grammatical structures, fine-tune your pronunciation, read complex texts and build a large working vocabulary.
    3-5
    weekday activities
    Weekday activities in Torquay include a tour of traditional English pubs and boat trips across the bay. In Bath they include visits to the Victoria Art Gallery and Jane Austen Centre.
    1
    Full day excursion
    In Torquay, explore the cathedral city of Exeter or the wild Dartmoor National Park. In Bath, roam around the ancient university town of Oxford and explore Shakespeare's beautiful birth town, Stratford-upon-Avon.
    K+ Online and K+ Online Extra
    After your classes you will have access to our exclusive K+ Online materials, which help you reinforce the progress made in class and provide instant feedback
Beginner to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom
English for Academic Pathways 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 Canada

  • 20
    English lessons (15 hours)
    Our English language classes cover all the key areas of language and will help you master difficult grammatical structures, fine-tune your pronunciation, read complex texts and build a large working vocabulary.
    8
    English for Academic Pathways Specific Skills lessons (6 hours)
    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.
Higher Intermediate or B2

What is my indicative English level

Canada
General English course Find out more

Improve your English language skills to give you more professional and academic options in the future. As well as taking lessons, you will have plenty of time to sight-see and explore your destination

  • 20
    General English lessons (15 hours)
    Our General English language classes cover all the key areas of language and will help you master difficult grammatical structures, fine-tune your pronunciation, read complex texts and build a large working vocabulary.
Elementary to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States
Intensive English course Find out more

A fast, enjoyable, and effective way to improve your English language skills, whatever your current language level. Customize your course with specific skills lessons, including business English and exam preparation

  • 20
    English lessons (15 hours)
    Our English language classes cover all the key areas of language and will help you master difficult grammatical structures, fine-tune your pronunciation, read complex texts and build a large working vocabulary.
    8
    Specific Skills Lessons (6 hours)
    Focus on a range of specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, or local culture.
    7
    K+ sessions (5.25 hours)
    Our exclusive K+ Online and K+ Online Extra materials help you reinforce progress made in class and provide instant feedback, while our teacher-led K+ Learning Clubs allow you to socialize and practice your language skills at the same time.
    Optional Intensive Upgrade supplement
    If you want to maximize your study time you can choose to increase your weekly lessons with an Intensive Upgrade package of 8 lessons, (6 hours). In the UK we also have a Super Intensive package of 12 lessons available (8 hours).
Elementary to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States
Intensive English Evening Class Find out more

This course is ideal for students who are working during the day, but still need to maintain their student visa requirements by studying full time. Evening classes are typically from 4.15pm to 8.30pm, with a 15 minute break in between

  • 20
    English lessons (15 hours)
    Our English language classes cover all the key areas of language and will help you master difficult grammatical structures, fine-tune your pronunciation, read complex texts and build a large working vocabulary.
    7
    K+ sessions (5.25 hours)
    Our exclusive K+ Online and K+ Online Extra materials help you reinforce progress made in class and provide instant feedback, while our teacher-led K+ Learning Clubs allow you to socialize and practice your language skills at the same time.
Elementary to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

Australia
Semi-Intensive English course Find out more

A semi-intensive programme that allows you to balance classroom tuition with using the Study Centre and free time activities. Improve your English language ability at your own speed, while having time to enjoy your destination

  • 20
    Semi-Intensive English lessons (15 hours)
    Our Semi-Intensive English language classes cover all the key areas of language and will help you master difficult grammatical structures, fine-tune your pronunciation, read complex texts and build a large working vocabulary.
    7
    K+ sessions (5.25 hours)
    Our exclusive K+ Online and K+ Online Extra materials help you reinforce progress made in class and provide instant feedback, while our teacher-led K+ Learning Clubs allow you to socialize and practice your language skills at the same time.
Elementary to Advanced English

What is my indicative English level

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

Why should you choose Kaplan International?

Learning English should be an adventure. Set in spectacular locations from palm-fringed beaches to the heart of New York, our schools offer you expert language tuition, sophisticated learning technology, and the amazing experience of exploring the English-speaking world. Whatever your ambitions, our immersive courses are designed to help you achieve your goals – and enrich your life.

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CERTIFIED PROGRESS

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

Our unique K+ teaching methodology was designed by an international team of experts to harness the power of digital, text-based and interpersonal learning methods. Our integrated system of books, apps, online resources and games work together to help you learn fast – in the classroom, on the move, and at home.

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