English program for adults aged 40+

Best for students who want to enjoy a cultural and social experience in a mature atmosphere 

Kaplan English course for adults 40+

Attend the school at a time when there will be more students from your age group

With three unforgettable destinations to choose from, you can experience the elegance of historic Bath, the seaside charm of Torquay, or the vibrant cultural city of Liverpool. 

Whichever destination you choose, you’ll benefit from world-class language tuition. But the Kaplan experience doesn’t end in the classroom. Learn about life in Roman and Georgian Britain in Bath, enjoy the seaside charm of Torquay or explore Liverpool's musical and maritime history. Our immersive lessons will take you out into the world to learn English through discovery and adventure. 

Our Classic program for adults aged 40+ has fixed start dates and runs for two weeks only, but if you'd like to study for longer, talk to your advisor about our other course options. We can tailor a package for you. 

This is the best course for you if:

  • You want to combine study in our regular mixed-age classes with an exciting program of leisure activities specifically designed to be appropriate for the 40+ age group 
  • You want to learn, make friends and enjoy new experiences 
  • You want to make measurable progress in English, receiving a Kaplan International Languages certificate at the end of your course 
  • You want a program with a fixed beginning and end
Key facts
Course length
2 weeks
Lessons hours
15 hours

Monday-Friday with morning classes, Social Programme 3-5 afternoons per week, 1 full day social activity per week.

Minimum age
40 years old
Entry level
Beginner to Advanced EnglishWhat is my English level?
Class size
Average 12, maximum 15

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How many hours a week is this course?

English lessons

20 lessons per week / 

15 hours per week

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 may include a tour of traditional English pubs and boat trips across the bay. In Bath they may include visits to the Victoria Art Gallery and Jane Austen Centre. In Liverpool they may include trips to local museums such as the Maritime Museum, Tate Gallery and the Museum of Liverpool, or tours of the two Cathedrals and a visit to the world famous Cavern Club.

1 Full Day Excursion

In Torquay, you might explore the cathedral city of Exeter or the wild Dartmoor National Park. In Bath, you might roam around the ancient monument of Stonehenge or explore the world-famous university of Oxford. In Liverpool you might stroll around Chester, famous for its medieval buildings and Roman amphitheatre, or enjoy the majestic castles and landscapes of North Wales or the historic cobbled streets of York.

K + Sessions

After your classes you will have access to our exclusive K+ Learning Space materials, which help you reinforce the progress made in class and provide instant feedback

Which schools offer this course?

Why choose a Kaplan English course?

Why should you choose Kaplan International?

Set in spectacular locations from palm-fringed beaches to the heart of New York, our schools offer you dynamic language tuition and the amazing experience of exploring the world.

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 Languages 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

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