Intensive English Course

Improve your language skills as fast as possible

Kaplan Intensive English course

Learn English fast

Want to learn as fast as possible? Pack more training and support into your English program.

Our Intensive English courses offer you the maximum classroom time each week, with extra lessons focusing on specific skills such as Business English, Academic English, Literature or TOEFL ®/IELTS preparation. You can study for as little as one week, or as much as a year and start at any level.

But don’t forget – at Kaplan, exploration and adventure are part of the learning process, so you’ll still have opportunities to practise your skills in the real world and enjoy your destination at the same time.

Learn even faster with an intensive upgrade

Add an upgrade to your Intensive English package for even more classroom time and extra lessons each week. Customize your course to fit your needs: upgrade your whole course or intensify your training for a while and ease back later!*

  • Intensive Upgrade – 6 extra hours language training per week 
  • Super Intensive Upgrade – 9 extra hours language training per week


*Super Intensive Upgrade is only available in the UK. We do not offer either upgrade option in our Torquay or Bath schools.

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Guaranteed progress
Advance at least one level every 10 weeks
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Key facts
Course length
1-52 weeks
Lessons hours
45 minute lessons

All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes

Minimum age
16 years old
Entry level
Elementary 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.

Specific Skills lessons

lessons per week /

hours per week

Focus on a range of specific skills such as vocabulary, business English, or local culture.

K + Sessions

Sessions / 

5.25 hours

Our exclusive K+ Learning Space and K+ 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).

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

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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