Intensive Academic Year
Best of America

Best for gaining fluent English and exploring an iconic culture


Get to know the world’s most influential nation, and take the fast track to English fluency with our eight-month Best of America program.

What inspires you? Politics – or pop music? History – or Hollywood? Whatever gets your pulse racing, you’ll find it in the USA. Best of America combines intensive English training with a unique cultural studies program. Not only will you gain advanced English proficiency, you’ll learn to navigate modern US society with ease. You’ll build invaluable debating and public speaking skills as our experts guide you through fascinating modules on American culture, media, music and sport – and you’ll discover the extraordinary sights and experiences of America, as our events and excursions take you right to the heart of the action.

Best of America is the ideal introduction to a future in the English-speaking world – and the adventure of a lifetime.

  • INSIDER KNOWLEDGE Our Buddy Program will pair you with an American student who’ll help you get away from the tourist crowds and experience your city like a local
  • TOEFL PREPARATION In the final module you’ll have the option to study for an internationally recognized English qualification


We are so confident that your English will improve that if you don’t advance by at least one level of fluency every 10 weeks, we’ll give you an extra four weeks at the end of your tuition, absolutely free. Terms and conditions apply

Key facts

  • Course length
    32 weeks with 3 weeks of session breaks
  • Start dates: 
    8 January 2018 and 17 September 2018
  • Entry level
    Minimum level of English: Starting at Elementary
    What is my English level
  • Minimum age
    16 Years old
  • Lesson hours
    45 minutes
  • Class size
    Average 12, Maximum 15
  • Timetable

    Monday–Friday, with morning and afternoon classes

Course structure
  • 20 Lessons (15 hours) of English
  • 8 Lessons (6 hours) of American Studies
  • 7 Sessions (5.25 hours) of K +tools, K +Extra, and K +clubs
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Why Choose Kaplan English Courses?

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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Guaranteed Progress

You will improve your English with us. We are so confident in your ability to reach your goals that if you attend your classes and still don’t advance by at least one level, we’ll give you an extra four weeks tuition completely free. (Available in all our schools in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland - terms and conditions apply)

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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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