Hiking through lush coastal woods, discovering the next great rock band, or lingering in a cozy coffee house… If you can’t decide which sounds most inviting, head to Seattle. Located on the Downtown waterfront, with dramatic views across Puget Sound, our English school is the perfect base for exploring Seattle’s incredible natural scenery, rich musical legacy and colorful patchwork of neighborhoods. Listen to local bands at El Corazón, the club that launched acts like Nirvana, kayak across Green Lake, or plunge into the buzzing nightlife of Capitol Hill.
Seamless transfers available to multiple Washington state universities, many of which will accept a Kaplan certificate in place of a TOEFL or IELTS qualification
Newly updated facilities set inside a beautiful historic building, including a multimedia center and lounge with views of the Olympic Mountains
Conveniently located with bus, rail and ferry stops all just a few minutes’ walk away
”Seattle is an organized, calm, and green city, and the people are really friendly and helpful. The teachers motivate us to think, cooperate and speak. They focus on individual weaknesses of the students to help us become better.”
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Languages spoken by staff:
German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch
Bachelor’s (or equivalent) in combination with TESOL, CELTA, TEFL certificate (including practicum) or six months of ESL/EFL teaching experience
This Kaplan International English school is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).
This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.All courses offered by Kaplan International are avocational and recreational, and are not intended to lead to vocation, occupation or career opportunities. Kaplan International does not confer credits, certification, diploma or degree for any courses, and no credits are transferrable to institutions of higher education.
*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2017.
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Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
Live with fellow students for more independence
Most residences are self-catering
Socialize and have fun with your new friends
Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations