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Canada44 45 Vancouver Toronto

UK24 25 26 27 28 29 London - Covent Garden London - Leicester Square Bath Salisbury Cambridge Oxford Bournemouth Torquay Manchester Edinburgh

USA46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 Boston Harvard Square Northeastern University New York - Midtown New York - Empire State New York - East Village Philadelphia Washington, DC Miami Chicago

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Illinois Institute of Technology Seattle Highline Community College Portland San Francisco Berkeley San Diego Santa Barbara Irvine Valley College Whittier College Los Angeles - Westwood

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Welcome to KaplanWithin the pages of this brochure you will nd the widest range of courses for people wishing to study English while living among native English speakers. Short courses, long courses, intensive and not-so-intensive. Courses taught on university campuses and courses taught in city centre colleges. Courses for everyone no matter what their current knowledge of the English language.Once you have decided what sort of course you are interested in, there are many other choices to make, beginning with a mouth-watering menu of over 40 exciting destination cities. Ours is a network stretching from the modern cities of the American Eastern seaboard to ancient seats of learning like Oxford and Cambridge; from the Australian Pacic Rim to the shores of California; from the green meadows of New Zealand to the Emerald Isle. Students have been coming to Kaplan for over 70 years and today the Kaplan name is synonymous with educational diversity, academic integrity and technological innovation. Our focus is on ensuring that, as a student in our charge, you will have the opportunity of making the maximum progress possible during the course of your studies. We are here to help you make the choice thats right for you. Our representatives will help create a study plan designed for


your personal needs, and a living plan to go with it. So take your time and read all about the wonderful world of educational opportunities that awaits you. We hope very much to have the privilege of welcoming you to Kaplan in the near future.

David Jones President Kaplan International Colleges

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New Zealand42 Auckland

Contents 6 8 Effective learning Choose your course Sample timetable Living abroad 18 Student support 19 Kaplan community 20 Your new home Courses 10 English language courses 12 Academic Year and Semester 14 TOEFL iBT and Academic English 15 IELTS and Cambridge exam preparation 16 University placement service 16 GMAT and GRE preparation for international students 17 Internships 17 OPUS Paid Work and Study

Online Study 22 Live Online Virtual Classroom How to Book 68 Public Holidays 69 Terms and Conditions 71 Enrolment Form

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Effective learningAt Kaplan you will make rapid progress towards your language goals with our carefully designed curriculum. Our qualied and inspiring teachers will use the very latest teaching methods to help you reach your full potential.

Communicate in English Using an extensive range of classroom materials, your Kaplan teachers will cover the complete range of linguistic skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary. In addition, our proven communicative method develops condence and uency in your spoken English by encouraging you to try out immediately the new skills you have learnt.

Develop condence and uency in English

Support, motivation and progress Throughout your course your progress will be monitored regularly and recorded in your Individual Student Record. Meetings with your teacher will identify key areas for improvement and keep you focused, while progress tests will help maintain your motivation and show when you are ready to advance to the next level.

A record of your achievement Upon satisfactory completion of your course you will receive the Kaplan course certicate detailing your level of prociency in the English language. Such a record of your achievement will contribute to your academic or professional prole, providing documented proof of your improved language skills.

Take control of your learning Supplement your teacher-led lessons with customised Structured Study sessions. Choose from a varied menu of online and ofine practice language activities, study clubs, talks and project work. Regular monitoring and guidance from your teacher will help you gain the maximum benet from your independent learning. See page 9 for further details.

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Improve your English language skills in communicative, interactive classes which make use of the latest learning technology

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Choose your courseWhats your goal? Kaplan courses can help you to achieve uency in English, university entry or career success. Choose your course and location below, then read on for more details!

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Intensive English General English Vacation English Academic Year and Semester Live Online Passport Course*


TOEFL iBT and Academic English IELTS Preparation Cambridge Exam Preparation

English for Business Intensive Business English Internships OPUS Paid Work and Study

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Intensive English General English Vacation English Academic Year and Semester Live Online Passport Course*

TOEFL iBT and Academic English GMAT /GRE Preparation for International Students Cambridge Exam Preparation

English for Business Practical Business English

Please note that programmes offered at our partner school in Malta will vary from those described on the following pages. See page 67 for details. *Live Online courses are not covered by any of the accrediting bodies which accredit Kaplans other language courses.

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LessonsLessons 1 and 2

MONDAYGeneral EnglishVocabulary: Learn some of the words and phrases you will need for this weeks topic

TUESDAYGeneral EnglishGrammar Practice: Practise the present simple by describing your daily routines and talking about attitudes

WEDNESDAYGeneral EnglishGrammar: What are your future intentions? Share your plans as you practise the present continuous

THURSDAYGeneral EnglishListening: Listen for key words in a radio programme where students talk about their dreams for the future

FRIDAYGeneral EnglishWriting: Share your future plans with your friends through a blog

Break Lessons 3 and 4 General EnglishSpeaking and Reading: Compare lifestyles in different countries

General EnglishListening & Writing: Listen for main ideas as students talk about living abroad

General EnglishSpeaking: Learn phrases for making plans and arrange an evening out

General EnglishStudy Skills: Look at different ways to activate your new vocabulary

General EnglishReview: Review this weeks lesson and take a quiz

Break Lessons 5 and 6 Specic SkillsGrammar and Writing: Learn to organise information by time

Specic SkillsGrammar and Writing: Practise writing about culture and routine

Specic SkillsGrammar and Writing: Learn to write about habits

Specic SkillsGrammar and Writing: Write a diary

Structured StudyListen to a talk about the top ten places to explore near your school

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Structured StudyIntroduction to this weeks Structured Study programme

Structured StudyFocus on your listening skills using tools in the Structured Study centre.

Structured StudyConsolidate your class work with interactive online activities

Structured StudyTake part in a webquest use your English for real world tasks

Structured StudyTake part in todays Study Club or review your weeks work in the Structured Study centre

This is an example only. Your exact timetable will depend on the time of year and your chosen school and course.

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What is Structured Study?Structured Study forms a valuable part of many Kaplan courses. The Structured Study programme allows each student to customise their own independent learning activiti


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