Study English courses in Seattle with Kaplan the home of grunge music and plaid shirts, Microsoft and Starbucks! Seattle is a great city for hanging out in trendy cafes and live music venues, or heading out into the wilderness for a weekend of skiing or camping. For more information check the school website.
  • 9
    Courses
  • 1480 - 2580
    Living Costs per Month
  • About
  • Programmes
  • Facility & Services
  • Social life

Description

Why choose the Seattle school?
  • Choose from a wide variety of programs, including various English exam preparation courses
  • Stay at the specially selected student residence or immerse yourself in the language by living with a local family
  • Seattle has a great cultural scene, with live music up with the best in the world
  • The waterfront Seattle school is positioned with quick access to the Pike Place Market and the Space Needle
  • Thinking of studying at a university in the US? Kaplans University Placement Service (UPS) uses an extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses

Teaching Method

  • Resource library that offers students access to DVD's, graded readers, novels, grammar books, class textbooks, TOEFL® and other test preparation materials. Students also have access to the University of Washington (UW) libraries and materials. Finally, the University District branch of the Seattle Public Library is available for use by Kaplan International students. The library includes free Internet access as well as book, CD and DVD loans
  • There is a computer lab for students to improve their English using a range of language learning tools. There are also several computer kiosks for students to check their email

Facilities

  • 19 classrooms with multimedia capabilities
  • Interactive whiteboards are in all classrooms and are able to incorporate various media forms like video & audio
  • Wireless internet is available throughout the school
  • There is a student lounge equipped with vending machines, refrigerators and microwaves. The lounge also offers comfortable couches and a TV and there is a dedicated prayer room for student use

Services

  • No on-site cafeteria, but there are countless affordable restaurants nearby which serve various international and American cuisines
  • Seattle has a YMCA and YWCA within walking distance of the school along with several other private fitness centers
  • Buses to most areas in Seattle are available within a few minutes walk of the center. Trains to Vancouver, Canada and Portland are available downtown

Accommodation

Student residence

  • 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

Homestay

  • Live with a local family specially chosen by the school
  • Enjoy breakfasts & dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture

Social Programme

  • Shopping: Go Shopping for Crafts at Local Markets, or Designer Names at Westlake Center

Activities

  • History: Seattle Has a Rich Musical History and Is Home to Many Museums of Varying Subjects
  • Food & Drink: Sample Local Brews at One of the Citys Microbreweries, or Visit the Original Starbucks
  • Arts & Theatre: Visit the Art Museums and Galleries on Free Entry Days
  • Nightlife: Watch Live Music at Seattles Iconic Music Venues
  • Sports: Go Skiing or Snowboarding on Mount Baker

Excursions

  • Outdoor Activities: Take a Tour of Seattle on a Ferry Boat
  • Wildlife: Explore the Surrounding Lush Evergreen Forests That Give Seattle the Nickname the 'emerald City'