Study English at Kaplan International Santa Barbara, where the relaxed environment and friendly team will ensure the students not only enjoy visiting the best attractions in the city, but also receive a high quality of education. Kaplan has built their reputation as a leading chain of language schools thanks to the success of their teaching methodology, which reaches beyond the classroom. The school is accredited by the ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training) in the United States and is a member of the TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) international association.
The Kaplan Santa Barbara school is located in a picturesque 5-floor building in the center of the city, just minutes from the beach by public transport, as well as the famous State Street, a pedestrian street full of shops and boutiques which will suit everyone’s tastes. This street is also surrounded by restaurants, cafes and galleries and is also in proximity to the central bus station, which means students can easily visit various spots around the city. The building itself was renovated to house classrooms which are well- equipped with modern technology, interactive whiteboards and wifi. The school also has a student lounge and a large garden in which students can relax between classes and get to know their classmates.
The team at Kaplan Santa Barbara prepares a weekly program of activities which are either included in the course price or are offered at a reduced cost. The activities include trips to explore the city and its tourist spots, surfing lessons, hiking in the nearby mountains, visiting the beach and movie nights. The school also organizes trips to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas for the weekend.
All professors are certified as English teachers and have experience teaching English as a foreign language.