Certificate in ESL

Top Certificate Programs in ESL

A certificate is a document that indicates mastery of a particular skill or discipline. Because certificate programs vary broadly in terms of content and length, strong variation is to be expected from one certificate program to the next.

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Certificate English as a Second Language

Goodwin College
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters September 2017 USA East Hartford

The objective of the ESL program is to enhance the English-language proficiency of individuals who have pre-existing vocational knowledge, training, or skill, but cannot use that knowledge, training, or skill because of their English-speaking deficiency. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in ESL 2017/2018. The objective of the ESL program is to enhance the English-language proficiency of individuals who have pre-existing vocational knowledge, training, or skill, but cannot use that knowledge, training, or skill because of their English-speaking deficiency. All ESL students will take a faculty-designed grammar test and the CASAS appraisal test during orientation to determine the entry level of ESL instruction. ESL courses are sequenced and delivered in four levels consisting of one courses each. Every course contains segments taught by different instructors. Students are placed in levels according to their scores on the CASAS Survey Achievement Pre-test. If a student enters the program at Level 2, 3, or 4, he/she will receive Advanced Placement credit for the lower level courses. Students completing Level 2, 3, or 4 are administered a grammar post-test and the CASAS Survey Achievement Post-test as an exit examination to measure competency. The 24 institutional credits received for the ESL program cannot be applied or transferred to any degree program at Goodwin College. All ESL courses contain two segments and are co-taught by two instructors. Students must earn a grade of C- (70%) or better in both segments to pass each level. Admission Requirements Applicants may self-certify that they have obtained a high school diploma and are not required to submit an official high school transcript. Program Outcomes: Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students will be able to: Use basic survival vocabulary needed for real-life situations in order to function... [-]

ESL for Business

Zoni Language Centers
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2017 USA New York

A course for high-intermediate and advanced-level professionals who wish to improve their use of English in a workplace setting, ESL for Business gives students the opportunity to learn vocabulary and participate in realistic situations for listening, speaking, reading and writing practice that directly apply to the world of finance and other industries. [+]

Intensive Business English Courses in New York A course for high-intermediate and advanced-level professionals who wish to improve their use of English in a workplace setting, ESL for Business gives students the opportunity to learn vocabulary and participate in realistic situations for listening, speaking, reading and writing practice that directly apply to the world of finance and other industries. The course provokes and reinforces critical thinking by having students analyze the success stories of various businesses in the U.S., and how they relate to other businesses globally. Because of New York’s standing in the world economy, students have unique opportunities at their disposal while studying ESL for Business. Field trips to New York’s financial and business districts give insight to the international business environment, and a visit to the NY Stock Exchange lets students see what life in high finance is really like! Length of program: Twelve weeks with four hours of instruction, five days a week. [-]

English As A Second Language

California Miramar University
Campus Full time 10 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment USA San Diego

The purpose of this program is to provide English to future students as well as professionals who wish to enrich their English communication skills. All courses are taught based on the communicative approach to language learning and each proficiency level is divided into five courses, focusing on basic grammar and writing, speaking, listening, reading and vocabulary. Students have the opportunity to enroll in 10 week courses up to one year. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in ESL 2017/2018. Because English is an international language vital to the global economy as well as global business, California Miramar University is offering a program in English as a Second Language. The purpose of this program is to provide English to future students as well as professionals who wish to enrich their English communication skills. All courses are taught based on the communicative approach to language learning and each proficiency level is divided into five courses, focusing on basic grammar and writing, speaking, listening, reading and vocabulary. Students have the opportunity to enroll in 10 week courses up to one year. When entering the program, the student's English will be assessed and the student will be placed into the course that best suits his or her individual needs. Students can join the course on a rolling basis, and classes begin on Mondays and are offered according a the weekly schedule. The Three Levels of the ESL Program Three basic levels will be offered in California Miramar University's ESL Program: Elementary (Level 1) Intermediate (Level 2) Advanced (Level 3) Per Course Details: Level 1 and Level 2 Level 1 and Level 2 Classes for each of the skill specific areas of Reading, Grammar, Speaking, Listening and Vocabulary will consist of 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab one day per week each. Each course is offered over a 10 week trimester so totals for each course over the 10 weeks are listed in the chart... [-]

CWC Pathway Programs

Columbia West College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Los Angeles

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program. [+]

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program. 4-year colleges/universities you can attend after completing CWC’s ESL Level 5 and 6 2-year colleges you can attend after completing CWC’s ESL Level 5 and 6 1) California State University, Channel Islands 2) Carroll College 3) Colby-Sawyer College 4) Humboldt State University 5) Salisbury University 6) University of Nevada, Reno 7) West Texas A&M University 1) Angeles College 2) El Camino College 3) Glendale Community College 4) Los Angeles Southwest College 5) Santa Monica College 6) San Mateo County Community College District [-]

ESL + Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate + Paid Internship Program

Columbia West College
Campus Full time 21 months February 2018 USA Los Angeles

Learn English, earn a Professional Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management and land a 12-month paid internship! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance your career in the hospitality and tourism industry! Now you can study ESL at Columbia West College in fabulous Los Angeles and Hospitality and Tourism Management at Vatel/CIBU in sunny San Diego, PLUS land the paid internship of your dreams! [+]

Best Certificate Programs in ESL 2017/2018. Learn English, earn a Professional Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management and land a 12-month paid internship! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to advance your career in the hospitality and tourism industry! Now you can study ESL at Columbia West College in fabulous Los Angeles and Hospitality and Tourism Management at Vatel/CIBU in sunny San Diego, PLUS land the paid internship of your dreams! CWC Tuition: Depends upon length of study. Please see tuition chart for details. Vatel/CIBU Tuition: $11,750 Hospitality and Tourism Management certificate program 12-month paid OPT AND SO MUCH MORE! 2016 Start Dates February 1st, 2016 August 29th, 2016 About CWC: Located in Los Angeles, CWC provides outstanding English language instruction, experienced and dedicated teachers, warm and helpful staff, great student services, partnerships with higher education institutions, an ethnically diverse student population and all the other benefits you’re looking for in a great language school! Whatever your goals may be, we want to support you every step of the way on your journey to success! About VATEL/CIBU: Vatel is the leading group in hospitality and management education, with 30 schools worldwide. CIBU is one of the few nationally accredited, private business universities in the US. Together, their mission is to educate the next generation of hospitality managers for the world’s largest and most vibrant industry. They achieve their mission through a commitment to excellence in teaching, strong collaborations with hospitality industry leaders, incorporation of practical experience and valuable international exposure. Full... [-]

Intensive ESL Certificate

Columbia West College
Campus Full time 4 - 48 weeks September 2017 USA Los Angeles

The Intensive ESL program is ideal for the most serious ESL students who wish to improve their ESL skills in the shortest amount of time. Students in the Intensive ESL program receive the greatest number of hours of instruction per day, allowing them to develop all their ESL skills in a more intensive and focused way by maximizing the amount of classroom hours spent interacting in and practicing English. [+]

INTENSIVE ESL PROGRAM IS IDEAL FOR SERIOUS STUDENTS The Intensive ESL program is ideal for the most serious ESL students who wish to improve their ESL skills in the shortest amount of time. Students in the Intensive ESL program receive the greatest number of hours of instruction per day, allowing them to develop all their ESL skills in a more intensive and focused way by maximizing the amount of classroom hours spent interacting in and practicing English. Because the Intensive ESL program combines the course content of both the Standard ESL and Conversation programs, students gain the benefits of both programs by improving their skill development in and practicing several different important areas of the English language. These include grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking, as well as more efficient and effective communication through exposure to slang and idioms, pronunciation, accent reduction, and presentation skills. Students not only increase their foundational ESL skills, they also learn useful, practical skills for communicating in professional, academic, and day-to-day situations and gain a deeper understanding of how to communicate with other English speakers by practicing vowel and consonant sounds, intonation, stress and rhythm, literal and figurative meanings of expressions, and implied meanings. INTENSIVE ESL PROGRAM IS CHALLENGING AND FUN In addition, teachers enhance the students’ learning experiences through the challenging and fun curriculum. The textbooks and support material cover a number of stimulating topics that connect to the students’ lives and experiences, particularly while they are living in Los Angeles. Students apply their... [-]

Semi Intensive ESL Certificate

Columbia West College
Campus Full time 4 - 48 weeks September 2017 USA Los Angeles

The Semi-Intensive ESL program is perfect for students who are particularly interested in improving their verbal English language skills. Students in the Semi-Intensive ESL program enhance their English learning experience by increasing their exposure to the English language in various forms. In addition to all the practical, foundational, and critical-thinking skills they gain in the Standard ESL Program, Semi-Intensive ESL students expand and develop their ability to communicate more efficiently, effectively, and fluently with native English speakers in a variety of settings by taking in and practicing their vocabulary, everyday expressions, clear, natural pronunciation, and presentation skills. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in ESL 2017/2018. EXPAND ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH SEMI-INTENSIVE ESL The Semi-Intensive ESL program is perfect for students who are particularly interested in improving their verbal English language skills. Students in the Semi-Intensive ESL program enhance their English learning experience by increasing their exposure to the English language in various forms. In addition to all the practical, foundational, and critical-thinking skills they gain in the Standard ESL Program, Semi-Intensive ESL students expand and develop their ability to communicate more efficiently, effectively, and fluently with native English speakers in a variety of settings by taking in and practicing their vocabulary, everyday expressions, clear, natural pronunciation, and presentation skills. Another great advantage of the Semi-Intensive ESL program is that students can tailor their program to meet their personal learning goals, since students have the flexibility to choose their desired classesfrom the class offerings of both the Standard ESL program and the Conversation program. Students may choose from six (6) different skill areas (Grammar, Reading/Writing, Listening/Speaking, Communications, Slang and Idioms, and Pronunciation). So depending on the student’s particular goals and interests, the Semi-Intensive student may choose classes that focus more on the academic and professional areas of language learning or on the more informal, everyday usages of English. Teachers use a number of methods, technologies, and media to maximize the quality of the learning experience. In addition to using interesting and interactive textbooks and support materials, teachers usevarious English-language media such as films, commercials and advertisements, TED Talks, board/online... [-]

Standard ESL Program Certificate

Columbia West College
Campus Full time 4 - 48 weeks September 2017 USA Los Angeles

Columbia West College is a Los Angeles ESL school for students who are interested in improving their English skills for personal, academic, or professional reasons. Our Standard ESL program will teach you the conversation, reading, and writing skills you need to succeed in academic and professional settings. What’s more, you’ll develop the confidence to communicate with native English speakers in all areas of your life, whether at school, work, or in the community. [+]

ADVANCE YOUR ENGLISH SKILLS THROUGH OUR STANDARD ESL PROGRAM Columbia West College is a Los Angeles ESL school for students who are interested in improving their English skills for personal, academic, or professional reasons. Our Standard ESL program will teach you the conversation, reading, and writing skills you need to succeed in academic and professional settings. What’s more, you’ll develop the confidence to communicate with native English speakers in all areas of your life, whether at school, work, or in the community. So, if you’ve been looking for ESL classes in Los Angeles, you should know about the benefits of taking the Standard ESL program at Columbia West College. Our Standard ESL curriculum is designed to help you improve your English naturally as you move from beginning to advanced levels. In addition, our program structure, great teachers, engaging activities, and small classroom sizes help you become more comfortable with English so you can learn English as quickly as possible. OUR UNIQUE APPROACH TO ESL CLASSES At Columbia West College, our approach to learning is communicative, interactive, and most importantly, fun! You’ll learn grammar, reading, writing, and conversation skills through a variety of methods in and out of the classroom. Some of the great benefits of our unique program include: Small class sizes: Get a more personalized learning experience. Fewer students mean our instructors have more time to spend with each student. Personalize your learning: Teachers encourage you to connect to what you’re learning by sharing your personal experiences, giving speeches,... [-]