Course in Academic English

Top Courses in Academic English

A course is a short academic program that challenges students to complete certain requirements in order to earn a passing grade. Courses typically necessitate weekly work over a few months’ time to complete.

What is a course in academic English? A course in academic English focuses on providing students with greater knowledge and understanding of the English language in order to write academic and scholastic papers proficiently and capably. With the topics covered in this study program, students learn how to fully express ideas, how to increase their educational vocabulary, how to structure certain types of writing, how to avoid grammar and punctuation errors, and how to analyze certain types of text.

Completing a course in academic English helps students improve their organization, time management, and language skills, as well as their ability to read and write professional and college-level English. All students, even those who speak English as their first language, may benefit from taking a course in academic English.

Courses may cost differently depending on the school and how long it takes for students to complete their work. In order to better understand the final costs of completing a course, students should speak with their potential schools.

Students who complete a course in academic English may use their improved language, literacy, and communication skills to find a career in a variety of professional fields, such as business, administration, education, public service, and entertainment. Graduates may choose to work as office administrators, program managers, human resource directors, school office managers, customer service representatives, or even as writers and editors for local publications.

Completing an academic English course may help students learn the essential practical and professional skills that are needed for today’s modern workplace. To find a course that works for you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Academic Test Preparation

The Language Company
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Philadelphia Orlando Toledo Fort Wayne South Bend Charleston Edmond + 5 more

This program is designed to assist students in navigating the variety of testing requirements for admission to American universities. [+]

This program is designed to assist students in navigating the variety of testing requirements for admission to American universities. Courses cover the following topics: advanced grammar and reading review, test question analysis, test-taking strategies, practice tests and analysis of test results.

Costs:

The cost of these courses is the same as the course cost in the Intensive English Program.

Additional Information:

Interested students must test out of or pass L9 to be eligible for GMAT/GRE. Students on F-1 visas enrolling in half-day Academic Test Preparation courses are required to enroll part-time in the Intensive English Program, in order to maintain full-time status. Courses designed to address a variety of academic tests are not offered at all centers during every session. Please refer to the chart above to locate courses and locations. Contact the director of the TLC center of your choice for additional information or special requests.... [-]


Course in Academic - TOEFL Preparation - Chicago

Stafford House International
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Chicago San Diego San Francisco + 1 more

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries. [+]

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities. Exam Preparation All our exam preparation courses cover the areas of your chosen exam in detail ensuring you learn the skills and English language through the use of past papers and exam technique to achieve exam success. Preparation courses available for Cambridge Exams, IELTS, and TOEFL. Objectives Goal-oriented and highly focussed preparation programme Develop the skills needed to succeed in the exam Develop strategies to maximise your score in the exam How you will learn Skim reading for meaning, scanning for detail, paraphrasing, making inferences, and more Methods and strategies for successful integrated and independent writing The skills needed to speak confidently and succeed in a one-to-one interview Listening strategies such as listening for gist and for detail With sample papers and continuous practice of specific tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions as effectively as possible Quick Facts Start Dates Every Monday Minimum Level Upper Intermediate Age 16+ [-]

Course: Intensive General English

Oxford English Academy Oxford
Campus Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

Intensive English courses include all aspects of our General English course while additionally boosting your Fluency skills to better communicate in English and is a fast track route to your competence. [+]

INTENSIVE GENERAL ENGLISH

AGE: Minimum 16 years

MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: Maximum 14

DURATION: Minimum 1 week

HOURS PER WEEK: 30 hours per week

TIMES: 09:00 - 12:40, 13:30 - 17:00, Monday to Friday

START DATES: Any Monday

FEES: From £ 195 per week, depending on duration

INCLUDES: Access to Oxford English Online*, All course materials, End of course report, Course certificate

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Pre-Foundation English

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 3 - 6 months May 2018 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

DIFC offer students the opportunity to improve their English and then progress onto a foundation course once they have reached the minimum English entry requirements. [+]

Pre-foundation academic English + Foundation packages Who is this package aimed at? Students who want to join a Foundation Course at DIFC but do not have the required English level – 5.0 IELTS DIFC offer students the opportunity to improve their English and then progress onto a foundation course once they have reached the minimum English entry requirements. We offer Pre-Foundation English programmes for 3 months or 6 months, depending on your current English level. End-of-Course Examinations When you are granted your visa to study with us in Ireland, there are certain conditions which both you and DIFC must fulfil. If you join the Pre-Foundation English programme, the following will apply: You will be required to take an external examination, depending on your study plan. DIFC will book an exam for you when you arrive. The exam will be booked for as close to the end of your course as possible. When you arrive, you and your course leader must sign a document stating that you understand that the exam is mandatory and that you agree to sit the exam. The document also states that DIFC agrees to book an appropriate exam for the student. Entry Requirements Meet academic entry requirements for Foundation programme Have minimum of 4.0 IELTS 4.5 IELTS English + Foundation Year. Fees €14,200 : 4.0 IELTS English + Foundation Year. Fees €16,000 : 4.5 Intensive English + Foundation. Fees €14,200 : [-]

Cambridge General English Course

Cardiff and Vale College
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 12 - 34 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

We offer a wide range of full and part-time General English and study preparation courses. All courses lead to internationally recognised qualifications. [+]

Best Courses in Academic English 2018. We offer a wide range of full and part-time General English and study preparation courses. All courses lead to internationally recognised qualifications. English courses We offer a range of courses from Elementary to Proficiency level for those wishing to improve their English for general, professional or academic reasons. You may choose to combine a full-time programme of study with an additional part-time English class or other part-time college course to suit your timetable and level of English. Choose from a range of options: Pre-Intermediate English (KET) Intermediate Level (PET) Upper-Intermediate (FCE) Advanced (CAE) Proficiency (CPE) IELTS Business English Writing skills Cambridge ESOL Exams Cardiff and Vale College International is the only Cambridge ESOL Open Centre in Cardiff. As an Open Centre we are authorised to run University of Cambridge ESOL (English Language) examinations for all candidates, including those who are not taking a preparation course at our College. Cardiff and Vale College International offers the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations which is a part of the Cambridge Assessment Group, a department of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge ESOL examinations are suitable for learners of all nationalities, whatever their first language and cultural background and there are examinations suitable for learners for almost any age. Although they are designed for native speakers of languages other than English, no language related restrictions apply. The range of Cambridge ESOL examinations includes specialist examinations in Business English and English for Academic Purposes. You do not need to be... [-]

Pre-Doctoral Programme

Cambridge International Education Centre
Campus Full time 12 weeks January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge

This programme has been developed for UK, EU and international students intending to undertake MPhil and/or doctoral studies, whether PhD or DBA, in the English medium. Being accepted for doctoral study by universities throughout the world is increasingly competitive. It is therefore vital that you have a clearly defined and well researched proposal at the very outset of your engagement with an intended university. This programme has been carefully structured to help you do just that! [+]

Pre-Doctoral Programme in Cambridge About This Programme This programme has been developed for UK, EU and international students intending to undertake MPhil and/or doctoral studies, whether PhD or DBA, in the English medium. Being accepted for doctoral study by universities throughout the world is increasingly competitive. It is therefore vital that you have a clearly defined and well researched proposal at the very outset of your engagement with an intended university. This programme has been carefully structured to help you do just that! It is also advisable that you can demonstrate to your intended university a strong academic background, if they are to admit you to doctoral studies. This will usually mean that you have attained, in the UK context, an upper second honours classification (or its international equivalent) in your first degree or that you have demonstrated a similar level of achievement in a postgraduate qualification in your chosen subject. As can be seen from the summary diagram, the Pre-Doctoral Programme seeks to strengthen the academic English and doctoral study skills which are required from the very outset as you prepare your research proposal. Being able to conduct an effective literature review in your chosen field is a key element in your choice of research topic, research title and the research questions you will seek to address. Your ability to apply the various techniques for managing and analysing information and data will also play a key role in the design and implementation of your research proposal, as will your... [-]

BridgePathways - Academic English Pathways

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Denver Grand Junction Philadelphia Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago + 5 more

The BridgePathways Academic English program is a comprehensive, in-depth course designed to help you succeed in the U.S. university classroom. [+]

Best Courses in Academic English 2018. BridgePathways - Academic English Pathways The BridgePathways Academic English program is a comprehensive, in-depth course designed to help you succeed in the U.S. university classroom. This program is offered at 9 locations, 8 of which are on university campuses. Top 3 reasons to choose Bridge: On-Campus: Our Academic English Program is available on-campus for degree-seeking students, so you can quickly immerse yourself in campus life. The program is offered at 3 different locations. Conditional Admission: Degree-seeking students can qualify for conditional admission to our 7 university partners across the United States. Conditional admission means that acceptance is based on the completion of an Academic English Program. Our university partners also offer TOEFL and IELTS waivers to students who successfully complete the Academic English program. Comprehensive Support: Our multi-lingual staff are experts at supporting international students and have been providing guidance for more than 25 years. From our first call to your graduation, Bridge will be with you every step of the way. Our Program Advisors will take the time to understand your needs and provide personalized advice.
 Program Overview ACADEMIC READINESS As a student in our BridgePathways Academic English program, you'll acquire the necessary English language skills to succeed in an academic environment. Our curriculum is designed to help you develop your English proficiency in the four communicative skills— reading, writing, speaking, and listening— while strengthening your study skills and strategies. TEACHING METHODOLOGY You'll learn quickly from the communicative and student-centered approach in all... [-]

Course in Academic English

INTO Manchester
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months January 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

An intensive academic English course that will prepare you for degree study at a UK university or an INTO academic programme. [+]

The Academic English course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. The course is specially designed to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed at university.

Why apply for this course? Develop your English skills in all four core areas Develop key academic language skills Learn to communicate effectively in English What is special about the programme?

This intensive course offers 30 learning hours per week, which will consist of 25 hours of face-to-face learning and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. The programme will be personalised to your individual needs, with regular assessments to monitor your progress and ensure you stay on track.... [-]


General English Course

Cairns Language Centre
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns + 1 more

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. [+]

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. Our classes enable you to use English in a variety of ‘real life’ situations providing a wide range of functional English instruction. The curriculum aims at developing the four core skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) that gives you the tools to graduate with confidence.

General English in a Nutshell Choose how many lessons you would like to study per weekBasic 20 Intensive 25 Super Intensive 30 Small classes averaging 10 to 14 students Weekly assessments Bi-weekly student-teacher interviews Graduate with globally recognized certificates WiFi and computer access for students Weekly social activities with students and teachers Choose optional electives such as Cambridge Exam or IELTS Preparation Duration Basic: 1-12 weeks for students on Visitor’s Visa or 1-17 weeks for Working Holiday makers. Intensive ® and Super Intensive ®: 2 – 52 weeks. Registered Courses ® of more than 12 weeks usually require a student visa. Hours Basic: 16 hours (20 lessons) per week Intensive ®: 20 hours (25 lessons) per week Super Intensive ®: 25 hours (30 lessons) a week Levels ... [-]

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Inlingua Victoria College of Languages
Campus Full time 1 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment Canada Victoria

EAP is designed to prepare students for entering a post-secondary institution. The primary focus is on academic reading and writing skills. [+]

EAP is designed to prepare students for entering a post-secondary institution. The primary focus is on academic reading and writing skills. The modules include: note-taking, sentence structure, paragraphs, research, essay format, report format, power point presentations, referencing, test taking, study skills, and time management. Daily lessons include grammar and vocabulary building as well as writing and reading skills. Students will be using a variety of authentic texts and writing samples at the appropriate level.

Full-Time: 24 hrs/wk: Mon-Thurs 9:00am – 2:45pm, Fri 9:00am – 1:45pm

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English Course

Englishour
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 16 weeks September 2018 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

At Englishour, we have a number of different courses to help you bridge the gap between your formal and informal English language learning. [+]

At Englishour, we have a number of different courses to help you bridge the gap between your formal and informal English language learning. Our courses have all been designed to ensure you can successfully communicate in English, no matter the situation.

Morning course – Monday to Friday – 10am to 1.20pm – 15 hours

The Englishour morning course is designed to give you an opportunity to improve all your communication skills in English. Every morning, you’ll be provided with a free book to follow our unique grammar syllabus. Throughout the course you will:

Focus on how English language structures are formed to promote accuracy in your speaking and listening skills. Improve your listening skills, enabling you to understand English in a variety of formal and informal situations. ... [-]

Course: University Pathways English Learning Program

Greenville University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA Greenville

The University Pathways program is for international students who wish to study at higher education institutions in the United States, but lack sufficient English proficiency. University Pathways is an intensive English learning program that concentrates on the four basic components of language – reading, writing, listening and speaking; while also providing cultural information to prepare students for success in U.S. universities. [+]

The University Pathways program is for international students who wish to study at higher education institutions in the United States, but lack sufficient English proficiency. University Pathways is an intensive English learning program that concentrates on the four basic components of language – reading, writing, listening and speaking; while also providing cultural information to prepare students for success in U.S. universities. Students who successfully complete the University Pathways program have the option to be admitted directly to Greenville College. Curriculum The goal of the University Pathways curriculum of instruction is to develop the English language skills of its students in order for them to be successful in their studies in the United States. The program consists of five levels of instruction. Each level of the program becomes more challenging as students are expected to grow and develop their English language skills. Each level lasts seven weeks and students attend class six to seven hours each day. Class sizes are small to ensure individual attention. Typically, University Pathways classes have no more than ten students. Level 1: Beginning Level 2: Low-intermediate Level 3: Intermediate Level 4: High-intermediate Level 5: Advanced All new students will automatically be placed in level 1 until they arrive on campus and complete the placement test. Following this test, students may be moved up to level 2 or higher based on their scores on the test. There is not a minimum TOEFL score requirement to be admitted to program, but students should demonstrate basic English skills. All... [-]

GRE Admissions Test Preparation

Manhattan Prep: GMAT, GRE, LSAT Test Prep
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA East Village

From live in-person and online GRE classes to online lessons you can do at your own pace, we have the perfect GRE prep for you. [+]

Best Courses in Academic English 2018. GRE - Pursue higher education Pick your best GRE prep No matter how you like to learn or how much time you have before test day, we have plenty of prep options to get you ready. Private GRE Tutoring Available both in-person and online, Manhattan Prep GRE Private Tutoring is a flexible option that gives you personalized 1-on-1 instruction with one of our world-class GRE instructors. It’s a great way to supplement your existing studies or make it your all-in way to prep for test day. IDEAL FOR:Students looking for 1-on-1 study tailored to their skill-level. 1-on-1 personalized instruction Available in-person and online Ideal for study tailored to your skill-level Live GRE Course Led by our world-class instructors and offered both in-person and online, the Manhattan Prep GRE Complete Course is the most comprehensive GRE prep program available. Our live classes are captivating, challenging and anything but boring. IDEAL FOR: Students who want a live in-depth GRE prep. Hours of live instruction Online or in-person classes Ideal for 2+ months before test Guided Self-Study Guided Self-Study is our on-demand online GRE prep course. This self-paced program includes 22 hours of video lessons taught by expert Manhattan Prep instructors and is the best way to prepare for the GRE on your own. IDEAL FOR:Students operating under a tight deadline who may not have the time to take a live prep course. 22+ hours of recorded video instruction Includes all of our books and online resources... [-]

Exam Preparation 25

International House Bangkok
Campus Open Enrollment Thailand Bangkok

A combination of General English 15 in the morning to raise their overall level, and 2 hours of private 1:1 focusing on the exam they are taking in order to learn the specific skills required. [+]

A combination of General English 15 in the morning to raise their overall level, and 2 hours of private 1:1 focusing on the exam they are taking in order to learn the specific skills required.

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Exam Preparation 25 (EX25): IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, SAT, GED, GAT, CAE, CPE, FCE, IGCSE, CU-TEP, or TU-GET:  If you are planning to take one of the aforementioned exams and need to prepare, while also working on your overall English ability, EX25 provides the perfect solution for you. Many of the above tests require specific skills but first and foremost they are a test of your English level; only working on the exam skills and ignoring your overall level canhave a negative impact on your score. EX25 students will join GE15 classes in the morning to raise their overall level and to practice the various skills in classes with students of a range of nationalities. In the afternoon, students will spend two hours from 13.00-15.00 focusing on various aspects, tips, and skills necessary to do well on the exam. [-]

Course in Academic English

INTO London
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months January 2018 United Kingdom London

An intensive academic English course to prepare you for your degree. Develop your knowledge, ability and confidence in a variety of skills that are essential for university study. [+]

 The Academic English course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. The course is specially designed to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed at university.

Why apply for this course? Develop your English skills in all four core areas Develop key academic language skills Learn to communicate effectively in English What is special about the programme?

This intensive course offers 30 learning hours per week, which will consist of 25 hours of face-to-face learning and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. The programme will be personalised to your individual needs, with regular assessments to monitor your progress and ensure you stay on track.... [-]