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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 academ… Read more

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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International Programs at Tufts University
Boston, USA

Tufts English Academic Skills Program (also referred to as the University Preparatory Program or "UPP") is an English language and college skills preparatory program for pre-u ... +

Tufts English Academic Skills Program (also referred to as the University Preparatory Program or "UPP") is an English language and college skills preparatory program for pre-university and university students who are seeking academic study in an English language program anywhere in the world. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 48 weeks
English
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Fanshawe's 10-level EAP program is certified by Languages Canada and meets the language requirements for admission to Western University, Fanshawe and many other Ontario colle ... +

Fanshawe's 10-level EAP program is certified by Languages Canada and meets the language requirements for admission to Western University, Fanshawe and many other Ontario colleges. The EAP program and full-time professors will help you to gain confidence and fluency in using English as well as help you prepare for your next steps using the latest methods and technology. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
8 - 80 weeks
English
Campus
Online
 
Languages Across Borders | Vancouver
Vancouver, Canada

This course allows students to improve their reading skills and grammar accuracy in both spoken and written English. In this class, a wide variety of reading texts are studied ... +

This course allows students to improve their reading skills and grammar accuracy in both spoken and written English. In this class, a wide variety of reading texts are studied in detail. The diversity in content exposes students to a broad range of vocabulary and grammar, as well as literary forms. -
Courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Campus
 

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University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom

The University of Oxford Language Centre is pleased to offer an Online Pre-sessional English course. This six-week intensive programme provides students with the necessary aca ... +

The University of Oxford Language Centre is pleased to offer an Online Pre-sessional English course. This six-week intensive programme provides students with the necessary academic writing and speaking skills to prepare them for studying in English at Oxford. The course is suitable for both postgraduates and undergraduates. International academics, and students preparing to study at universities other than Oxford, are also welcome to apply. -
Courses
Full-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 
Vanier Cegep College
Montreal, Canada

This intensive non-credit program is designed for people who wish to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Small groups ensure that each learner rece ... +

This intensive non-credit program is designed for people who wish to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Small groups ensure that each learner receives individualized attention. -
Courses
Full-time
5 - 36 weeks
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Fairfax University of America
Fairfax, USA

The English Language for Academic Communication (ELAC) program prepares students for study in degree programs in an American university context. Through instruction in speakin ... +

The English Language for Academic Communication (ELAC) program prepares students for study in degree programs in an American university context. Through instruction in speaking, listening, reading, and writing, students learn how to communicate their ideas effectively, interact using academic discourse, and apply their language skills to different situations and audiences for greater understanding and engagement. The ELAC program offers instruction at seven levels of proficiency: low beginner, beginner, elementary, low intermediate, intermediate, high intermediate, and advanced. Each level can be completed in one term of full-time study. Each level includes 140 academic hours of classroom instruction per level, per term. Each term is seven weeks long, and full-time students receive 20 hours of classroom instruction per week. The overall length of the program depends on the student’s initial placement and how quickly the student progresses from one level to the next. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
7 - 49 weeks
English
Campus
 
Warwickshire College Group
Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

You can study the English Language at our School of English at Royal Leamington Spa College.

You can study the English Language at our School of English at Royal Leamington Spa College. -
Courses
English
Campus
 
Grace Education
Paris, France

Are you preparing for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)? Sign up to take a free diagnostic test to determine your strengths and weaknesses.

Are you preparing for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)? Sign up to take a free diagnostic test to determine your strengths and weaknesses. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 months
English
Online
 
New America College
Denver, USA

This course is designed for students with an advanced level of English comprehension who have passed NAC’s level 5 or 6 or achieved a level 6 on the EPT (University of Michiga ... +

This course is designed for students with an advanced level of English comprehension who have passed NAC’s level 5 or 6 or achieved a level 6 on the EPT (University of Michigan English Placement Test). The course will focus on skills needed in universities such as advanced real-life listening and reading activities, writing research papers, giving presentations, studying advanced vocabulary, and working in groups. Grammar and pronunciation will be targeted in context. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Wright State University
Dayton, USA

L.E.A.P. (Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes) is the intensive English program at Wright State University. L.E.A.P. prepares non-native speakers of Englis ... +

L.E.A.P. (Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes) is the intensive English program at Wright State University. L.E.A.P. prepares non-native speakers of English for success in academic and professional programs. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
FutureLearn
Coventry, United Kingdom

Prepare to study at university, explore the qualities of a successful student, and learn key vocabulary in an academic context.

Prepare to study at university, explore the qualities of a successful student, and learn key vocabulary in an academic context. -
Courses
Part-time
2 weeks
English
Online