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Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

ESL, or English as a Second Language, is an academic curriculum that focuses on developing English speaking and comprehension skills in students who do not speak it natively. Spelling, reading, writing, and vocabulary are common focus areas.

The United States of America commonly called the United States, is a federal republic consisting of fifty states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C. are in first North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in northwestern North America, west of Canada and east of Russia across the Bering Strait, and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-North Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean.

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USA Vacation English course

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks September 2018 USA Boston Soho Miami Berkeley Chicago Seattle Huntington Beach Los Angeles Philadelphia Main Post Office Portland San Diego Saint Francis Wood Santa Barbara Woodcrest Village United Kingdom City of London + 15 more

Our Vacation English courses are designed to improve your English language skills and give you more professional and academic options in the future. As well as taking lessons, you will have plenty of time to sight-see and explore your destination. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. Vacation English course What is our Vacation English course? Our Vacation English courses are designed to improve your English language skills and give you more professional and academic options in the future. As well as taking lessons, you will have plenty of time to sight-see and explore your destination. The course is semi-intensive, and is available at all levels from Elementary to Advanced, with classes made up of different levels. The focus is on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening and speaking, and all our schools offer extensive and varied activities programs to help you make the most of your destination. This programme is right for you if: You want to combine English classes with a holiday You want to choose how long you study for, with courses from 2 weeks to a year You want to practice your new English skills while out sightseeing and experiencing another culture You want to make the most of specially created and proven Kaplan study materials You want to receive a Kaplan International English Certificate of Achievement Course facts Course Length: 2-52 weeks Entry Level: Beginner to Advanced English Minimum Age: 16 Years old Lesson Hours: 45 minute lessons Class Size: Average 12, maximum 15 Course Structure: 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English: focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking Timetable: All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes [-]

ESL Program

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Milwaukee

The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can take any time of day, from anywhere in the world.

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The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can be take any time of day, from anywhere in the world. On Campus ESL International students are prepared for success in rigorous academic environments such as the undergraduate and graduate programs at MSOE. Program details: 25+ hours of instruction per week Optional math review for those going into engineering Comprehensive approach to learning English with courses in reading and writing, listening and speaking, intensive grammar and various electives involving presentations, conversations, writing academic research papers, and other technical specific courses designed to prepare students for their degree program after completion of the ESL program Four 11 week - levels from pre-intermediate through advanced with 1-2 week breaks between levels Convenient start dates in September, December, March and June Focus on mastery of ESL content material Online ESL MSOE offers two types of online study: online courses and online conversation. Online courses have been designed to be similar to face-to-face classes, with lectures and activities based upon a set curriculum. In online conversation sessions, students get one-on-one conversation time with a qualified instructor, are given direct feedback on their speaking skills, and are able to choose how often they meet and the topics they discuss. Online Courses Students are able to improve their English proficiency from anywhere in the world and work on their own schedule. They are provided with quality video... [-]

General English - San Diego

Stafford House International
Campus Full time 1 - 36 weeks Open Enrollment USA San Diego San Francisco Chicago + 2 more

We offer an exciting range of General English courses for all levels, from beginner to proficiency, and to suit different budgets. We also offer timetables that give you the flexibility to choose a course that best suits your needs from 1-36+ weeks. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. We offer an exciting range of General English courses for all levels, from beginner to proficiency, and to suit different budgets. We also offer timetables that give you the flexibility to choose a course that best suits your needs from 1-36+ weeks. Course Features Flexibility - From Standard to Intensive or Super Intensive, our range of English language courses offers you a choice on how intensively you want to study whether that’s 20 lessons a week on a Standard course or 30 lessons a week on our Super Intensive. Plus with our range of modules you get to personalise your course totally to fit your needs. How you learn - We believe that you will learn faster and more effectively if your lessons are engaging, fun and relevant, that’s why our teachers use a range of techniques and develop classes that are motivating and build your confidence. This will allow time to focus on any areas of weakness. Any weekly programme is influenced not only by the course book syllabus but also by the learning goals and interests of the students in any one group Testing on arrival - On your first day you will take a language assessment, to assess your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and how well you are able to understand and speak English. This helps us to understand the class you’ll be happiest and most successful in. Monthly Tutorial - Every month you’ll have a one-to-one tutorial with... [-]

Intensive English Program (IEP)

Aston International Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment USA Austin Canada Toronto Arcata Sarnia Mississauga San Antonio Waterbury + 7 more

Our most popular program at Aston Texas is the Intensive English Program. Aston Texas' Intensive English Program is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. [+]

Intensive English Program (IEP)

Our most popular program at Aston Texas is the Intensive English Program. Aston Texas' Intensive English Program is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. You are given a placement test at the beginning of the semester to determine your level. This program is designed for full semester study, similar to what you will find at US colleges or universities. Each semester is 15 weeks and is very comprehensive. You will study all aspects of English including Grammar, Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing and Idioms.

Features of the Program Start Any Monday Available for the Beginner to Advanced Level. 5 different levels to progress through. You will study Grammar, Conversation, Writing, Reading, Writing, Listening and Idioms in each semester. Mid-Term and Final Exams are given in all of our programs. You can study from 2 weeks to 52 weeks. You can transfer to any of our other locations in Canada or USA. Class times may vary and depend on your level Materials fee is extra. Downtown Austin, Texas location The Grammar Program ... [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

University of North Alabama
Campus Full time 16 weeks September 2018 USA Florence

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the University of North Alabama (UNA) provides high quality and comprehensive instruction in English for non-English speakers to pursue academic and professional studies in a challenging, caring, and supportive environment. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the University of North Alabama (UNA) provides high quality and comprehensive instruction in English for non-English speakers to pursue academic and professional studies in a challenging, caring, and supportive environment. We are committed to making your English language learning experience the most effective, efficient, and enjoyable. ESL Curriculum: The curriculum consists of intensive English classes, Capstone courses, the academic bridge class, and TOEFL/GRE/GMAT preparation classes. The curriculum consists of five skill areas, i.e. Speaking, Reading/Vocabulary, Listening, Grammar, and Writing. Students will also have the opportunity to learn American Culture through Cinema, Literature, Debate, and Writing in additional classes as well as engage in service learning projects. Level of Proficiency: *UNA ESL does not offer classes at the beginner level. New students are expected to have basic knowledge of English even when beginning the program in level 1 classes. UNA ESL Program Class Schedule: The program schedule of the UNA intensive English operates in an 8-week sessions and there are 6 sessions during the spring and fall semesters and 4-week sessions in the summer.. Class Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00-9:50 am Speaking 10:00-10:50 am Grammar 11:00-11:50 am Reading 1:00-1:50 pm Listening 2:00-2:50 pm Writing 3:00-3:50 pm Self Study Computer Lab Program Admission Cycle: Spring: beginning of January  Mid-Spring: beginning of March  Summer: beginning of June, July Fall: beginning of August  Mid Fall: beginning of October Language Partner Program The after-class program is designed to:... [-]

Intensive English for University Study

Massachusetts International Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 USA Marlborough

Students increase English proficiency while preparing for university study with one of our partner schools [+]

Students have two options for admission: Admission to MAIA only - to explore university options in the US Admission to MAIA & University Partner - conditional admission to a university before arriving in the US Students at Massachusetts International Academy (MAIA) focus on developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills while also preparing for the academic requirements of university study in the US. The goals of the MAIA curriculum are: to provide ESL instruction appropriate for students' English proficiency level to hone the students' academic skills for future university success [-]

English as a second language (ESL)

Georgia Gwinnett College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Lawrenceville

The ELI offers both regular instruction and special short-term programs for English language learners at a range of proficiency levels. At the ELI, the quality of each participant's learning experience is our primary concern. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. English as a Second Language Established in January 2015, the English Language Institute (ELI) provides English as a second language (ESL) instruction and cultural learning opportunities on the beautiful campus of Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC). The ELI offers both regular instruction and special short-term programs for English language learners at a range of proficiency levels. At the ELI, the quality of each participant's learning experience is our primary concern. What is special about the GGC ELI program? GGC offers international participants a safe location to study, a friendly campus to meet American students and beautiful natural scenery to enjoy the outdoors. Study in small classes. ELI classes normally have fewer than 12 participants and provide individual attention for participants studying intensive English. Have opportunities to observe undergraduate classes to gain first-hand experience of a U.S. college classroom while studying in the ELI. Take field trips to some important historic sites in the Atlanta area to enrich knowledge of American culture. Meet American language partners to practice English and make friends. Benefit from learning English in our culturally diverse campus community. ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE (ELI) Location: Building D, Room 2102 Address: English Language Institute (ELI), D-2102 Georgia Gwinnett College 1000 University Center Lane Lawrenceville, GA 30043 U.S.A. The English Language Institute has been established and is administered through the collaborative efforts of the Office of Internationalization and the School of Transitional Studies. ELI Vision The GGC English Language Institute (ELI) is intended to meet... [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Parkland College
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Champaign

Offering more than 100 Associates Degree and Certificate programs, Parkland College is well known for its small class sizes, state-­of-­the-­art facilities, inclusive learning environment, and personable faculty. [+]

Offering more than 100 Associates Degree and Certificate programs, Parkland College is well known for its small class sizes, state­-of-­the-­art facilities, inclusive learning environment, and personable faculty. Parkland boasts the largest international student body of any 2­ year college in the state of Illinois, with more than 300 students representing more than 40 countries. The Associate Degree offers an ideal and inexpensive doorway for international students wanting to enter the American education system. Having worked to perfect their English language skills through the English as a Second Language (ESL) program or earned two years­ worth of transferable credits, many of Parkland’s international students then transfer on to 4­ year universities (2+2 transfer) around the United States, where they continue their educations, earning Baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Parkland College faculty are well accustomed to the challenges faced by international students are experienced in dealing with them. Parkland strives to enhance global awareness and multiculturalism through education and faculty welcome the perspective brought by international students in their classes. Why Choose Parkland College: ● small class sizes and a personalized education ● Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program for non-­English speakers ● complete two years and transfer credits to a 4­ year university ● in the same city as the University of Illinois, a top research university ● around ½ the yearly cost of 4­ year universities ● diverse international student population, more than 300 international students ● faculty focus on global awareness and multiculturalism ● stand out! Pre­college ESL... [-]

BridgeTEFL

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Denver Chile Santiago + 1 more

BridgeTEFL is the teacher training division of Bridge and the largest provider of TEFL/TESOL courses in the United States. With almost 30 years of experience training teachers and teaching languages around the world, we consider ourselves true experts in the industry. [+]

About BridgeTEFL

BridgeTEFL is the teacher training division of Bridge and the largest provider of TEFL/TESOL courses in the United States. With almost 30 years of experience training teachers and teaching languages around the world, we consider ourselves true experts in the industry. Our flagship TEFL/TESOL courses, the Bridge IDELT and the IDELT Online, are recognized for college credit, a testament to their academic rigor.

In addition to our on-site certification courses around the world, we also offer online TEFL courses. The TEFLOnline.com course covers the same basic material as our BridgeTEFL on-site teacher training programs, but it can be done from anywhere in the world and at your own pace. TEFLOnline.com modules include study materials, video tutorials, review quizzes, and written assignments. ... [-]


Intensive English Program (ESL) - 25 hours per week

International Language Institute (ILI)
Campus Full time 4 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment USA Washington DC Gaithersburg + 1 more

ILI’s offers intensive English day classes in downtown Washington, D.C. The program has 12 different 4-week levels, ranging from beginner to university level, plus an 8-week TOEFL preparation course. Each class includes instruction in the following areas: Listening, speaking, grammar, reading and writing. [+]

Intensive English (ESL) Day Program - 25 hours per week 12 English levels, plus TOEFL preparation Monday-Friday, 25 hours per week ILI’s offers intensive English day classes in two locations: Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. and Gaithersburg in Maryland. In Washington, D.C. we offer 12 different 4-week levels, ranging from beginner to university level, plus an 8-week TOEFL preparation course. Each class includes instruction in the following areas: Listening, speaking, grammar, reading and writing. Schedule Intensive English classes in Washington, D.C., including the TOEFL preparation class, meet 5 class hours per day, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 2:10 pm, including a 15 minute morning break and a 45 minute lunch break. Start Dates New classes begin officially every 4 weeks. However, students may actually enter the program any Monday. A placement test allows us to place the student at the appropriate level. The remaining official 2016 start dates are: November 21, December 19. We do not have application deadlines. The official 2017 start dates are: January 17 (Tuesday), February 13 , March 13, April 10, May 8, June 5, July 3, July 31, August 28, September 25, October 23, November 20, December 18. We do not have application deadlines. Enrollment To enroll in any of our English or Test Preparation Programs, the student needs to complete an application and pay a $50 application fee. The minimum age is 14. The application can be completed online by going to our Online Application page, or the completed paper Application Form... [-]

ELI English Course

Henry Ford College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Detroit

If you're interested in learning English as a second language, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) is for you. The ELI offers instruction in American English language and culture. Our intensive English program prepares you for success in college-level English courses, employment that requires written and oral proficiency in English, and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. If you're interested in learning English as a second language, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) is for you. The ELI offers instruction in American English language and culture. Our intensive English program prepares you for success in college-level English courses, employment that requires written and oral proficiency in English, and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. We offer day and evening classes in English writing, grammar, reading, speaking, listening and study skills. We also offer classes in advanced grammar, pronunciation/conversation and TOEFL preparation. You can develop your English through small and large group interactions, and our enthusiastic and dedicated instructors will help you meet your goals. Can I take college classes at HFC while I am an ELI student? No. (The only exception is if you have passed ELI 106R but you still need to take ELI 106W. You may then register for ELI 106W, ENG 082 and one additional college class.) What ESL classes do you offer? HFC offers six levels of pre-college ESL classes. Classes focus on either writing/grammar or reading/speaking/listening/study skills. Classes in Grammar, TOEFL Preparation and Pronunciation/Conversation are also available. When do you offer classes? Year-round, day and evening. There are four academic terms per year: Fall and Winter Semesters are each 16 weeks long; Spring and Summer are each 8 weeks long. Do I have to buy my own textbooks? Yes. Textbooks (and any accompanying materials) must be purchased by each student and are... [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program

Lane Community College
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Eugene

The International ESL Program is designed to help students from all over the world improve their English language skills in reading, writing, grammar, listening and speaking. Students take courses with faculty who have master's degrees in TESOL or a related field. Classes are kept small so that students get personal attention. [+]

International ESL Program The International ESL Program is designed to help students from all over the world improve their English language skills in reading, writing, grammar, listening and speaking. Students take courses with faculty who have master's degrees in TESOL or a related field. Classes are kept small so that students get personal attention. ESL Program Structure There are 5 levels in the ESL program (B, C, D, E, and F). All new international students will take a placement test during orientations and get placed in an appropriate level of the ESL class. Each level is described in detail on the International ESL Course Description page. ESL classes are offered in blocks. Morning classes are for 4 hours each day Monday through Friday. Afternoon classes are for 5 hours each day Monday through Thursday. You will study for total 20 hours per week. ESL Programs also offer elective classes, and these are optional. Fall, Winter, and Spring terms consist of 11 weeks, and Summer term is 8 weeks. Transition from ESL to College level At Lane, we encourage our ESL students to continue on into the college major program and want to support them in the best way possible. The TOEFL and IELTS scores are not required! [-]

INTERLINK A.C.E. at Montana State University

American Consortium of Universities (INTERLINK)
Campus Full time 52 days May 2018 USA Bozeman

The mission of the INTERLINK A.C.E. at Montana State University is to prepare students linguistically and culturally for their educational and professional pursuits as well as providing opportunities for personal growth. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. INTERLINK A.C.E. at Montana State University is located in Bozeman, Montana, a university town in the middle of the Rocky Mountains. INTERLINK A.C.E. students spend 21 hours a week in intensive English language classes. Students may choose to live in a campus dorm, or in an apartment off or on campus. The mission of the INTERLINK A.C.E. at Montana State University is to prepare students linguistically and culturally for their educational and professional pursuits as well as to provide opportunities for personal growth. Upon successful completion of the INTERLINK A.C.E. program, students are able to: speak English more fluently write effective essays understand spoken and written English understand different cultures apply and improve their critical thinking skills conduct research and report findings in English engage in group work and in team activities use the Internet, email, and computer technology Program Cost Fees may change without notice. Rates are based per session. One INTERLINK A.C.E. session is 7.5 weeks, which is equal to half of a MSU semester. Intensive English Program Fees Per Session Intensive Program Tuition (7.5 weeks)* $2700 Student Services** $295 Residence Halls*** (7.5 weeks) $1800 - $2500 Meal Plan**** (7.5 weeks) Included with housing fee; see MSU website Health Insurance***** $260 Approximate Total $5055 - $5755 *Fees do not include additional one-time $100 INTERLINK A.C.E. application fee. Express Mailing of I-20 form by courier service is available for additional $65. Additional tutoring packages for optional test prep (e.g. TOEFL) are available... [-]

ESL Cultural Exposure Course

International School of Advanced Learning
Campus Full time 1 - 4 weeks September 2018 USA Allston

Explore Boston and discover the culture – all while immersing yourself in the English language and assimilating to local life. Step out of the classroom and learn by exploration, sightseeing and having fun. Watch yourself transform from a tourist to a local in just a few short weeks, and make lifelong friends and memories with other students along the way. [+]

EXPLORE BOSTON’S VIBRANT CULTURE WHILE IMPROVING YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS THROUGH COMPLETE ENGLISH IMMERSION.

Explore Boston and discover the culture – all while immersing yourself in the English language and assimilating to local life.

Step out of the classroom and learn by exploration, sightseeing and having fun.

Watch yourself transform from a tourist to a local in just a few short weeks, and make lifelong friends and memories with other students along the way.

You will visit nationally-recognized museums and art galleries, explore historic parks and monuments, see local theater and music performances, and watch Boston’s beloved sports teams play ball.

Let us take you on a tour of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Common, or Fenway Park.... [-]


Course: Individualized Programs

International Programs at Tufts University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Medford

Tufts English Language and International Programs can create individualized or custom programs that provide flexibility to independent student and professional groups sponsored by universities, educational institutions, or agencies. We will work in close consultation with your educational institution or agency to develop curriculum and activity programs that meet your group’s language needs in a number of special interest areas. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. The International Programs specializes in custom-designing professional development, education and training programs for clients all around the world. All of our programs are flexible and can be delivered in a variety of formats. We will work in close consultation with your educational institution or agency to develop curriculum and activity programs that meet your group’s language needs in a number of special interest areas, including: Teacher training Pre-college Programs Programs for Professionals Winter Programs Staff Exchange Faculty Support Through Tufts University, Tufts International Program and Partnerships offers international partners a rapidly expanding array of educational options. Working with schools and universities around the world, Tufts IPP can deliver a wide range of existing programs and custom-designed non-degree programs for international organizations and institutions. [-]