Course in ESL in North America

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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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English as a Second Language Program

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time 5 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment USA Wilmington

"The English as a Second Language Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is committed to providing support, intensive English language instruction, and various American cultural experiences to students that are learning English as a second language, which will empower them to become successful students in the mainstream classroom and productive members of the community." [+]

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is a wonderful place to learn English! Located approximately 8 kilometers from Wrightsville Beach and the historic downtown Cape Fear Riverwalk, UNCW’s beautiful location, small city environment, and year-round warm temperatures provide an ideal place for international students to experience American culture.

The UNCW ESL Program offers fall, spring, and summer courses with 5-week, 8-week, or 16-week options. Students engage in 20 hours of English instruction each week, and participate in local excursions and social activities every weekend. Students can choose to live in campus dormitories with American roommates or live with an American family in a homestay. The ESL Program also arranges conversation partners and friendship families so students can practice their English outside of the classroom. The UNCW ESL Program is CEA accredited and offers conditional admission to UNCW degree programs for students who successfully complete the Advanced Level 4 curriculum.... [-]


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. [+]

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 [-]

Language Experience

ELS Language Centers
Campus September 2018 USA Orlando Santa Monica Manhattanville

With ELS Language Experience+ 3, you can work toward improving your English for 3 hours each day. Your classes will focus on the conversation that you can use inside of the classroom, and more importantly, outside in the real world. You also have the opportunity to put your new speaking skills to use with a variety of cultural activities specific to the Center you choose. [+]

About ELS Language Experience+ 3

With ELS Language Experience+ 3, you can work toward improving your English for 3 hours each day. Your classes will focus on the conversation that you can use inside of the classroom, and more importantly, outside in the real world. You also have the opportunity to put your new speaking skills to use with a variety of cultural activities specific to the Center you choose.

You can start any Monday of the year and stay for as few or as many weeks as you like. The program’s 3 levels of instruction – basic, intermediate, and proficient – have a placement test each Monday for students to advance in levels, and a certificate of completion is awarded based on attendance. The choice is yours. Choose ELS Language Experience+ 3.... [-]


ESL Program

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Online Campus 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 ... [-]

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 Language Semester

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Campus Full time 8 - 16 weeks June 2018 USA Washington DC USA Online + 1 more

Spend a semester in the heart of Washington, D.C., living, learning, and engaging with classmates from 30+ countries. Our semester-long English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Intensive English program provides you with expert instruction in grammar, conversation, writing, reading, research, and presentation skills. [+]

Spend a semester in the heart of Washington, D.C., living, learning, and engaging with classmates from 30+ countries. Our semester-long English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Intensive English program provides you with expert instruction in grammar, conversation, writing, reading, research, and presentation skills.

Once you’re accepted into the program, you’ll be evaluated to determine your specific instructional needs. We’ll then place you in classes with other students at the same proficiency level, ensuring that you receive the best learning experience to suit your needs.

*Tuition is subject to change; please check our website for current rates.

Program Features A CEA-accredited program Small class sizes Workshops in writing, pronunciation, and college applications Professors with expertise in linguistics and language instruction Cultural activities and extracurricular opportunities Program Contact Information English Language Center Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies 640 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 Email: eflgu@georgetown.edu Phone: (202) 687-5978 Fax: (202) 687-1707 [-]

Standard English Course

GEOS Languages Plus
Campus September 2018 USA Manhattan Beach Costa Mesa

Studying English is like learning to play a musical instrument. Whether you want to learn how to speak English or how to improve reading English, the more you practice - especially spoken English, the better you get at all the other skills. It's a simple principle. It's still a lot of work, but if you follow that, you will be successful. [+]

Courses in ESL in North America 2018. About

Studying English is like learning to play a musical instrument. Whether you want to learn how to speak English or how to improve reading

English, the more you practice - especially spoken English, the better you get at all the other skills. It's a simple principle. It's still a lot of work, but if you follow that, you will be successful.

Most ESL classes spend too much time learning English grammar. It's true that grammar is important, but learning language is like learning to swim. You can't do it by reading a book -- you have to practice!

GEOS' ESL courses are designed to give students more practice. GEOS students have English classes every day for just Speaking and Listening. Because GEOS has more English speaking classes, our students learn English faster. ... [-]

English as a Second Language Program

Southern Arkansas University Online
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 months May 2018 USA Magnolia + 1 more

SAU-ESL is a program at Southern Arkansas University that prepares students with a low level of English for full participation in the university degree programs. [+]

What is SAU-ESL?

SAU-ESL is a program at Southern Arkansas University that prepares students with a low level of English for full participation in the university degree programs.

Why SAU-ESL? Very affordable. Easy transition to undergraduate and graduate programs without TOEFL or IELTS. Conditional admission to undergraduate and graduate programs. Located on the beautiful campus of Southern Arkansas University (SAU). All ESL students are full-time SAU students with full access to all university facilities and services (gym, swimming pool, cafeteria, health services, library, student clubs). 18 hours of instruction per week across 5 different levels. Students of all levels and ages are welcome to apply. Professional and friendly instructors with a command of one or more foreign languages. Curriculum LEVEL 1 - BEGINNER LEVEL 2 - ELEMENTARY LEVEL 3 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 4 - INTERMEDIATE LEVEL 5 - UPPER INTERMEDIATE Vocabulary 1 (3 hours) reading skills & vocabulary with leveled nonfiction Vocabulary 2 (3 hours) reading skills & vocabulary with leveled nonfiction Vocabulary 3(3 hours) reading skills & vocabulary with leveled nonfiction Vocabulary 4 (3 hours) reading skills & vocabulary with leveled nonfiction Vocabulary 5 (3 hours) reading skills & vocabulary with leveled nonfiction Writing 1 (3 hours) simple sentences, grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, paragraphing Writing 2 (3 hours) compound sentences, grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, writing process, paragraphing Writing 3 (3 hours) complex sentences, grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, writing process, multiple paragraphs Writing 4 (3 hours) grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, writing process, essay Writing 5(3 hours) grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, writing process, research writing Conversation... [-]

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Course: 10-Week Intensive ESL

University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
Campus Full time 10 weeks June 2018 USA Irvine

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English program for those studying English as a second language. [+]

10-Week Intensive ESL Overview

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English program for those studying English as a second language.

Benefits Experience a program trusted for more than 35 years to support you in achieving your academic, career, and personal goals Learn with dedicated, highly-trained teachers with an average of 16 years of teaching experience who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of student achievement Attend small classes – usually about 16 students Benefit from engaging, interactive classes with a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes authentic language use in academic, business, and social contexts Advance your skills in upper-level elective classes in topics such as idioms, advanced pronunciation, advanced conversation, business English, advanced vocabulary, advanced grammar, and iBT and IELTS preparation Practice your English and learn about campus life with a UCI undergraduate friend through The Communication Club Learn using state-of-the-art technology and methodologies Prepare to score higher on the TOEFL and IELTS tests Requirements Available to students 17 years and older at all levels of English proficiency To attend this program full-time, you are required to obtain a student visa (F-1) Is your goal to boost your TOEFL or IELTS score? ... [-]

ESL Program

American National English Language Institute
Campus September 2018 USA Salem

American National English Language Institute provides comprehensive training at several levels in English Language learning and teaching to meet the needs of students in a competitive global economy. [+]

ESL Program OverviewAmerican National English Language Institute

American National English Language Institute provides comprehensive training at several levels in English Language learning and teaching to meet the needs of students in a competitive global economy. We accomplish this through:

Vocational courses designed to increase English proficiency Preparing students for success in their academic and professional fields Foster immersion of students in American culture through a planned day and overnight trips in order to:• Enhance global awareness• Accelerate your mastery of the English Language• Learn American slang• Learn American history and culture• Have fun! Institutional Goals Offer English language programs to increase student’s English Language proficiency for learning or teaching environment. Prepare students for a successful transition to a variety of academic settings in learning (TOEFL® / IELTS®) or teaching. Integrate students into American culture to enhance global awareness. Institutional Objectives Enhance students’ educational experience in the English language through highly qualified faculty and staff using an individualized learning model. Facilitate a learning environment that promotes the development of skills needed for students to be successful in transitioning to various academic settings in learning or teaching using quality curricula, learning resources, equipment, and facilities. Enhance students’ experiences by providing cultural immersion activities and opportunities to learn more about American culture. APPLY ... [-]

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.... [-]


Intensive English for University Study

Massachusetts International Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 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)

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.... [-]


ESL and High school Program in Connecticut

Easton Country Day School
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2018 USA Easton

Easton Country Day School has developed a program for our enrolled high school students from overseas that focuses on both academics and cultural immersion. In addition to the core academic program, ECDS offers the opportunity to specialize in selected areas of enrichment that will help to deepen knowledge in specialty areas while simultaneously providing cultural immersion. Students will be placed with host families so that they are able to gain further exposure to the American cultural experience and English language. [+]

Easton Country Day School’s (ECDS) High School program strives to develop well-rounded students capable of performing at the most competitive universities.

We strive to accomplish our mission by:

Keeping our classes small so that each student receives plenty of individual attention. Employing only highly qualified and remarkably dedicated teachers whose exceptional skills are put to their best use. Integrating multi-leveled courses, together with an individualized hands-on, problem-solving approach to academics. Maintaining an active partnership with parents in setting and adhering to standards of conduct and attitude that reflect well on our collective belief in social responsibility. English Second Language (ESL) Program with Local University Designed to significantly increase TOEFL scores ... [-]