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There are hundreds of nationally recognized Professional qualifications & training courses from the worlds leading education providers. Course objectives should lead to teaching methods and student interest.

Students who are learning English will often take an ESL (English as a Second Language) program. The course frequently focuses on the correct pronunciation, spelling, and grammar of the language so that students can read, write, and speak understandably.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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Johnson & Wales University

Students requiring ESL courses will be registered by Student Academic & Financial Services until all ESL requirements are successfully completed. A schedule hold is i ... [+]

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Students requiring ESL courses will be registered by Student Academic & Financial Services until all ESL requirements are successfully completed. A schedule hold is in effect during this time which prevents students from making changes to their schedule. Students wishing to continue enrollment in ESL courses during the summer must notify Student Academic & Financial Services.

Students enrolled in ESL courses will be allowed no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete each course. Students who are unsuccessful after the second attempt of a course will be assigned an academic standing hold and be placed on academic probation. Students who are unsuccessful after the third attempt of a course will be academically dismissed.... [-]

USA Providence Miami
September 2019
Campus
Henry Ford College

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you. ... [+]

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you.

High quality, affordable English Language classes

You can take English Language classes during the day, the evening, or on Saturday. Classes are offered in reading, speaking, listening, writing, grammar, study skills, American Culture, and TOEFL prep. Our Intensive English Program prepares you to take college-level courses, to hold a job where you will write and speak English, and to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. You will develop your English skills through small and large group interactions. Our friendly, caring instructors will help you meet your goals. For additional help, contact the ELI.... [-]

USA Detroit
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Parkland College

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 lea ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Campus
Felician University

Felician University’s English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is a comprehensive ESL program with year-round intensive language instruction and cultural immersion. Our ... [+]

Felician University’s English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is a comprehensive ESL program with year-round intensive language instruction and cultural immersion. Our program prepares you to enroll in a degree program, enter a competitive job market, or simply improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

In our ESL Program, full-time students study for 23 hours a week and must enroll for a minimum of four weeks. Classes are kept to an average of 10 students to ensure students receive a lot of personal attention. In addition to classroom learning, our University campus provides a total immersion experience – ESL students interact with American students, live in the residence halls, participate in clubs, sports, campus activities and explore New York City. We also offer short-term camps and programs.... [-]

USA Rutherford
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
Brookdale Community College

Brookdale's English as a Second Language program serves non-native English speakers who want to improve their spoken and written English for academic, career-oriented, or ... [+]

Overview

Brookdale's English as a Second Language program serves non-native English speakers who want to improve their spoken and written English for academic, career-oriented, or personal development purposes. We provide students with an inviting and culturally diverse atmosphere where both the teachers and tutors are experts in second language acquisition.

We offer six levels (three semesters) of academic ESL courses. Required classes focus on the development of grammar and writing. Addditional courses are also available in conversation. Day, evening and online classes are available.

Free tutoring is available face-to-face and online. For students on campus, we offer an active ESL club, and cultural, sport and entertainment events giving students additional opportunities to practice English outside of the classroom and to meet American students.... [-]

USA Middletown
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Online
Fresno Pacific University

The Intensive English Language Program within the School of Humanities, Religion and Social Sciences offers preparatory English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to equi ... [+]

Overview

The Intensive English Language Program within the School of Humanities, Religion and Social Sciences offers preparatory English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to equip non-native English-speaking international students, scholars and professionals with language and culture skills needed to meet the rigor of university life at Fresno Pacific University. These programs provide academic training for international and American students, preparing them for academic success in the university. Students focus on the development and demonstration of competencies in academic research and writing, oral presentation and auditory and pronunciation skills.

Mission Statement

The Intensive English Language Program (IELP) is designed for second language learners, both international and domestic, seeking to improve their English abilities, particularly to meet language requirements for college and university admission. Along with English language development, the IELP seeks to assist students in their transition to life in the United States. Providing such services is an expression of the Fresno Pacific University Idea in “inviting persons from various cultural, national, ethnic, and religious settings and backgrounds to participate in the educational experience.” Whether these students come only to study English, or to complete an undergraduate or graduate degree, they are provided with numerous opportunities to be challenged academically by fellow students and faculty.... [-]

USA Fresno
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Full-time
6 - 52 weeks
Campus
MyStay ENGLISH

MyStay ENGLISH (MSE), a new way to fast track your English Language learning. ... [+]

Live and learn with a real local Attend an approved local English Language School MyStay ENGLISH (MSE) is a new English immersion package, available in multiple cities worldwide, which includes: Entry and Exit English assessment Pre-Arrival Orientation programme on: City of choice MyStay ENGLISH package and resources access Airport Transfer to and from the accommodation Enrolment in General English course with MSI approved provider Hosted accommodation and 2 meals per day (Breakfast/Dinner) MyStay ENGLISH Mentor (Accommodation Host) Online English programme Specific travel insurance

It has been designed to rapidly improve English language levels in just 5 weeks.

Benefits of MSE Local MSE trained Host Mentor – living and eating with someone every day, combined with local school and online support programmes help fast track your English. Safety on arrival – being picked up at the airport by a professional driver and brought to your new Host Mentors home. Learning about your chosen city – pre-departure orientation combined with living with your MSE trained Host Mentor, providing local knowledge of the city, you can get to know the best things to do and the way to get around. Preparation for Further Education – start your next course or employment opportunity with more experience and better English. New networks – build your own personal networks through your school, classmates, and MSE Host Mentor. Accountability for results – MSE provides you with the opportunity for ‘Before and After Assessments’. You will be able to see your improvement over the 5 weeks! MyStay... [-]
USA New York Boston Miami
Open Enrollment
Full-time
5 - 10 weeks
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English ... [+]

Overview

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English as a Second Language Program.

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 over 10 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? ... [-]
USA Irvine
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Full-time
10 weeks
Campus
West Virginia University - IEP

Full-time students in the Intensive English Program attend classes for a minimum of 21 hours per week. During the fall and spring semesters, students follow the regular u ... [+]

Curriculum

The goals of the curriculum include:

Providing instruction and training in the English language Familiarizing international students with the educational methods of higher education institutions in the United States. Course Description

Full-time students in the Intensive English Program attend classes for a minimum of 21 hours per week. During the fall and spring semesters, students follow the regular university calendar and schedule of Monday / Wednesday / Friday classes of 50 minutes and Tuesday / Thursday classes of 75 minutes each.

Detailed Course Descriptions

Core Curriculum Reading

The Reading course is designed to improve skills and strategies for improving reading through extensive and intensive reading.... [-]

USA Morgantown
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Full-time
Part-time
6 - 15 weeks
Campus
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

The De La Salle Language Institute at Saint Mary’s offers an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program that allows students from non-English-speaking countries ... [+]

English as a Second Language

The De La Salle Language Institute at Saint Mary’s offers an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program that allows students from non-English-speaking countries to improve their English while participating in the life of a North American university. Upon successful completion of the program, students may elect to continue their studies as full-time, degree-seeking students at Saint Mary’s.

Courses and TOEFL

The courses for the 16-week ESL program are in English as a Second Language, but students also study the history, traditions, culture, and customs of the United States. All courses work together to build students’ skills across all areas of English, including listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar.... [-]

USA Winona
January 2020
Full-time
16 weeks
Campus
The University of Texas at San Antonio

The Intensive English Program will help you achieve your goal to be proficient in English for academic study in the United States. Accredited by the selective Commission ... [+]

Best Courses in ESL in USA 2019/2020. What to expect

Your placement test will be administered during Orientation to determine your proficiency level. You will be placed in one of the 3 levels of English offered based on the results: Intermediate, High Intermediate, and Advanced. The class size is approximately 15 students. We hold our classes on the Main Campus in the morning and afternoon.

The Intensive English Program offers a unique educational experience:

A world-class, expert faculty, with Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language A rigorous academic program, with clear learning objectives to reach each level A unique dedication from faculty and staff to help you succeed academically Access to all services available within the University of Texas at San Antonio ... [-]
USA San Antonio
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 14 weeks
Campus
UC Berkeley Extension

Do you have prior knowledge of English, but need to improve your language skills to apply to one of our programs? Then this preparatory program is for you. You'll focus o ... [+]

Do you have prior knowledge of English, but need to improve your language skills to apply to one of our programs? Then this preparatory program is for you. You'll focus on developing your English-language and test-taking skills needed to succeed at UC Berkeley.

BGA-Start is a language program intended to be taken before participating in one of our programs or tracks, which focus on academic subjects as opposed to English language development.

Why Take Part in BGA-Start Improve your TOEFL score Practice writing, listening and speaking skills in a U.S. classroom Access to Berkeley, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley Qualify to apply to one of our many programs

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USA Berkeley
January 2020
Full-time
4 - 8 months
Campus
Aston American University

Imagine being able to work in jobs that are commonly available to English speaking people. Envision you have the choice to choose a job that will give you higher earnings ... [+]

Imagine being able to work in jobs that are commonly available to English speaking people. Envision you have the choice to choose a job that will give you higher earnings and picture yourself being able to clearly communicate your needs to live a fulfilling life. Your ability to speak, write, and comprehend English would affect your productivity in life and subsequently, earning potential. Recent studies have shown that non-English speakers working in the United States who have resorted to strengthening their English with education have increased their quality of life. Good communication, is, therefore, critical.

Aston American University has developed English courses to help people meet personal and job-related standards from all over the world. By taking your next step to improve your English with Aston American University, you will gain sufficient knowledge to apply yourself in a variety of English settings such as grammar, vocabulary, listening and reading comprehension, speaking, pronunciation, and writing. We understand what it takes to foster a personal and attentive learning environment that is flexible and accommodating. That is why prior to starting the English course with Aston American University, we assess your English abilities and place you in your most ideal learning level. Being in the appropriate level allows you to work on areas of improvement, gain the confidence you seek and find success with your English proficiency.... [-]

USA Honolulu
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
University of St. Francis

English Language for Academic Purposes (ELAP) is a full-time English language training program offered in 15-week sessions beginning in January (Spring) and August (Fall) ... [+]

ELAP Mission Statement

Our goal is to help non-native English speakers from a wide range of backgrounds improve their English language skills and knowledge of American culture in order to become successful students in the United States.

Program Description

English Language for Academic Purposes (ELAP) is a full-time English language training program offered in 15-week sessions beginning in January (Spring) and August (Fall) as well as during the summer, beginning in May. Full-time ELAP students take a minimum of 18-20 hours of English language instruction each week. Additional electives are also available. Students who do not require a visa may take ELAP courses part-time.

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USA Joliet
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
15 weeks
Campus
International Language Institute (ILI)

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-w ... [+]

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. ... [-]

USA Washington Gaithersburg
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 - 52 weeks
Campus