Course in English Studies

Top Courses in English Studies

A course is usually taken at a college or a university and is often led by a professor. If awarded a passing grade, a student may earn credit toward a college degree. In general, a course lasts for one academic term, such as a quarter or a semester, but some may be longer or shorter.

What is a course in English studies? This type of course generally helps students to practice and improve skills in speaking and writing English, as well as in listening and reading the language. Courses in English studies may also help develop a student’s fluency and grammatical accuracy. Teaching methods may include discussion and debate and may even add more creative options such as role-play situations.

The benefits of taking a course in English studies go beyond learning the language. Because of the diligent study needed to succeed, students can develop perseverance. Increasing reading ability may open up new worlds of literature, and becoming more fluent in speaking and understanding the language could make travel more enjoyable.

The cost of a course will vary depending on the specific institution. Public or private classification, as well as the country in which the university operates, could affect the cost.

A course in English studies may lead to jobs that involve using English. Some jobs may draw upon translating skills. For example, careers could include the role of an interpreter for non-English-speaking people. There may be jobs in the study of English manuscripts, whether historical or modern. A course in English studies could also lead to a position as language arts teacher, with a focus on composition, literature or English as a second language.

Students may find courses to take from academic institutions around the globe. Online options may even be available in addition to on-campus offerings. 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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Standard English Course

GEOS Languages Plus
Campus September 2019 USA New York 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. [+]

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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. ... [-]

Intensive English Language Course

Moraine Valley Community College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Palos Hills

Our Intensive English Language program serves students whose native language is not English. For those who want to improve their English skills, this program can prepare you for college-level English classes. [+]

INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Our Intensive English Language program serves students whose native language is not English. For those who want to improve their English skills, this program can prepare you for college-level English classes.

Students need basic English language skills to help them in the classroom and to understand the materials.

While in the program, students can expect classes that meet five days a week with one to four hours of instruction each day. You receive the personal attention that helps develop your skills and allows you to practice.

We offer beginning, intermediate, and advanced-level English classes. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are emphasized.... [-]


ILM International Young Leaders Award

DSM Assessment & Training
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 United Kingdom Bromley

The ILM Accredited Leadership Programme is a two-week programme, designed to provide the young leaders of tomorrow with training that will develop their leadership and professional English Language skills. [+]

Training the leaders of tomorrow

The ILM Accredited Leadership Programme is a two-week programme, designed to provide the young leaders of tomorrow with training that will develop their leadership and professional English Language skills. The programme will consist of seminars, discussions, and workshops that tackle the key issues faced by today's' leaders and develop English language skills appropriate for business and work.

The ILM accredited Young Leadership Programme introduces students to the international community of which all leaders are a part and the ways in which changing social, and economic conditions shape the role a leader plays within the context of current affairs.... [-]


London Direct Enrollment - Queen Mary

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 United Kingdom London

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling in a London university. With seven prestigious institutions to choose from, you’ll find a partner school and program that matches your needs. [+]

Overview

There is something irresistible about London. Maybe it’s the sights like Big Ben or the Tower Bridge that already feel familiar. Or the international character that is evident in every neighborhood, where people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds live and work together. Whatever it is that has drawn you to London, don’t look back now—London awaits!

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling in a London university. With seven prestigious institutions to choose from, you’ll find a partner school and program that matches your needs.

IES Abroad London is dedicated to enhancing your study abroad experience with superior student services and opportunities to fully experience life in London. Our staff in London will help you make the most of your experience abroad.... [-]


Course in Learning English for Academic Purposes: First Steps

FutureLearn
Online Part time 3 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Develop the academic language and study skills you need to learn in English at the university.

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This online course will give you an introduction to the academic language and skills that you will need to study at a university where the teaching is done in English. You will develop four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) using tasks that a university student would undertake: listening to lectures, taking notes, spoken presentations, reading academic texts (including long sentences and visual information) and writing reports using proper academic words. Throughout the course you will be able to share your practice work with other learners, to give and get feedback.

What topics will you cover? Developing strategies and vocabulary for reading and understanding academic texts. Finding, understanding, describing and evaluating information for academic purposes. Developing active listening and effective note-taking skills. Building on language skills to describe problems and cause-and-effect. Gathering a range of information, using the skills learned, to integrate into your written report. Engaging in peer-to-peer feedback before finalizing your report. What will you achieve? ... [-]

Learning English GCSE Course

Oplex Careers
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This Learning English GCSE Course will provide learners with a fantastic insight into learning key skills to prepare for studying their English Language and Literacy GCSE’s. Covering aspects of poetry, fictional writing, non-fictional writing, transactional writing. [+]

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This Learning English GCSE Course will provide learners with a fantastic insight into learning key skills to prepare for studying their English Language and Literacy GCSE’s. Covering aspects of poetry, fictional writing, non-fictional writing, transactional writing. Whether you are in a position where you need to your GCSE in English and not sure where to start, or are wanting to work in this field and need the confidence to study your course, or simply want to gain new skills, this course is perfect.

Course Highlights Price: Only £24.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 90 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 12-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]

General English

EC Language Centres
Campus Open Enrollment Malta Saint Julian's United Kingdom London Cambridge Oxford Bristol Brighton Manchester South Africa Cape Town USA Boston San Diego New York San Francisco Miami Santa Monica Canada Montreal Vancouver Toronto + 18 more

Improve your fluency, confidence and conversation skills with our most popular course! Give yourself a practical understanding of the English language. [+]

Improve your fluency, confidence and conversation skills with our most popular course! Give yourself a practical understanding of the English language. You will focus on the four skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Improve your level and maximise your ability to use English. If you choose 24 or 30 lessons per week, you can also personalise your course through a choice of electives.

You’ll get more out of this course if: Your level is between Beginner and Advanced You want to improve your English level quickly and effectively while gaining confidence You want to develop your fluency in everyday contexts

Facts Available all year Start Monday; End Friday Beginner to Advanced levels 20, 24 (USA and Canada only) or 30 lessons per week 1 lesson: 45 minutes Minimum stay: 1 week Maximum students per class: USA and UK 14 (London: 12/Manchester: 15) Canada: 15 Malta: 12 Cape Town: 14 ... [-]

General English

Excite English
Campus Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom Manchester

Real-life, practical English for committed students. Our most popular course in Manchester. [+]

Our most popular course in the vibrant city of Manchester. Famous for its football and music, Manchester is perfect for students wanting to improve their English as well as having an interesting study vacation. Excite English school is located in the centre of Manchester.

The aim of our courses is on communication and preparing students for 'real life' English. That is, we create tailor-made courses that do not follow specific textbooks.

If you want to improve your all-round English in a small group class, then our General English course (15 hours per week) is for you. Our experienced teachers will help you with real-life, day-to-day English.

Our General English course is our most popular programmes for the following reasons:... [-]


Standard English Course

Brooklyn School of Languages
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment USA New York + 1 more

Our Standard English course focuses on learning through real-life communication (speaking, listening, reading, writing) inside and outside of the classroom. [+]

STANDARD ENGLISH COURSE

(20 lessons per week - 15 hours)

Our Standard English course focuses on learning through real-life communication (speaking, listening, reading, writing) inside and outside of the classroom.

This is a Standard ESL program of 20 lessons (= 15 hours) taught in small classes which allows our expert teachers to provide individual feedback and advice on how to improve and further develop language skills.

We offer six levels:

Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper-Intermediate Advanced

Start dates: Any Monday

Minimum Level: Beginner

Class Times:

Placement test Monday 8.15 - 9.45am Monday 10am - 1:15pm* Tuesday-Friday 9am - 12:15pm* ... [-]

General English Program

Bridge Education Group
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Denver Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago + 3 more

As a student in our General English Program, you’ll focus on interactive, conversational English rather than teacher lectures. Your teachers will limit themselves to speaking no more than one-third of the class time in order to encourage you and your classmates to converse in English. [+]

General English Program

Learn practical English skills while experiencing life in the United States.

Purpose and Goals

As a student in our General English Program, you’ll focus on interactive, conversational English rather than teacher lectures. Your teachers will limit themselves to speaking no more than one-third of the class time in order to encourage you and your classmates to converse in English. The interactive lessons clarify grammar usage, introduce new vocabulary and hone your reading strategies, always with an emphasis on spoken communication. You will develop your verbal English skills as quickly and effectively as possible.

Program Overview

With our General English program:... [-]


General English (GE)

Sydney School of Business and Technology (SSBT)
Campus Full time 1 - 50 weeks January 2019 Australia Sydney

Apple's General English program is designed with a view to: improving your English communication skills; entry into the Apple EAP program; opening doors to better employment opportunities; travelling in Australia. [+]

Apple's General English program is designed with a view to:

Improving your English communication skills Entry into the Apple EAP program Opening doors to better employment opportunities Travelling in Australia

Apple's GE Program teaches you how to function well in an English speaking environment and how to be confident and successful in the areas of life that matter – professional and personal:

Developing professional and personal relationships – job interviews, formal and informal presentations, giving and understanding opinions, meeting and chatting with new people Understanding and creating documents – letters, proposals, emails, advertisements, schedules Learning about Australia – learn all about this beautiful country, its people and places to go ... [-]

General English (21 hours a week)

Celtic English Academy
Campus Full time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Cardiff

Our General English courses run at 6 different levels, from beginner to advanced, so it's no problem if you are just starting to learn English or if you are looking to perfect your English skills! These courses are designed to meet the needs of learners in a variety of English language settings and aim to bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world. [+]

A great option if you wish to improve your everyday use of English.

In classes with a maximum of just 10 students, you will follow an integrated skills programme which covers the areas of reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. By focusing on these skills and systems, we will help you improve your all-round English ability. Our aim is to increase your confidence in your day-to-day use of the language.

General English includes:

Course book Celtic Online account First day placement test and induction Guided city tour of Cardiff Free Internet access Free mineral water Progress reports Help and advice with further study Homework and weekly assignments End of course report ... [-]

General English

LAL Language Centres
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London USA Fort Lauderdale Boston Paignton South Africa Cape Town Malta Sliema + 9 more

The General English course will cover the four main skills you need to write and speak English (reading, writing, listening and speaking), with an emphasis on practical communication in common situations, such as travelling, shopping, and leisure time. [+]

General & Intensive English

London, Torbay, Cape Town, Fort Lauderdale, Boston

General English courses at LAL provide the perfect mix of topical conversation to improve listening and speaking skills, combined with specific grammar and vocabulary sessions focused on current student needs.

With over 30 years of experience, LAL offers a learning atmosphere unlike any other language school. Studying English in a multi-cultural environment, gives overseas students a real opportunity to dive into cultural richness.

Teachers draw on current EFL methodologies including task-based learning and communicative approaches to engage and challenge students in a friendly and supportive environment. Learning English becomes fun and engaging in the hands of our creative teachers who love what they do, and who share their passion for English with students from all over the world.... [-]


General English

Genius English Proficiency Academy
Campus Full time November 2019 Philippines Lapu-Lapu City

Develop all aspects of the English language with one of our General English courses. Our range of courses give students the opportunity to improve their English language skills in a fun and supportive environment. [+]

Develop all aspects of the English language with one of our General English courses. Our range of courses give students the opportunity to improve their English language skills in a fun and supportive environment.

General English Program Information

General English A 6 classes per day; 50 minutes per class

4 classes man-to-man with a local teacher 2 group classes with a Native English teacher

General English B 8 classes per day; 50 minutes per class

6 classes man-to-man with a local teacher 2 group classes with a Native English teacher

Special Course (General English) 5 classes per day; 50 minutes per class

3 classes man-to-man with a local teacher 2 group classes with a Native English teacher ... [-]

General English Programme

Walsall College
Campus Full time January 2019 United Kingdom Walsall

This is a full-time English language course with flexible entry for international students wishing to improve their English language skills. The course will [+]

This is a full-time English language course with flexible entry for international students wishing to improve their English language skills. The course will enable students to progress to:

Level 3 course at Walsall College International Foundation at Walsall College Level 5 courses at Walsall College Degree level courses at a UK university

Students will have the opportunity to take one of the following Cambridge exams, depending on their level:

First Certificate in English (FCE) – upper intermediate level Preliminary English Test (PET) – intermediate level Business English Certificate (BEC) – preliminary and intermediate level

Our courses are designed to meet the individual needs of students and assist them to increase their confidence and skills in English in order to progress to higher education. The course focuses on developing grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.... [-]