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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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22 Results in English Studies

GEOS Languages Plus

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 - ... [+]

Best Courses in English Studies 2019. 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. ... [-]
USA New York Costa Mesa
September 2019
Campus
Moraine Valley Community College

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Palos Hills
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
The Proofreading Academy

Proofreading Academy is suitable for beginners as well as those who have some experience and want to sharpen their skills. Whether you want to pursue a career in proofrea ... [+]

Weʼre About to Change Your Life

After completing our course, you will be able to:

Proofread any business, creative, or academic document to a professional standard. Produce your own documents with confidence in their quality. Use major academic referencing styles correctly. Proofread documents written in British, American and Australian English. Make the most of Microsoft Word. Begin your career as a professional proofreader. Here’s what you need to know

The course currently comprises ten modules of teaching, testing, and exercises:

1. Editing and Proofreading: An Introduction

2. The Basics of Microsoft Word

3. Common Spelling Mistakes

4. Common Grammar Mistakes... [-]

USA New York
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
30 hours
Online
IES Abroad

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 institution ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
FutureLearn

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

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? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
January 2020
Part-time
3 weeks
Online
Gateway School Of English

The 50+ Course is an ideal choice for adults who are over fifty years of age wishing to improve their English while making the most of an enjoyable leisurely holiday in M ... [+]

The 50+ Course is an ideal choice for adults who are over fifty years of age wishing to improve their English while making the most of an enjoyable leisurely holiday in Malta.

The course is principally formatted around Conversational English practice; the emphasis on lexis and conversation, however, is organically linked to the history and culture of Mediterranean society.

Life in Malta is conducted in an English-speaking ambiance that enhances the use of English throughout, be it in shops, banks, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, museum, and hotels. It is therefore quite natural for our 50+ students to socialize and participate in excursions, visits to historical places, museums and events such as theatrical performances or annual festivals that expand their knowledge of English while introducing them to the colorful history and Mediterranean lifestyle of Malta in general.... [-]

Malta Saint Julian's
March 2019
Campus
City College Brighton & Hove

General English courses are designed for students wishing to improve their all-round level of English and practise all the different skills ... [+]

General English courses are designed for students who wish to improve their all-round level of English and practise all the different skills. On all General English courses you will study in a communicative environment to improve your English language level.

Skills: Focus on the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing Grammar: Review and learn grammatical structures Vocabulary and Pronunciation: Widen your range of active vocabulary and improve your English pronunciation

Our tutor’s experience and techniques will support you to succeed:

Flexibility: You can start your course any Monday throughout the year Study options: Choose 5, 15 or 20 hour... [-]
United Kingdom Brighton
January 2020
Full-time
2 - 52 weeks
Campus
Brooklyn School of Languages

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* ... [-]
USA New York
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 24 weeks
Campus
DSM Assessment & Training

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 p ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Bromley
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Excite English

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:... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
1 - 52 weeks
Campus
Oplex Careers

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 ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

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 ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
EC Language Centres

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 ... [-]
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Open Enrollment
Campus
Sydney School of Business and Technology (SSBT)

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 employm ... [+]

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 ... [-]
Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 50 weeks
Campus
Institute for Global Student Success

The Institute for Global Student Success (IGSS) gives you the proven tools, techniques, contacts and year-round personalized one-to-one mentoring to ensure you succeed. ... [+]

The Institute for Global Student Success (IGSS) gives you the proven tools, techniques, contacts and year-round personalized one-to-one mentoring to ensure you succeed.

The full-year program consists of:

6-Day Intensive in New York City, August 20-25 and Personalized mentoring September of 2015 through May of 2016 The Intensive: Stage 1: August 20 and 21:Getting Ready for Success in the U.S. Stage 2: August 22 and 23:IGSS CORE FACULTY: <li>Requirements for Success in the U.S.</li> Stage 3: August 24 and 25:Meet American Executives and Hear Their Thoughts <li>About Careers and Companies</li> Participate in three of the five following career workshops: Consulting Finance and Accounting Entrepreneurship Marketing Technology, Engineering and Information Services Executives from companies like these will be participating: JPMorgan Chase Mindshare Analytics E-Bay Goldman Sachs Johnson & Johnson McKinsey PWC EY Verizon Visit the offices of two leading companies ... [-]
USA New York
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
Bridge Education Group

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 spea ... [+]

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:... [-]

USA Denver Argentina Buenos Aires Chile Santiago  + 2 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus