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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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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
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Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
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
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
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 ... [+]

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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 ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
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
Walsall College

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Walsall
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Full-time
Campus
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 ... [-]
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
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Inlingua Malta

In your lessons you will learn conversational skills, grammar structures and vocabulary, which will enable you to communicate effectively in a variety of social situation ... [+]

20 lessons per week Maximum of 10 students in a class For students 13 years and older Beginner to Advanced level

This is the perfect choice if you want to learn English in Malta, combining your language course with a relaxing, fun-filled holiday.

In your lessons you will learn conversational skills, grammar structures and vocabulary, which will enable you to communicate effectively in a variety of social situations using the English language.

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Malta Sliema
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
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
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Full-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
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
Genius English Proficiency Academy

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 ... [+]

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 ... [-]
Philippines Lapu-Lapu City
November 2019
Full-time
Campus
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 2019/2020.

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
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Celtic English Academy

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 co ... [+]

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 ... [-]
United Kingdom Cardiff
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
The Language Academy

There is a special program of study for each level and our grading system enables you to change to the next level when you are ready. ... [+]

Course: General English

I would like to welcome you to The Language Academy. Our comfortable school is located in a modern building in Down-Town Fort Lauderdale, only a short distance from the beaches, banks, museums, and cafés. And most importantly, we have wonderful teachers & classroom spaces to help you acquire and learn the English language in dynamic settings. Furthermore, our curriculum incorporates many actual aspects offered by our surroundings to create opportunities for "contextual learning".

Our Facilities

Our state-of-the-art Media Lab includes TV/VCRs, language-learning software and CD-Rom facilities for individual and class use. Thanks to our courses, the self-access Media Center and our lively social program of activities and excursions, we are sure you will make the most of your stay in Fort-Lauderdale and learn English better and faster.... [-]

USA Fort Lauderdale
September 2019
Full-time
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
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:

Editing and Proofreading: An Introduction The Basics of Microsoft Word Common Spelling Mistakes Common Grammar Mistakes Common Punctuation Mistakes Other Common Errors Proofreading in Practice: Style Proofreading in Practice: Academic Proofreading Academic Proofreading: Referencing and Citations Formatting in Microsoft Word ... [-]
USA New York
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
30 hours
Online