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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General English

The Language Gallery in Germany
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment Germany Berlin + 1 more

Our General English courses will develop your practical communication skills in speaking and writing as well as reading and listening and, of course, your fluency and grammatical accuracy. [+]

General English

Our General English courses will develop your practical communication skills in speaking and writing as well as reading and listening and, of course, your fluency and grammatical accuracy. Our qualified teachers will give you the individual attention you need, with regular one-to-one tutorials. You’ll have the chance to practise your spoken English through discussions and debates, role-plays and pair work.

Our placement testing will make sure you’re in the most suitable class for your level. You will also be able to track your progress in weekly assessments and individual tutorials. In addition, you can choose one or two of our electives in order to progress more quickly.... [-]


English Elective

The Language Gallery
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester + 3 more

The elective classes are optional extra lessons built to intensify selected courses, build on the language skills you already have and improve your overall chances of success on your course. [+]

English Elective The elective classes are optional extra lessons built to intensify selected courses, build on the language skills you already have and improve your overall chances of success on your course. Course Requirements Electives are add ons to your core course Duration Depends on students' desired course length. Weeks can be from 1 to 25+ Intake Throughout the year (every Monday) [-]

One-to-one

The Language Gallery in Canada
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Canada Toronto Vancouver

The One-to-One classes focus 100% on your specific needs. We can spot any areas you need to strengthen and work with you to meet your individual goals. TLG offers its one-on-one course as a stand-alone class or combined with a core English class. [+]

One-to-One

The One-to-One classes focus 100% on your specific needs. We can spot any areas you need to strengthen and work with you to meet your individual goals. TLG offers its one-on-one course as a stand-alone class or combined with a core English class.

With a One-to-One course, you’ll get a personal teacher that can focus completely on your specific needs. The topics that you will study are decided between you and your teacher to make sure that you achieve the goals you are aiming for. Whether you want to improve your overall English language skills or focus on a particular area, you can tailor the course to your own requirements.

Course Requirements

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Standard English Course

GEOS Languages Plus
Campus September 2018 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 2018 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.... [-]


International Student Visa (F-1) Program

English for Internationals
Campus Full time Part time USA Roswell

Our International Student Visa (F-1) Program offers four schedules: 4 Days a Week; 4 Nights a Week; 2 Days and Nights (Mon/Wed); 2 Days and Nights (Tues/Thurs) [+]

Any international adult can learn English at English for Internationals!

These are our most comprehensive student programs and are offered to students studying in the US on an F-1 Student Visa. This program includes 18-hours of class a week Monday through Thursday. Each term lasts eight weeks.

Our International Student Visa (F-1) Program offers four schedules:

4 Days a Week

Schedule

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 1:30pm 18 hours/week 5 Classes: Listening/Speaking, Grammar, Reading/Vocabulary, Writing and Elective (Levels 1-3) 4 Classes: Listening/Speaking, Grammar, Reading/Vocabulary and Writing (Level 4-7) Students complete 1 level in 8 weeks. 4 Nights a Week

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ILM International Young Leaders Award

DSM Assessment & Training
Campus Full time 2 weeks November 2018 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.... [-]


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. [+]

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 ... [-]

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? ... [-]

General English

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 United Kingdom London

General English to improve speaking and listening, reading and writing skills. You will learn about British life and culture whilst developing grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Your level should be B1. [+]

Course Overview

General English to improve speaking and listening, reading and writing skills. You will learn about British life and culture whilst developing grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Your level should be B1. These course is available to EEA nationals or any other nationals with a Tier 5 visa or other visa that allows you to study in the UK. We are unable to support you to find accommodation. Fees do not include accommodation, course books, meals, travel, visits or any other activities that may be organised for you. You will receive a certificate that states your course name and Summer School 2016. All courses are dependent on student demand and the courses listed above may be subject to change.... [-]


USA Vacation English course

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks September 2018 USA Boston New York Miami Berkeley Chicago Washington Huntington Beach Los Angeles Philadelphia Portland San Diego San Francisco Santa Barbara United Kingdom London + 14 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 [-]

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

City College Brighton & Hove
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom Brighton

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 hours per week option to maximise your study Placement test: We will assess you English level to ensure you study in the appropriate class. Quality study materials: Your course book and materials are included in the price. Progress: We regularly check your progress with in-class tests and individual support during tutorials helping you to become a more confident user of English. [-]

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* ... [-]