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Taking an English as a second language course could help you to expand your ability to communicate with others around the world. As one of the most popular languages on the globe, it provides you with easy access to conversations with others.

What Is a Language Course in English?

An English as a second language course teaches individuals to speak, read, and write in English, and often tends to provide information on cultural components of English speaking countries.

What Are the Benefits of Taking a Language Course in English?

As an international language, knowing how to speak English means you can talk to people from many walks of life. It also provides you with an opportunity to use the language in business.

How Much Does It Cost to Take a Language Course in English?

The cost of an English as a second language course will range significantly from one program and school to the next. You can take between one and four years of study in this type of program.

What Are the Requirements for a Language Course in English?

Depending on the school, you may have to have some level of secondary education. However, there are English as a second language programs available for even those in high school.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect with a Language Course in English?

If you want to interact with business professionals, clients, or customers who speak English, this provides you with a key method of doing so. It can improve your qualifications for some positions.

Why Take an Online Language Course in English?

Taking an English as a second language course online means you can study wherever you want to do so. You can even take it as a course for your free time, giving you the ability to focus on other things.

Where to Take a Language Course in English

You'll find these courses available through most colleges and universities in schools around the world. 

How to enroll in a Course in English?

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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Santiago Canyon College

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) English Language Program (ELP) is an intensive English program designed for the beginner, intermediate and advanced level international ... [+]

Accelerated English Language Program (ELP)

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) English Language Program (ELP) is an intensive English program designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced level international (F-1) students looking to improve their English skills in preparation for study at U.S. colleges and universities. The program is designed for students who have some knowledge of English.

The ELP is both a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)-preparatory and academically oriented. These classes are offered through a 16-week semester (Fall & Spring semesters), and an 8-week session (Summer session). Each session consists of 20 hours of instruction per week.

International students are provided with opportunities to interact with SCC students by participating in Conversation Partners activities. Speech workshops are provided and integrated into the ELP curriculum.... [-]

USA Orange
February 2020
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
Campus
Austin Community College

Austin Community College's Intensive English Program (IEP) is currently accepting applications. Students can apply to the program, and if accepted, be issued a Form I-20 ... [+]

About

Austin Community College's Intensive English Program (IEP) is currently accepting applications. Students can apply to the program, and if accepted, be issued a Form I-20 to apply for an F-1 student visa in their home country.

There are four levels of the Intensive English Program (IEP), held in eight-week sessions. There are two eight-week sessions each Fall and Spring semester, and one eight-week session in the Summer semester. Each session of the IEP costs $2,200 U.S. dollars.

Upon successful completion of the Intensive English Program, International students are eligible for admission to an academic program, once all other admissions requirements have been met.

Intensive English Program Application Deadlines Visa Type Fall 1st 8-week Fall 2nd 8-week Spring 1st 8-week Spring 2nd 8-week Summer F-1 New Students June 1 Aug 1 Oct 1 Dec 1 March 1 F-1 Transfer and All Other Visa Type Students July 15 Sept 15 Nov 1 Feb 1 April 15 ... [-]
USA Austin
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 4 semesters
Campus
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
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at NWTC is designed to prepare students for the academic language demands of college-level coursework. The IEP offers two levels of En ... [+]

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at NWTC is designed to prepare students for the academic language demands of college-level coursework. The IEP offers two levels of English instruction: Intermediate and Advanced. Students attend class 4 hours daily in Listening/Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Grammar. Students also have access to the language lab for independent study and practice in the afternoon. The IEP instructors have many years of experience and have lived and/or taught extensively in other countries.

IEP Options

Short-term Cultural Immersion (3 weeks) This program is designed to give students an immersive language experience, and the daily schedule is the most structured. The cost includes the 3-credit English Program, Books, Housing, 2 Meals/Day, and Cultural Excursions. This program is tailored for lower-intermediate English speakers.... [-]

USA Green Bay
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 15 weeks
Campus
Henry Ford College

Is English not your first language? Are you interested in improving your English skills? Then, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) is for you. The ELI offers instructi ... [+]

Is English not your first language? Are you interested in improving your English skills? Then, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) is for you. The ELI offers instruction in American English language and culture. Our intensive English program prepares you for success in college-level courses, employment that requires written and oral proficiency in English, and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam.

We offer day and evening classes in English writing, grammar, reading, speaking, listening and study skills. We also offer classes in advanced grammar, pronunciation/conversation and TOEFL preparation. You can develop your English through small and large group interactions.... [-]

USA Detroit
Open Enrollment
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
New America College

Different levels of English courses for students with zero English proficiency to advanced English language comprehension. ... [+]

Levels 1 and 2 – Low Beginner and High Beginner:

These courses are intended for students with little or no English Language proficiency. The instructional goal is to develop skills in all areas of language usage: reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation, grammar. The units focus on subject areas and skills that are essential for everyday situations, including a variety of activities and vocabulary building exercises.

Levels 3 and 4 – Low Intermediate and High Intermediate:

These courses are designed for students with an intermediate level of English comprehension who wish to expand their English Language proficiency in all areas. At this level, reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation, grammar will be reinforced. The units focus on subject areas and skills that are essential for social and academic purposes. Activities and vocabulary building exercises will incorporate relevant themes support these units.... [-]

USA Denver
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 36 months
Campus
Liverpool School of English

If you want to teach English as a second language or to deliver specialist subjects such as law or biology via the medium of English in your home country, our Teacher Dev ... [+]

If you want to teach English as a second language or to deliver specialist subjects such as law or biology via the medium of English in your home country, our Teacher Development with Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) course is perfect for you.

Alternatively, if you are a teacher of English from primary, secondary or adult schools and want to develop your skills and enhance your C.V., our Cambridge TKT (Teacher Knowledge Test) is the right course for you. On this course, you will learn advanced language awareness and theories and develop professionally through discussions and reflection on your own teaching methods. In addition, you will get TKT exam practice tasks and test papers before the final exam.... [-]

United Kingdom Liverpool
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Full-time
2 weeks
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
Avenue English

Our General English course focuses on fluency and accuracy, highlighting the practical understanding of English through the four main skills of Reading, Listening, Writin ... [+]

General English

Our General English course focuses on fluency and accuracy, highlighting the practical understanding of English through the four main skills of Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking.

The course materials that we use encourage interactive participation so that the student builds confidence in a relaxed environment.

Students receive a full report and a level certificate on completion of an eight-week course.

General English course can be booked for a minimum of two weeks.

Start Date: ANY Monday

This course is suitable for students:– of any level, from Beginner to Advanced– who want to improve their level of understanding and communication in everyday situations– who are foreign or second language speakers of English.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 find your juris doctor
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
The UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC)

English is the most useful language globally and is widely spoken here in the UAE. Our English Language courses are a great way to improve your skills whether you are a s ... [+]

Overview

English is the most useful language globally and is widely spoken here in the UAE. Our English Language courses are a great way to improve your skills whether you are a student preparing for higher education or a working professional interested in perfecting daily conversation skills.

Thinking of improving your English skills? Then take advantage of our 6 weeks General English course or our 10 weeks Intensive English course and improve your English literacy at an affordable tuition fee.

We offer the following English Language courses at UKCBC.

IELTS Preparation Courses

IELTS is one of the most recognized and accepted English language proficiency test globally. Whether you are applying for higher education or immigration purposes, IELTS is considered an important element of your application.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
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Full-time
6 - 10 weeks
Campus
Campbellsville University

The IELP program is a four-week residential program of study in the Center for International Education, which focuses on the development of conversational skills in Engli ... [+]

Intensive English Learning and American Culture Immersion Program. The IELP program is a four-week residential program of study in the Center for International Education, which focuses on the development of conversational skills in English, exposure to American university academic experience, and exposure to American culture and arts experience.

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USA Campbellsville
September 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
LVC London School of English

With our Intensive English Programme, you will study General English with a choice of separate options. These options include Business English (BE), Extra Grammar & V ... [+]

Intensive English

With our Intensive English Programme, you will study General English with a choice of separate options. These options include Business English (BE), Extra Grammar & Vocabulary (G&V) and Extra Conversation & Pronunciation (C&P) or 1-to-1 class where your teacher will focus on your needs.

The main part of the course follows our General English syllabus and the extra part depends on the option that you choose (BE, G&V, C&P or 1-to-1).

Students under 18 years old may have a class with 18+ students (with parental consent).

By doing our intensive general English course, you will: extend your vocabulary increase your fluency become more... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 44 weeks
Campus
HIC Hertfordshire International College

HIC offers Intensive English Language (IEL) courses specifically for students who need to improve their English language skills before entering their undergraduate or pos ... [+]

Overview

HIC offers Intensive English Language (IEL) courses specifically for students who need to improve their English language skills before entering their undergraduate or postgraduate pathway. English courses are held every semester and start in September, January and May (the same months as HIC's academic intakes).

Undergraduate or Postgraduate Pathway High School Stage 0

Intensive English Language (1-3 semesters)

Stage 1

Foundation or Pre-Masters Pathway (1 or 2 semesters)

Fees Year Stage 0: IEL

IEL B

£7,250 Entry requirement

Our entry requirements vary depending on your previous level of study and the academic programme you wish to progress on to at HIC. The absolute minimum entry requirement is usually a UKVI IELTS 4.5 (with no band lower than 4.5)*.... [-]

United Kingdom Hatfield
September 2019
12 weeks
Campus