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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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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 2019.

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
Bucksmore Education

Bucksmore’s most intensive English language programme taught through a combination of general English, academic English, CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), ... [+]

Overview

Bucksmore’s most intensive English language programme, taught through a combination of general English, academic English, CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), and group project sessions, culminating with the Bucksmore Assessment at the end of the course.

Please note: Part of St Hilda’s grounds are undergoing construction in summer 2019. This will not affect Bucksmore’s classrooms or accommodation.

With 25 hours of tuition each week and a maximum class size of 11 students, Bucksmore Oxford is an intensive English language course that immerses students aged 13-16 in the English language.

Combined with a fun-filled activity programme, the course is perfect for students who want to maximise their language knowledge away from a traditional summer boarding school environment.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 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.

All classes for the Intensive English Program (IEP) are held at the Highland Campus.

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.... [-]

USA Austin
September 2019
8 weeks
Campus
Massachusetts International Academy

Students increase English proficiency while preparing for university study with one of our partner schools ... [+]

Students have two options for admission:

Admission to MAIA only - to explore university options in the US Admission to MAIA & University Partner - conditional admission to a university before arriving in the US

Students at Massachusetts International Academy (MAIA) focus on developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills while also preparing for the academic requirements of university study in the US. The goals of the MAIA curriculum are:

to provide ESL instruction appropriate for students' English proficiency level to hone the students' academic skills for future university success [-]
USA Marlborough
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
University of Southern Indiana

Welcome to University of Southern Indiana's (USI) Intensive English Program (IEP)! We are happy to help you with any questions and have you here in the heartland of Ameri ... [+]

Welcome to University of Southern Indiana's (USI) Intensive English Program (IEP)! We are happy to help you with any questions and have you here in the heartland of America! The Intensive English Program (IEP) at USI offers a curriculum designed for students of all levels of English proficiency based on students' needs and interests. As an IEP student, you will have the opportunity to learn side-by-side with students from all over the world in a quality English language program staffed with expert instructors. Highlights of our program include:

Small class sizes that allow more one-on-one interaction and class time with instructors Affordable and competitive costs Conditional admission to university upon IEP completion Individual academic advising for students TOEFL preparation Computer-assisted instruction Access to computing and library facilities at a comprehensive university Extracurricular activities and participation in student life Apartment-style campus housing Specialized classes based on future major or interest, such as English for academic purposes, business English and more Friendly atmosphere and safe environment Moderate climate Assistance with visa process ... [-]
USA Evansville
September 2019
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
ELS Language Centers

Young students in our Malibu University Preparation program can improve their English and learn about higher education in the United States. This all-inclusive camp-style ... [+]

University Preparation – Malibu - USA About the program

Young students in our Malibu University Preparation program can improve their English and learn about higher education in the United States. This all-inclusive camp-style program is located on the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University* in Malibu, California. It is perfect for students who want to learn English, get an introduction to U.S. higher education, prepare for standardized testing, and gain the skills necessary to succeed in a college or university. In addition to learning in the classroom, students will participate in on-campus activities, go on afternoon and evening excursions, and take guided tours of area universities. Upon completion, students will be better prepared to apply to a U.S. college or university in the future.... [-]

USA Santa Monica New York
September 2019
3 weeks
Campus
New America College

This course is designed for students with an advanced level of English comprehension who have passed NAC’s level 5 or 6 or achieved a level 6 on the EPT (University of Mi ... [+]

This course is designed for students with an advanced level of English comprehension who have passed NAC’s level 5 or 6 or achieved a level 6 on the EPT (University of Michigan English Placement Test). The course will focus on skills needed in universities such as advanced real-life listening and reading activities, writing research papers, giving presentations, studying advanced vocabulary, and working in groups. Grammar and pronunciation will be targeted in context.

Tuition

F-1 students / Non-F-1 students

The tuition for F1 visa students is $625.00 per month.

A one-time, non-refundable, Registration Fee of $50.00 as well as an annual, non-refundable, $50.00 Resource Fee is due upon enrollment for all programs.... [-]

USA Denver
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Campus
Henry Ford College

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you. ... [+]

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you.

High quality, affordable English Language classes

You can take English Language classes during the day, the evening, or on Saturday. Classes are offered in reading, speaking, listening, writing, grammar, study skills, American Culture, and TOEFL prep. Our Intensive English Program prepares you to take college-level courses, to hold a job where you will write and speak English, and to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. You will develop your English skills through small and large group interactions. Our friendly, caring instructors will help you meet your goals. For additional help, contact the ELI.... [-]

USA Detroit
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
The New England School of English

The NESE curriculum is divided into 10 levels of intensive instruction. In each level, you attend classes every day from either 9:00 - 3:15 every day (the Intensive Progr ... [+]

The NESE curriculum is divided into 10 levels of intensive instruction. In each level, you attend classes every day from either 9:00 - 3:15 every day (the Intensive Program) or from 9:00-12:30 (the Semi-Intensive Program). Additionally, depending on your goals and needs, you may attend some of the elective and after-school courses that we offer. Maximum Exposure to Authentic MaterialsAlthough you are required to have textbooks for classes, and you will be given homework from them, you should be prepared for much more! In class, you will read newspapers and magazines, watch videos, role-play, do exercises in the computer lab, and interview Americans. The NESE curriculum is designed to give you maximum exposure to authentic materials as soon as possible. The result: you learn English as quickly as possible. ... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 16 weeks
Campus
Texas A&M University Texarkana

The Intensive English Program (IEP) prepares international students for success in academic programs or professional careers by offering academically challenging, engagin ... [+]

Intensive English Program (IEP) Our Mission

The mission of the Texas A&M University-Texarkana (TAMUT) Intensive English Program (IEP) is aligned with the university’s mission, which is to provide students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, abilities, and skills to become leaders in their chosen profession and to prepare for the opportunities of serving in a global environment. The TAMUT's IEP Program seeks to provide global, international experiences for TAMUT students and faculty as reflected in its mission. For international students and scholars, the program seeks to offer academically challenging, engaging, and rewarding educational experiences by offering quality English as a Second Language(ESL) teaching and student support services. Through personal attention, our IEP administration and faculty strive to assist participant students in developing linguistic, academic, and professional skills, which will aid in their acquisition of the cultural adaptation skills necessary to function and succeed in a global society in which English is the primary language of communication. ... [-]

USA Texarkana
August 2019
Full-time
16 weeks
Campus
College of Marin

Noncredit ESL classes are designed for adults in the community who want to improve their English to survive in an English-speaking community, to get or keep a job, or to ... [+]

English as a Second Language Noncredit ESL Classes

Noncredit ESL classes are designed for adults in the community who want to improve their English to survive in an English-speaking community, to get or keep a job, or to prepare for academic courses. Day, evening and Saturday classes are available for beginning to low-intermediate proficiency levels on both the Kentfield and Indian Valley campuses as well as in San Rafael and Novato. Students must take a noncredit assessment test before registering. These classes are free. For more information call: (415)485-9642.

Credit ESL Classes

Credit ESL classes are offered for college credit to students at intermediate to advanced proficiency levels. Classes at each level focus on grammar, speaking/listening, reading/vocabulary or writing. Early registration is strongly advised. To enroll in credit ESL classes, students must take a College of Marin ESL Student Success Workshop that includes placement testing, counseling and orientation before enrolling in classes. Students may call the ESL Office or the Counseling Office to sign up for a workshop. For more information, call (415)485-9642.... [-]

USA Kentfield Novato
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
American Language Academy

ALA's Intensive English Program (IEP) is designed to offer the quickest and best learning experience and support to serious English learners to meet their needs for acade ... [+]

About Program

ALA's Intensive English Program (IEP) is designed to offer the quickest and best learning experience and support to serious English learners to meet their needs for academic or career purposes. ALA offers seven proficiency levels of instruction: Introduction, Foundation English (Levels 1-3), Academic (Levels 4-5), and Advanced (Level 6). Each course level is 200 hours with student in class 22 hours per week for 9 weeks. Students graduating successfully from Level 5 will qualify for pathway admission to ALA's partner universities.

Our IEP specializes in providing English language instruction for students who wish to attend an American university or college for their undergraduate and graduate studies. ALA has partnerships with many excellent colleges and universities across the United States. ALA provides international students with a pathway to enter undergraduate and graduate programs at these0 partner universities upon graduation from level 5. Our partners agree that graduation from Level 5 satisfies their English language proficiency requirements for admission in lieu of the TOEFL, IELTS, or another standardized English test. The ALA graduation certificate assures the institution that the student possesses the English language skills necessary to succeed at the university level.... [-]

USA Greensboro
September 2019
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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
Links English Language Institute

At this level, you will be able to use basic expressions that you can apply to your everyday life. You will also be able to describe where you and people you know live, h ... [+]

English Course: Beginner and Upper Beginner

At this level, you will be able to use basic expressions that you can apply to your everyday life. You will also be able to describe where you and people you know live, have simple conversations, ask and answer questions about familiar topics.

Likewise, you will be able to understand and use the highest frequency vocabulary of personal relevance, basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment.

What can you expect with your classes?

SPEAKING: I can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help me formulate what I’m trying to say. I can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics. I can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where I live and people I know.... [-]

USA Newark
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
English Language Institute at Jacksonville State University

The Intensive English Program delivers English language training for success in university and your career. In a variety of courses, you will learn and practice English f ... [+]

Are you ready to change your world?

In the Intensive English Program at JSU's English Language Institute you can…

…learn English rapidly: 25 hours per week, expert instructors, classmates from around the world-- you will soon understand, speak, and write English confidently!

…enjoy university life: Your JSU Student Card will be your key to the university: comfortable housing, a variety of restaurants, free transportation, libraries, the health club, and sports-- to watch and to play!

…get a great value: Each 7-week session costs less than $4,977 and includes tuition, fees, housing, food, events, and field trips-- everything except personal expenses.

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USA Jacksonville
September 2019
Full-time
7 - 42 weeks
Campus