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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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Hofstra University

The Academic English program prepares you for university study in the US. ... [+]

Best Courses in English 2019. Course features

What you'll learn:

Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English Write research papers with proper use of citations and references Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations Understand US values in an academic setting Key Facts Course length: 1 - 3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: August; 2020: January, May, August; 2021: January, May Fees: From $7,400 Academic Requirements: High school diploma required. English Language Requirements: From IELTS 0.0 or TOEFL 00 or equivalent Award: You may progress to a Pathway program or to a university degree program after achieving the language level required and meeting all other requirements. Course Options: 1-Semester, 2-Semester, 3-Semester. ... [-]
USA New York
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 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
Newcastle University London

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning ... [+]

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.

Course features As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress. Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours of face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored. Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes. Free INTO "Get Ready for English" course available online pre-arrival. ... [-]
United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
3 - 12 months
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English ... [+]

Overview

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English as a Second Language Program.

Benefits Experience a program trusted for more than 35 years to support you in achieving your academic, career, and personal goals Learn with dedicated, highly-trained teachers with an average of over 10 years of teaching experience who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of student achievement Attend small classes – usually about 16 students Benefit from engaging, interactive classes with a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes authentic language use in academic, business, and social contexts Advance your skills in upper-level elective classes in topics such as idioms, advanced pronunciation, advanced conversation, business English, advanced vocabulary, advanced grammar, and iBT and IELTS preparation Practice your English and learn about campus life with a UCI undergraduate friend through The Communication Club Learn using state-of-the-art technology and methodologies Prepare to score higher on the TOEFL and IELTS tests Requirements Available to students 17 years and older at all levels of English proficiency To attend this program full-time, you are required to obtain a student visa (F-1) Is your goal to boost your TOEFL or IELTS score? ... [-]
USA Irvine
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Full-time
10 weeks
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
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
Queen's University Belfast

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning ... [+]

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.

Course features

As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress. Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours of face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored. Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes. Free INTO "Get Ready for English" course available online pre-arrival. ... [-]
United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 12 months
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
Suffolk University

The Academic English program provides you with top-rate English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at Suffolk University. ... [+]

The Academic English program provides you with top-rate English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at Suffolk University.

Course features

What you'll learn:

Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English; Write research papers with proper use of citations and references; Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts; Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines; Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations; Understand US values in an academic setting. Key course facts Course length: 1-3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $7,600 Class size: 18 Award: Students who successfully complete Academic English can progress to undergraduate or graduate degree programs at Suffolk University. Course options: 2-Semester Entry requirements Academic requirements: High school diploma required English language requirements: No English language requirement; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival Age requirements: 16 years and above. ... [-]
USA Boston
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

The academically-rigorous program provides high-quality English language instruction and the skills to succeed at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. ... [+]

The academically-rigorous program provides high-quality English language instruction and the skills to succeed at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Course length description: Spring: 15 weeks (including orientation) Summer: 14 weeks (including orientation) Fall: 15 weeks (including orientation)

Course features

What you'll learn:

Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English; Write research papers with proper use of citations and references; Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts; Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines; Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations; Understand US values in an academic setting. Key course facts Course length: 1-3 Semesters Start dates: 2018: October; 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $7,060 Class hours: 18 hours per week minimum Award: Academic English students may progress to a Pathway program or direct admission to a UAB degree program after achieving the language level required and meeting all other requirements. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
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 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
August 2019
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
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
University of Denver

The mission of the English Language Center (ELC) is to support the goals of the University of Denver by preparing English Language Learners with the necessary communicati ... [+]

English Language Center

The English Language Center (ELC) at the University of Denver (DU) prepares students for academic success in Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs at DU and other institutions of higher education.For over 40 years, the ELC has offered international students a unique, supportive, and immersive educational experience.Why study at the ELC?

We connect students with the larger University of Denver community. We are the longest running and best intensive English language program in Denver. We prepare international students and English language learners for future academic success.

English Conditional Admission

Are you worried about meeting the University of Denver's English proficiency requirement? You can still apply for Undergraduate Admission and you may be accepted to the University through English Conditional Admission (ECA). If you are accepted through ECA, you will be required to study at the English Language Center full-time until you successfully complete the Advanced Level... [-]

USA Denver
September 2019
Full-time
10 - 30 weeks
Campus
Newcastle University

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning ... [+]

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.

Course features As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress. Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours of face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored. Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes. Free INTO "Get Ready for English" course available online pre-arrival. ... [-]
United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne
June 2019
Full-time
3 - 12 months
Campus
INTO Manchester

An intensive academic English course that will prepare you for degree study at a UK university or an INTO academic programme. ... [+]

The Academic English course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. The course is specially designed to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed at university.

Why apply for this course? Develop your English skills in all four core areas Develop key academic language skills Learn to communicate effectively in English What is special about the programme?

This intensive course offers 30 learning hours per week, which will consist of 25 hours of face-to-face learning and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. The programme will be personalised to your individual needs, with regular assessments to monitor your progress and ensure you stay on track.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
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Full-time
3 - 12 months
Campus