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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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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 for Work

The Language Gallery in Canada
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment Canada Toronto Vancouver + 2 more

Our English for Work course is for individuals looking to improve their English language skills, with a focus on professional vocabulary and business topics. You will explore how to take part in meetings and discussions, use appropriate language and tone in professional emails and other business correspondences, and deal effectively with clients and customers. [+]

English for Work

Our English for Work course is for individuals looking to improve their English language skills, with a focus on professional vocabulary and business topics. You will explore how to take part in meetings and discussions, use appropriate language and tone in professional emails and other business correspondences, and deal effectively with clients and customers.

This English for Work course is most suited to individuals new to business, or those that need extra help with their language skills in a professional context. CV writing and interview skills will also be covered, alongside working with numbers and data. You will learn in a practical manner, developing your skills in presentations, negotiations, meetings, and report writing.... [-]


IELTS Exam Preparation

The Language Gallery
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester + 2 more

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language test for studying in higher education. It is also recognised by many employers and government immigration agencies as proof of your ability to communicate in English. [+]

IELTS Exam Preparation

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language test for studying in higher education. It is also recognised by many employers and government immigration agencies as proof of your ability to communicate in English.

The Language Gallery's IELTS exam preparation courses will help you to develop the language and confidence you need to pass your IELTS exam, focusing on the reading, writing, speaking and listening components. Our IELTS preparation courses are available at our London, Birmingham, Manchester and Toronto schools.

Course Requirements Level: Intermediate B1+ 20 lessons per week (15 hours)Minimum age 16 Vancouver: 18 Exam fees from £150 Book required. UK: Buy: £30 Rent: £30 (£20 refundable) Canada: Buy: $60 Rent: $60 ($40 refundable) Duration ... [-]

Learn English Online Course

Highway to English - Learn English Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA USA Online United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Our English - your comfort. Our English online classes connect you with real American teachers via live video conferencing. Participate in lessons, tutorials and student discussions from the comfort of your own home and according to your schedule. [+]

Learn English Online Course HOW IT WORKS

Our English - your comfort. Our English online classes connect you with real American teachers via live video conferencing. Participate in lessons, tutorials and student discussions from the comfort of your own home and according to your schedule. Go through all levels of English, from basic through intermediate and onto advanced levels.

STUDY AT YOUR OWN LEVEL

Study with students at your own English level thanks to our unique proficiency exam.

JOIN LIVE VIDEO LESSONS

Learn from the best English teachers in the U.S.A via live video lessons in an intimate online classroom.

HUGE RESOURCE LIBRARY

Our vast virtual campus includes open classes, recorded lessons, online quizzes and learning materials worth thousands of dollars, available to you 24/7.... [-]


English for Academic Purposes 1A - 1B (Advanced)

Links English Language Institute
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Newark

The advanced level uses creative interactive activities that further enhance and refine your skills of grammar, comprehension, vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. You will develop advanced reading, writing and comprehension skills needed to succeed in advanced academic programs, colleges and universities. [+]

English for Academic Purposes 1A - 1B (Advanced)

The advanced level uses creative interactive activities that further enhance and refine your skills of grammar, comprehension, vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. You will develop advanced reading, writing and comprehension skills needed to succeed in advanced academic programs, colleges and universities. Grammar topics include present, past and future unreal conditionals, present and past perfect tenses, direct and indirect speech, and others.

You won’t have any difficulty in understanding any kind of spoken language, even when delivered at fast speed by native speakers.

You will be able to read all forms of the written language easily, including abstract and complex texts such as manuals, specialized articles, and literary works.... [-]


ESL Program

American National English Language Institute
Campus September 2018 USA Salem

American National English Language Institute provides comprehensive training at several levels in English Language learning and teaching to meet the needs of students in a competitive global economy. [+]

ESL Program OverviewAmerican National English Language Institute

American National English Language Institute provides comprehensive training at several levels in English Language learning and teaching to meet the needs of students in a competitive global economy. We accomplish this through:

Vocational courses designed to increase English proficiency Preparing students for success in their academic and professional fields Foster immersion of students in American culture through a planned day and overnight trips in order to:• Enhance global awareness• Accelerate your mastery of the English Language• Learn American slang• Learn American history and culture• Have fun! Institutional Goals Offer English language programs to increase student’s English Language proficiency for learning or teaching environment. Prepare students for a successful transition to a variety of academic settings in learning (TOEFL® / IELTS®) or teaching. Integrate students into American culture to enhance global awareness. Institutional Objectives Enhance students’ educational experience in the English language through highly qualified faculty and staff using an individualized learning model. Facilitate a learning environment that promotes the development of skills needed for students to be successful in transitioning to various academic settings in learning or teaching using quality curricula, learning resources, equipment, and facilities. Enhance students’ experiences by providing cultural immersion activities and opportunities to learn more about American culture. APPLY ... [-]

Intensive English for University Study

Massachusetts International Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 USA Marlborough

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 [-]

Intensive English Program (IEP)

Texas A&M University Texarkana
Campus Full time 16 weeks August 2018 USA Texarkana

The Intensive English Program (IEP) prepares international students for success in academic programs or professional careers by offering academically challenging, engaging, and rewarding educational experiences and student support services. [+]

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. ... [-]


General English Course

Cairns Language Centre
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns + 1 more

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. [+]

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. Our classes enable you to use English in a variety of ‘real life’ situations providing a wide range of functional English instruction. The curriculum aims at developing the four core skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) that gives you the tools to graduate with confidence.

General English in a Nutshell Choose how many lessons you would like to study per weekBasic 20 Intensive 25 Super Intensive 30 Small classes averaging 10 to 14 students Weekly assessments Bi-weekly student-teacher interviews Graduate with globally recognized certificates WiFi and computer access for students Weekly social activities with students and teachers Choose optional electives such as Cambridge Exam or IELTS Preparation Duration Basic: 1-12 weeks for students on Visitor’s Visa or 1-17 weeks for Working Holiday makers. Intensive ® and Super Intensive ®: 2 – 52 weeks. Registered Courses ® of more than 12 weeks usually require a student visa. Hours Basic: 16 hours (20 lessons) per week Intensive ®: 20 hours (25 lessons) per week Super Intensive ®: 25 hours (30 lessons) a week Levels ... [-]

English Course

Englishour
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 16 weeks September 2018 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

At Englishour, we have a number of different courses to help you bridge the gap between your formal and informal English language learning. [+]

At Englishour, we have a number of different courses to help you bridge the gap between your formal and informal English language learning. Our courses have all been designed to ensure you can successfully communicate in English, no matter the situation.

Morning course – Monday to Friday – 10am to 1.20pm – 15 hours

The Englishour morning course is designed to give you an opportunity to improve all your communication skills in English. Every morning, you’ll be provided with a free book to follow our unique grammar syllabus. Throughout the course you will:

Focus on how English language structures are formed to promote accuracy in your speaking and listening skills. Improve your listening skills, enabling you to understand English in a variety of formal and informal situations. ... [-]

Intensive English program

OPMI Business School
Campus Full time Part time 200 hours September 2018 USA Lower East Side + 1 more

The student enrolling in the Intensive English Programs at OPMI can take 8 consecutive levels in the course. [+]

Program Overview

The Intensive English Program at OPMI consists of 6 consecutive levels using the series LIFE by Paul Dummett, John Hughes, and Helen Stephenson, published by Cengage Learning. The Intensive English Program is communicative based, focusing on the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

BEGINNING LEVEL 1 The goal of this course is for the learner’s acquisition and command of sound structuresand sentence patterns of basic introductory English by practicing giving personal information, asking and answering questions: phone numbers, address, nationality; and describing places, family and vacation. BEGINNING LEVEL 2 The goal of this course is to help learners improve their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills to gain confidence in speaking, increase vocabulary, start conversations, and improve fluency and accuracy used in day to day situations, such as making medical appointments, banking, following directions. Students will also talk about types of vacations, tourism, objects and possessions. LEVEL 3 The goal of this course is to help learners improve their speaking, writing, reading and listening skills in real – life situations, such as communicating over the phone, making small talk, reading short articles from the newspapers or magazines, writing simple narrative and descriptive paragraphs. Topics include: talking about medical problems, transportation and leisure activities. LEVEL 4 The goal of this course is for learners to develop intermediate level listening/speaking and reading/writing skills through analysis of assigned texts that respond to content of a reading or listening passage and use communication strategies to participate in group and class discussions.... [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Parkland College
Campus Full time Part time 2 semesters September 2018 USA Champaign + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


English for Young Learners

Australian International College of English
Campus Part time January 2019 Australia Sydney China Shanghai + 1 more

This delightful course is perfect for children who need a smooth transition from their own cultural environment into the Australian culture. Students are provided with all that they need in English studies for entry into Australian primary schools with a focus on English, Music, movement, the Arts and Sports activities. Teachers and the classroom environment are specially equipped to engage the students in a safe and culturally sensitive manner. Not only that, there is a bilingual assistant in the classroom at all times to give the children a sense of belonging and security. [+]

This delightful course is perfect for children who need a smooth transition from their own cultural environment into the Australian culture. Students are provided with all that they need in English studies for entry into Australian primary schools with a focus on English, Music, movement, the Arts and Sports activities. Teachers and the classroom environment are specially equipped to engage the students in a safe and culturally sensitive manner. Not only that, there is a bilingual assistant in the classroom at all times to give the children a sense of belonging and security.

Why study this course?

Have Fun! Learn English!The English for Young Learners course provides students aged 7 -12 with the opportunity to develop their English language skills and it also prepares them for entry into the NSW Primary School mainstream.Levels: Beginner, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-IntermediateIntake Dates: Any MondayStudy per week: 25 hours of face-to-face study per week... [-]


English Language University Preparation Programs

ELS Language Centers
Campus 3 weeks September 2018 USA Santa Monica Manhattanville

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. [+]

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.... [-]


ESL Course

Adams College of English
Campus Full time 4 - 44 weeks Open Enrollment USA Los Angeles

The objective of the ESL Beginning Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar (RVG) course is to develop fundamental reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills. This course will introduce students to reading comprehension exercises and develop basic writing skills. This course is also intended to increase student vocabulary and develop recognition of grammar structures. [+]

ESL Beginning

M - F 9:00 a.m. - 12:36 p.m

The objective of the ESL Beginning Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar (RVG) course is to develop fundamental reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills. This course will introduce students to reading comprehension exercises and develop basic writing skills. This course is also intended to increase student vocabulary and develop recognition of grammar structures. This course will introduce and develop student abilities to demonstrate beginning ESL skills necessary for progression through the ESL program at ACE.

The objective of the ESL Beginning Listening, Speaking, Conversation (LSC) course is to develop and employ fundamental listening, speaking, pronunciation skills for enhancing and demonstrating communicative abilities in English. This course is designed for students to interact with various topics, using expressions, vocabulary, pronunciation techniques, and proper grammar in speaking as well as developing the ability to listen for information.... [-]