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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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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. [+]

Best Courses in English 2018/2019. 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 Germany
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Germany Berlin Hanover

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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TOEFL Exam Preparation

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

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam is the world’s most widely-accepted test for Higher Education language skills and international university admissions. [+]

TOEFL Exam Preparation

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam is the world’s most widely-accepted test for Higher Education language skills and international university admissions.

At The Language Gallery, we will help to prepare you for the TOEFL exam by focusing on key exam skills and strategies, as well as improving your academic English. There will be regular practice tests to prepare you for your TOEFL exam so that you will be able to develop an approach that works for you. Our TOEFL preparation course is available at our Toronto school.

Course Requirements Level: Intermediate B1 + 20 lessons per week (15 hours)Book required: Buy $60, Rent $60 ($40 refundable) Maximum class size 16 Minimum age: 16 in Toronto, 18 in Vancouver Duration ... [-]

Academic English Course

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters October 2018 USA 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 ... [-]

General English Course

English Language Ireland
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 25 weeks September 2018 Ireland Carlow + 1 more

On our general English course, you are going to speak a lot! The classes are great for students and for professionals. You have 20 hours every week to focus on your needs. Improve your level, make new international friends and enjoy free refreshments at morning break. Our small groups guarantee personal attention for all of our learners. So come and practise your English in Carlow, a wonderful Irish town in Ireland’s Ancient East. [+]

On our general English course, you are going to speak a lot! The classes are great for students and professionals. You have 15 hours every week to focus on your needs. Improve your level, make new international friends and enjoy free refreshments at morning break. Our small groups guarantee personal attention for all of our learners. So come and practise your English in Carlow, a wonderful Irish town in Ireland’s Ancient East.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

Classes focused on fluency, vocabulary and group work 15 hours tuition each week Start your course on ANY DAY you want! Free Wi-Fi +Self-Access Study FREE Course Materials Ongoing support & feedback from your teachers Friendly and helpful assistance with living in Ireland Part Time ... [-]

ESL Vocational English Course

ATI College
Campus Full time 40 weeks November 2018 USA Norwalk Los Angeles + 1 more

Vocation English courses are front-loaded studies in which the student completes courses prior to the career-oriented vocational programs at this College. Vocational English courses focus on the development of the communication and job search skills necessary for employment in the healthcare field in the United States. [+]

Vocation English courses are front-loaded studies in which the student completes courses prior to the career-oriented vocational programs at this College. Vocational English courses focus on the development of the communication and job search skills necessary for employment in the healthcare field in the United States. Topics include health professions in the United States, career pathways, communication with patients and co-workers, health care systems, current critical health issues, and intercultural communication skills.

The participant will practice the skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. We will use activities based on day-to-day healthcare situations, readings related to health care and cases studies from different health professions. The communicative approach of the courses is based on an individual pair, and group task and projects. Each class session will include problem-solving and critical thinking activities in which you will work both individually and collaborate with classmates.... [-]


Academic English Course

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months January 2019 United Kingdom 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 needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed. [+]

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. ... [-]

Intensive English Program

Bilingual Education Institute
Campus Part time 7 weeks USA Houston

BEI’s Intensive English Program provides quality instruction to our students, motivating them to achieve in areas of academics, business, and in local and global communities. [+]

BEI’s Intensive English Program provides quality instruction to our students, motivating them to achieve in areas of academics, business, and in local and global communities. In these areas, students are empowered through communication and language learning. Our curriculum is designed to develop a student’s whole-language experience. We integrate grammar, listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation, and American Culture. The activities and texts used are based upon realistic subjects found in institutes of higher learning.

We offer:

Morning Intensive English Program

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lab Schedule: Monday- Friday (1:00 PM-5:00 PM) Cost: $1,750.00 (does not include materials or registration) ... [-]

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 [-]

Academic English Course

INTO Manchester in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 3 - 12 semesters January 2019 United Kingdom Manchester

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. [+]

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. ... [-]

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.... [-]


TOEFL IBT Preparation Course

OPMI Business School
Campus Full time 200 hours September 2018 USA New York

This course is designed to help high-level students build the skills and strategies needed to succeed on the TOEFL exam.

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Program Overview

This course is designed to help high-level students build the skills and strategies needed to succeed on the TOEFL exam.

Courses

Listed hereunder are the courses under this program. Courses are offered at least once a year.

Courses/Unit Titles (hours)

1. Introduction to TOEFL (2h)

2. Review of basic Use of Computers (2h)

3. Familiarizing with Online Tests/Practice, Online Tests* (10h)

4. Nouns: Definition, Uses, Kinds (20h)

5. Pronouns: Definition, Uses, Kinds, Declensions (15h)

6. Verbs: Definition, Uses, Kinds, Tenses, Verb Phrases (20h)

7. Adjectives: Definition, Uses, Kinds, Comparison, Adjectival Clauses (20h)... [-]


English for Academic Purposes Program

ELS Language Centers
Campus September 2018 USA Princeton

The English for Academic Purposes Program is for international students who want to attend a college or university abroad, including students who wish to apply for conditional admission to any of ELS's 650+ partner institutions. If learning English for college or university study abroad is your goal, the intensive ELS English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program can help prepare you for success in an academic setting. Morning classes are dedicated to Structure and Speaking Practice or Language Studies, Vocabulary Enrichment (in levels 101-109) or Skills Enhancement Classes (in Masters levels), and a lesson in the Language Technology Center. Afternoon classes are dedicated to Reading and Writing. [+]

About the program

The English for Academic Purposes Program is for international students who want to attend a college or university abroad, including students who wish to apply for conditional admission to any of ELS's 650+ partner institutions. If learning English for college or university study abroad is your goal, the intensive ELS English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program can help prepare you for success in an academic setting. Morning classes are dedicated to Structure and Speaking Practice or Language Studies, Vocabulary Enrichment (in levels 101-109) or Skills Enhancement Classes (in Masters levels), and a lesson in the Language Technology Center. Afternoon classes are dedicated to Reading and Writing.... [-]


Legal English Course

The New England School of English
Campus Full time 4 - 48 weeks Open Enrollment USA Cambridge

Legal English is an After-School Course designed to introduce students to the American judicial and legislative systems. Its focus is the vocabulary and terminology of the U. S. legal system. Students will discuss various branches of law, study landmark cases and visit a local courthouse to view legal proceedings. [+]

What Legal English is; What Legal English isn’t.

Legal English is an After-School Course designed to introduce students to the American judicial and legislative systems. Its focus is the vocabulary and terminology of the U. S. legal system. Students will discuss various branches of law, study landmark cases and visit a local courthouse to view legal proceedings. Legal English is not a law course and therefore, students can expect their instructor to focus on legal language and know U. S. law in general terms, rather than in detail.

Who teaches Legal English?

Legal English is taught by an experienced English language instructor. Although this course is taught by someone who may not have a legal background, it will be taught by a skilled NESE teacher who is able to give you an understanding of legal language.... [-]


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 ... [-]