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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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Intensive English Course

GEOS Languages Plus
Campus September 2019 USA New York Costa Mesa

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. [+]

Best Courses in English 2019. About

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. ... [-]

English for Specific Purposes group course

The Language Gallery
Campus Full time 15 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester + 2 more

"The Language Gallery can create customised packages tailored to meet your individual needs. Choose your course content, the number of study hours and accommodation you want. We accept all groups, from university students to company teams. You can even specify travel arrangements, add meal plans with specific dietary requirements and decide whether you wish to study in a mixed (multilingual) or closed (monolingual) group." [+]

English for Specific Purposes group course The Language Gallery can create customised packages tailored to meet your individual needs. Choose your course content, the number of study hours and accommodation you want. We accept all groups, from university students to company teams. You can even specify travel arrangements, add meal plans with specific dietary requirements and decide whether you wish to study in a mixed (multilingual) or closed (monolingual) group. Course Requirements Group bookings only, minimum group size 6 Minimum age 18 Duration as per your requirements Duration up to 15 weeks Intake Throughout the year (every Monday) [-]

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.... [-]


IELTS Exam Preparation

The Language Gallery in Canada
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment Canada Toronto Vancouver + 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 ... [-]

Course: General English

ICOT International College
Campus 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment Ireland Dublin Cork

The General English course is one of the most common classes for those who would like to improve the English speaking, writing and listening skills. When you arrive, you will take a placement test and be placed accordingly based on your CEFR level. Classes start every Monday on a continuous enrolment. There is no time limit on how long you should stay in a level, but generally, when you start a level, you should be ready to move up after around 12 weeks. Weekly progress tests and monitoring from teachers will help you develop your skills. [+]

Pace (Full-Time, Part-Time or Combo): 15hrs per week classes Level: Beginner to Proficient Location: Two units in Dublin and one unit in Cork Classes start every Monday on a continuous enrolment. Prices: Not fixed as the price depends on how long the student will stay with us Duration: According to the student choice Teaching Languages: English Language - There are extra activities for Spanish classes and Italian classes once a week

The General English course is one of the most common classes for those who would like to improve the English speaking, writing and listening skills. When you arrive, you will take a placement test and be placed accordingly based on your CEFR level. Classes start every Monday on a continuous enrolment. There is no time limit on how long you should stay in a level, but generally, when you start a level, you should be ready to move up after around 12 weeks. Weekly progress tests and monitoring from teachers will help you develop your skills.... [-]


ESL and University Prep Program

The University Center
Campus Full time 2 - 8 months March 2019 USA Hartford

The University Center is a comprehensive ESL and university preparatory boarding school. We help international students prepare for English language and academic success at great American universities. [+]

Program Overview

The University Center (www.universityprep.com) is an intensive, comprehensive ESL and university preparatory boarding school. We help international students prepare for English language and academic success at great American universities.

The Value of University Prep for International Students

Why should international students spend 4 or 8 months in a university preparatory program at The University Center? Our university prep program increases academic and cultural competency, saves time and money, enhances admissions qualifications, and prepares students to get more out of their US university experience.

According to the latest statistics from IPEDS (to which all American universities must report), over 50% of international students studying in the USA take longer than necessary to complete their bachelor’s degrees. (Many "pathway” students are probably taking longer, based on preliminary evidence, but universities are not required to report these graduation rates.)... [-]


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 2019 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.... [-]


Academic English Course

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months January 2019 United Kingdom Stirling

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. ... [-]

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. ... [-]

Academic English Course

Newcastle University London
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months January 2019 United Kingdom 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 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. ... [-]

ESL Vocational English Course

ATI College
Campus Full time 40 weeks December 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.... [-]


English Language and Orientation Program

Louisiana State University - ELOP
Campus Full time Part time August 2019 USA Highlands/Perkins

Since 1943, LSU ELOP has provided English language training and preparation for students seeking admission to LSU. Academic readiness curriculum helps students improve English and university-level study skills. [+]

Welcome to LSU ELOP

Since 1943, LSU ELOP has provided English language training and preparation for students seeking admission to LSU. Academic readiness curriculum helps students improve English and university-level study skills. LSU ELOP introduces students to life on campus prior to admission and offers opportunities to engage in Louisiana culture. The LSU ELOP faculty is skilled in cross-cultural communication and multi-national class delivery to prepare students for academic success in the university environment. Our students join us in improving international understanding among all cultures, as we work to make the world a safer and more peaceful place. We strongly believe that learning and working together is the key to a harmonious future. Thank you for your interest in joining us for English classes and more.... [-]


Business English Course

New America College
Campus Part time Open Enrollment USA Denver

Business English is designed for students with an advanced level of English comprehension skills who have passed NAC’s levels 4, 5, or 6, or achieved a level 5 or above on the EPT (University of Michigan English Placement Test). The course will focus on business skills such as negotiating, managing and taking part in meetings, making presentations, taking part in job interviews, writing a resume, and dealing with figures. Grammar, reading, writing, listening, vocabulary, and speaking will be targeted in a business context. [+]

Business English is designed for students with an advanced level of English comprehension skills who have passed NAC’s levels 4, 5, or 6, or achieved a level 5 or above on the EPT (University of Michigan English Placement Test). The course will focus on business skills such as negotiating, managing and taking part in meetings, making presentations, taking part in job interviews, writing a resume, and dealing with figures. Grammar, reading, writing, listening, vocabulary, and speaking will be targeted in a business 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.... [-]


ELI English Course

Henry Ford College
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Detroit

If you're interested in learning English as a second language, 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 English courses, employment that requires written and oral proficiency in English, and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. [+]

If you're interested in learning English as a second language, 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 English 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, and our enthusiastic and dedicated instructors will help you meet your goals.... [-]