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Law courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas. Some of these include regulatory theory, commercial law and intellectual property.

English studies provide both native and nonnative speakers the opportunity to develop and refine language comprehension and speech proficiency skills. Studies in English help students better understand linguistic and literary patterns within the language, and encourage confident communication.

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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USA Exam Preparation (GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL)

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment USA Lower East Side Berkeley Boston Chicago Seattle Huntington Beach Los Angeles Miami Philadelphia Portland San Diego San Francisco Santa Barbara Woodcrest Village United Kingdom City of London + 15 more

We offer exam preparation courses for the most widely known English language exams. With these programs, you can focus on exam content and test-taking strategies to help you pass your chosen qualification with the grade you want. [+]

Course Studies in English in North America 2017. Prepare for the best with our Exam Preparation Courses Study towards a TOEFL®, IELTS®, Cambridge, GRE® or GMAT® qualification with a specially designed course for each option. Some of our schools are also test centers, so you can study and take the test in the same place. Exam preparation courses with Kaplan International English are the quickest way to your certification. Prepare for your test with a world leader in exam preparation. We offer exam preparation in the USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand A large selection of start dates so you can begin your studies when it suits you Courses that will benefit you professionally and personally Our Exam Preparation Courses: Cambridge CELTA: The Cambridge CELTA is a teacher training course that will put you on the path to being an English as a Foreign Language teacher, certified by Cambridge University. Take the CELTA and learn what you need to know to be an effective, successful English teacher and use your qualification to get a job! Cambridge Exam: The Cambridge Exam is an internationally recognized test and qualification of English language ability. Our Cambridge preparation courses enable you to feel confident taking the exam and help you gain the best mark you can. Cambridge FCE Exam Preparation: During lessons for this FCE preparation course, you will cover all sections of the FCE in detail. This includes taking practice tests, learning the best exam techniques, and improving your general level of English. Cambridge CAE Exam Preparation: During lessons for this CAE preparation course, you will cover all sections of the CAE in detail. This includes taking practice tests, learning the best exam techniques, and improving your general level of English. GMAT® Exam Preparation Course (USA MBA Preparation): GMAT® is a popular test that is required if you wish to study an MBA course in the USA, and is highly respected in the world of business. Our GMAT® Exam preparation course includes detailed lessons, practice tests and Kaplan’s exclusive test materials. Additional lessons focus on improving your English by using print and online exercises. We offer the Kaplan Higher Score Guarantee when taking a GMAT® preparation course. If you are not ready to take the exam, or not satisfied with your score, study for free for the next test date, as long as you meet the basic study requirements. This means attending all classes and structured study sessions, doing your homework and taking the practice exams. GRE® Exam Preparation Course:The GRE® is a user-friendly test that is required if you wish to study at a graduate school in the USA. Our GRE ® Exam Preparation Course will help you practice your English and learn test-taking skills using exclusive course materials. Learn about the structure of the GRE®, the types of questions and topics you’ll see, and improve your score on the test. We offer the Kaplan Higher Score Guarantee when taking a GRE ® preparation course. If you are not ready to take the exam or are not satisfied with your score, study for free for the next test date, as long as you meet the basic study requirements. This means attending all classes and structured study sessions, doing your homework and taking the practice exams. IELTS Exam Preparation - Intensive: IELTS is a highly respected test of English language skills for educational and professional purposes, particularly for students who wish to go to university in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. Our IELTS preparation course will teach you valuable English skills and strategies for taking the IELTS exam, helping you to achieve a better score. TOEFL® Exam Preparation: TOEFL® is the most popular examination for North American English and is the most widely accepted English language test in the world. Our TOEFL® and Academic English Exam Preparation course will give you the test skills and the level of English that you need to do well on your exam. [-]

inlingua® Premium Evening Program

inlingua® Washington DC
Campus 4 - 8 weeks Open Enrollment USA Washington DC

iPEP is a unique track of our fully immersive inlingua® Premium Program. Classes feature our globally trusted inlingua® Method plus cutting-edge technology and performance training. [+]

iPEP is a unique track of our fully immersive inlingua® Premium Program. Classes feature our globally trusted inlingua® Method plus cutting-edge technology and performance training. We offer two inlingua® Premium Evening Program schedules: iPEP 24 & iPEP 16. iPEP 24 consists of two main parts: the first portion of the program is a dedicated session taught by our trainers utilizing the inlingua® Method - a communicative, interactive approach that enables students to achieve deeper fluency faster. Students speak 70% of the time! Students then move to a computer-based session of inlingua® Online training guided by our teachers. Students are able to focus on grammar while performing the essential task of typing on an English keyboard - a key component for writing college essays or business reports. iPEP 16 students are present for all of the in-class instruction using the highly effective inlingua® Method. New topics, vocabulary, and structures from class are supplemented by independent study. iPEP 24's convenient schedule is 5:00-9:30pm Monday to Thursday (appropriate for F-1 visa holders). iPEP 16's schedule is 5:00-8:00pm Monday to Thursday (not approved for F-1 visa holders). [-]

Intensive English Immersion Courses

Montreal International Language Centre
Campus Full time 90 hours September 2017 Canada Montreal

Do you intend on pursuing higher education in English? Do you envision living or working in an environment where you need English? Register for intensive English immersion courses and [+]

Intensive English Immersion Courses

 

Do you intend on pursuing higher education in English? Do you envision living or working in an environment where you need English? Register for intensive English immersion courses and quickly improve your reading, writing, listening and verbal language skills.

 

We offer:

 

12 sessions a year (once a month) 10 levels of English 22.5 hrs/ week of class time (90 hrs/ level) 15 students maximum per group 1 day/ session allocated for a placement test

 

*In the event of a course cancellation due to insufficient registration, you may replace the intensive English immersion courses with English private classes.... [-]


Professional - Career Preparation Activity

Stafford House International
Campus Part time 8 - 48 weeks July 2017 USA San Francisco

Practice English and experience American business culture by spending time at a U.S. company. The Career Preparation Activity places you with a host company. [+]

Practice English and experience American business culture by spending time at a U.S. company. The Career Preparation Activity places you with a host company. Features The Career Preparation Activity is an unpaid host company placement in a U.S company. Students must maintain full-time study at Stafford House during their time with the host company. Host company placement is up to 15 hours per week and can last from 8-48 weeks. Become more confident speaking English in a work setting Learn industry-specific vocabulary and the casual English used in an American workplace Apply your skills to projects in the host company Develop interview skills and build confidence Quick Facts Start Dates 04 Jan, 29 Feb, 02 May, 05 Jul, 29 Aug, 31 Oct Placement Fields Social Services Business Administration Marketing Hospitality Sales Requirements Career Preparation Module F1 visa 12 week minimum enrolment Age 18+ Minimum Level Upper Intermediate Must be enrolled in an intensive schedule for the entire duration of Career Preparation Activity [-]

Course in Intensive English

Harvest English Institute
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Newark Long Branch Orlando + 1 more

The IEP – Intensive English Program – is subdivided into six levels and makes English unforgettable through multiple exposures to language, numerous opportunities to practice it, and an intensive recycling of the vocabulary. [+]

Course Studies in English in North America 2017. Course in Intensive English The IEP – Intensive English Program – is subdivided into six levels and makes English unforgettable through multiple exposures to language, numerous opportunities to practice it, and an intensive recycling of the vocabulary. It prepares students to communicate in English with a diverse array of speakers from around the world, who have a wide range of native and non-native accents. An emphasis on cultural fluency enables students to navigate the social, travel, and business situations that they will encounter in their everyday lives. Upon completion, students should be able to: understand and use familiar vocabulary, expressions and basic grammar structures as well as interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help. understand and produce simple connected speech and text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Students will also be able to describe experiences, and brie y give their reasons and explanations for personal opinions and plans. understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics. They should be able to understand and use the target language more accurately and fluently. understand sentences and frequently expressions that are related to areas of most immediate relevance. Students will master the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. communicate and exchange information on familiar topics of the student’s interest beyond immediate needs. They will understand more familiar situations that are likely to arise when requested to use the target language. understand a wide range of demanding communication situations in social, academic and professional settings and produce clear, well-structured, detailed speech and text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices. Elective courses • Writing This course helps students improve their writing skills in preparation for further academic work. Our teachers will provide helpful techniques, tips, and advice to improve student’s confidence. As student progress, they will gain the confidence to compose and understand text with security and creativity. • Pronunciation This course helps students recognize and produce the sounds of words through rhythm, stress, and intonation patterns of American English. As students progress, they will build linguistic independence which will motivate them to practice their conversation skills outside the classroom. Level 01 Upon completion, students will be able to understand and use familiar vocabulary, expression and basic grammar structure and interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help. Level 02 Upon completion, students will be able to understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance and the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Level 03 Upon completion, students will be able to understand and produce simple connected speech and text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest and describe experiences, briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. Level 04 Upon completion, students will be able to communicate and Exchange information on familiar topics of the student’s interest beyond immediate needs and understand most familiar situations likely to arise when requested to use the target language. Level 05 Upon completion, students will be able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics and understand and use the target language more accurately and fluently. Level 06 Upon completion, students will be able to understand a wide range of demanding communication situation in social, academic and professional settings and produce clear, well-structured, detailed speech and text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patters, connectors and cohesive devices. Duration of each level = 4 terms (192 hours) ::: 1 term = 4 weeks Students can register for the morning or evening program at the times below: Visa Students (F-1) must study at least 18 hours per week. Placement Test Upon arrival, students will take a Placement Test (written and oral) to assess their knowledge of the English language. It will take approximately 60 minutes and students will be placed into the class level based on the results of their placement test. Orientation Session After taking the Placement Test, students participate in an Orientation Session, in which they are given all student-related materials, including their course schedule. After this session, they are presented to the class, classmates, and teacher. [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

University of North Alabama
Campus Full time 16 weeks September 2017 USA Florence

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the University of North Alabama (UNA) provides high quality and comprehensive instruction in English for non-English speakers to pursue academic and professional studies in a challenging, caring, and supportive environment. [+]

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at the University of North Alabama (UNA) provides high quality and comprehensive instruction in English for non-English speakers to pursue academic and professional studies in a challenging, caring, and supportive environment. We are committed to making your English language learning experience the most effective, efficient, and enjoyable. ESL Curriculum: The curriculum consists of intensive English classes, Capstone courses, the academic bridge class, and TOEFL/GRE/GMAT preparation classes. The curriculum consists of five skill areas, i.e. Speaking, Reading/Vocabulary, Listening, Grammar, and Writing. Students will also have the opportunity to learn American Culture through Cinema, Literature, Debate, and Writing in additional classes as well as engage in service learning projects. Level of Proficiency: *UNA ESL does not offer classes at the beginner level. New students are expected to have basic knowledge of English even when beginning the program in level 1 classes. UNA ESL Program Class Schedule: The program schedule of the UNA intensive English operates in an 8-week sessions and there are 6 sessions during the spring and fall semesters and 4-week sessions in the summer.. Class Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00-9:50 am Speaking 10:00-10:50 am Grammar 11:00-11:50 am Reading 1:00-1:50 pm Listening 2:00-2:50 pm Writing 3:00-3:50 pm Self Study Computer Lab Program Admission Cycle: Spring: beginning of January  Mid-Spring: beginning of March  Summer: beginning of June, July Fall: beginning of August  Mid Fall: beginning of October Language Partner Program The after-class program is designed to:  Help ESL students improve their English conversational skills by practicing with native speakers;  Give each participant an opportunity to share their culture and learn from each other;  Better engage international students in campus life Co-Enrollment in ESL and Academic Classes ESL program level 4/level 5 students have the opportunity to co-enroll in ESL and academic courses before they complete the ESL Program. Policy: Students who are at ESL level 4/5 and have passed one or more of their ESL classes will be given permission to take one or more academic classes while completing the remaining ESL classes. The 3 credit hour Bridge Class is the required academic preparatory class for all international students whose native language is not English. Unique Cultural Programing and Services: Cultural Fieldtrips American Holiday Home Visit Program Weekend Homestay Program First Friday Cultural Night Institutional TOEFL Conditional Academic Admission Capstone Curriculum ( offered in mid fall/mid spring) Admission Requirements Official Application (signed and dated) $100 application fee Official high school document and notarized English translation: Diploma Transcript Official Affidavit of Support stating student has at least $18,000 US dollars Copy of valid passport information page Friends of International Students Program The Friends of International Students (FIS) program matches international students, scholars and their accompanying family members with people in the community who are interested in meeting and helping them during their studies. FIS promotes global awareness, understanding, friendship and intercultural learning between the students and members of the community through people to people interactions, exchanging ideas, and expressing mutual admiration and appreciation. Tuition and Fees Tuition Fees (Fall/Spring—16weeks) $6,200 Fees (Health Services, Student Activity, $1,359 Athletic, Int’l Student Fee, Insurance, Semester Total $7,559 Academic Year Total $ 15,118 ESL Scholarships Available ($500/Term) Five Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, & Grammar Five Levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate, & Advanced Five Start Dates: January, March, June, August, & October 25 Hours/Week: 9:00AM to 2:50PM, Monday through Friday Conditional Admissions: Undergraduate & Post Graduate Total Estimates: $6,000 Per 8-Week Term (tuition & fees, room and board, and health insurance.) Pre-MBA & Pre-Professional Studies IELTS and GRE Preparation On-Campus Housing and Dining Easy Connecting Flights from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas... Free Airport Pickup Learn English in Action at UNA! [-]

Semi-Intensive English Program

Aston International Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment USA Austin

​The Semi-Intensive Program is designed for students who want a short-term study option. You will study 15 hours per week. Aston Texas' Intensive English Programs is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. [+]

Course Studies in English in North America 2017. Semi-Intensive English Program ​The Semi-Intensive Program is designed for students who want a short-term study option. You will study 15 hours per week. Aston Texas' Intensive English Programs is made up of 5 levels: Beginner, Low Intermediate, Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced. You are given a placement test at the beginning of the semester to determine your level. ​ Our Aston Texas campus is based on semesters similar to what you will find at US colleges or universities. Each semester is very comprehensive and you will study all aspects of English including: Grammar, Speaking, Listening, Reading, Pronunciation and Idioms. Features of the Program Start Any Monday Available for the Beginner to Advanced Level. 5 different levels to progress through. You will study: Grammar, Conversation, Writing, Reading, Pronunciation, Listening and Idioms in each semester. Mid-Term and Final Exams are available in all our programs. You can study from 1 week to 12 weeks. You can transfer between our schools in Canada or the USA. Class times may vary and depend on your level Materials fee is extra. Downtown Austin, Texas location The Grammar Program Students do a variety of exercises as they move through our grammar levels. Students in our advanced levels work on grammar points such as Articles, Relative Clauses, Verb Tenses, Phrasal Verbs and more. The Pronunciation Program We will help you produce different English sounds, understand a variety of native English accents and the correct word stress. We will do a variety of activities to help you including dictation and reading out loud. The Conversation Program The focus of the Conversation Program is to help you improve your speaking and listening skills. Students who reach our Advanced Levels can debate, understand humour, complex subject matter, speak spontaneously and more. The Listening Program We will help you to improve your listening by teaching you a variety of strategies to help you understand the main ideas of speaker, recognize the difference between written and spoken English and high frequency idioms. The Writing Program Our writing program is designed to assist you with academic writing skills. You will learn how to create a thesis, write a clear, detailed essay with supporting points. You will be ready to write essays in college or university. The Reading Program Reading in English is an important skill to learn. We will teach you how identify basic literacy techniques such as plot and settings, how to scan for information, how to recognize subtle differences in tone, style and meaning. ​ About Our Levels BEGINNER LEVEL ​Students who have completed the beginner level will be able to accomplish simple written and spoken communication about basic needs and personal topics, such as where they live, people they know and things they have. They will also be able to understand the topics of basic readings and conversations, guided by a fundamental foundation in grammar. Students will be able to use familiar expressions about everyday life and converse about concrete situations. LOW INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ​Students who have completed the low intermediate level will be able to understand and communicate ideas about the past, present and future, including organization and relationship of events. They will be able to express preferences, comparisons, explanations and agreement. They will also be able to find, record and differentiate information and meaning from different types of readings and listenings. The low intermediate level also enables students to discuss people, places, objects and events and ask for and provide clarification. INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ​Students who have completed the intermediate level will be able to prepare for written and spoken communication, including brief presentations and simple essays, in addition to describing and commenting on stories, beliefs and experiences related to work, school, leisure and abstract ideas. They will also be able to ascertain main ideas and details from readings and listenings and predict meaning of unfamiliar language. They will feel confident discussing events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and provide reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. HIGH INTERMEDIATE ​Students who have completed the high intermediate level will be able to thoroughly prepare for written and spoken communication, including detailed presentations and essays. They will also be able to respond critically and make inferences about readings and listenings. The high intermediate level also enables students to communicate and evaluate problems, solutions, point of view and arguments for academic and personal topics while providing supports, details and examples. They will be able to interact with native speakers with a significant degree of fluency and spontaneity, expressing a variety of thoughts, opinions and emotions. ADVANCED LEVEL ​Students who have completed the advanced level will be able to summarize and paraphrase a wide variety of topics and information, while expressing and defending detailed critical responses to readings and discussions. They will also be able to write clear, detailed academic essays on given cultural topics, emphasizing relevant issues, in addition to writing personal essays using advanced, diverse vocabulary to convey subtle meaning and a strong writer’s voice. The advanced level enables students to provide clear, detailed descriptions and arguments about complex subjects, as well as understand and take detailed notes from natural, non-scripted English. Advanced students will be able to speak spontaneously and successfully interact with flexibility in social, academic and professional settings. TOEFL PREPARATION We offer an Intermediate and Advanced TOEFL Preparation Program. You will be doing some of the following activities in the classroom: - Read academic texts on a variety of topics - Listen to academic texts on a variety of topics - Talk about the overall main idea of a text or listening - Practice finding the main ideas of each paragraph of a text- Discuss where to find the main ideas and details of a text or listening - Discuss how to distinguish general and specific ideas - Do multiple-choice questions with detail information from a text or listening - Practice orally summarizing the main ideas from a text or listening - Practice summarizing in writing the main ideas from a text or listening - Talk about and practice strategies for effective note-taking - Do multiple-choice exercises that focus on sentence paraphrasing - Discuss transition words and which are best for speaking or writing - Practice speaking with transition words We cover all aspects of the TOEFL test. [-]

ESOL

CBT College - Miami
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 USA Miami Colombia Peru Venezuela + 3 more

Students who want to improve their English should consider taking the English as a Second Language non-degree program. This program will take 12 months for you to complete. Since this is a stand-alone program, the courses offered will not transfer to another program or university... [+]

Students who want to improve their English should consider taking the English as a Second Language non-degree program. This program will take 12 months for you to complete. Since this is a stand-alone program, the courses offered will not transfer to another program or university. Some of the courses you can expect to take while enrolled in the English as a Second Language program at CBT College include: Basic English for Low Beginners English for High Beginners Low Intermediate Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking High Intermediate Listening, Reading, and Speaking Advanced Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking Conversational English for Advanced Students To help students get the most out of these courses, there are tutorial sessions available. These sessions allow students to discuss their writing assignments, and how the courses are helping them progress. These courses could also help students learn how to adjust to their new surroundings on a college campus, on both a social and academic level. Contact us today, and become proficient in English! Overview You have decided to take some courses to improve your English through our School of Languages. We have courses available on our Hialeah and West Kendall campuses. Objective The purpose of the English as a Second Language courses available at CBT College is to help individuals improve their English. This pertains to writing, reading, and speaking skills. Sometimes these English as a Second Language courses are necessary before students can enroll in a degree program at various colleges and universities in Florida, as well as other educational institutions around the world. Once a student completes the English as a Second Language courses at CBT College, he should be able to communicate, write, and read at the same level as any other native English speaker. Outcomes Once you have completed the English as a Second Language courses, you will have better use of the language in your everyday life, including personal and business relationships. You could even begin a new career, which may not have been an option when your English speaking, writing, reading, and communication skills were below par. Outlook Having English as a second language on your resume could help you not only qualify for a new job or promotion, but successfully completing these courses at CBT College could also help when you want to apply for college programs that require you to be fluent in English. To learn more about the English as a Second Language courses available at CBT College, contact us today. You can take these courses on our Hialeah and West Kendall campuses. Get the assistance that you need to improve your English writing, reading, and listening comprehension. [-]

English as a second language (ESL)

Georgia Gwinnett College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Lawrenceville

The ELI offers both regular instruction and special short-term programs for English language learners at a range of proficiency levels. At the ELI, the quality of each participant's learning experience is our primary concern. [+]

Course Studies in English in North America 2017. English as a Second Language Established in January 2015, the English Language Institute (ELI) provides English as a second language (ESL) instruction and cultural learning opportunities on the beautiful campus of Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC). The ELI offers both regular instruction and special short-term programs for English language learners at a range of proficiency levels. At the ELI, the quality of each participant's learning experience is our primary concern. What is special about the GGC ELI program? GGC offers international participants a safe location to study, a friendly campus to meet American students and beautiful natural scenery to enjoy the outdoors. Study in small classes. ELI classes normally have fewer than 12 participants and provide individual attention for participants studying intensive English. Have opportunities to observe undergraduate classes to gain first-hand experience of a U.S. college classroom while studying in the ELI. Take field trips to some important historic sites in the Atlanta area to enrich knowledge of American culture. Meet American language partners to practice English and make friends. Benefit from learning English in our culturally diverse campus community. ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE (ELI) Location: Building D, Room 2102 Address: English Language Institute (ELI), D-2102 Georgia Gwinnett College 1000 University Center Lane Lawrenceville, GA 30043 U.S.A. The English Language Institute has been established and is administered through the collaborative efforts of the Office of Internationalization and the School of Transitional Studies. ELI Vision The GGC English Language Institute (ELI) is intended to meet the academic, professional or personal literacy needs of students with English as a second or additional language (ESL) to succeed in an English-speaking higher educational institution such as Georgia Gwinnett College or in their chosen walks of life. The ELI’s programs are delivered by a highly-qualified staff enthusiastically committed to active engagement with all learners, consistent with GGC’s four pillars: scholarship, leadership, service and creativity. ELI Mission The core program of the GGC English Language Institute (ELI) aims primarily to support F-1 undergraduate international students, domestic students, or others interested in learning English who may not yet meet the requirements for college admission and who need to develop academic English. Students who complete the Intensive English Program (IEP) curriculum are prepared for college-level work in an English-speaking higher educational institution. Students who study in the Everyday English Program (EEP) may take courses to develop their spoken English, along with reading and writing, for professional or personal purposes or for possible future study. Special short-term programs (STP) provide groups or individuals with tailored instruction and immersive English language experiences. CLASS INFORMATION AND SCHEDULES Classes are small, with an average of 8 to 12 participants per class, and usually no more than 15. Classes prepare you for success in an American college or university and introduce you to U.S. culture and university life. Classes meet 20 hours a week, on average four to five hours each day, Monday through Friday. You will be assigned to one of three curriculum levels, based on your placement test results. Participants must spend additional time preparing and studying for their classes, and those who have successfully completed one level will be promoted to the next level. Classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and run through mid-afternoon. Mandatory classes are always finished before 3 p.m. Grammar English grammar is taught and practiced through a variety of communicative and functional activities. Reading and Writing Courses focus on building vocabulary, reading, and study skills with level-appropriate materials. You will learn and practice techniques that will help you develop the writing skills necessary for academic success. Speaking and Listening Communicative activities will help you improve your comprehension and expression of spoken English and reinforce vocabulary and pronunciation. Certificates At the end of each term, certificates will be awarded to all participants who complete the ELI program and are ready to apply for regular admission to a college or university. 2016-2017 ELI Academic Calendar Fall 2016, Session B Oct. 3 – Nov. 29 Spring 2017, Session A Jan. 9 – March 3 Spring 2017, Session B March 13 – May 5 Attendance Participants must attend at least 85 percent of their classes and do the assigned work. Cultural Experience Full-time ELI participants enjoy many of the same privileges as GGC students, including access to health services, the Student Center and recreational facilities. You are invited to participate in many social and cultural events such as banquets, cookouts and field trips to historic and cultural landmarks. The ELI has an activities coordinator that plans weekend trips and local activities. [-]

Intensive English Program

University Language Institute
Campus Full time Part time 1 year April 2017 USA Tulsa + 1 more

University Language Institute is an accredited intensive English program located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. We have 6 levels of English from beginning to advanced to help our students meet their academic, personal, and business English goals. [+]

Intensive English Program Our Program University Language Institute is an accredited intensive English program located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. We have 6 levels of English from beginning to advanced to help our students meet their academic, personal, and business English goals. Students may start throughout the year, and entering students take a placement test to determine their level. Students study 5 hours per day, 5 days per week, for a total of 25 hours of English language training each week. Classes include grammar, writing, reading, listening, and speaking. The duration of each level is 7 weeks with new sessions starting every 8 weeks. What Makes Us Different Because of our small size and friendly environment, our students often say that they feel like ULI is like a family. We are a Christian school, but we welcome students from all faiths. We have chapel once a week which helps with listening skills, and we offer a field trip or special activity each session to help students learn about the culture and practice their English. Our classes are small (never more than 15 students), and we have lower prices than most schools in Oklahoma with complementary textbooks provided at no extra cost. The average student improves 13 points on iBT TOEFL (30 points for paper-based TOEFL) each session. During Fall and Spring sessions, American University students often participate in our classes and visit for speaking opportunities once a week during lunch. [-]

Semesters Programs

Santa Fe University of Art and Design - SFUAD
Campus Full time 16 weeks September 2017 USA Santa Fe

If you have a solid foundation in English but need some academic-based lessons, this is the perfect program for you. The goal is to make sure that you’ll be prepared to write, read, and speak at an academic, University-level in English. [+]

Course Studies in English in North America 2017. PATHWAY SEMESTER @ SFUAD Any international student who might be interested in attending SFUAD for a four-year experience has the opportunity to join the Pathway English Program – which is specifically designed for bringing your English comprehension skills up to snuff before you begin your academic experience! If you have a solid foundation in English but need some academic-based lessons, this is the perfect program for you. The goal is to make sure that you’ll be prepared to write, read, and speak at an academic, University-level in English. Classes include: College Writing, College Speech/Presentation Skills, and English for Art Purposes (such as Critique Skills & Contemporary Issues in Art and Design, Language Through Film, Communication Through Drama). This one-semester experience will prepare you to be on-par in the classroom with your peers – and you’ll be earning college credits while you raise your English skills! ACADEMIC SEMESTER @ SFUAD Santa Fe is a city unique in the world. Its high-desert landscape, surrounded by forested mountains and possessing a special quality of light, has inspired artists for generations. Practically everyone you’ll meet here is an artist or involved in the arts. You’ll visit excellent museums, savor gourmet New Mexican food, and attend cultural festivals that celebrate the city’s Native American and Spanish heritage. In addition to the rich culture, you will find a wealth of outdoors activities nearby - you can hike, ski, or snowboard just a half-hour drive from campus. Explore personal creativity during this 4-month intensive program which could be provided through your home university. Define your creative vision as you study with industry professionals who are faculty, mentors and guides at the university, and live within an artistic community in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico in the Southwestern part of the United States. Programs include: Film. Digital Arts. Graphic Design. English. Arts Management/Business. Creative Writing. Contemporary Music. Performing Arts/Theater. Photography. Studio Arts. Santa Fe University of Art & Design provides a complete experience with housing, meals, tuition and activities - all included. Activities: As an SFUAD student, you will be welcomed and included in all campus events like dances, concerts, intramural sports (soccer, basketball, dodgeball, tennis and more), hiking, skiing, rock climbing, and more. Process of admission: 1. Permission from your University- Meet with your international coordinator. They have information of the process and scholarships. 2. Application Guide- Thiswill guide you through your process and assure that all materials areubmitted to SFUAD. 3. Confirmation of English- TOEFL score requirement of at least 500 for conditional admission and 550 for full. 4. Application to SFUAD (Online Application) TOEFL (Official): Full Admittance: 550; Conditional Admittance: 500-549 TOEFL (iBT): Full Admittance: 79+; Conditional Admittance: 61-78 IELTS: Full Admittance: 6+; Conditional Admittance: 5 LIU C1 Full Admittance: Listening - 13, Reading - 18, Speaking - 13, Writing - 8; Conditional Admittance: No more then (2) points below the cut off score in any one section, with a maximum total deficit of (4) points 5. Receive I-20- This document confirms your eligibility to study in the United States. 6. US Consulate Visit- You must complete an interview with the US Consulate to receive your student Visa. 7. Receive your student F1 Visa English Language Class: Required for students who are conditionally admitted; students are grouped according to their proficiency level [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program

Lane Community College
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Eugene

The International ESL Program is designed to help students from all over the world improve their English language skills in reading, writing, grammar, listening and speaking. Students take courses with faculty who have master's degrees in TESOL or a related field. Classes are kept small so that students get personal attention. [+]

International ESL Program The International ESL Program is designed to help students from all over the world improve their English language skills in reading, writing, grammar, listening and speaking. Students take courses with faculty who have master's degrees in TESOL or a related field. Classes are kept small so that students get personal attention. ESL Program Structure There are 5 levels in the ESL program (B, C, D, E, and F). All new international students will take a placement test during orientations and get placed in an appropriate level of the ESL class. Each level is described in detail on the International ESL Course Description page. ESL classes are offered in blocks. Morning classes are for 4 hours each day Monday through Friday. Afternoon classes are for 5 hours each day Monday through Thursday. You will study for total 20 hours per week. ESL Programs also offer elective classes, and these are optional. Fall, Winter, and Spring terms consist of 11 weeks, and Summer term is 8 weeks. Transition from ESL to College level At Lane, we encourage our ESL students to continue on into the college major program and want to support them in the best way possible. The TOEFL and IELTS scores are not required! [-]

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. [+]

Course Studies in English in North America 2017. 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) Afternoon Intensive English Program Monday-Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Lab Schedule: Monday- Friday (8:30AM-12:30 PM) Cost : $1,650.00 (does not include materials or registration) Free Tutoring sessions for all IEP students: Monday-Thursday 12:30-1:00 PM (Reading and Writing) Friday: 1:00PM-3:00PM (Conversation) [-]

LEAP Intensive English Program (Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes)

Wright State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Dayton

As a student in Wright State’s LEAP program, you will benefit from full-time intensive English instruction and develop your linguistic, academic, and social skills. [+]

LEAP Intensive English Program (Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes) As a student in Wright State’s LEAP program, you will: benefit from full-time intensive English instruction. develop your linguistic, academic, and social skills. build your foundation to be successful in an American university. The LEAP Curriculum: prepares you in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and academic skills to enter the university. delivers courses designed to support your academic and professional success. is taught by experienced faculty, all with advanced degrees in TESOL—Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages—or a related field. includes writing classes using the latest computer technology. allows many students who successfully complete LEAP to substitute the TOEFL for admission to Wright State University. LEAP students can: explore Wright State’s numerous programs and degree options. participate in exciting on-campus activities and field trips to interesting local sites. enjoy Wright State’s recreational facilities, sports, and fitness programs. International students who complete LEAP at Wright State University earn higher GPAs in their academic programs compared to those who do not attend LEAP. I never thought I would be capable of interacting in English with American classmates until I got prepared in LEAP. The curriculum in LEAP is designed carefully to meet the academic needs for international students. Thanks LEAP for making me a better student. — Omar Abdullah Alghamdi, M.B.A. student LEAP increased my confidence to take university classes. LEAP is not just for learning English. LEAP is a great place to enjoy learning English. I’ve made cool friends from many countries. Plus, the program helped me to rethink my career path. — Chiho Inoguchi, nursing student The research skills I learned in the LEAP Level 3 and 4 classes were very useful for my nursing research class. — Jen Chi Chen, B.S.N. Many LEAP Students Earn Degrees from Wright State Wright State University is a world-class university located in Dayton, Ohio. Inspired by the innovative spirit of Dayton’s Wright brothers, world pioneers of powered flight, the university has an enrollment of more than 17,500 students and offers more than 190 undergraduate and advanced degree programs. Students from 66 countries attend Wright State. Explore our programs and see why. Customized programs are available based on client needs. Contact us for more information. [-]

Intensive English Program

International Center For Language Studies
Campus Full time September 2017 USA District of Columbia

Offered at all levels, ICLS’ Intensive English Program (IEP) emphasizes speaking, listening, reading, and writing comprehension for individuals, diplomats, business professionals and university students who must improve their skills for work, internship, or university study. [+]

Course Studies in English in North America 2017. Offered at all levels, ICLS’ Intensive English Program (IEP) emphasizes speaking, listening, reading, and writing comprehension for individuals, diplomats, business professionals and university students who must improve their skills for work, internship, or university study. Incoming students are given a placement test to determine their entry level; English is the only language used in the classroom. Our ESL program goes beyond our classroom doors. We provide students with information on housing solutions to help them settle into Washington, DC and excursions to museums, outdoor activities, shops, and restaurants to help them become more confident in their conversational skills. Because ICLS is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students, students on an F-1 visa will maintain their student status when they enroll with us. 2016 Program Dates December 4-December 24, 2015 April 25-May 20 September 12-October 7 January 4-January 29 May 23-June 17 October 11-November 4 February 1-February 26 June 20-July 15 November 7-December 2 February 29-March 25 July 18-August 12 December 5-December 23 (3 weeks)* March 28-April 22 August 15-September 9 TUITION AND FEES Tuition, per 4-week session $850 Registration fee ** $100 Materials fee (approx. per session) $55-$75 **Registration fee is non-refundable. ICLS reserves the right to cancel a class due to lack of enrollment. In the case of lack of enrollment, the registration fee will be refunded. [-]