Course in English in North America

Compare Courses in English in North America 2018/2019

English

Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

English courses tend to focus on the study of English literacy, comprehension and analysis, and often concentrate on developing essential speech and communication skills for ESL speakers to increase proficiency and comfort with the English language.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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One-to-one

The Language Gallery in Canada
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Canada Toronto Vancouver

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.

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Academic English Course

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters January 2019 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 ... [-]

English for Academic Purposes Program

ELS Language Centers
Campus September 2019 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.... [-]


Business English

The New England School of English
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 8 weeks September 2019 USA Cambridge + 1 more

In this intensive course, case studies and current domestic and international business situations are presented. Through texts, videos, and discussions, you will sharpen and refine your English language and business skills in areas such as business writing, marketing, strategic planning, finance, international business, and human resource development. [+]

In this intensive course, case studies and current domestic and international business situations are presented. Through texts, videos, and discussions, you will sharpen and refine your English language and business skills in areas such as business writing, marketing, strategic planning, finance, international business, and human resource development. The Harvard Management Update, Business Week, journal articles, and case studies as well as other current media are used throughout this class. Because NESE maintains special relationships with a number of MBA programs around the country, NESE students who are academically qualified can enter a number of these programs without taking the official TOEFL® exam.... [-]


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.... [-]


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

Illinois State University
Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters January 2019 USA Normal

The Academic English program at INTO Illinois State University prepares international students, like you, for university study in the US. This academically rigorous program provides you with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at Illinois State. [+]

The Academic English program at INTO Illinois State University prepares international students, like you, for university study in the US. This academically rigorous program provides you with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at Illinois State.

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, August; 2021: January, May Fees: From $3,250 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 15 Award: You may progress to a Pathway program to a university degree program after achieving the language level required and meeting all other requirements. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]

Intensive English Program

University of Southern Indiana
Campus Full time 8 weeks September 2019 USA Evansville

Welcome to University of Southern Indiana's (USI) Intensive English Program (IEP)! We are happy to help you with any questions and have you here in the heartland of America! [+]

Welcome to University of Southern Indiana's (USI) Intensive English Program (IEP)! We are happy to help you with any questions and have you here in the heartland of America! The Intensive English Program (IEP) at USI offers a curriculum designed for students of all levels of English proficiency based on students' needs and interests. As an IEP student, you will have the opportunity to learn side-by-side with students from all over the world in a quality English language program staffed with expert instructors. Highlights of our program include:

Small class sizes that allow more one-on-one interaction and class time with instructors Affordable and competitive costs Conditional admission to university upon IEP completion Individual academic advising for students TOEFL preparation Computer-assisted instruction Access to computing and library facilities at a comprehensive university Extracurricular activities and participation in student life Apartment-style campus housing Specialized classes based on future major or interest, such as English for academic purposes, business English and more Friendly atmosphere and safe environment Moderate climate Assistance with visa process ... [-]

Academic English Course

Suffolk University
Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters January 2019 USA Boston

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

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

Course features

What you'll learn:

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

Academic English Course

Colorado State University
Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters January 2019 USA Fort Collins

The Academic English program at INTO Colorado State University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and prepares international students for university study in the US. This academically rigorous program provides international students with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at CSU. [+]

The Academic English program at INTO Colorado State University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and prepares international students for university study in the US. This academically rigorous program provides international students with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at CSU.

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, March, May, June, August, October; 2020: January, March, May, June Fees: From $4,265 Class size: 14 Award: Upon successful completion of Academic English, students may progress to an INTO CSU Pathway program or apply directly to Colorado State University. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3 Months 3-Semester Entry requirements Academic requirements: High school diploma required English language requirements: No English language requirement; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival. Age requirements: 16 years and above. ... [-]

Intensive English Program (IEP)

Texas A&M University Texarkana
Campus Full time 16 weeks August 2019 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. ... [-]


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.... [-]


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.... [-]


Academic English Course

George Mason University
Online Full time 1 - 3 semesters January 2019 USA Fairfax

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

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

Course features

What you'll learn:

Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English; Write research papers with proper use of citations and references; Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts; Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines; Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations; Understand US values in an academic setting. Key course facts Course length: 1-3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $8,610 Class hours: 18-22 hours per week Class size: 20 Award: After finishing this intensive program, successful students will be able to progress to undergraduate or graduate degree programs at George Mason University. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester Entry requirements Academic requirements: High school diploma required. English language requirements: No English language requirement; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival Age requirements: 17 years and above. ... [-]

English Language Center / Conditional Admission

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Denver

The mission of the English Language Center (ELC) is to support the goals of the University of Denver by preparing English Language Learners with the necessary communicative and cultural competencies to be successful members of DU and other US institutions of Higher Education. [+]

The mission of the English Language Center (ELC) is to support the goals of the University of Denver by preparing English Language Learners with the necessary communicative and cultural competencies to be successful members of DU and other US institutions of Higher Education.

Curriculum

Following a placement test upon arrival at the ELC, students are assigned to one of the following six levels of English language study:

Foundations through Advanced High (5 levels)

20 contact hours per week Instruction in reading, writing, grammar, listening, speaking and pronunciation Elective classes in upper levels: e.g. Service Learning and Digital Magazine LAUNCH Curriculum Students can earn up to 12 credits towards a DU degree Courses focusing on academic writing, speaking, and U.S. culture [-]