Course in English in North America

Compare Courses in English in North America 2018

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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English for Work

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

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

English for Work

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

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


Study Abroad UK

Youth for Understanding USA
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2018 USA Washington DC

In the U.K., accents change noticeably on average every 25 miles! Which accent will you take on during your exchange? [+]

In the U.K., accents change noticeably on average every 25 miles! Which accent will you take on during your exchange?

Glance

Scholarships Available

384 - YFU Financial Aid Fund

Age Requirement

September 2, 1999 - August 31, 2002.

Students who do not meet these age requirements will not be considered for admission to the program.

Language: English Host Family Placement: Students should keep in mind that they could be placed with non-traditional families, meaning they can be placed with any kind of family to include single-parent homes with no children and double placements. School: School is in session from September to July, with a summer holiday in between academic years. Academic Programs ... [-]

Learn English Online Course

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

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

Learn English Online Course HOW IT WORKS

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

STUDY AT YOUR OWN LEVEL

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

JOIN LIVE VIDEO LESSONS

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

HUGE RESOURCE LIBRARY

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


English as a Second Language Program

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time 5 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment USA Wilmington

"The English as a Second Language Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is committed to providing support, intensive English language instruction, and various American cultural experiences to students that are learning English as a second language, which will empower them to become successful students in the mainstream classroom and productive members of the community." [+]

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is a wonderful place to learn English! Located approximately 8 kilometers from Wrightsville Beach and the historic downtown Cape Fear Riverwalk, UNCW’s beautiful location, small city environment, and year-round warm temperatures provide an ideal place for international students to experience American culture.

The UNCW ESL Program offers fall, spring, and summer courses with 5-week, 8-week, or 16-week options. Students engage in 20 hours of English instruction each week, and participate in local excursions and social activities every weekend. Students can choose to live in campus dormitories with American roommates or live with an American family in a homestay. The ESL Program also arranges conversation partners and friendship families so students can practice their English outside of the classroom. The UNCW ESL Program is CEA accredited and offers conditional admission to UNCW degree programs for students who successfully complete the Advanced Level 4 curriculum.... [-]


USA Vacation English course

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks September 2018 USA Boston Soho Miami Berkeley Chicago Seattle Huntington Beach Los Angeles Philadelphia Main Post Office Portland San Diego Saint Francis Wood Santa Barbara Woodcrest Village United Kingdom City of London + 15 more

Our Vacation English courses are designed to improve your English language skills and give you more professional and academic options in the future. As well as taking lessons, you will have plenty of time to sight-see and explore your destination. [+]

Vacation English course

What is our Vacation English course?

Our Vacation English courses are designed to improve your English language skills and give you more professional and academic options in the future. As well as taking lessons, you will have plenty of time to sight-see and explore your destination.

The course is semi-intensive, and is available at all levels from Elementary to Advanced, with classes made up of different levels. The focus is on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening and speaking, and all our schools offer extensive and varied activities programs to help you make the most of your destination.

This programme is right for you if: You want to combine English classes with a holiday You want to choose how long you study for, with courses from 2 weeks to a year You want to practice your new English skills while out sightseeing and experiencing another culture You want to make the most of specially created and proven Kaplan study materials You want to receive a Kaplan International English Certificate of Achievement Course facts Course Length: 2-52 weeks Entry Level: Beginner to Advanced English Minimum Age: 16 Years old Lesson Hours: 45 minute lessons Class Size: Average 12, maximum 15 Course Structure: 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English: focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking Timetable: All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes [-]

Business English Course

California Language Academy
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 52 weeks September 2018 USA Los Angeles San Diego + 2 more

Our Business English Programs in Los Angeles and San Diego are the perfect English program to help students prepare for whatever situation they find themselves in by working on Business etiquette, memo writing, e-mail correspondence, and office setting vocabulary. [+]

Our Business English Programs in Los Angeles and San Diego are the perfect English program to help students prepare for whatever situation they find themselves in by working on Business etiquette, memo writing, e-mail correspondence, and office setting vocabulary.

Business English Programs Highlights

Topics include: Resume Writing, Business Communication, and Vocabulary, Interview Skills, Email Etiquette. Learn Business English skills and improve all general English skill areas at the same time! Weekly Hot Topics, presentation practice, and off-site activities give students real-world, hands-on practice. Class sizes are small (maximum of 10 students) for personal, individualized attention. Teachers are highly-qualified, certified, passionate and professional. Classes are conducted in our modern facilities. Classes start on most Mondays. Study on a Student or Tourist Visa Affordable tuition costs and discounts available for long-term enrollment ... [-]

English for Academic Purposes Program

ELS Language Centers
Campus September 2018 USA Princeton

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

About the program

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


Intensive English program

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

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

Program Overview

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

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

Embry-Riddle Language Institute

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time May 2018 USA Prescott

This course is designed to prepare advanced-level English language learners for aviation specific English and will be taught using a blended learning model. [+]

The course will include the fundamental knowledge and technical foundation, vocabulary, and phraseology that will allow the students to be better prepared for future aeronautical coursework. This course will consist of classroom instruction where students will work on skills such as pronunciation, relevant grammatical structures, essential technical vocabulary, speaking fluency, listening comprehension, and appropriate interactions in both routine and non-routine situations. The course will also consist of an online lab component. Once students have been introduced to essential vocabulary and have had sufficient practice, students will complete online modules through true course simulations, videos and in-class simulation exercises, air traffic controller interviews, case studies, and more.... [-]


ESL Program

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Online Campus Full time September 2018 USA Milwaukee

The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can take any time of day, from anywhere in the world.

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The Milwaukee School of Engineering’s (MSOE) Intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers courses in person, on campus in a face-to-face format, and also online, which can be take any time of day, from anywhere in the world.

On Campus ESL

International students are prepared for success in rigorous academic environments such as the undergraduate and graduate programs at MSOE. Program details:

25+ hours of instruction per week Optional math review for those going into engineering Comprehensive approach to learning English with courses in reading and writing, listening and speaking, intensive grammar and various electives involving presentations, conversations, writing academic research papers, and other technical specific courses designed to prepare students for their degree program after completion of the ESL program Four 11 week - levels from pre-intermediate through advanced with 1-2 week breaks between levels Convenient start dates in September, December, March and June Focus on mastery of ESL content material Online ESL ... [-]

Course in General English - Chicago

Stafford House International
Campus Full time 1 - 36 weeks Open Enrollment USA Chicago San Diego San Francisco + 2 more

We offer an exciting range of General English courses for all levels, from beginner to proficiency, and to suit different budgets. We also offer timetables that give you the flexibility to choose a course that best suits your needs from 1-36+ weeks. [+]

We offer an exciting range of General English courses for all levels, from beginner to proficiency, and to suit different budgets. We also offer timetables that give you the flexibility to choose a course that best suits your needs from 1-36+ weeks. Course Features Flexibility - From Standard to Intensive or Super Intensive, our range of English language courses offers you a choice on how intensively you want to study whether that’s 20 lessons a week on a Standard course or 30 lessons a week on our Super Intensive. Plus with our range of modules you get to personalise your course totally to fit your needs. How you learn - We believe that you will learn faster and more effectively if your lessons are engaging, fun and relevant, that’s why our teachers use a range of techniques and develop classes that are motivating and build your confidence. This will allow time to focus on any areas of weakness. Any weekly programme is influenced not only by the course book syllabus but also by the learning goals and interests of the students in any one group Testing on arrival - On your first day you will take a language assessment, to assess your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and how well you are able to understand and speak English. This helps us to understand the class you’ll be happiest and most successful in. Monthly Tutorial - Every month you’ll have a one-to-one tutorial with a senior member of the academic... [-]

Intensive English Program

Hawaii Community College
Campus Full time Part time 8 weeks March 2019 USA Hilo + 1 more

The mission of the Intensive English Program at Hawaiʻi Community College is to provide academic English language instruction and comprehensive support services to international students seeking academic, personal, and professional goals in a rich, cross-cultural environment. [+]

Mission

The mission of the Intensive English Program at Hawaiʻi Community College is to provide academic English language instruction and comprehensive support services to international students seeking academic, personal, and professional goals in a rich, cross-cultural environment.

The IEP offers 18 hours a week of academic English instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking and grammar skills. Students are prepared with the skills that they need to study in an American university.

The IEP is a member of the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP). Hawaiʻi Community College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.... [-]


Intensive English Program

American English Institute
Campus Full time 1 - 8 weeks September 2018 USA Riverside

The Intensive English Program helps students to improve their English quickly to succeed in a U.S. academic setting. [+]

The Intensive English Program helps students to improve their English quickly to succeed in a U.S. academic setting. Each 8-week session includes:

5 levels of English from beginner to advanced 20 hours of instruction per week Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 2:00pm Courses in reading, writing, grammar, listening & speaking weekly Students complete one level in an 8-week session. Students at the beginner level can successfully attain advanced level English skills in one-year! To Pass a Level

Students must receive no lower than a C- or 1.7 in all courses and must maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 to advance to the next level. Students that receive a C- or 1.7 in any course may be required to repeat the course at the discretion of the director in consultation with instructors. All sessions include quizzes, tests and final exams.... [-]


Intensive English Program

University of Southern Indiana
Campus Full time 8 weeks September 2018 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 ... [-]

Intensive English Language Semester

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Campus Full time 8 - 16 weeks June 2018 USA Washington DC USA Online + 1 more

Spend a semester in the heart of Washington, D.C., living, learning, and engaging with classmates from 30+ countries. Our semester-long English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Intensive English program provides you with expert instruction in grammar, conversation, writing, reading, research, and presentation skills. [+]

Spend a semester in the heart of Washington, D.C., living, learning, and engaging with classmates from 30+ countries. Our semester-long English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Intensive English program provides you with expert instruction in grammar, conversation, writing, reading, research, and presentation skills.

Once you’re accepted into the program, you’ll be evaluated to determine your specific instructional needs. We’ll then place you in classes with other students at the same proficiency level, ensuring that you receive the best learning experience to suit your needs.

*Tuition is subject to change; please check our website for current rates.

Program Features A CEA-accredited program Small class sizes Workshops in writing, pronunciation, and college applications Professors with expertise in linguistics and language instruction Cultural activities and extracurricular opportunities Program Contact Information English Language Center Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies 640 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 Email: eflgu@georgetown.edu Phone: (202) 687-5978 Fax: (202) 687-1707 [-]