Course in English in Switzerland

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English

A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

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.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. Switzerland's independence and neutrality have long been honored by the major European powers. Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and stable modern market economy with low unemployment.

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Individual lessons English

ASC International House Language School
Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment Switzerland Geneva

If you have special language needs or if your working hours are not compatible with fixed course schedules [+]

If you have special language needs or if your working hours are not compatible with fixed course schedules, private lessons are the answer: 




The course program and schedule are established according to 
your needs. 

- You can start or stop the course, and postpone or cancel lessons 
with a minimum of formality.




Not only your course objective but also your personal learning style will determine the way we teach in order to achieve optimal results.



A free level evaluation and needs analysis are conducted at the beginning of your course and regular assessments will measure your progress throughout the course.



In addition, students enrolled in a private course have unlimited access to the Multimedia Learning Centre at no extra charge. Our MMLC is equipped with computers, videos, and listening exercises as well as a wide range of material for all levels in a variety of languages.... [-]


Course - Intensive English

ASC International House Language School
Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment Switzerland Geneva

Courses begin every Monday for all levels except beginners. Beginners start as soon as a group of [+]

Courses begin every Monday for all levels except beginners. Beginners start as soon as a group of five exists.

Timetable 09h00 to 12h00 Monday to Friday (total of 20 lessons per week) Prices Fr. 700.- per 2 week session Fr. 350.- for each additional week Fr. 100.- Initial enrolment fee (includes course materials) Multimedia Centre

All students have free access to the Multimedia Centre (MMLC).

Private tuition can be arranged to suit individual needs and to make up for classes missed. Private tuition for one or two people is Fr. 100 - per 60 minutes lesson.

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TOEFL course

MasterPrep International
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Switzerland Zürich

The TOEFL is the English language test for non-native speakers most requested by academic institutions all over the world. In addition, it is also required by government agencies, international institutions and exchange programs in English-speaking countries. [+]

The TOEFL is the English language test for non-native speakers most requested by academic institutions all over the world. In addition, it is also required by government agencies, international institutions and exchange programs in English-speaking countries.

The TOEFL assesses the examinee with 4 different sections: Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing.

READING

3 to 5 passages excerpts of academic texts, each about 700 words long; 12-14 questions per passage.

LISTENING

4 to 6 lectures (some with classroom discussion) lasting 3-5 minutes each; 6 questions per lecture. 2 to 3 conversations lasting 3 minutes each, 5 questions per conversation.

SPEAKING... [-]


CEPA & EMSA English

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Bern

Common Educational Proficiency Assessment (CEPA) and External Measure of Student Achievement, (EMSA) are a set of locally-developed standardized tests used for admissions and placement by all federal institutions of higher and further education in the United Arab Emirates: ADVETI, Zayed University, the Higher Colleges of Technology, and UAE University. [+]

CEPA & EMSA English

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Common Educational Proficiency Assessment (CEPA) and External Measure of Student Achievement, (EMSA) are a set of locally-developed standardised tests used for admissions and placement by all federal institutions of higher and further education in the United Arab Emirates: ADVETI, Zayed University, the Higher Colleges of Technology, and UAE University.

The CEPA is produced by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific research as part of NAPO (National Admissions and Placement Office) and EMSA by the Abu Dhabi Education Council. There are two exams for the CEPA and EMSA. The English examinations test basic English proficiency, and the Mathematics measures basic math skills. Both the English and the Maths exams are administered in two formats: paper-based (with scanned answer sheets) and computer-based for the CEPA and computer-based only for the EMSA. English Training Lounge offers full CEPA and EMSA- English training and tuition and can also arrange for mathematics tuition if needed. It is also important to keep in mind that the EMSA also has a Science section. This is often, but not always integrated into the Mathematics section of the exam.... [-]


GRE

MasterPrep International
Online Campus Full time Open Enrollment Switzerland Zürich

The GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) is a test that evaluates English language, math and other skills and is often considered as a determining factor in the admission process to a degree program or for the awarding of scholarships. [+]

The GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) is a test that evaluates English language, math and other skills and is often considered as a determining factor in the admission process to a degree program or for the awarding of scholarships.

The GRE general test is carried out in either a computer based or a paper based mode and is divided into 3 main elements: Analytical Writing Assignment, Quantitative Reasoning, Verbal Questions.

ANALYTICAL WRITING

This section evaluates the written communication skills and the ability to critically analyse an argument. It consists of two writing activities:

Describe your perspective about an issue (30 minutes) Analyze an argument (30 minutes) ... [-]

English as a Second Language, (ESL)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Bern

Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want.

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English as a Second Language, (ESL) English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Our English as a Second Language, (ESL) course is primarily for students with limited to moderate English experience who want to learn and develop their English skills. The over all aim of ESL programme is to develop and prepare and guild students to take their English abilities in whichever direction they want. This could be towards, IELTS, TOEFL, ESP or any other English pathway. The ESL programme focuses on developing the learner's English skills, such as: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The programme centers around listening comprehension, speaking practice, reading, and intensive general vocabulary development.... [-]


IELTS Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Bern

The ETL IELTS Exam Preparation course focuses on what the actual IELTS exams entail and which areas to target when preparing for the exams. As with all IELTS exam preparation courses, we at English Training Lounge believe, 'Repartition is the mother of skill!' Practice, practice, and more practice is the only real way to score high band grades in both the Academic and the General IELTS exams.

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IELTS Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge delivers IELTS Academic & General Exam preparation training for education, for immigration

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

IELTS, or 'International English Language Testing System', is an international standardized English language proficiency test for non-native speakers wishing to emigrate, work or study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, The United Kingdom & Ireland or The USA. Added to this, many colleges, training institutions and universities in countries such as The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan and India all require a set IELTS band score to study at their respective establishments.... [-]


International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Bern

English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition.

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International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition

International Baccalaureate Middle Years, (MY) Program support and tuition

'The MY Program is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.' (Taken from the IBO website). The MY, Middle Years program is a five-year program of secondary education for 11 to 16-year-olds. Students who complete the MY program are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Program (DP), Career-related Program (CP) or even the UK Curriculum A, Level course. The MY Program curriculum The MY Program curriculum framework consists of eight subject groups, providing a broad yet balanced educational curriculum for secondary/high school students between the ages of 11 to 16 years old. The MYP requires at least 50 hours of teaching time for each subject group, in each year of the program. In the final two years of the program, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals. The 8 subject groups:... [-]


TOEFL Exam Preparation

English Training Lounge
Online Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Bern

Our face to face and online TOEFL/TOEFL iBT preparation programmes are designed to fit easily into the learner's life and schedule. As with all English Training Lounge courses, we offer affordable, professional step-by-step English training at a time and place of the learner's choosing. [+]

TOEFL Exam Preparation English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

TOEFL, (Test Of English as a Foreign Language) is an English competency qualification required by most, if not all USA and Canadian university to prove proficiency in English language ability for those who come from countries where English is not the native language. The TOEFL assesses non-native English speakers' academic listening, reading, speaking and writing skills. Over 2400 US and Canadian colleges and universities require a TOEFL test score in order to admit overseas students to further and higher educational programmes of study. Regardless of past academic qualifications or overseas travel, the TOEFL is still required if a non-native English speaking student wishes to study for an Undergraduate degree, (BA/BEng/BSc...) a Postgraduate degree, (MA/MEng/MSc...) or a Doctorate degree, (JD/Mphil/Phd/PsyD ...) in The United States of America or Canada. (Please also keep in mind that both The USA and Canada also accept IELTS Academic, ETL strongly recommends that all of our learners check with their prospective colleges or universities in the USA or Canada before applying for either the TOEFL or IELTS exam preparation programmes with English Training Lounge.... [-]


Corporate English

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Bern

Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. [+]

Corporate English

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

Corporate English is a branch of English for a Specific Purpose. However, Corporate English training tends to concentrate on the business and commerce sector of English language teaching and training. English Training Lounge’s Corporate English courses offer first class English language training for those who want to develop English skills for employment and practical business and industrial situations. ETL learners also gain the ability to give effective presentations, give instructions and develop the skills necessary to pass the Cambridge Business English Examination (BEC), an internationally recognized ESP qualification which tests the skills for using English in the office, workplace or shop-floor. This direction of study has proved popular within Singapore and Japan's financial sectors. Other than cities such as Tokyo and Yokohama, the Kansai region of Japan consisting of Fukui, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara and Wakayama has seen a large upturn in academic and business English language needs. ETL is offering a business English and English for Academic purposes, (EAP) course that primarily addresses English academic writing and phonemic awareness. Topics include: 1. Negotiating 2. Networking 3. Managing meetings 4. Interviewing 5. Placing orders 6. Customer services 7. General communication... [-]


Course in English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Switzerland Bern

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centred approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. [+]

English for Specific Purposes, (ESP) ... who needs it?

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a learner-centered approach to teaching English that focuses on developing communicative competence in a specific area such as: accounting, aviation, business, IT, teaching, engineering, medicine and so on. Learners are also exposed to English workplace cultural terminologies and real world English skills practice.

ESP programmes are different from general English language courses as they tend to focus on specific areas and needs:

Designed to meet the specific needs of the learners Related in content (themes and topics) to particular disciplines or occupations Use authentic work-specific documents and materials Promote cultural awareness and seeks to improve intercultural competency Deliver intermediate and advanced level language training ... [-]

IELTS

MasterPrep International
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Switzerland Zürich

IELTS is the English language assessment test most commonly used in English-speaking countries for admissions to educational institutions, immigration and work. [+]

IELTS is the English language assessment test most commonly used in English-speaking countries for admissions to educational institutions, immigration and work.

IELTS is available in two formats depending on the reason for which the test is required: Academic, General Training.

ACADEMIC

This test format is used for those who wish to study abroad in an English-speaking institution of higher education. In this case, the test assesses a candidate’s knowledge of academic language which is essential in attending universities and Masters programs in English.

GENERAL TRAINING

This test format is suitable for those who wish to go abroad for secondary education, immigration or work. In this case, the test measures English language proficiency in a practical everyday context.... [-]


Learn English Summer Camp

Alpadia Language Schools
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 Switzerland Montreux

With a range of destinations on offer, just select the experience you prefer. Want to be close to the beach? Then choose Portsmouth, England or for a more nature-rich background, close to lake and mountains, choose Leysin, Zug, Keele or Ascona. For the ultimate summer, pick London-City and benefit from all the dynamic, exciting activities on offer there. [+]

English Summer Camps

Alpadia provides fantastic English language summer camps in Switzerland, England and Germany.

With a range of destinations on offer, just select the experience you prefer. Want to be close to the beach? Then choose Portsmouth, England or for a more nature-rich background, close to lake and mountains, choose Leysin, Zug, Keele or Ascona. For the ultimate summer, pick London-City and benefit from all the dynamic, exciting activities on offer there.

With morning classes every weekday, the focus is placed on the active exercise of the language allowing for rapid progress of communication skills. Combined with sports, activity-packed afternoons and entertaining evenings, you are sure to pick up the language fast and make new friends in the process!... [-]


Englisch Intensiv

Sprachschule Schneider
Campus February 2019 Switzerland Zürich

Mit einem Intensivkurs erreichen Sie Ihr anvisiertes Lernziel am schnellsten. Um einen schnellen Lern­ fortschritt zu erreichen, arbeiten Sie in kleinen, sorgfältig zusammengestellten Minigruppen mit nur 3–6 Personen. [+]

Auf direktem Weg zum Ziel

Mit einem Intensivkurs erreichen Sie Ihr anvisiertes Lernziel am schnellsten. Um einen schnellen Lern­ fortschritt zu erreichen, arbeiten Sie in kleinen, sorgfältig zusammengestellten Minigruppen mit nur 3–6 Personen.

Business English

Neben den allgemeinen Englischkursen bieten wir spezielle Businessprogramme an, die sich insbesondere auch für Personen eignen, die sich beruflich neu orientieren möchten oder auf Stel­lensuche sind. Die Kurse beinhalten eine Mischung aus Business English, Konversation, Schreibtrai­ ning und Korrespondenz, Grammatik, formalem und umgangssprachlichem Englisch, Lektüre, Wortschatzarbeit, Aussprachetraining. Ausserdem erarbeiten Sie sich in diesen Kursen die Vorausset­ zungen, um in einen Diplomkurs der Cambrigde University einsteigen zu können. ... [-]


English Diploma Courses

Sprachschule Schneider
Campus 16 - 32 weeks February 2019 Switzerland Zürich

You will receive thanks to the smallest groups with only 3-6 persons optimum Diploma preparation - ideal for all of those wanting to achieve personal care by specialists by select value. [+]

In our diploma courses you will learn big words!

You will receive thanks to the smallest groups with only 3-6 persons optimum Diploma preparation - ideal for all of those wanting to achieve personal care by specialists by select value.

Course content and learning

The lessons are focused on the geprüften linguistic skills: text and Hörverstehen, speaking, writing and grammar. You receive ten times more the possibility to simulate the various Prüfungsteile under real Prüfungsbedingungen. This allows optimum success in the "real" exam and increase your safety. We are proud that our success rate has stabilized at close to 100%!

The diplomas

The most important international role have the diplomas of the University of Cambridge: KET Key English Test, PET Preliminary English Test FCE First Certificate, CAE Advanced CPE Proficiency, BEC Business English Certificate, ICFE and ILEC, Inter National Certificate in Financial and Legal English. For the TOEFL and GMAT diplomas learn from our specialists in private lessons. ... [-]