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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.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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GEOS Languages Plus

Studying English is like learning to play a musical instrument. Whether you want to learn how to speak English or how to improve reading English, the more you practice - ... [+]

Best Courses in English in USA 2019.

Studying English is like learning to play a musical instrument. Whether you want to learn how to speak English or how to improve reading

English, the more you practice - especially spoken English, the better you get at all the other skills. It's a simple principle. It's still a lot of work, but if you follow that, you will be successful.

Most ESL classes spend too much time learning English grammar. It's true that grammar is important, but learning language is like learning to swim. You can't do it by reading a book -- you have to practice!

GEOS' ESL courses are designed to give students more practice. GEOS students have English classes every day for just Speaking and Listening. Because GEOS has more English speaking classes, our students learn English faster. ... [-]
USA New York Costa Mesa
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
American Language Academy

ALA's Intensive English Program (IEP) is designed to offer the quickest and best learning experience and support to serious English learners to meet their needs for acade ... [+]

About Program

ALA's Intensive English Program (IEP) is designed to offer the quickest and best learning experience and support to serious English learners to meet their needs for academic or career purposes. ALA offers seven proficiency levels of instruction: Introduction, Foundation English (Levels 1-3), Academic (Levels 4-5), and Advanced (Level 6). Each course level is 200 hours with student in class 22 hours per week for 9 weeks. Students graduating successfully from Level 5 will qualify for pathway admission to ALA's partner universities.

Our IEP specializes in providing English language instruction for students who wish to attend an American university or college for their undergraduate and graduate studies. ALA has partnerships with many excellent colleges and universities across the United States. ALA provides international students with a pathway to enter undergraduate and graduate programs at these0 partner universities upon graduation from level 5. Our partners agree that graduation from Level 5 satisfies their English language proficiency requirements for admission in lieu of the TOEFL, IELTS, or another standardized English test. The ALA graduation certificate assures the institution that the student possesses the English language skills necessary to succeed at the university level.... [-]

USA Greensboro
September 2019
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
ELS Language Centers

Learn business English and develop the communication skills you need to be competitive in global business. The ELS Business English course is designed for effective commu ... [+]

About the program

Learn business English and develop the communication skills you need to be competitive in global business. The ELS Business English course is designed for effective communication in real business situations – you will receive instruction in workplace skills, intercultural communication skills, and relevant business discussion topics – so you can be sure you are prepared for success. Business English is recommended for people ages 18 to 25.

Curriculum

Key Language Skills: Speaking, Listening, Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing

Key Workplace Skills: Giving presentations, negotiating, participating in meetings, networking, writing emails, and more

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USA Princeton
September 2019
Campus
Texas A&M University Texarkana

The Intensive English Program (IEP) prepares international students for success in academic programs or professional careers by offering academically challenging, engagin ... [+]

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. ... [-]

USA Texarkana
August 2019
Full-time
16 weeks
Campus
Colorado State University

The Academic English program at INTO Colorado State University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) and prepares international ... [+]

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. ... [-]
USA Fort Collins
May 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Johnson & Wales University

Students requiring ESL courses will be registered by Student Academic & Financial Services until all ESL requirements are successfully completed. A schedule hold is i ... [+]

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Students requiring ESL courses will be registered by Student Academic & Financial Services until all ESL requirements are successfully completed. A schedule hold is in effect during this time which prevents students from making changes to their schedule. Students wishing to continue enrollment in ESL courses during the summer must notify Student Academic & Financial Services.

Students enrolled in ESL courses will be allowed no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete each course. Students who are unsuccessful after the second attempt of a course will be assigned an academic standing hold and be placed on academic probation. Students who are unsuccessful after the third attempt of a course will be academically dismissed.... [-]

USA Providence Miami
September 2019
Campus
Parkland College

Offering more than 100 Associates Degree and Certificate programs, Parkland College is well known for its small class sizes, state-­of-­the-­art facilities, inclusive lea ... [+]

Offering more than 100 Associates Degree and Certificate programs, Parkland College is well known for its small class sizes, state­-of-­the-­art facilities, inclusive learning environment, and personable faculty. Parkland boasts the largest international student body of any 2­ year college in the state of Illinois, with more than 300 students representing more than 40 countries. The Associate Degree offers an ideal and inexpensive doorway for international students wanting to enter the American education system. Having worked to perfect their English language skills through the English as a Second Language (ESL) program or earned two years­ worth of transferable credits, many of Parkland’s international students then transfer on to 4­ year universities (2+2 transfer) around the United States, where they continue their educations, earning Baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Parkland College faculty are well accustomed to the challenges faced by international students are experienced in dealing with them. Parkland strives to enhance global awareness and multiculturalism through education and faculty welcome the perspective brought by international students in their classes.... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 semesters
Campus
New America College

Different levels of English courses for students with zero English proficiency to advanced English language comprehension. ... [+]

Levels 1 and 2 – Low Beginner and High Beginner:

These courses are intended for students with little or no English Language proficiency. The instructional goal is to develop skills in all areas of language usage: reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation, grammar. The units focus on subject areas and skills that are essential for everyday situations, including a variety of activities and vocabulary building exercises.

Levels 3 and 4 – Low Intermediate and High Intermediate:

These courses are designed for students with an intermediate level of English comprehension who wish to expand their English Language proficiency in all areas. At this level, reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation, grammar will be reinforced. The units focus on subject areas and skills that are essential for social and academic purposes. Activities and vocabulary building exercises will incorporate relevant themes support these units.... [-]

USA Denver
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Campus
Massachusetts International Academy

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 [-]
USA Marlborough
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Illinois State University

The Academic English program at INTO Illinois State University prepares international students, like you, for university study in the US. This academically rigorous progr ... [+]

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 ... [-]
USA Normal
May 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Drew University

Study Abroad with English is a long-term program that combines Academic English language study with the chance to experience undergraduate courses at Drew University. Thi ... [+]

Study Abroad with English is a long-term program that combines Academic English language study with the chance to experience undergraduate courses at Drew University. This unique program allows students to earn college credits in their field of interest without having to enroll in a long-term degree program.

With prior approval from a student's home university, the academic courses studied at Drew can earn credits toward an undergraduate degree in his or her home country. Earned credits may also be applied to a degree program at Drew pending admission.

The length of the Study Abroad program will vary depending on a student's needs. The program can be customized for different levels of English and for specific academic interests.... [-]

USA Madison
August 2019
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Suffolk University

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. ... [-]
USA Boston
May 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
George Mason University

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. ... [-]
USA Fairfax
May 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Online
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. ... [+]

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 ... [-]
USA Birmingham
May 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Washington State University

The Academic English Program at Washington State University is an accredited, academic preparation intensive English program facilitated by the Intensive American Languag ... [+]

The Academic English Program at Washington State University is an accredited, academic preparation intensive English program facilitated by the Intensive American Language Center at INTO Washington State University. The Academic English program provides high-quality English language instruction in a supportive, respectful environment to help students meet their academic, professional and personal goals and to prepare students to study at Washington State 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 $6,900 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 15 Award: Upon successful completion of Academic English, students may progress to an INTO WSU Pathway program or apply directly to Washington State University. Course options: 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Pullman
May 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus