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Students pursuing degrees usually enroll in courses. These courses focus on a particular subject area and typically last one full term. After completing the course, students usually receive credit for the hours they have spent in the class. In some cases, this credit helps them progress toward graduation.

What is a Course in Intensive English? This is a class designed to help students that want to become more advanced in speaking, writing and reading English. Most students take the course so they can continue their education at an English-speaking university; others take it to improve their language skills. Some schools provide a certificate of completion to eligible students after the course is over. There are multiple schools that offer this type of training, and many of them have qualified instructors.

There are several benefits to taking an intensive English course. A lot of students feel that they can receive a better education when they are competent in this language. Since the program is designed at a faster pace, students usually do not waste much time waiting to pursue additional schooling endeavors. Furthermore, the fast-paced learning environment often facilitates comprehension.

The cost of an academic course varies depending on the school you choose to attend. If you are interested in improving your language skills, then it is best to research the cost of the school you want to attend. They can provide you with details about tuition and other fees.

After completing this course, students usually move on to pursue additional education. However, some take this course so they can be more valuable in the workplace. There are a variety of different job roles that can utilize the knowledge taught in this class. However, it is very common for businessmen and businesswomen to take this course.

If you want to improve your English skills, find a school that can help you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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GEOS Languages Plus

English language learning has been a part of academic programs for a long time. Now, thousands of international students are coming to Canada and the USA to do all or som ... [+]

Best Courses in Intensive English 2019.

English language learning has been a part of academic programs for a long time. Now, thousands of international students are coming to Canada and the USA to do all or some of their university program in English. In order to enter Universities or Colleges, students usually need a good IELTS score. GEOS can help with that.

As one of the first ESL programs to teach test preparation, English study at GEOS has helped hundreds of students enter university. The high standards of our academic English and test preparation class instructors make GEOS test preparation ESL programs different. If you want to improve your IELTS score or are looking for an IELTS class for beginners, GEOS can help you.... [-]

USA New York Costa Mesa
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
ELS Language Centers

Study English while still having the freedom to explore your surroundings. The ELS Semi-Intensive English program helps strengthen your English communication skills in th ... [+]

About the program

Study English while still having the freedom to explore your surroundings. The ELS Semi-Intensive English program helps strengthen your English communication skills in the classroom, then allows you time to absorb your surroundings and practice your new skills. Your morning classes will focus on the building blocks of English proficiency: Structure and Speaking Practice or Language Studies, Vocabulary Enrichment, and a lesson in the Language Technology Center. You will have the opportunity to explore the local area in the afternoons.

Curriculum

Key Language Skills: Listening, Pronunciation, Speaking, and Vocabulary

Applied Learning: In the United States, Contact America! allows you to meet with native English-speakers, practice conversing while using real-world English, listen to guest lecturers, and participate in local excursions... [-]

USA Princeton
September 2019
Campus
Santiago Canyon College

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) English Language Program (ELP) is an intensive English program designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced level international (F-1 ... [+]

Fall, Spring, and Summer Classes

August – December

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) English Language Program (ELP) is an intensive English program designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced level international (F-1) students looking to improve their English skills in preparation for study at U.S. colleges and universities. The program is designed for students who have some knowledge of English.

The ELP is both a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)-preparatory and academically oriented and is presented in 16-week, and 8-week sessions conducted throughout the year during fall, spring and summer term. Each session consists of 20 hours of instruction per week.... [-]

USA Orange
August 2019
Full-time
8 - 16 weeks
Campus
Henry Ford College

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you. ... [+]

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you.

High quality, affordable English Language classes

You can take English Language classes during the day, the evening, or on Saturday. Classes are offered in reading, speaking, listening, writing, grammar, study skills, American Culture, and TOEFL prep. Our Intensive English Program prepares you to take college-level courses, to hold a job where you will write and speak English, and to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. You will develop your English skills through small and large group interactions. Our friendly, caring instructors will help you meet your goals. For additional help, contact the ELI.... [-]

USA Detroit
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Moraine Valley Community College

Our Intensive English Language program serves students whose native language is not English. For those who want to improve their English skills, this program can prepare ... [+]

INTENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Our Intensive English Language program serves students whose native language is not English. For those who want to improve their English skills, this program can prepare you for college-level English classes.

Students need basic English language skills to help them in the classroom and to understand the materials.

While in the program, students can expect classes that meet five days a week with one to four hours of instruction each day. You receive the personal attention that helps develop your skills and allows you to practice.

We offer beginning, intermediate, and advanced-level English classes. Reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are emphasized.... [-]

USA Palos Hills
September 2019
Full-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
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at NWTC is designed to prepare students for the academic language demands of college-level coursework. The IEP offers two levels of En ... [+]

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at NWTC is designed to prepare students for the academic language demands of college-level coursework. The IEP offers two levels of English instruction: Intermediate and Advanced. Students attend class 4 hours daily in Listening/Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Grammar. Students also have access to the language lab for independent study and practice in the afternoon. The IEP instructors have many years of experience and have lived and/or taught extensively in other countries.

IEP Options

Short-term Cultural Immersion (3 weeks) This program is designed to give students an immersive language experience, and the daily schedule is the most structured. The cost includes the 3-credit English Program, Books, Housing, 2 Meals/Day, and Cultural Excursions. This program is tailored for lower-intermediate English speakers.... [-]

USA Green Bay
July 2019
Full-time
3 - 15 weeks
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
The New England School of English

The NESE curriculum is divided into 10 levels of intensive instruction. In each level, you attend classes every day from either 9:00 - 3:15 every day (the Intensive Progr ... [+]

The NESE curriculum is divided into 10 levels of intensive instruction. In each level, you attend classes every day from either 9:00 - 3:15 every day (the Intensive Program) or from 9:00-12:30 (the Semi-Intensive Program). Additionally, depending on your goals and needs, you may attend some of the elective and after-school courses that we offer. Maximum Exposure to Authentic MaterialsAlthough you are required to have textbooks for classes, and you will be given homework from them, you should be prepared for much more! In class, you will read newspapers and magazines, watch videos, role-play, do exercises in the computer lab, and interview Americans. The NESE curriculum is designed to give you maximum exposure to authentic materials as soon as possible. The result: you learn English as quickly as possible. ... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 16 weeks
Campus
English Language Institute at Jacksonville State University

The Intensive English Program delivers English language training for success in university and your career. In a variety of courses, you will learn and practice English f ... [+]

Are you ready to change your world?

In the Intensive English Program at JSU's English Language Institute you can…

…learn English rapidly: 25 hours per week, expert instructors, classmates from around the world-- you will soon understand, speak, and write English confidently!

…enjoy university life: Your JSU Student Card will be your key to the university: comfortable housing, a variety of restaurants, free transportation, libraries, the health club, and sports-- to watch and to play!

…get a great value: Each 7-week session costs less than $4,977 and includes tuition, fees, housing, food, events, and field trips-- everything except personal expenses.

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USA Jacksonville
Full-time
7 - 42 weeks
Campus
Navarro College

The Navarro College English Language Institute provides English language instruction of the highest quality, in which international students can learn to their full poten ... [+]

Navarro College is a two year college located in Corsicana, Texas USA. In addition to over 35 academic and technical programs available, the Navarro College English Language Institute also provides English language training to international students. Navarro College has hosted international students for over 35 years. The student body is quite diverse with over 36 countries represented. The Navarro College English Language Institute provides English language instruction of the highest quality, in which international students can learn to their full potential, develop a deeper mastery of the English language, and a deeper understanding of United States culture and customs. Courses help students prepare for undergraduate or graduate studies at an American university. Navarro College offers guaranteed admission into its college classes to international students who complete the English Language Institute. To achieve English language proficiency, Navarro College offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced level courses in Academic Writing and Grammar, Oral Communication (listening and speaking), and American Language and Culture. Our Intensive English Language Program quickly teaches students from beginning to advanced levels structured skill-building and high-interest conversation for rigorous academic preparation and career enrichment. The Navarro College English Language Institute offers courses to international students age 18 years of age and older throughout the year. Proficiency testing at the beginning of the program will determine students’ class placement. Courses are taught in eight week sessions with a tuition of approximately $2,400 for each term. On campus housing is available at an additional cost. Anyone interested in applying to the English... [-]

USA Corsicana
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
American English Institute

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.... [-]

USA Riverside
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 8 weeks
Campus
The University Center

The University Center is a comprehensive ESL and university preparatory boarding school. We help international students prepare for English language and academic success ... [+]

Program Overview

The University Center (www.universityprep.com) is an intensive, comprehensive ESL and university preparatory boarding school. We help international students prepare for English language and academic success at great American universities.

The Value of University Prep for International Students

Why should international students spend 4 or 8 months in a university preparatory program at The University Center? Our university prep program increases academic and cultural competency, saves time and money, enhances admissions qualifications, and prepares students to get more out of their US university experience.

According to the latest statistics from IPEDS (to which all American universities must report), over 50% of international students studying in the USA take longer than necessary to complete their bachelor’s degrees. (Many "pathway” students are probably taking longer, based on preliminary evidence, but universities are not required to report these graduation rates.)... [-]

USA Hartford
May 2019
Full-time
2 - 8 months
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English ... [+]

Overview

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English as a Second Language Program.

Benefits Experience a program trusted for more than 35 years to support you in achieving your academic, career, and personal goals Learn with dedicated, highly-trained teachers with an average of over 10 years of teaching experience who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of student achievement Attend small classes – usually about 16 students Benefit from engaging, interactive classes with a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes authentic language use in academic, business, and social contexts Advance your skills in upper-level elective classes in topics such as idioms, advanced pronunciation, advanced conversation, business English, advanced vocabulary, advanced grammar, and iBT and IELTS preparation Practice your English and learn about campus life with a UCI undergraduate friend through The Communication Club Learn using state-of-the-art technology and methodologies Prepare to score higher on the TOEFL and IELTS tests Requirements Available to students 17 years and older at all levels of English proficiency To attend this program full-time, you are required to obtain a student visa (F-1) Is your goal to boost your TOEFL or IELTS score? ... [-]
USA Irvine
October 2019
Full-time
10 weeks
Campus
College of Marin

The Intensive English Program is designed for foreign students and residents preparing to enter American colleges or universities. ... [+]

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program is designed for foreign students and residents preparing to enter American colleges or universities. Classes meet 20 hours per week for 16 weeks and provide instruction in all English skills and TOEFL preparation, as well as an introduction to other academic disciplines. The Intensive English Program is fee-based and is offered at the Indian Valley Campus only. Part-time programs(6 or 12 hours) are available for residents, as well as shorter eight-week programs. Students do not receive college credit for the program.

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USA Kentfield Novato
September 2019
Full-time
Campus