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Following secondary education, students can register for courses that provide an environment for studying specific subjects. Whether stand-alone or as part of an academic path towards a degree, such courses allow students the opportunity for further education.

What are courses in languages? Broadly speaking, non-degree courses exist that allow students to build and advance their skills in new languages. Applicants can find options for any skill level, from beginner to expert, as well as varying scopes of study such as everyday usage, professional-grade comprehension or a particular dialect or context. The curriculum generally combines a study of grammar and syntax with active communication and a cultural context of the language.

The experience offered through these courses grants students improved reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in their language of choice. Language courses also encourage interpersonal communication skills and a developed cultural understanding.

Depending on the school, language and skill level in question, courses in languages can vary considerably in duration and cost. Prospective applicants benefit greatly from doing prior research into schools and courses of interest.

Developing fluency in a second language opens a variety of professional and life paths. With teaching certifications and relevant degrees in languages, students go on to become instructors or professors in the given language and/or its literature and history. Translators and interpreters also directly apply the skills learned in these courses. People working abroad benefit greatly from learning new languages. Language skills are useful for many who find work overseas, from diplomats and international service workers to marketing or sales executives.

Courses in languages are available at both domestic and international schools. Online and distance learning offers an opportunity for students to study with programs in nations that speak that language. For more information, 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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German for Work

The Language Gallery in Germany
Campus Full time 1 - 10 weeks Open Enrollment Germany Berlin

Our German for Work course is ideal for individuals looking to improve their German 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. [+]

German for Work

Our German for Work course is ideal for individuals looking to improve their German 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 German 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.... [-]


General English

The Language Gallery
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester + 3 more

Our General English courses will develop your practical communication skills in speaking and writing as well as reading and listening and, of course, your fluency and grammatical accuracy. [+]

General English

Our General English courses will develop your practical communication skills in speaking and writing as well as reading and listening and, of course, your fluency and grammatical accuracy. Our qualified teachers will give you the individual attention you need, with regular one-to-one tutorials. You’ll have the chance to practise your spoken English through discussions and debates, role-plays and pair work.

Our placement testing will make sure you’re in the most suitable class for your level. You will also be able to track your progress in weekly assessments and individual tutorials. In addition, you can choose one or two of our electives in order to progress more quickly.... [-]


English Elective

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

The elective classes are optional extra lessons built to intensify selected courses, build on the language skills you already have and improve your overall chances of success on your course. [+]

English Elective

The elective classes are optional extra lessons built to intensify selected courses, build on the language skills you already have and improve your overall chances of success on your course.

Course Requirements

Electives are add-ons to your core course

Duration

Depends on students' desired course length. Weeks can be from 1 to 25+

Intake

Throughout the year (every Monday)

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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.... [-]


Language Experience

ELS Language Centers
Campus September 2018 USA Orlando Santa Monica New York

With ELS Language Experience+ 3, you can work toward improving your English for 3 hours each day. Your classes will focus on the conversation that you can use inside of the classroom, and more importantly, outside in the real world. You also have the opportunity to put your new speaking skills to use with a variety of cultural activities specific to the Center you choose. [+]

About ELS Language Experience+ 3

With ELS Language Experience+ 3, you can work toward improving your English for 3 hours each day. Your classes will focus on the conversation that you can use inside of the classroom, and more importantly, outside in the real world. You also have the opportunity to put your new speaking skills to use with a variety of cultural activities specific to the Center you choose.

You can start any Monday of the year and stay for as few or as many weeks as you like. The program’s 3 levels of instruction – basic, intermediate, and proficient – have a placement test each Monday for students to advance in levels, and a certificate of completion is awarded based on attendance. The choice is yours. Choose ELS Language Experience+ 3.... [-]


One-year Japanese Language Course with Student Visa

Genki Japanese & Culture School
Campus 1 year April 2019 Japan Fukuoka

The Japanese student visa application is quite complex and difficult. However, GenkiJACS can complete most of the process for you and provides support in English for any parts you have to do. We're here to make it easy for you! As of 2017, 100% of our visa applications have been approved. [+]

Overview

The Japanese student visa application is quite complex and difficult. However, GenkiJACS can complete most of the process for you and provides support in English for any parts you have to do. We're here to make it easy for you! As of 2017, 100% of our visa applications have been approved.

Please note that because of government restrictions on student visas, this course has some specific conditions, so please read this page carefully. The student visa has several government requirements, including academic (you must pass regular tests to move to the next unit of study) and attendance (you must attend more than 80% of classes or your visa may be canceled). We recommend student visa applications for students who are serious about learning Japanese.... [-]


Wanderlust Au Pair China Program

Wanderlust Exchange China
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months September 2018 China Shanghai

Wanderlust Exchange provides students with opportunities that integrate educational travel, Mandarin learning, childcare and English tutoring. It is a great chance for overseas youngsters to experience China with an authentic touch by staying with Chinese host families. [+]

Wanderlust Au Pair China Program

Wanderlust Exchange provides students with opportunities that integrate educational travel, Mandarin learning, childcare and English tutoring. It is a great chance for overseas youngsters to experience China with an authentic touch by staying with Chinese host families.

Au Pair China Program Overview

Locations of host families: Mostly in Shanghai(we have host families in other major cities including Beijing, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Tian Jin and etc.)

Program time span: 3 months-12 months You give: 30 hours of childcare and English tutoring per week You get: 1500 RMB pocket money/month You get: 3000-12000 RMB as flight stipend ( depending on your length of stay for 3-12 months program) You study: 3 hours of Mandarin classes/week You get: 1.5 days off each week You get: International medical insurance You get: Visa application & renewal fee reimbursement ( upon au pairs' completion of the program) Payment: 0$ application fee + 100 $ downpayment ( the downpayment will be completely returned to au pairs upon their completion of the program) You can apply if you: Are 18-28 years old Have completed secondary school Are proficient in English Have no criminal record Are open to cultural differences Can teach English ... [-]

General French Courses - option 3

Institut Europeen De Francais
Campus Part time 1 - 48 weeks July 2018 France Montpellier

We recommend our general French courses if you are at least 17 years old, or an adult, and if you wish to learn French, or to perfect your language skills for personal, school or business purposes with a program of long-term or short-term immersion. [+]

Who is it for?

We recommend our general French courses if you are at least 17 years old, or an adult, and if you wish to learn French, or to perfect your language skills for personal, school or business purposes with a program of long-term or short-term immersion. Several options are available to you.

Description

Communicative Method and task-based learning based on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Development of various skills: oral / written understanding, oral / written expression. Use of French in everyday situations: studies, work, travel, or for personal pleasure using a variety of sources including newspapers, songs, photos, audio, video. Small groups of 7 people on average (Maximum 12). ... [-]

Intensive English Language Course

Moraine Valley Community College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Palos Hills

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Course: 10-Week Intensive ESL

University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
Campus Full time 10 weeks October 2018 USA Irvine

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. [+]

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? ... [-]

Adult Spanish Immersion Program

Intercultura Costa Rica
Campus Full time 1 - 16 weeks Open Enrollment Costa Rica Heredia Sámara + 1 more

Our Spanish immersion program provides a complete Spanish immersion opportunity, Our program is based on four integrated components: daily classes, daily cultural activities, homestay families (optional but highly recommended), and our "Spanish-Only rule" on campus. This is to make sure that our students make the most out of their Spanish studies while being in our school facilities, by providing a 100% immersion environment and experience for all students. Learn how to actually speak Spanish in meaningful, real-life situations, with our fun and dynamic classes. Class sessions incorporate effective and authentic learning activities suitable for all learning styles, cultures, and ages. [+]

1. OUR VERY BEST DEAL OF THE YEAR: Green Season Promo - $295 OFF our Spanish group classes when booked a minimum of 3 weeks of Spanish program. This discount applies for all programs taken between August 6th – December 21st, 2018.

2. COSTA RICAN NATIONAL HOLIDAY PROMO – We celebrate the Annexation of Guanacaste and give a $25 discount on each week of Spanish classes when booked during the month of July 2018!

NOTE: Only one discount applies at a time.

Learn how to actually speak Spanish in meaningful, real-life situations, with our fun and dynamic classes. Class sessions incorporate effective and authentic learning activities suitable for all learning styles, cultures, and ages.... [-]


Spanish Language Course (Hispanic Studies)

Universidad Nebrija Centro de Estudios Hispánicos
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 32 weeks September 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

These courses are designed for students who wish to spend one semester or more studying in a prestigious program while taking part in the everyday life of a Spanish university—both academically and socially. The program offers over 40 different course subjects related to Spanish language, grammar, literature, history, art, political science, and other similar disciplines. At each level, general, specific, and focused courses are available in order to meet the different needs of students.

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Experience Spain and the Spanish language at Nebrija while obtaining university credits

These courses are designed for students who wish to spend one semester or more studying in a prestigious program while taking part in the everyday life of a Spanish university—both academically and socially.

The program offers over 40 different course subjects related to Spanish language, grammar, literature, history, art, political science and other similar disciplines.

At each level, general, specific, and focused courses are available in order to meet the different needs of students.

Spanish courses are offered throughout the year in 6 different programs. The flexibility of the courses enables students to choose from or combine any of these study periods: ... [-]


ESL Program

American National English Language Institute
Campus September 2018 USA Salem

American National English Language Institute provides comprehensive training at several levels in English Language learning and teaching to meet the needs of students in a competitive global economy. [+]

ESL Program OverviewAmerican National English Language Institute

American National English Language Institute provides comprehensive training at several levels in English Language learning and teaching to meet the needs of students in a competitive global economy. We accomplish this through:

Vocational courses designed to increase English proficiency Preparing students for success in their academic and professional fields Foster immersion of students in American culture through a planned day and overnight trips in order to:• Enhance global awareness• Accelerate your mastery of the English Language• Learn American slang• Learn American history and culture• Have fun! Institutional Goals Offer English language programs to increase student’s English Language proficiency for learning or teaching environment. Prepare students for a successful transition to a variety of academic settings in learning (TOEFL® / IELTS®) or teaching. Integrate students into American culture to enhance global awareness. Institutional Objectives Enhance students’ educational experience in the English language through highly qualified faculty and staff using an individualized learning model. Facilitate a learning environment that promotes the development of skills needed for students to be successful in transitioning to various academic settings in learning or teaching using quality curricula, learning resources, equipment, and facilities. Enhance students’ experiences by providing cultural immersion activities and opportunities to learn more about American culture. APPLY ... [-]

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 [-]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Parkland College
Campus Full time Part time 2 semesters September 2018 USA Champaign + 1 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]