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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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One-to-one

The Language Gallery in Germany
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Germany Berlin Hanover

The One-to-One classes focus 100% on your specific needs. We can spot any areas you need to strengthen and work with you to meet your individual goals. TLG offers its one-on-one course as a stand-alone class or combined with a core English class. [+]

One-to-One

The One-to-One classes focus 100% on your specific needs. We can spot any areas you need to strengthen and work with you to meet your individual goals. TLG offers its one-on-one course as a stand-alone class or combined with a core English class.

With a One-to-One course, you’ll get a personal teacher that can focus completely on your specific needs. The topics that you will study are decided between you and your teacher to make sure that you achieve the goals you are aiming for. Whether you want to improve your overall English language skills or focus on a particular area, you can tailor the course to your own requirements.

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English for Work

The Language Gallery
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Manchester + 1 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. 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" [+]

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 Course Requirements Intermediate B1 to Advanced C1 levels, Book required. UK: Buy £30, Rent £30 (£20 Refundable) Canada: Buy: $60, Rent $60 ($40 Refundable), Minimum age 16 Duration Depends on students' desired course length. Weeks can be from 1 to 25+ Intake Throughout the year (every Monday) [-]

General English

Twin Group
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Eastbourne + 2 more

At Twin we offer a range of full and part-time courses to suit all skill levels and durations; so whether you’re a beginner looking to build your skills up or you’re an advanced learner, we have something to offer you. Taught out of our London and Eastbourne schools, our Short-Term General English course is designed to improve students’ core English skills. With our English Plus+ and English, Unlimited programmes students can combine study with additional courses and exam preparation classes to even further boost their skill set. Our Long-Term English courses are ideal for those wanting to experience UK culture and improve their English while on a longer stay. By studying for at least 12 weeks you will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the many sights and attractions the UK has to offer. [+]

General English

Locations: London and Eastbourne

Taught out of our London and Eastbourne schools, our General English course is designed to improve students’ core English skills, whether they're advanced learners or just starting out.

Overview

We want to make sure that you get the most out of your lessons and can improve your fluency and accuracy as much as possible. Our General English course will focus on your:

Speaking and Listening Pronunciation Reading and Writing Grammar and Vocabulary More information

Our General English courses are a fantastic opportunity to study English while living in the UK, whether your staying on a long or short-term basis.

You can choose to learn English in the vibrant city of London or in the more relaxing setting of Eastbourne, on the south coast of England. Our tuition is designed to improve your core English ability so that you’re easily able to use your language skills on a day to day basis.... [-]


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 ... [-]

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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Spanish Language Course (Hispanic Studies)

Universidad Nebrija Centro de Estudios Hispánicos
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 32 weeks February 2019 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: ... [-]


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.... [-]


English as a Second Language (ESL)

Slippery Rock University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 14 weeks September 2018 USA Slippery Rock + 1 more

Learn English as a second language at Slippery Rock University! Experience the Difference of SRU English as a Second Language Programs! The SRU ESL program is proud of its Quality Education, Affordable Tuition, Safe Campus in a Small Town and Global Community. [+]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

SRU ESL Programs

Learn English as a second language at Slippery Rock University

Experience the Difference of SRU English as a Second Language Programs! The SRU ESL program is proud of its Quality Education, Affordable Tuition, Safe Campus in a Small Town and Global Community.

Why study English at the SRU ESL Programs? Perfect location: SRU campus is located in a safe, beautiful and quiet campus town, Slippery Rock, PA, and only 45~50 minutes away from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! Small Class Size: One class has 5~10 students. Qualified Instructors: All ESL instructors have Master's or higher degrees in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or related majors and at least 3 years of English language teaching experience. Full Access: The SRU ESL students have the full access to SRU facilities, services, and activities. Excellent extracurricular activities: Slippery Rock University encourages ESL students to participate in activities such as personal tutoring, picnics/excursions, field trips, city tours, and much more! ... [-]

English Language Center / Conditional Admission

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Denver

The mission of the English Language Center (ELC) is to support the goals of the University of Denver by preparing English Language Learners with the necessary communicative and cultural competencies to be successful members of DU and other US institutions of Higher Education. [+]

The mission of the English Language Center (ELC) is to support the goals of the University of Denver by preparing English Language Learners with the necessary communicative and cultural competencies to be successful members of DU and other US institutions of Higher Education.

Curriculum

Following a placement test upon arrival at the ELC, students are assigned to one of the following six levels of English language study:

Foundations through Advanced High (5 levels)

20 contact hours per week Instruction in reading, writing, grammar, listening, speaking and pronunciation Elective classes in upper levels: e.g. Service Learning and Digital Magazine LAUNCH Curriculum Students can earn up to 12 credits towards a DU degree Courses focusing on academic writing, speaking, and U.S. culture [-]

Academic English Course

Newcastle University
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed. [+]

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.

Course features As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress. Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours of face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored. Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes. Free INTO "Get Ready for English" course available online pre-arrival. ... [-]

English for the Work Environment Course

am Language Studio
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Malta Sliema

Learning English in Malta with am Language Studio is all about self-development. Improve the quality of your job and the opportunities in your life with an English language course designed to help You as a modern professional. [+]

Learning English in Malta with am Language Studio is all about self-development. Improve the quality of your job and the opportunities in your life with an English language course designed to help You as a modern professional.

am Teacher Training Refresher Course

This course is based on helping people working in the education profession to refresh and improve upon their skills and knowledge.

Practical English for the Work Environment

This course is based on helping professionals to improve their level of English so as to be able to communicate effectively in the work environment.

General Business English

As the globalization process becomes more complete people are increasingly aware of the fact that English is the language of modern trade. This course helps students who wish to pursue a career in business by working on basic everyday situations such as answering the telephone, aspects of a meeting, presenting facts and figures, dealing with customers and corresponding professionally. The course is designed according to students’ specific needs and future objectives and is sure to help with future business development.... [-]


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 [-]

SIELE Exam & Prep. Course (Accredited)

Intercultura Costa Rica
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Costa Rica Heredia

Our Heredia city school location is an official SIELE examination center where you can take your SIELE exam and take classes beforehand to prepare yourself accordingly. Our accredited Spanish courses are in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). [+]

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.

What is SIELE?

SIELE stands for Servicio International de Evaluación de la Lengua Española and is the most recognized Spanish proficiency certificate in the world, and is endorsed by the Instituto Cervantes, Universidad Autónoma de México, Universidad de Salamanca, and Universidad de Buenos Aires.... [-]


General English Course

Cairns Language Centre
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Cairns + 1 more

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. [+]

Our General English courses are the perfect choice for students wishing to improve their all-round English language skills at a pace that suits them. Our classes enable you to use English in a variety of ‘real life’ situations providing a wide range of functional English instruction. The curriculum aims at developing the four core skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) that gives you the tools to graduate with confidence.

General English in a Nutshell Choose how many lessons you would like to study per weekBasic 20 Intensive 25 Super Intensive 30 Small classes averaging 10 to 14 students Weekly assessments Bi-weekly student-teacher interviews Graduate with globally recognized certificates WiFi and computer access for students Weekly social activities with students and teachers Choose optional electives such as Cambridge Exam or IELTS Preparation Duration Basic: 1-12 weeks for students on Visitor’s Visa or 1-17 weeks for Working Holiday makers. Intensive ® and Super Intensive ®: 2 – 52 weeks. Registered Courses ® of more than 12 weeks usually require a student visa. Hours Basic: 16 hours (20 lessons) per week Intensive ®: 20 hours (25 lessons) per week Super Intensive ®: 25 hours (30 lessons) a week Levels ... [-]

German Intensive course program

Deutschinstitut.at
Campus Part time 1 - 12 months October 2018 Austria Vienna

Our well-established German intensive courses cover all levels from A1 to C1. The best way to learn German thoroughly, every day, 5 days a week! [+]

German Intensive courses

Our well-established German intensive courses cover all levels from A1 to B2. The best way to learn German thoroughly, every day, 5 days a week! Course times: Monday - Friday, 9am to 12pm or 12.15pm to 15.15pm Duration: 1 month Units per course: 54 units (50 min each, equals 60 units of 45 min each) Participants: 6-16 participants Price: € 320,- (€ 304,-*) incl. course materials Join an intensive course at the Deutschinstitut! New courses start every month!

Course dates 2018

January 2018 08.01. - 31.01.2018 February 2018 05.02. - 28.02.2018 March 2018 05.03. - 28.03.2018 April 2018 03.04. - 26.04.2018 May 2018 02.05. - 30.05.2018 (except 10.05., 11.05., 21.05.) June 2018 04.06. - 27.06.2018 July 2018 03.07. - 26.07.2018 August 2018 31.07. - 24.08.2018 (except 15.08.) September 2018 03.09. - 26.09.2018 October 2018 02.10. - 25.10.2018 November 2018 30.10. - 26.11.2018 (except 01.11., 02.11.) December 2018 28.11. - 21.12.2018 ... [-]