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When looking to pursue a career in freelance writing, business or other fields where the English language may come into play, a Summer Course in English can give students a step up in pursuing their chosen career with a variety of class lengths, topics and intensity options.

Just what is a Summer Course in English? This is a class that can teach you the subject matter of a semester in a shortened time frame. This may be due to more classes per week or longer sessions. It allows the student to invest their time in a more intense manner of learning than with traditional classes. Class topics can vary but may include subject matters such as grammatical introductions, literature, composition and creative writing.

Taking a Summer Course in English allows a student to place a heavy focus on grasping the English language as well as how to construct it in the most purposeful way. It allows the building blocks of the language to become second nature while helping students learn how to write with an impact.

The cost of taking a summer class in English can vary based on the school that is chosen as well as which particular coursework is selected. Locations can be present in multiple countries and within different programs, so it is best to research a variety to get the one that best fits one’s budget.

English courses can assist in a multitude of careers. They are a good base for anyone interested in finding entry-level positions in fields such as business and industry. English courses also are helpful for those looking to join public relations and advertising firms. It is essential for those wanting to pursue careers in fields such as law, political science, public administration and communications. Want a career in journalism, technical writing or broadcasting? A strong grasp of English is a solid steppingstone.

Students interested in taking a Summer Course in English should research the various institutions that offer this particular class to find the best program to fit their needs. Different locations can vary on the length and types of coursework offered during summer months. 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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SAT Preparation Summer Course

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

SAT Preparation at Oxford College Summer School has been designed for students who plan to take the new SAT (revised in 2016) examination, and/or those who wish to study at university in the United States. [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success. Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage. Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn. This is Oxford College Summer School. SAT PREPARATION SAT Preparation at Oxford College Summer School has been designed for students who plan to take the new SAT (revised in 2016) examination, and/or those who wish to study at university in the United States. The course includes tuition for both sections of the exam: Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Mathematics, and includes preparation for the Optional Essay. Students will prepare for the exam through broadly improving their abilities in all areas, as well as looking at strategies, hints and tips to better their chance of success on the day of their exam. Length of Course Two weeks – Corpus Christi Key Skills Developed Exam Skills and Strategies, Maths, Critical Reading Language Level Required Intermediate and above Suitable for further study or career Taking SAT Exam, US Universities Prices & Dates 3 Weeks 03/07/2017 — 23/07/2017 (Price £5,850) 24/07/2017 — 13/08/2017 (Price £5,850) Accomodation Students at the Oxford College Summer School will stay at... [-]

Vacation English Immersion - English Language Program

Santa Fe University of Art and Design - SFUAD
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 USA Santa Fe

Our Program is an exceptional opportunity for you to improve your English language skills, whether you’re a university student or a professional. [+]

Our Program is an exceptional opportunity for you to improve your English language skills, whether you’re a university student or a professional. Based on the educational philosophy of learning-by-doing, the Vacation English Immersion supports you in improving your English language skills with an interactive, student-centered approach. The Vacation English Immersion is designed so that you’ll get the full benefit of language learning opportunities, while enjoying your time in Santa Fe. For a true immersion experience, you’ll attend communicative English Classes and Culture & Communication Workshops, as well as Extracurricular Activities. 2014 Dates: Jan 21st – Feb 14th Feb 24th – Mar 14th Mar 31st – Apr 18th Apr 28th – May 16th July 10th – 30th Other sessions available if there is space available on SFUAD’s premises, and a minimum enrollment of 20 students (10 per English level). In the English classes, you’ll focus on developing your communicative English language skills in a comfortable classroom environment. You will be grouped according to your proficiency level and work with highly trained, experienced language instructors who love to teach. ENGLISH CLASSES You’ll receive approximately 15 hours a week of communicative English language instruction, actively learning through hands-on activities like scavenger hunts, role-plays and video projects. By engaging in fun and interesting language learning activities, you’ll see your language skills improving from the first day of class! Culture & Communication Workshops In the Culture & Communication Workshops, you’ll learn about and experience a variety of cultural traditions and themes. Through guest speakers, field... [-]

Intensive Pronunciation Summer School

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom London

This 2-week intensive course in English pronunciation is both practical and intensive (5 days a week for 2 weeks) and it is aimed at Advanced learners who want gain fluency and sound more English. You will practise forming and recognising the sounds you need to speak English [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. Course Overview This 2-week intensive course in English pronunciation is both practical and intensive (5 days a week for 2 weeks) and it is aimed at Advanced learners who want gain fluency and sound more English. You will practise forming and recognising the sounds you need to speak English in a way people can easily understand and we will pay special attention to the sounds of English that are different from the sounds in your first language. We will identify those features of your accent that make you sound most foreign and we will try to address those through various techniques including drilling, ear training, as well as intensive pronunciation performance. Campus: Kensington Centre Times: Mon - Fri 10:00 - 13:00 [-]

Summer Academic English Courses in California

University of California, Irvine - Summer Session
Campus Full time 6 - 12 weeks June 2018 USA Irvine

Students who wish to improve their English speaking, writing, and conversation skills can enroll in Academic English 29 courses. [+]

Summer Academic English Course in California Students who wish to work on their English language skills may elect to enroll in Academic English 29 courses as well as those students who do not meet the program's English language requirements. These courses will improve your English speaking, writing, and conversation skills. Advanced Conversation (2 units) Business English (2 units) Film, Media and American Culture (2 units) University Writing & Communication (4 units) Television, Culture, and Communication (2 units) American English and Culture through Short Stories (2 units) Why Study at UCI? The ultimate university experience awaits you this summer at the University of California, Irvine, recognized globally for its excellence in academics and research. Our ranking as 9th among the nation’s best public universities, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report, is a testament to the caliber of our academic reputation. UC Irvine combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. This is your summer to grow academically. Students are encouraged to meet with professors and strike up a conversation. Our university's academic resources, such as peer tutors, 5 expansive research libraries, and 6 computer labs, will help you with your learning needs. Step-by-Step Application Process Apply to UCI Summer Session online or by downloading the paper application starting March 1st. summer.uci.edu/international Our team reviews and processes your application UCI Summer Session sends your acceptance letter and I-20 Complete Housing Contract... [-]

Creative Writing

Cambridge Immerse
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Cambridge London + 1 more

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. Overview of course Session 1: July 23rd 2017 – August 5th 2017 Session 2: August 6th 2017 – August 19th 2017 Residential in a central University of Cambridge college Classes designed and taught by University tutors A variety of carefully planned skills workshops Dedicated university and subject specific advice Inclusive of all excursions and extracurriculars Diverse range of international participants Participant Assessment Certificate of Participation Summary Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. Tutorials and seminars are taught by experts in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic enquiry; yet the carefully planned schedule ensures that the programme not only meets the academic needs of the participants, but also provides a unique insight into the university city through an abundance of extracurricular activities. The Cambridge Immerse Creative Writing course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. In addition to covering material that is studied at the A-level and IB-level, students are also taught advanced university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. The Cambridge Immerse Creative Writing course is perfect for those wishing to develop their creative writing skills. The course focusses upon equipping students with the skills to be able to write compelling essays, articles and novels. Academic Content & Learning Objectives The city of Cambridge has an... [-]

Summer Program 2017

London Language Institute
Campus Part time 3 - 4 weeks September 2017 Canada London

The Summer programs at London Language Institute have been very popular with students from all around the world. The focus of this short-term program is to introduce many of the wonderful sights and activities Canada has to offer while working on English skills in the classroom. [+]

The Summer programs at London Language Institute have been very popular with students from all around the world. The focus of this short-term program is to introduce many of the wonderful sights and activities Canada has to offer while working on English skills in the classroom. Celebrating our 19th year! Applications should be submitted at least 30 days in advance of a program. 60 days is recommended to assure visa processing and accommodation arrangements are completed on time. Please note that many groups may offer different pricing with additional value added services - contact the office for details. PROGRAM INCLUDES: 18 hours per week of ESL study. Accommodations and meals provided by a Canadian homestay family. Return airport transfer from the Lester B. Pearson airport in Toronto. Unlimited local transporation - bus pass for local transit. Weekly local activities in London. Farewell barbeque with teachers and homestay families. One out of town excursion each week including: Niagara Falls CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario Water Rafting Canada's Wonderland [-]

Summer course - Oxford Summer English (for ages 16-18 years)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

Teachers on this EFL programme are native-level English speakers and all have at least a bachelor’s degree. Teachers are qualified according to British Council standards (CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent Level 5 TEFL qualification). [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. Overview Teachers on this EFL programme are native-level English speakers and all have at least a bachelor’s degree. Teachers are qualified according to British Council standards (CELTA, Trinity CertTESOL or equivalent Level 5 TEFL qualification). Class sizes for morning and afternoon sessions are kept to a maximum of 12 students. Attendees on this programme come from all over the world, staying for up to 4 weeks. For younger students, ORA offers Oxford Summer English for 13-15 years. Academic Content The teaching programme consists of over 20 taught hours per week (15 class hours and 6 taught workshop hours). Oxford Summer English (OSE) encourages students to learn English and develop their ability to communicate with people from different cultures and countries. ORA promotes a coherent multi-cultural approach to English language learning, encouraging students to share ideas and focus on the positive aspects of actively expanding their English abilities. Areas covered: Grammar Vocabulary Pronunciation Speaking Listening Reading Writing Colloquial English How ORA will improve students’ English in and out of school: ORA has its own English programme developed by EFL experts; Oxford Summer English maximises student learning in small class sizes; ORA’s EFL teachers use dynamic, interactive and fun student-centred teaching methods; ORA’s EFL courses are integrated with cultural activities and excursions outside of the classroom to provide context and practical application opportunities. Learning Objectives This course aims to: help students quickly improve their English skills for general contexts; build students’ confidence in their use of... [-]

English Second Language Summer Program (ESLSP)

Valley Forge Military College
Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2017 USA Wayne

Our ESL Summer Program (ESLSP) is a partnership with Saint Joseph’s University designed for international students to gain academic English language skills and cultural experience essential for success inside and outside the American classroom. Students will venture into the community on organized experiential learning trips to complete academic, leadership, and cultural projects. [+]

Our ESL Summer Program (ESLSP) is a partnership with Saint Joseph’s University designed for international students to gain academic English language skills and cultural experience essential for success inside and outside the American classroom. Students will venture into the community on organized experiential learning trips to complete academic, leadership, and cultural projects. Brief Description The program serves students grades 7-12; and is all male Students will prepare for the upcoming academic year with 25 hours per week of English language instruction that will focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking, and critical thinking skills. Students will receive language instruction on Saint Joseph’s Campus with transportation provided by VFMA. Courses focus on language found in a variety of academic and cultural contexts to prepare students for the subjects they will encounter in the American classroom. Weekend activities will include visits to historic sites, parks, and museums, sporting events, participate in recreational activities, and experience American culture. Highlights Residential accommodation (double occupancy) on a boarding school campus VFMA is located in the beautiful, safe, and affluent town of Wayne, Pennsylvania 24-hour supervision by VFMA staff 3 meals per day prepared by VFMA Dining Services All ESL course books and learning materials are provided Full day field trips on the weekends Daily recreational activities on campus Airport (PHL) Shuttle and Limousines http://www.phl.org/passengerinfo/transportationservices/Pages/shuttlesLimousines.aspx Visa support letter, if applicable [-]

Summer Institute for International Scholars

International Programs at Tufts University
Campus Full time 6 weeks July 2017 USA Medford

For over 25 years, the Tufts Summer Institute for International Scholars has trained students to write American-style research papers and communicate effectively in a graduate school setting. Through careful analysis of writing structure, thesis development, and a widened vocabulary base, students acquire the skills and confidence necessary to fully participate in a U.S. graduate degree program. [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. For over 25 years, the Tufts Summer Institute for International Scholars has trained students to write American-style research papers and communicate effectively in a graduate school setting. Through careful analysis of writing structure, thesis development, and a widened vocabulary base, students acquire the skills and confidence necessary to fully participate in a U.S. graduate degree program. Classes are taught in a seminar environment that closely resembles the U.S. graduate school experience. When needed, the program staff can arrange evening tutoring sessions to complement this intensive academic program. If you intend to pursue further study at a college or university, and have a minimum TOEFL score of 71 internet based (iBT)/197 computer based/530 paper based, we welcome your application to join this select group of scholars. Classes meet Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 12:30 and consist of these two following courses: Academic Speaking Course Develop and perfect your language skills for teamwork, discussions, debates, and other verbal interactions with this 1-hour, 45-minute class. We tailor grammar and pronunciation instruction to meet your skill level. (Average: 10 students per class) Research Writing Course Learn to construct a graduate-level research paper in this 1-hour, 45-minute class. You will meet with your writing instructor to receive individual feedback and learn to strengthen your listening, note-taking, writing, and seminar presentation skills. (Average: 10 students per class). Calendar and Rates Six Week Session* July 2 - August 11, 2017 Students Arrive on Campus July 1 Classes Begin July 3... [-]

Summer Youth ESL Camps

Inlingua Victoria College of Languages and Careers
Campus Full time 1 - 6 weeks Open Enrollment Canada Victoria

The Summer Youth Camp is designed for students between 10 and 15 years of age and all abilities who want to improve their English skills. [+]

The Summer Youth Camp is designed for students between 10 and 15 years of age and all abilities who want to improve their English skills. Students in this program will find that their English improves quickly and their confidence in speaking grows with each passing day. Teachers are certified and highly experienced in both public and private sectors to provide students with the best education possible. Students will also learn through activities to engage students with their learning, Canadian culture, and making new friends! Full-Time: 20 hrs/wk: Mon-Fri 9:00am – 1:45pm + 6 Activities/wk Mon-Sat Summer Youth 2017 Flyer [-]

English Summer Course

West London English School
Campus Full time 4 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom London

Our English Summer Courses are great way to improve your English skills while exploring all that London has to offer this summer. We have two packages available for students who would like to discover and experience London, capital of the United Kingdom and one of the greatest cities in the world. [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. Our English Summer Courses are great way to improve your English skills while exploring all that London has to offer this summer. We have two packages available for students who would like to discover and experience London, capital of the United Kingdom and one of the greatest cities in the world. English Language Summer Course (Option A) General English Full-time – 4 weeks Accommodation with host family bed & breakfast single/double room (single occupant) Social programme at least 4 events 4 United Kindom tours Airport pick up from Heathrow or Gatwick* Price: £1,545 English Language Summer Course (Option B) General English Full-time – 4 weeks Shared accommodation self-contained room (2 people)* Social programme at least 4 events 4 United Kindom tours Airport pick up Heathrow or Gatwick* Price: £1,245 English Language Summer Courses include General English Full-time Our general English classes improve your ability to use and understand English and help you with your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, as well as developing your grammar and vocabulary. Exam preparation classes will also allow you to practice the different parts of the exam test and help you with the techniques you need to succeed. All levels from Beginner to Advanced Lessons Monday to Friday 9:00 to 12:15 All books included as a part of Summer English Course Student Accommodation We have a few options available for students on our Summer English Course: Host family accommodation bed & breakfast single/double room (single occupant) Shared accommodation... [-]

Presessional English for Academic Purposes - Law

The University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 8 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Designed for students who are close to their English language requirement, this course has been developed with The University of Nottingham’s School of Law. [+]

Presessional English for Academic Purposes - Law The Presessional English for Academic Purposes - Law programme is for students who are close to their English language requirement. It has been designed by the Centre of English Language Education (CELE), which is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English, and the School of Law to give you the best preparation to join postgraduate programmes in law, particularly LLM courses. What you will learn Over the course of the eight weeks, the main aims of the bridging programme are to: develop and improve your English language and analytical skills prepare you for academic study introduce a critical and reflective approach to study introduce the skills of working collaboratively with others provide you with support and guidance What you will do You will be asked to do a series of tasks: Plan and write an academic assignment on a Law topic Use the Law library for study and research Write short essays Develop of language proficiency in core areas (grammar and general and subject-related vocabulary) Read and discuss academic articles in the field of Law Understand lectures and practice note-making Practice seminar discussion and presentation skills Improve time-management and independent study skills Take part in one-to-one tutorials with a personal tutor How you will be assessed At the end of the bridging programme you will be assessed to see if you are ready to move on to the School of Law. You will: research and write an essay related to... [-]

Advanced English Program

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 6 weeks July 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere.  [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere. During the summer, two tracks are offered: 1. Academic English - Reading and Writing (2 academic hours). 2. Academic English - Listening and Speaking (2 academic hours). Students can register for both courses or each one individually. The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere. Students should have high intermediate to advanced level proficiency in English (if demand is sufficient, courses will be offered at lower proficiency levels as well). The program focuses on reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in academic contexts. Topics covered include building academic vocabulary, reading more efficiently, writing academic papers, listening to lectures and note-taking, participating in seminar discussions, and delivering oral presentations. Students will also be guided in library and research skills. The courses are taught by qualified and experienced teachers who specialize in teaching English for academic purposes. The courses are taught in small classes. Admissions Students who are accepted or plan to attend an undergraduate or graduate program taught in English at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere, and who have high intermediate or advanced English language skills, can apply for the program. For those with standardized English test scores, entry level is B1 on the CEFR which is... [-]

Summer Junior English Course

Brooklyn School of Languages
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks June 2018 USA Brooklyn Heights

Our English & Express Yourself Junior ESL summer program in New York is designed for students aged 14 to 17 years old to learn English in New York. It is an immersion program including general English lessons and "creative arts" workshops, full board accommodation in host families, a full program of activities and excursions, as well as supervision guaranteeing a safe and secure environment at all times. [+]

SUMMER JUNIOR ENGLISH COURSE IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Our English & Express Yourself Junior ESL summer program in New York is designed for students aged 14 to 17 years old to learn English in New York. It is an immersion program including general English lessons and "creative arts" workshops, full board accommodation in host families, a full program of activities and excursions, as well as supervision guaranteeing a safe and secure environment at all times. Our ESL junior program takes place at St Francis College, located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, 2 minutes' walk from our year-round English Language school. St Francis, founded more than 150 years ago, is a small private co-educational college. Facilities at the college include bright and spacious classrooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria where students can have lunch on weekdays before heading out to their afternoon activities. There are 3 subway stations and 6 subway lines accessible within a 3-minute walk. The course includes 20 lessons (= 15 hours) of general English per week taking place Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12.45pm. Our teachers are qualified, experienced and use an action-based, communicative method to encourage students to interact and use the language as much as possible, both in and out of class. There is a maximum of 15 students per class, grouped together according to level. Course materials are included (teachers use textbooks as well as authentic materials such as magazines, newspapers articles...) THE 'EXPRESS YOURSELF' AFTERNOON ELECTIVES The concept We believe a... [-]

International Summer School

Sussex Coast College Hastings
Campus Part time 2 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Hastings

Learn English in the morning and enjoy a busy programme of trips, sports and culture in the afternoon and evening. [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2017. Learn English in the morning and enjoy a busy programme of trips, sports and culture in the afternoon and evening. What we can offer you We have courses for everyone, from beginner to advanced, with the option of doing 16 or 22 hours of English each week. Teaching is fun and interesting and will improve your vocabulary, fluency and grammar. We aim to provide a fully rounded experience that reinforces what you learn in the classroom. Your host will support and enhance your English and we will provide activities to add to your learning and understanding of British culture. Summer School courses last for a minimum of two weeks and run from June to September. We welcome people aged 16+, or aged 14 in an organised group with an adult leader. All group activity programmes for our Summer School are organised and run by our local partners, and need to be booked in advance. [-]