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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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Bucksmore Education

Bucksmore Young Leaders is our flagship leadership course that provides students with the key skills they require to become future leaders of their generation. Bucksmore ... [+]

Overview

Bucksmore Young Leaders is our flagship leadership course that provides students with the key skills they require to become future leaders of their generation. Bucksmore Young Leaders is available for students aged 13-16 at Tonbridge School and 16-18 at Pembroke College.

A highly regarded and prestigious summer school, Bucksmore Young Leaders offers a challenging and modern approach to developing not only students’ language abilities but their confidence and leadership potential with 28 hours of tuition per week and maximum class sizes of 11 students.

For 2019, we are adding more content with guest speakers from leading brands and academic workshops at iconic locations including the Royal Courts of Justice and Houses of Parliament.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Singapore Institute of Management, Global Education

The Business English for Beginners (BEB) programme aims to help participants, particularly graduating students seeking employment at international companies and organisat ... [+]

Greetings from Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)!

Have you ever wondered what it is like to study in the vibrant city-state of Singapore? Have you ever considered taking up a summer programme in one of Singapore’s leading educational institutions?

If so, join us at the International Summer Programme (ISP@SIM) for a truly international learning experience!

International Summer Program @ SIM (ISP@SIM)

ISP@SIM 2019 is a stepping stone to the world of opportunities in the workplace. An international programme set in an international city, ISP@SIM is the perfect chance to surround yourself with diverse perspectives and learn more about other cultures. Moreover, ISP@SIM strives to develop in you the Global Edge - to be globally competent and to possess deep creative, emotional, social and digital intelligence.... [-]

Singapore
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
International Programs at Tufts University

Our Institute for International Scholars will prepare you for graduate school programs by providing focused training in writing and communication skills. Our seminar clas ... [+]

Our Institute for International Scholars will prepare you for graduate school programs by providing focused training in writing and communication skills. Our seminar classes closely resemble the classroom experience of U.S. graduate programs. During the six-week program, you will build the skills and confidence necessary for success in your graduate school experience while exploring the Greater Boston area.

Program Requirements

To apply for this program you must have:

A completed undergraduate degree An intention to pursue further studies at a university or college A minimum TOEFL score of 71 (internet), 197 (computer), or 530 (paper) Program Curriculum

Your program will consist of two main classes and afternoon extracurricular activities and excursions. You are invited to participate in the Discover America excursions on Wednesday afternoons that explore the greater Boston area. Classes meet weekdays from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Classes have an average of 10 students and last 1 hour and 45 minutes.... [-]

USA Medford
July 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

In this program, you can build your own schedule of classes according to your interests. You will have the ability to select your courses from more than 650 undergraduate ... [+]

Session I: May 21 - June 28, 2018 | Session II: July 1 - August 10, 2018

In this program, you can build your own schedule of classes according to your interests. You will have the ability to select your courses from more than 650 undergraduate and graduate options. Once you are admitted, our full-time advisor will work with you to select courses that are appropriate for your major and academic background.

Choosing a Course

When selecting a course, keep in mind:

Certain courses may not be available to visiting students, such as courses in the Milken School of Public Health or GW’s Law School. Other courses may be restricted by major so please read the notes below each course to find out more. For questions regarding your course choices, please contact our office to speak with an advisor. ... [-]
USA Washington
May 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is pleased to offer this preparatory course for new international students. The six-week intensive programme is designed to provide the necessary ... [+]

The University of Oxford is pleased to offer this preparatory course for new international students. The six-week intensive programme is designed to provide the necessary academic language and literacy skills to succeed in the English-speaking university environment. Its focus on written and spoken academic communication prepares you to perform at a high level from the very beginning of your degree course.

Key facts Course name: Summer Pre-Sessional Academic English Course Length: a 6-week intensive course Dates: 5 August to 13 September 2019 Hours per week: 20 hours of tuition per week Price: £3,250 including all excursions Why apply for the Pre-sessional?

The Pre-Sessional Course is a full-time intensive course, geared towards improving the academic language and literacy of students in a compressed time-frame. It provides an opportunity to meet and connect with people from around the world, learn about British culture and visit places of interest in and around Oxford. This helps you integrate into University life quickly and effectively.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
August 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Manchester Central School of English

2018 Junior Summer School, Peel Park, Salford University Campus ... [+]

Overview 2018 Junior Summer School, Peel Park, Salford University Campus Age 11- 17 8th July to 18th July

Course 15 hours of General English lessons per week Qualified teachers Maximum 15 students per class Course completion certificate Full social programme: 1 full day excursion 1 half day excursion 4 afternoon activities Full-board accommodation: On-campus Modern rooms and buildings En-suite bedrooms All meals included: breakfast, hot lunches and dinner Further benefits Programme fully delivered on-campus Manchester bus ticket UM service and airport transfer can be arranged

Welfare Our students are our top priority and this is the reason why our aim is to provide support and assistance to make them feel at home. Specialised Officers Students are told on their first day who members of staff are and their roles. Our juniors will have designated Safeguarding and Welfare Officers who they can talk to if they need help or advice. We have a colour coded lanyard system to differentiate junior students, group leaders, teachers, Safeguarding and Welfare Officers All staff are DBS checked All staff undergo Safeguarding and Health and Safety training Our teachers are first aid trained Registration policy Registers are taken at intervals throughout the day Students must sign in/out if they leave the site and must note who they are leaving with Learning to be ready for the future! ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
July 2019
Full-time
11 days
Campus
West London English School

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 stude ... [+]

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* ... [-]
United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
University of Southern California USC Gould School of Law

USC Gould's Summer Law and English (SLE) four-week program builds a foundation in legal knowledge and strengthens your English speaking and writing skills. This summer's ... [+]

Summer Law and English (SLE)

USC Gould's Summer Law and English (SLE) is a four-week program that strengthens your English speaking and writing proficiency while helping you build a foundation for future legal studies in the United States.

This summer's program will run from July 15 - August 9, 2019.

SLE is designed for international:

lawyers corporate legal counsel business professionals government officials law students, particularly those who have earned or will soon earn their first law degree (LLB or equivalent) and are interested in pursuing legal studies in the U.S. anyone interested in the U.S. legal system who has earned a non-law undergraduate degree outside the United States ... [-]
USA South Los Angeles
July 2019
4 weeks
Campus
SAMIAD

This course is a great way to learn English and also experience a wide range of different sports, games, arts and crafts. From football to murder mystery games, painting ... [+]

English + Multi-Activity

Samiad’s core programme for 2019 is our award-nominated English plus Multi-activity programme.

This course is a great way to learn English and also experience a wide range of different sports, games, arts and crafts. From football to murder mystery games, painting to baking and swimming to rope climbing, students will improve their communication and team-building skills whilst also refining their English language ability at the same time.

Students will study 15 hours of English Language tuition per week run by highly qualified EFL teachers, whilst our structured afternoon and evening activity schedule will be run by our experienced Samiad activity leaders with an industry leading staff to student ratio of 1:6.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
July 2019
Full-time
Campus
The International Summer School for Teens

English Language students work in small groups to build confidence in grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, writing and colloquial English. F ... [+]

Itinerary

Beginner English Language students work in small groups to build confidence in all aspects of English Language.

English Language students work in small groups to build confidence in grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, writing and colloquial English.

About this class

English Language students work in small groups to build confidence in grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, writing and colloquial English. Full English immersion lies at the heart of ISSFT summer experience.

Working in small groups, classes will cover:

36 hours of dedicated English Language tuition Tuition delivered by qualified CELTA/TEFL English teachers Students will have the daily opportunity to practice speaking in structured conversations Lessons will be project orientated and will require students to present information to the class, using their spoken language skills Students will read from modified texts and will learn various strategies to assist with comprehension. They will also develop analytical skills to interpret literature and images. Students will be writing on a daily basis, practising grammar structures and learning new vocabulary. They will write a variety of personal narratives, descriptions, reports, poems and creative fiction. ... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
June 2019
20 days
Campus
California KL

3-week English Camp Program 2018 ... [+]

3-week English Camp Program 2018 Classes

▪ Language Skills: 9 am – 1 pm

Reading, Grammar, Writing, Speaking & Listening

▪ Communication Skills: 2 pm – 4 pm

VIP: Vocabulary, Intonation & Pronunciation 3Ps: Plan, Prepare & Present Soft skills (verbal, written) Tutorial: Test preparation Worksheet & Workbook ONE2ONE sessions: Private guidance with teachers

▪ Materials: Placement test, Books, and other materials

▪ Tests: Weekly unit test

▪ Exam: End of course

▪ Graduation: Certificate of Completion and Award Ceremony

Accommodation

▪ 4-5 Star Hotel / Service Apartment

FREE Gym FREE Pool

▪ Meals: 3 meals a day (Middle Eastern, Western, Local)... [-]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
July 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 months
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Designed for students who are close to their English language requirement, this course has been developed with Faculty of Engineering. ... [+]

The Presessional English for Academic Purposes - Engineering five week course is designed in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering and prepares students going on to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Engineering.

Joint offer

If you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate degree, you may be eligible for a joint offer. This means:

you only need one TIER 4 visa and CAS you take an English Language and Academic Skills presessional course and then go on to your postgraduate course you have a guaranteed place on your postgraduate course your progression to the postgraduate course is automatic, provided your attendance is 80% or above and you complete all the coursework Academic course requirements CELE presessional course requirements Overall 6.0, minimum 5.5 in each element ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
August 2019
Full-time
5 weeks
Campus
California State University, East Bay

The American Language Program at California State University, East Bay (ALP) offers a wide range of high-quality, English language and other programs for students from al ... [+]

The American Language Program at California State University, East Bay (ALP) offers a wide range of high-quality, English language and other programs for students from all over the world. Whether you are interested in improving your English, preparing for university studies in the United States, getting a post-bachelor's certificate, or experiencing life at an American university, we have a program for you!

Business English

This part-time program is designed for professionals and business-oriented students who want to focus on English for the business environment. The program includes 15 hours of study per week.

Participants will:

build on their vocabulary and writing skills improve their presentation skills practice facilitating meetings and negotiating visit companies in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area ... [-]
USA Hayward
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 9 weeks
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

At ISSOS we believe that learning English is about more than studying words and phrases — we see it as a chance to explore new ideas and cultures and develop communicatio ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university towns of St Andrews or Cambridge in the UK or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States.

At ISSOS we believe that learning English is about more than studying words and phrases — we see it as a chance to explore new ideas and cultures and develop communication skills that will take you around the world.

This exciting interactive summer school course catering for 13-18 year-olds of all ability levels, assists students to become proficient in the English language while immersing them in an English-speaking environment. Students receive daily instruction from experienced teachers who ensure that all core skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening) are practiced.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews Cambridge USA New Haven  + 1 More
June 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
New College Group

Experience an amazing summer full of activities – and learn English! Students can expect a full daily programme of studying English, social activities and excursions, and ... [+]

Learn English & HAVE FUN!

Experience an amazing summer full of activities – and learn English! Students can expect a full daily programme of studying English, social activities and excursions, and fun and friendly staff – with plenty of opportunities to make new friends from all over the world. Now with exciting new locations available.

CHOOSE YOUR LOCATION: London

KEY FACTS

Theme: Explore London Ages: 12 to 17 Accommodation: Standard or ensuite residence Meal plan: Full board Location: Avery Hill Campus, University of Greenwich, London Dates: 30 June 2019 – 28 July 2019 Manchester

KEY FACTS

Theme: Media & Technology Ages: 12 to 17 Accommodation: Single room with ensuite bathroom Meal plan: Full board Location: University of Salford, Manchester Dates: 30 June 2019 – 11 Aug 2019 York ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester Ireland Dublin York London  + 2 More
June 2019
Full-time
Campus