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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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The Sheffield College

Our EFL Summer School programme is an ideal way to learn English and improve your speaking, reading and writing skills. Study for 18 hours a week, which will give you ple ... [+]

English as a Foreign Language (EFL) - Summer School 2019 Study English in Sheffield on our intensive EFL programme

Our EFL Summer School programme is an ideal way to learn English and improve your speaking, reading and writing skills. Study for 18 hours a week, which will give you plenty of time to explore Sheffield and immerse yourself in British culture in your free time.

Courses running between 1st July to 23rd August 2019 Join any Monday up to 5th August Flexible course length to suit you - study from 2 to 7 weeks All abilities welcome Lessons at a variety of levels, from Elementary to Advanced (you will be tested on your first day to see which level is right for you) Study 18 hours per week Fees ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 8 weeks
Campus
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

Summer English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are a good option for international visiting students interested in developing academic writing, research and communica ... [+]

Session II: July 1 - August 10, 2018

Summer English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are a good option for international visiting students interested in developing academic writing, research and communication skills.

Students with TOEFL scores between 550 and 600 (or other equivalents) are encouraged to take at least one EAP course.

International Summer Tuition & Fees

If you're a student from a partner institution, contact us to confirm rates.

Rates below are estimates for Summer 2018. Final tuition rates will be updated in February 2018.

6 Credit Hours

(2 courses, 6 weeks, undergraduate or graduate students)

Tuition (6 credits): $9,780.00 Application Fee: $100.00 Program Fee: $257.50 Student Association Fee: $18.00 Housing (optional): $1,965.00 Estimated Dining Costs*: $1,754.61 Health Insurance (requires proof of coverage to waive): $305.00 PROGRAM TOTAL: $14,180.11 ... [-]
USA Washington
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Full-time
1 month
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
Singapore Institute of Management, Global Education

Business English for Beginners (BEB) provides practical business English for people who want to work with English in the future and those who are thinking of working abro ... [+]

2019 "Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)" One step ahead "Global" summer!

Singapore, an energetic city-state with diverse cultures interwoven with mosaic patterns. Join a summer program that feels global with SIM, one of Singapore's leading private education institutions, also known as a world city!

International Summer Program @ SIM (ISP @ SIM)

This summer course is a great step towards a world full of opportunities. Set in the international city of Singapore, with its diverse values and allowing people to experience different cultures, IPS @ SIM aims to enhance the five capabilities needed to be active in the global world.

~ Global Competence, Creative Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Digital Intelligence ~... [-]

Singapore
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
International British College IBC Turkey

An Intensive English programme allows you to get the desired level in a short period of time. To ensure a better result Intensive English should be booked with homestay a ... [+]

An Intensive English programme allows you to get the desired level in a short period of time. To ensure a better result Intensive English should be booked with homestay accommodation so that the students get the chance to completely immerse in the language and 
culture of the UK.

Course content


A Intensive English programme focuses on all 4 skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as vocabulary development, pronunciation and grammar. It covers beginner to advanced levels.

Course levels


There are 6 levels. Each level takes 120 hours. These levels are divided into 2 sublevels, which are 60 hours long. Each level takes 1 month to complete.

Age: Young adults aged 18+ ... [-]
Turkey Fethiye
September 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
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
English (UK)
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
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 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
Bucksmore Education

The Bucksmore Three Capitals tour takes a summer school on the road as students combine English language learning with travelling the UK. ... [+]

The Bucksmore Three Capitals tour takes a summer school on the road as students combine English language learning with travelling the UK.

30 hours of English tuition over two weeks and group cultural projects, students are given the opportunity to explore the differences between all three countries. With private coach travel between London, York, Edinburgh, the Lake District and Cardiff, young explorers are provided with the best possible experience.

Bucksmore Three Capitals offers the opportunity for students to improve their English and understand cultural differences within the United Kingdom.

Included in Bucksmore Three Capitals Full-board accommodation. Laundry facilities in Edinburgh. Insurance. Airport transfers. Private coach travel. Personalised report card & certificate. Entrances to all attractions. West End Musical. Overview of Destinations ... [-]
United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 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
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
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
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Full-time
5 weeks
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
Ala-Edge

Planning to improve your English Language skills abroad while preparing for the IELTS in the summer? We surely can help you achieve those objectives while learning more a ... [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2019. About Summer EduFun

The Summer EduFun program is a full-fledged study-abroad program that has been carefully designed to instill not only the English skills and IELTS strategies during summer time, but to also empower the youth to objective social and cultural experiences toward accelerated personal growth and innovation.

The EduFun program primarily aims at escalating the learning of the best strategies to score higher in the IELTS test. Throughout the program, the students will also be exposed to numerous extra-curricular activities through which they can reinforce their communication and interpersonal skills. There are also other activities, including visits to landmarks, picnics, mall shopping, movie nights, and other activities that educational and entertaining. During the EduFun program, students will also enjoy well-supervised and objective social activities during distinctive excursions every Saturday. This can call deep attention to the conduct of real-life dialogues so that students can improve their verbal and social skills and maximize their learning outcomes. This year, the Summer EduFun will be focusing on IELTS Preparation & other skill enriching activities & workshops.... [-]

USA Toledo
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
4 weeks
Campus
Online & Campus Combined