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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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International Programs at Tufts University

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During ... [+]

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During the six-week program, you will build skills to thrive in graduate school and the workplace. You’ll also earn credit hours in a special course taught by faculty from Tufts School of Engineering.

Program Requirements

To apply for this program you must have:

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

Note that priority will be given to incoming Tufts M.S. students.

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USA Medford
July 2020
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, pub ... [+]

Summer Programs for High School Students

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts.

Top-tier faculty guide, inspire and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with the real-world practice.

Our summer programs are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically-challenging courses that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
International British College IBC Turkey

This 2 week Summer programme can be delivered any time during the summer season from June till September. It combines language learning and holiday opportunities, include ... [+]

This 2 week Summer programme can be delivered any time during the summer season from June till September. It combines language learning and holiday opportunities, includes a variety of activities and project work. Activities are to energise the students, however, preparation for them will be done in class to maximize language learning opportunities.

IBC Summer Camp at a glance: Teen Camp for ages 12-17 y.o. Language learning and holiday opportunities; Hotel or homestay accommodation options; Exciting locations in and around Fethiye; Course content

The course involves speaking and listening, reading, writing, vocabulary development, and is delivered at an age and ability appropriate level.... [-]

Turkey Fethiye
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Full-time
2 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
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Full-time
4 weeks
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
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20 days
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
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English (UK)
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Manchester Central School of English

Study the Presessional Course at Manchester Central School of English today! ... [+]

Overview:

Manchester Central School of English is delighted to have teamed up with a number of universities who have all agreed to accept our certificates as evidence of an English level. This means that anyone who has applied to a partnered university will not need to take a pre-sessional course or language test to meet the language requirement for entry.

What does this mean:

When you join Manchester Central School of English, let us know if you are interested in applying to any of the school's partnered universities or if you have applied already and have an offer. We can then help you map your English progress to reach the level required for acceptance onto your course. Once you have achieved the level required, we will give you a certificate with a report that shows your specific language level and this will be accepted by the universities mentioned above.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
August 2020
Full-time
7 days
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

Beginner’s benefit from individual attention and constant encouragement, as well as learning to develop their basic tennis strokes. Intermediate players refine their stro ... [+]

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. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.

Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews Cambridge USA New Haven  + 1 More
July 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
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 6th July to 28th August 2020 Join any Monday up to 17th August Flexible course length to suit you - study from 2 to 8 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 and choose from plenty of optional social activities Fees ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
July 2020
Full-time
2 - 8 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!

Intensive IELTS Preparation

This full-time exam-preparation course prepares students for the IELTS Academic exam. Students will become familiar with the format and requirements of the IELTS exam, learn test-taking strategies and techniques, and get detailed feedback from the instructor on practice test results.... [-]

USA Hayward
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Full-time
8 days
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

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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

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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
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Full-time
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Designed for students who are close to their English language requirement, this five-week course has been developed with the School of Law. ... [+]

Presessional English for Academic Purposes - Law

The Presessional English for Academic Purposes - Law course has been designed for students who are close to their English language requirement.

This 10-week programme has been designed in collaboration with the University of Nottingham's School of Law to prepare students going on to postgraduate programmes in Law, particularly LLM courses.

Joint offer

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

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 taught course you have a guaranteed place on your postgraduate taught course your progression to your postgraduate taught course is automatic, provided your attendance on the CELE presessional course is at least 80% and you complete all the coursework ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
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Full-time
10 weeks
Campus
Arts University Bournemouth - Summer Courses

Bournemouth is a popular place for tourists and visitors, especially during the busy summer months, with many hotels charging around £100+ per night for accommodation, wh ... [+]

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Get your accommodation, food, social activities and more for much less than the price of a hotel.

Bournemouth is a popular place for tourists and visitors, especially during the busy summer months, with many hotels charging around £100 per night for accommodation, which doesn’t include food or other expenses.

Our residential programme offers excellent value for money to make sure you have everything taken care of to support your time whilst you are here studying your summer course with us.

You can choose to book our Summer Residential Programme alongside your 2 or 3-week summer course which includes University accommodation, breakfast and lunch plus our lively social programme of activities to make the most of your time in the evenings and weekends.... [-]

United Kingdom Bournemouth
August 2020
3 weeks
Campus
Manhattan College

Our two-week ESL specialty programs include 15 hours of classroom English language training and practice per week. English language classes are taught by highly qualified ... [+]

English as a Second Language (ESL)/Specialty Programs

Our two-week ESL + NYC Experience includes 15 hours of classroom English language training and practice per week.

English language classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced ESL instructors. Students will visit the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and other iconic cityscapes in this program, which offer eye-catching views that make for an overall unforgettable experience, while also improving their English language speaking skills.

Manhattan College's English Language/NYC Experience Program will help you to combine English modalities and improve other skills. Our two-week intensive program contains sessions in English as a second language and exposure to some of New York's most eye-catching views.... [-]

USA The Bronx
June 2020
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
BLI Language Schools

Learning at BLI is an experience that goes beyond the classroom. You will be part of multicultural classes taught by qualified teachers who will make your learning time f ... [+]

Best Summer Courses in English 2019/2020. Learn Learning at BLI is an experience that goes beyond the classroom. You will be part of multicultural classes taught by qualified teachers who will make your learning time fun, interesting and interactive. Classes are never the same! The topics covered in the classes are carefully chosen to keep you engaged and motivated. By the end of the program, you will have more confidence in your language skills and will have achieved your objectives in a fun and interactive way. Live Living in a city where the language you are learning is spoken will give you the opportunity to practice your English or French in real life situations. You will benefit from a true immersion by being exposed to natural language, listening to real people, and connecting with the culture of French and English in Canada. Let your language skills grow outside of the classroom as you adapt to living in one of the safest, most affordable and most beautiful cities in North America. With history, culture and friendly people all around you, you will never learn as quickly and effectively as when you surround yourself with these elements. Enjoy Connecting with other students from all over the world, you will make amazing friends and learn about many other cultures while practicing English or French together. Our Activity Program will ensure you create memories to cherish for the rest of your life as you bond and learn together in a relaxed and fun environment.... [-]
Canada Montreal Québec City
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Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus