Summer Courses in Intensive English

A summer course in intensive English can help students to attain a degree faster. Most educational institutions offer accelerated courses during summer sessions. What is a summer course in intensive English? Intensive English courses are needed for those wanting to improve their academic English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. These courses are often separate… Read more

A summer course in intensive English can help students to attain a degree faster. Most educational institutions offer accelerated courses during summer sessions.

What is a summer course in intensive English? Intensive English courses are needed for those wanting to improve their academic English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
These courses are often separated into two categories: listening and speaking classes and reading and writing classes. Academic listening and speaking courses focus on listening and spoken communication skills with an emphasis on vocabulary and grammar. Reading and writing classes concentrate on reading comprehension and written communication, centering on the development of ideas and essay format.

Students choose to take summer courses in intensive English for several reasons. These courses help them to earn credits toward core and general education requirements. Additionally, if an intensive English course was missed or not offered during another semester, it can be made up in the summer. 

The cost of taking a summer course in intensive English is different for every university and college. Therefore, it is important for students to conduct their own research on costs before choosing to take a course at a selected school. 

Students taking courses in intensive English are often English majors, which opens the door to a variety of careers. With extensive training in writing, idea organization, argument development and information analysis, students are often given opportunities in many fields that are looking to hire English majors. Employers seek out versatile graduates of this field of study for positions in book publishing, advertising and government. In addition, skills acquired in intensive English classes can be put to good use in journalism, creative writing, and technical writing.

Intensive English courses can prepare students for a wide variety of careers. By taking summer courses online, students can work around a busy schedule and graduate on time. To find the right intensive English summer course, 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
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St Clare's Oxford
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Bucksmore Education
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Bucksmore Education
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Bucksmore Education
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2 - 6 weeks
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Bucksmore Education
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The Bucksmore British Heritage Tour tour takes a summer school on the road as students combine English language learning with travelling the UK.

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Bucksmore Education
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Bucksmore London combines our most intensive English language course with an action-packed sightseeing schedule in-and-around London. Outside of the classroom, students visit ... +

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