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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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13 Results in Intensive English

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
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar

Our intensive language training programme is an effective method to learn English in small groups. Courses will be taught by native-speaking instructors from Great Britai ... [+]

»ENGLISH INTENSIVE COURSE«

Our intensive language training programme is an effective method to learn English in small groups. Courses will be taught by native-speaking instructors from Great Britain, USA, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. Regardless of whether you are an intermediate or advanced student, or whether you would like to sign up for 50 hours in two weeks or 100 hours in four weeks: We have the right course for you! The programme is the perfect way to prepare for a degree programme or internship abroad.

The goal of these language courses is to help you improve your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, and learn, practice and expand your vocabulary and knowledge of grammar and phonetics. The courses strongly emphasise active communication in the foreign language. The instructors will also give presentations about various foreign countries, their people and cultures. And of course we want to hear about your personal goals and interests for the course.... [-]

Germany Weimar
August 2019
Full-time
2 - 4 weeks
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

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 fluen ... [+]

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 Cen... [-]
United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Eton Institute

In just 3 weeks, these 30-hour Special Intensive courses will ultimately boost your language skills in English and Arabic. Eton Institute designed the courses to be inter ... [+]

In just 3 weeks, these 30-hour Special Intensive courses will ultimately boost your language skills in English and Arabic. Eton Institute designed the courses to be interactive and fun which will help students learn the language in no time. This is ideal for starters as well as those who wish to upgrade their level in either languages.

The schedule of the Intensives is as follows:

Dates: 5 June – 23 June 2016

Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 am or 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue: Eton Institute – Dubai & Abu Dhabi

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United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi Austria Vienna India New Delhi Hong Kong USA New York  + 6 More
June 2019
Full-time
30 hours
Campus
Eton Institute

Eton Institute’s Summer Super Intensive courses offer a unique opportunity to boost an individual’s language skills in just three weeks! The 60-hour English and Arabic Su ... [+]

Eton Institute’s Summer Super Intensive courses offer a unique opportunity to boost an individual’s language skills in just three weeks! The 60-hour English and Arabic Super Intensive courses are conducted every year exclusively during the summer months of June, July and August. Courses are available from beginner to advanced levels in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Summer Intensive Schedule

Dates: 26 June – 14 July, 24 Jul – 11 Aug, 14 Aug – 1 Sep

Timings: 9:00am -1:00pm, 1:30pm-5:30pm or 6:00pm-10:00pm

Days: Sunday to Thursday

Discounted Price: AED 2550 for 60 hours!

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United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi Austria Vienna India New Delhi Hong Kong USA New York  + 6 More
September 2019
Full-time
60 hours
Campus
Jamestown Community College

Jamestown Community College's English language immersion program provides students with an opportunity to study English grammar and improve their vocabulary, pronunciatio ... [+]

Jamestown Community College's English language immersion program provides students with an opportunity to study English grammar and improve their vocabulary, pronunciation, listening skills, speaking, reading, and writing. The 2016 English language immersion program will take place July 25-August 12, 2016.

Intensive non-credit study of the English language including grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation Cultural orientation Beautiful State University of New York campus in a safe community in western New York Small class size State-of-the-art facilities No TOEFL required Tentative cost: $2950. Will include on-campus housing, tuition and fees, instruction, textbook, materials, ground t... [-]
USA Jamestown Olean Dunkirk Warren  + 1 More
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Santa Fe University of Art and Design - SFUAD

Our Intensive English Program is for the language student who wants a truly scholarly, academic setting – immerse yourself in a world of learning on an American Universit ... [+]

Our Intensive English Program is for the language student who wants a truly scholarly, academic setting – immerse yourself in a world of learning on an American University campus, and experience the unique culture of one of the most artistic cities in the United States: Santa Fe, New Mexico! You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow along with our IEP program: each of these 8-week courses represents six different difficulty levels of learning, and a student should be able to progress from one level to the next at the end of each session.

Classes are capped at 16 students per level, for an intimate and hands-on learning experience.

Core courses cover: Writing/Grammar (6 hours), Reading/Vocabulary (6 hours), Communication Skills/Pronunciation (6 hours)... [-]

USA Santa Fe
August 2019
Full-time
8 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
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
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.

Program Cost ... [-]
USA Medford
July 2019
Full-time
6 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
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
Singapore Institute of Management, Global Education

The English Immersion Programme (EIP) aims to help non-native speakers gain confidence in communicating in English through practising English with new friends. ... [+]

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