Summer course in Intensive English

Top 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 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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Summer camp - Canada Silver

Columbia International College
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 Canada Hamilton

Experience more of Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area with this three-week summer camp program, featuring ESL classes, day trips to attractions in Hamilton and Toronto, fun evening events and an excursion to the wilds of northern Ontario with a three-day stay at Bark Lake leadership camp. Campers will tour the halls of higher learning at McMaster University® and the University of Toronto, scream with joy on the amusement park rides at Canada’s Wonderland, experience the wonder of Niagara Falls, visit historical Hamilton landmarks and try their hand at canoeing, archery and roasting marshmallows over a campfire. The enthusiasm and attention of Columbia’s qualified camp counsellors make every day fun and safe, whether campers are enjoying a medieval feast or practicing English. [+]

Experience more of Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area with this three-week summer camp program, featuring ESL classes, day trips to attractions in Hamilton and Toronto, fun evening events and an excursion to the wilds of northern Ontario with a three-day stay at Bark Lake leadership camp. Campers will tour the halls of higher learning at McMaster University® and the University of Toronto, scream with joy on the amusement park rides at Canada’s Wonderland, experience the wonder of Niagara Falls, visit historical Hamilton landmarks and try their hand at canoeing, archery and roasting marshmallows over a campfire. The enthusiasm and attention of Columbia’s qualified camp counsellors make every day fun and safe, whether campers are enjoying a medieval feast or practicing English.... [-]


Summer camp - Canada Gold

Columbia International College
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 Canada Hamilton

This jam-packed three-week summer camp offers the chance of a lifetime—a six-day tour of English and French Canada. Campers will explore Ottawa, the nation’s capital; take a boat ride to the 1000 Islands at the eastern end of Lake Ontario; tour and shop in Montréal, one of the world’s fashion meccas; and travel back in time in la Ville de Québec, Canada’s oldest city. [+]

This jam-packed three-week summer camp offers the chance of a lifetime—a six-day tour of English and French Canada. Campers will explore Ottawa, the nation’s capital; take a boat ride to the 1000 Islands at the eastern end of Lake Ontario; tour and shop in Montréal, one of the world’s fashion meccas; and travel back in time in la Ville de Québec, Canada’s oldest city.

Urban experiences are balanced by a three-day trip to the wilds of northern Ontario at Columbia’s Bark Lake leadership camp, where campers are encouraged to leave their comfort zone through activities that challenge both the body and mind. Add ESL classes, local day trips to tourist attractions, visits to nearby universities and fun evening activities and you have the makings of the most memorable summer of your life.... [-]


Summer camp - Canada Platinum

Columbia International College
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2018 Canada Hamilton

This four-week ESL camp program features an exciting blend of nature and culture, where half-day and full-day ESL classes are balanced with overnight trips to famous tourist destinations, day excursions to Hamilton landmarks, fun evening activities, and the love of our caring and fun-loving camp counsellors. [+]

This four-week ESL camp program features an exciting blend of nature and culture, where half-day and full-day ESL classes are balanced with overnight trips to famous tourist destinations, day excursions to Hamilton landmarks, fun evening activities, and the love of our caring and fun-loving camp counsellors.

Platinum camp is special because of our popular overnight excursions, which offer campers a chance to immerse themselves in some of the country’s most cosmopolitan cities and develop their leadership skills in the Canadian wilderness.

A six-day tour of Eastern Canada features the cultural and architectural majesty of Montreal and Quebec City (where campers can try speaking French); the rich history of Ottawa, the nation’s capital; and the beautiful 1000 Islands area of eastern Lake Ontario. A four-day trip to Bark Lake connects campers to the outdoors, where they canoe, swim, climb, hike and develop lifelong friendships around the campfire.... [-]


English Language Course Summer 2018

Westminster Kingsway College
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 36 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Westminster Kingsway College has excelled as a language centre for over 100 years, and its location in Soho means that you will be able to explore and enjoy life at the vibrant heart of the capital. Our courses are for non-native English speakers (EU and worldwide) who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, and develop confidence to communicate in English. Courses are offered at Elementary, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels and are the perfect way to enjoy London during the summer, while studying English and making friends with students from all over the world. [+]

English Language Summer Courses

We offer Summer English courses from July to August. The perfect way to enjoy London during the Summer, while studying English and making friends with students from all over the world.

Key Information: Where : Soho Centre When: 2 July to 24 August 2018 Dureation: Minimim 2 weeks Class Size: 20 max (Average 16) Tuition Fees: £150 GBP per week

Westminster Kingsway College has excelled as a language centre for over 100 years, and its location in Soho means that you will be able to explore and enjoy life at the vibrant heart of the capital.

Our courses are for non-native English speakers (EU and worldwide) who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, and develop confidence to communicate in English. Courses are offered at Elementary, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels and are the perfect way to enjoy London during the summer, while studying English and making friends with students from all over the world.... [-]


English Summer Course

West London English School
Campus Full time 4 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom London

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. [+]

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* ... [-]

English & German Summer Course

University of Kassel
Campus Full time Part time 4 weeks June 2018 Germany Kassel + 1 more

The International Summer University at Kassel is a unique short-term education program especially dedicated to international students. Every year about 50 participants take seminar classes in one of three specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends

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International Summer University Kassel

Summer Courses in the Heart of Europe The International Summer University at Kassel is a unique short term education program specially dedicated to international students. Every year about 50 participants take seminar classes in one of three specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends:

Engineering – Environment and Innovation Culture – International communication and German culture Nano science – Molecules and technology

According to their personal interest students are able to gain useful insights in the chosen field of study and improve their intercultural communication skills in a highly international learning environment. The university program is combined with several leisure time activities, such as workshops, excursions and a German language course, which is offered at different levels. Kassel's location in central Germany makes other destinations in Germany and Europe easily reachable within a few hours. Excursions to Berlin, Frankfurt or the historic city of Marburg are included in the program. In addition, students will be accommodated at a host family for the time of their stay. Due to this structure the program guarantees a broad and realistic impression of German culture, historical heritage and daily life in modern society. ... [-]


English Language Course

ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎
Campus Full time 3 years July 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews Cambridge USA New Haven + 3 more

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 CELTA teachers who ensure that all core skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening) are practiced. [+]

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 CELTA teachers who ensure that all core skills (speaking, reading, writing and listening) are practiced.... [-]


Summer Institute for International Scholars

International Programs at Tufts University
Campus Full time 6 weeks August 2019 USA Medford

For over 25 years, the Tufts Summer Institute for International Scholars has trained students to write American-style research papers and communicate effectively in a graduate school setting. Through careful analysis of writing structure, thesis development, and a widened vocabulary base, students acquire the skills and confidence necessary to fully participate in a U.S. graduate degree program. [+]

For over 25 years, the Tufts Summer Institute for International Scholars has trained students to write American-style research papers and communicate effectively in a graduate school setting. Through careful analysis of writing structure, thesis development, and a widened vocabulary base, students acquire the skills and confidence necessary to fully participate in a U.S. graduate degree program. Classes are taught in a seminar environment that closely resembles the U.S. graduate school experience. When needed, the program staff can arrange evening tutoring sessions to complement this intensive academic program. If you intend to pursue further study at a college or university, and have a minimum TOEFL score of 71 internet based (iBT)/197 computer based/530 paper based, we welcome your application to join this select group of scholars.... [-]


University Preparation Summer Course

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom Oxford

University Preparation has been designed for students who wish to maximise their opportunity for success at a university level. [+]

Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success.

Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage.

Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn.

This is Oxford College Summer School.

UNIVERSITY PREPARATION

University Preparation has been designed for students who wish to maximise their opportunity for success at university level. By the end of the course students will have a greater understanding of key academic skills, developed their strategies for independent learning and broadened their knowledge of UK culture, by visiting some of the country’s top universities, as well as enjoying cultural excursions to local and national places of interest.... [-]


Oxbridge Pathways Programme

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom Oxford

The Oxbridge Pathways Programme is a two-week residential programme designed to prepare students to make an undergraduate application to either Oxford or Cambridge University. [+]

Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success.

Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage.

Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn.

This is Oxford College Summer School.

Thinking of applying to Oxford or Cambridge University?

The Oxbridge Pathways Programme is a two-week residential programme designed to prepare students to make an undergraduate application to either Oxford or Cambridge University.... [-]


English Intensive Course

Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks August 2018 Germany 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 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! [+]

»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.... [-]


Intensive Pronunciation Summer School

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom London

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 [+]

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 Centre Times: Mon - Fri 10:00 - 13:00 [-]

English & Arabic Intensive Courses

Eton Institute
Campus Full time 30 hours June 2018 United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi Austria Vienna India New Delhi Hong Kong USA New York + 8 more

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... [+]

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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Summer Super Intensives

Eton Institute
Campus Full time 60 hours September 2018 United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi Austria Vienna India New Delhi Hong Kong USA New York + 8 more

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... [+]

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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English Language Immersion Program

Jamestown Community College
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 USA Jamestown Olean Dunkirk Warren + 3 more

amestown 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... [+]

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 transportation, insurance, and some meals. Cost does not include travel and personal expenses. Optional excursions to Niagara Falls and other exciting destinations This program is for you if You want to improve your English language skills for personal or business reasons. You came to the US to study at a university/college and want to improve your English language skills to get necessary preparation. You want to experience American culture and practice English language skills. Advantages You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course You will not be required to take the TOEFL You will learn from a qualified ESL professor experienced in teaching international students You will live in a culturally rich and safe community Program Schedule Classes: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday Two hours of lab work every day Weekly activities Discussions on American culture Local excursions You will stay in a modern suite-style residence hall on campus equipped with a full... [-]