English Courses

If you're an international student and you're thinking about seeking education in the United States or other English speaking countries, you may want to enroll in an intensive ESL course. Rather than typical English courses, which involve reading great works of literature, students who take ESL classes learn the basics of the English language.

Typical ESL classes focus on writing and reading English, and also pay close attention to grammar, speaking and listening to the English language. Many colleges and universities throughout the United States require international students to provide proof of ESL coursework upon admission. Many international students elect to continue their English education here in the United States. Many colleges offer traditional reading comprehension courses to international students. These courses allow students to further improve their written and verbal English skills. If English is not your native tongue, you can find a number of institutions to teach you the basics and beyond.

You don't have to be an international student to take ESL courses. Many professionals seek to learn the basics of the English language to enhance their earning potentials. People who work in international trade, communications, and technology fields often take ESL classes to reduce communication breakdowns between international partners. Some people take ESL classes and then go on to teach English to other students. This is a great way to give back to your community, and is also a great career choice, as the need for teachers is always growing.

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Café owners film themselves ?humiliating? employee over his English
Owners of a high-end café posted an apology to Instagram after a video of them condescendingly grilling an employee went viral.
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Jan 2021 23:17:00 GMT

Despite COVID-19, standardized testing may force English learners back to school campuses
Advocates are calling on states to delay or cancel in-person proficiency tests for schoolchildren who are still learning English amid the pandemic.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jan 2021 02:05:00 GMT

Zoom and window visits: Service-learning courses adapt to the pandemic
Service-learning classes in which students interact directly with community members have changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, even through a screen, the courses continue to connect Duke ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Jan 2021 22:49:00 GMT

Pakistani Cafe Owners Called Out for Mocking Manager for \'Poor English? in Viral Video
The two women purportedly made the video because they were 'bored'. But they have now been condemned on social media for their tone deafness and show of their privilege.
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Jan 2021 21:54:29 GMT

Political concerns raised in proposed AHS course
After the name of a proposed history course was changed because Alpena High School teachers thought it might sound too political, the Alpena Public Schools Board of Education may require final ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jan 2021 22:06:00 GMT

Islamabad restaurant?s manager mocked over English skills shares his side of story
The manager of an Islamabad restaurant, whose video of being mocked by female owners over his English, clarified regarding the entire episode ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Jan 2021 05:24:00 GMT

Advocates ask Corcoran to delay English proficiency exam
As the organization overseeing the SAT test changes the exam?s format to relax requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a group advocating for students learning English in Florida is asking the state ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:24:52 GMT

Pakistani Cafe Owners Called Out For Mocking Manager For His \'Poor English? & People Are Extremely Angry
Some people go to any extent for having fun and forget that there is a thin line between being funny or being mean. Recently, owners of a high-end restaurant in Pakistan?s Islamabad city have come ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Jan 2021 00:45:04 GMT

Lee?s Language And Literature Department To Offer Spring C.E.L.L. Classes
Lee University?s Department of Language and Literature will offer free English as a Second Language classes to the community through its Center for English Language and Literacy. Thursday night ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:12:00 GMT

New Saturday Dates: English & US Citizenship Preparation Classes
One of your neighbors posted in Schools. Click through to read what they have to say. (The views expressed in this post are the author?s own.) ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:23:00 GMT

UGA Emphasizes Face-to-Face Classes Despite the Pandemic
The University of Georgia resumed classes with an emphasis on in-person instruction last week, despite the rise in the weekly number of COVID-19 cases in Athens-Clarke County reaching an all-time high ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jan 2021 21:44:00 GMT

LAHS Introduces New Course Offering For 2021-2022
With course selection opening for Los Alamos High School students, upcoming juniors and seniors will have another option to fulfill their English credit requirement toward graduation. English teachers ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Jan 2021 06:51:00 GMT