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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International students will have to attend face to face English classes for 20 hours a week
In the changes which will be implemented at the start of 2018, all international students will have to pass more rigorous testing in English even before they gain admission to a university degree course or a vocational course. Education minister Simon ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:57:00 GMT

University of Birmingham to Start Three-Week Technical English Training Course For Indian Engineering Students
The University of Birmingham is set to start a three-week free online training in the English language for the engineering students across India. Birmingham?s new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is based on real first-year modules at the University ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 02:34:00 GMT

Federal Government puts institutions on notice over English language course standards
THE Federal Government is demanding higher standards from institutions providing English language courses to overseas students. Education Minister Simon Birmingham said the new standards of mandatory and regular assessment would ensure that more students ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT

International students will soon need to pass mandatory English tests before being accepted into university courses
International students entering into tertiary education in Australia will soon need to pass a mandatory English exam before beginning their courses of study. The tough new Federal Government crack down is set to be brought into action from January next year.
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:56:00 GMT

Public Advocate Letitia James devises plan to offer Puerto Rico refugees English classes, counseling, supplies
The city should offer English classes, cash grants, free MetroCards and medical help to thousands of Puerto Ricans expected to come to New York after Hurricane Maria ravaged their homeland, Public Advocate Letitia James said. James proposed a plan Thursday ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:53:00 GMT

International students forced to meet English language standards before acceptance into tertiary courses
INTERNATIONAL students will be forced to pass an ­English test before they are ­accepted into degree and other tertiary courses under tough new standards imposed by the federal government. The crackdown affecting up to 150,000 overseas students a year ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 04:36:00 GMT

Vietnamese language course opens in the Netherlands
The Embassy of Vietnam in the Netherlands has organised a course to teach Vietnamese language to overseas Vietnamese in the Netherlands. Speaking at the opening ceremony on October 15, Vietnamese Ambassador to the Netherlands Ngo Thi Hoa said thanks to the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:56:00 GMT

Turnbull Government to improve English course standards
INTERNATIONAL students will face tougher benchmarks to pass English languages courses under a Turnbull Government move to improve study conditions. Education Minister Simon Birmingham said the new standards, which would be announced at a conference on ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:38:00 GMT

Abadi needs to pull Iraq back from destructive course against Kurds
As Kurdish Peshmerga troops are preparing for a possible Iraqi Army and Shiite-majority Hashd al-Shaabi attack on Kirkuk, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi needs to demonstrate real leadership and political acumen by working to avert any possibility of ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:51:00 GMT