It is estimated that over 1 billion people are currently learning English world wide. According to the British council, as of the year 2,000 there were 750 million English as a Foreign language speakers. In addition, there were 375 million English as a Second Language speakers. The difference between the two groups amounts to English as a Foreign Language speakers using English occasionally for business or pleasure, while English as a Second Language speakers use English on a daily basis.
Top reasons why you should consider studying English..
- The biggest range of English language courses in the world
- A worldwide reputation for academic excellence
- Qualifications that are recognised and valued all over the world
- Accredited courses that offer great value for money
- The chance to study and work if you want
Finding the Right Program for You
It is important to do your “homework” before choosing a school. Choose carefully, and you will have a wonderful, rewarding experience.
- Think about what kind of program you want to attend. Do you want a serious academic program or a casual vacation program?
- How much money you can spend on tuition, room, meals, activities, books, etc.?
- Where do you want to go to school? In a large city, small town, in a suburb, or in a particular part of the country?
- What living accommodations does the program provide? Does the program make all housing arrangements for you, or will they help you find housing?
- What extra-curricular activities are there? Are there clubs or sport teams to join?
- Does the school permit advanced level students to take classes at the university or a nearby college?
What do you want to study?
There are English language courses to suit all language needs and levels of skill. Here are some of the main types..
English for Academic Purposes / University Pathway
Would you like to study at an English-speaking university or college, but don’t think your English is good enough? Improve your language and study skills before you go.
- Learn the English you need for academic study
- Gain invaluable study-skills: note-taking, research/presentation skills, academic writing, debating, analysis and critiquing skills.
- IELTS or TOEFL skills preparation training
- University pathway counselling for university or college
- Private Language Schools
- Further Education Insitutions
- Independent Schools and Colleges
- Higher Education Institutions
Private language schools typically offer a range of different English language courses. Some may specialise in teaching young learners or business executives. Others have special expertise in English for Specific Purposes or English Plus courses. Language schools can often cater for all skill levels and provide full-time or part-time options. Short, long and summer programmes are usually available and you can often choose when to start your course
Full-time and part-time courses, for beginners to advanced. They also offer career-based training and academic courses in classes where many students speak English as their first language. Learning the language alongside another subject will sometimes be called English Plus.
Courses allow you to study a range of subjects, and all your activities involve using English. Some independent schools also offer special summer programmes.
Higher education institutions offer full-time and part-time courses. Your language skills should be intermediate or better. Many of these institutions specialise in teaching English for Academic Purposes and Foundation courses
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