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English for academic study

If your goal is to attend a college or university, complete Level 109 or 112 of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme. The Certificate of Completion you will earn is accepted by more than 650 colleges and universities worldwide as proof of the English proficiency required for admission.

United States

English for Academic Purposes - USA

The EAP English for Academic Purposes programme in the United States is for international students who want to attend a college or university abroad. If you wish, you can also apply for conditional admission to any of our 600+ partner institutions.

Australia

Academic English Preparation (AEP) – Australia

Academic English Preparation AEP1, AEP2, and AEP3 are for international students looking for direct entry into higher education institutions in Australia – the AEP1 course provides you with the fundamental skills for academic study, AEP2 is recommended if you are looking to study at TAFE or vocational colleges and AEP3 prepares you for university study. 

Canada

English for Academic Purposes - Canada

The English for Academic Purposes programme in Canada is designed for international students who want to attend a college or university abroad. You will gain the English proficiency and study skills necessary to excel in a classroom environment and beyond. With this course, students can also apply for conditional admission to any of our 650+ partner institutions.

India

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) – India

The English for Academic Purposes programme in India is designed to help you achieve your goal of studying at a college or university abroad, including the opportunity to apply for conditional admission to any of the 600+ institutions ELS partners with. This intensive English course will give international students like you the skills you need for success in an academic setting and beyond.

General English programmes

Develop your listening, speaking, reading and general communication skills in the General English programme. The Semi-Intensive English and American Explorer programmes offer classes in the morning and allow you time to explore your surroundings and practice your improving English.

United States

General English – USA

Our General English programme helps you communicate more accurately and efficiently. 

Semi-Intensive English - USA

Learn English while still having the freedom to explore your surroundings.

Australia

General English (day) – Australia

ELS Australia's General English programmes support you as you improve essential English language skills.

General English (Evening) - Australia

ELS Australia's General English programmes support you as you improve essential English language skills.

Canada

General English – Canada

Our General English programme helps you communicate more accurately and efficiently, with a curriculum that focuses on the fundamentals of the English language, including skill enhancement exercises that reinforce listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Semi-Intensive English - Canada

Learn English while still having the freedom to explore your surroundings.

India

General English – India

Our General English course helps you to communicate more accurately and efficiently.

Semi Intensive English – India

Study English while still having the freedom to explore your surroundings.

Vacation English programmes

– Learn English on holiday in the US in a casual learning environment while experiencing a variety of cultural and social activities outside of the classroom.Our language learning holidays in the United States could be just what you need. These programmes emphasise conversational skills with a focus on everyday communication. These programmes are also designed to allow you more time to explore your surroundings and to learn American English in the real world.

United States

American Explorer - USA

Enrich your vacation in the United States with English language instruction.

ELS Language Experience+ 3 – USA

Take English courses abroad with a programme focused on everyday communication, where you study for 3 hours a day – leaving plenty of time to explore your surroundings and get involved in cultural activities. 

ELS Language Experience+ 6 – USA

Take English courses abroad with a programme focused on everyday communication, where you study for 6 hours a day – leaving plenty of time to explore your surroundings and get involved in cultural activities. 


Business communication programmes

Achieve your professional goals and strengthen your English communication proficiency through our business English programmes!

United States

Business English course – USA

Develop the English communication skills you need to be competitive in global business.

English for Executives - USA

Increase your career-specific English proficiency with English for Executives.

Super-Intensive English - USA

Improve your business English proficiency quickly through the Super-Intensive English programme's individualised, one-on-one coursework.

Super-Intensive English Plus - USA

Achieve maximum results through intensive, one-on-one instruction with Super-Intensive English Plus.

Canada

English for Business - Canada

Develop the English communication skills you need to be competitive in global business.

English for Executives – Canada

Increase your career-specific English proficiency with English for Executives.

Super-Intensive English Programmes - Canada

Quickly improve your English proficiency to prepare for professional success using ELS's Super-Intensive English and Super-Intensive English Plus programmes.

Youth and young adult English summer camps and courses

ELS Youth and Young Adult programmes give young learners the opportunity to study English and have fun with peers from all over the world

United States

Fun & Sun Camp – USA

The all-inclusive Fun & Sun Camp allows young people to learn English while enjoying sunny St. Petersburg, Florida.

January Youth Homestay - USA

The January Youth Homestay programme offers young students a unique, short-term experience in the United States while on break from their regular academic studies.

Malibu Youth Camp - USA

Malibu Youth Camp students will have fun and learn English in beautiful Southern California!

Summer in New York City – USA

The Summer in New York City programme helps students aged 16+ to develop their English skills while enjoying one of the most energetic cities in the world – New York City! 

University Preparation – Lawrenceville – USA

Young students in our Lawrenceville University Preparation programme can improve their English and learn about higher education in the United States.

University Preparation – Malibu - USA

Young students in our Malibu University Preparation programme can improve their English and learn about higher education in the United States.

Australia

High School Preparation - Australia

The High School Preparation programme in Australia allows students to develop their English skills and learn about Australian study methods and culture.

Junior Holiday English – Australia

Students can experience one of the most beautiful cities in the world – Sydney, Australia – as they become more proficient in the English language.

Canada

Vancouver Summer Youth Programme - Canada

Young people can learn English in an exciting ELS Summer Youth Camp programme in Canada.

Vancouver Winter Youth Programme - Canada

Young people can learn English in an exciting ELS Winter Youth Camp programme in Canada.

Testing and Test Preparation Programmes

Learn valuable standardised test-taking strategies, practise your language skills and increase your confidence in ELS's Testing and Test Preparation Programmes.

United States

The Complete Prep Programme for the TOEFL iBT® – USA

This 12-week, three-session prep programme uses TOEFL iBT® practice exams, textbooks and advanced listening software.

ELS Pre-Arrival Test - USA

Assess your knowledge of the English language, find out how long you can expect to study at ELS and what programmes you are eligible to take.

IELTSTM– USA

This test is available in two forms, General or Academic, and is for students who wish to pursue studies at a college or university that requires the IELTS.

TOEFL iBT® - USA

The online test is designed to assess the English skills of non-native speakers who wish to pursue studies at a college or university that requires the TOEFL.

TOEIC® - USA

This test is widely accepted by corporations and government agencies around the world as proof of English competency.

IELTS Preparation – Australia

Use this course to prepare yourself for the IELTS™ examination.

Canada

IELTS Preparation - Canada

Take the IELTS exam with confidence in your test-taking and English abilities.

TOEFL iBT® Preparation - Canada

Take the TOEFL iBT exam with confidence.

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