English as a Second Language - ESL (Online)

Aston American University

Program Description

English as a Second Language - ESL (Online)

Aston American University

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Imagine being able to work in jobs that are commonly available to English speaking people. Envision you have the choice to choose a job that will give you higher earnings and picture yourself being able to clearly communicate your needs to live a fulfilling life. Your ability to speak, write, and comprehend English would affect your productivity in life and subsequently, earning potential. Recent studies have shown that non-English speakers working in the United States who have resorted to strengthening their English with education have increased their quality of life. Good communication, is, therefore, critical.

Aston American University has developed English courses to help people meet personal and job-related standards from all over the world. By taking your next step to improve your English with Aston American University, you will gain sufficient knowledge to apply yourself in a variety of English settings such as grammar, vocabulary, listening and reading comprehension, speaking, pronunciation, and writing. We understand what it takes to foster a personal and attentive learning environment that is flexible and accommodating. That is why prior to starting the English course with Aston American University, we assess your English abilities and place you in your most ideal learning level. Being in the appropriate level allows you to work on areas of improvement, gain the confidence you seek and find success with your English proficiency.

Program Brief

Each week for eight (8) weeks, students will be tutored one-on-one (online) for thirty (30) minutes as your certified instructor gives you their full and undivided attention. This means you can focus on practicing your pronunciation and comprehension without having to worry about any other student. In addition to your weekly thirty (30) minute online sessions with your live tutor, developed course materials are available to supplement your learning goals. You can learn English at your own pace and privacy without even having to leave your home.

COURSE # ESL COURSES
1 ESL100 Level 100: Beginner
2 ESL200 Level 200: Elementary
3 ESL300 Level 300: Intermediate
4 ESL400 Level 400: Advanced

Gain the Confidence You Seek

With a little time and patience, you will soon be on your way to improving your English skills with Aston American University. Our academic staff is friendly, accommodating, and ready to assist you. Contact us to get the best value.

English as a Second Language - Level 100: Beginner

Level 100 introduces students to the fundamental core aspects of the English language to include:

  • Basic grammar
  • Basic vocabulary
  • Basic listening comprehension
  • Basic speaking
  • Basic pronunciation
  • Basic reading comprehension
  • Basic writing

Through a variety of learning modules, activities and assignments, students will be able to develop and practice their English skills in each of the core areas of the English language. The beginning course includes real-time office hours with a live instructor as well as personalized feedback on activities and assignments, which are graded by a certified ESL instructor. Note: All students will complete an assessment test prior to the course start date to help determine appropriate placement within varying course levels.

English as a Second Language - Level 200: Elementary

To ensure students develop a well-rounded skill set, the Elementary course builds upon the basic foundations of the English language established in Level 100 in addition to the activities and skills to be focused equally on:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Listening comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Pronunciation
  • Reading comprehension
  • Writing

This level also offers a live certified ESL instructor who will coach and provide personalized feedback and individual grading to improve comprehension of the course objectives. Note: All students must be assessed and placed in the Elementary level prior to the course start date.

English as a Second Language - Level 300: Intermediate

The Intermediate learning modules and assignments are designed to focus more on the essential skills necessary to enter the English-speaking workforce or higher education institutions. Level 300 places more of an emphasis on developing skills in the areas of speaking and pronunciation as well as writing. Students entering this level will also establish a firm grasp of fundamental competencies such as listening and reading comprehension. Our certified ESL instructors will continue to provide private, one-on-one feedback to allow students the support they need to grasp intermediate levels of grammar and pronunciation that arise with progressively difficult activities structured for this level of learning. Areas of focus:

  • Speaking and pronunciation for the workplace
  • Writing for the workplace
  • Listening comprehension
  • Listening and reading comprehension for the workplace

This level also offers a live certified ESL instructor who will coach and provide personalized feedback and individual grading to improve comprehension of the course objectives. Note: All students must be assessed and placed in the Intermediate level prior to the course start date.

English as a Second Language - Level 400: Advanced

The advanced course is intended for students to independently build up their English skills and confidence in a structure that has the highest level of instruction. This configuration of advancement via learning modules, activities, and assignments will help leave students proficient in:

  • Speaking and pronunciation for the workplace
  • Advanced grammar
  • Advanced vocabulary
  • Advanced listening comprehension
  • Advanced speaking
  • Advanced Pronunciation
  • Advanced reading comprehension
  • Advanced writing

This advanced course level is still facilitated by a live certified ESL instructor who will provide personalized feedback on activities and assignments, as well as real-time office hours. Note: All students must have been assessed and placed in the advanced level prior to the course start date.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 28, 2018
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This course is Online
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8 weeks
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1,750 USD
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USA - Honolulu, Hawaii
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