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Online English Courses

Study English online at the University of North Georgia, USA

The 8-week online English program is designed to help international students develop the English skills necessary for successful communication in social situations, university courses, and professional settings where strong reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills are essential. In this program, students will have several options for courses depending on their language ability and goals. Students are encouraged to take both the Session I and Session II courses. The program includes four different course options:

Intermediate Academic English – This course helps students improve their academic English skills. It is designed for those who wish to attend university programs taught in English but first need to improve their English and learn more about the expectations of American university classes. This course is also beneficial for those who wish to advance their English language skills for career purposes. The course meets live online on Monday - Thursday mornings and includes courses in Reading & Writing and Listening & Speaking.

Advanced Academic English - This course is ideal for those who are almost ready to attend university programs taught in English but need to learn more about the expectations of American university classes. Students in this course will complete assignments with similar expectations as university courses. The course meets live online on Monday - Thursday mornings and includes courses in Reading & Writing and Listening & Speaking.

English Communication and Fluency – This listening and speaking course is for non-native English speakers who live and work in English-speaking environments or those who wish to improve their general spoken English communication skills for a variety of purposes. This course is also beneficial for those who wish to continue their education in the future but would like to first improve English communication skills. The course meets live online on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Professional English Reading & Writing – This course if for non-native English speakers who live and work in settings that require strong English communication skills or for those who wish to advance their careers. Students in this course will have opportunities to improve their reading comprehension and formal English writing skills for a variety of purposes. This course does not include live online meetings, so students can complete weekly assignments at the time that best fits their schedules.

Program Dates

8-Week Online English Program: 

Session 1 — Jan. 11 - March 5, 2021

Session 2 — March 15 - May 7, 2021

Program Cost

Intermediate or Advanced Academic English - $800

English Communication and Fluency - $400

Professional English Reading & Writing - $300

The price is subject to change without notice.

Program Information

Courses and Class Schedule

Session I Courses (January 11 – March 5)

  • Intermediate Academic English I
  • Advanced Academic English I
  • English Communication and Fluency I
  • Professional English Reading & Writing I

Session II Courses (March 15 – May 7)

  • Intermediate Academic English II
  • Advanced Academic English II
  • English Communication and Fluency II
  • Professional English Reading & Writing II

Class Schedule

Intermediate and Advanced Academic English:
Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (U.S. Eastern Time). Each course (Reading & Writing and Listening & Speaking) meets live on Zoom twice per week.

English Communication and Fluency:
Monday and Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (U.S. Eastern Time).

Professional English Reading & Writing:
No live class sessions

Program Highlights

  • Improve your general English communication or academic English skills.
  • Taught by kind and supportive UNG instructorswith master’s degrees and international experience.
  • Participate in live, interactive video sessionseach week with course instructors and students.
  • Students who take the Intermediate or Advanced Academic English courses can work with a language partner and attend an additional American Culture course on Fridays.
  • Receive a certificate from the Center for Language Education at the University of North Georgia, an American university founded in 1873.
  • Easy transition into the next level in March or into CLE's Intensive English programon UNG campus.

Application Requirements and Deadlines

Low-Intermediate English level or above

8-week course application deadline for Session I: December 30, 2020

8-week course application deadline for Session II: March 5, 2021

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