Embassy English Language Semester Abroad

Language Semester Abroad

Our most cost effective language course

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Overview

Language Semester Abroad (LSA)

An ideal gap year experience, develop fluency in English and have one of the most amazing experiences of your life. Make new friends and explore new places during your language semester abroad.

LSA is run in all Embassy centres with start dates every 6 weeks, this course is the most cost effective course we run. Study for 24, 36 or 48 weeks to achieve your desired level of proficiency and benefit from discounted pricing.

Please see our General English course page for information on course outcomes and inclusions.

Why choose an LSA course?

  • Steadily improve your English each week
  • Focussed improvement in speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
  • Regular progress tracking helps you reach your language goals
  • Become confident using English in study visits, lectures and tests
  • Choose the number of weeks you want to study: 24, 36 or 48
  • Start dates every 6 weeks

Start dates for 2019:

  • January 7
  • February 18
  • April 1
  • May 13
  • June 2
  • August 5
  • September 16
  • October 28

Language Semester Abroad (Pre Intermediate to Advanced) (1 to 52 weeks): CRICOS Course Code 072052C

Quick Facts

  • Start Dates: Every 6 weeks
  • Lessons per week: 20, 24 or 28
  • Lesson Duration: 45 min. in North America and UK, 50 min. in Australia & New Zealand
  • Course Duration: 24, 36 or 48 weeks
  • Class Size: Maximum 15 (North America & UK) Average 15 (Australia & New Zealand)
  • Locations: Available at all Embassy locations
  • Age requirements: 16

Course details and options

Embassy English Language Semester AbroadGeneral English Standard programme

The Standard programme consists of 20 x 45 minute lessons (15 hours in North America and UK) or 20 x 50 minutes lessons in Australia and New Zealand (16.6 hours). Lessons occur Monday to Friday, following a structured curriculum with a focus on the key English language skills for success in learning.

This course is offered in all Embassy English study centres.

Reasons to choose this course
  • Suitable for all levels
  • This course is suitable for study for up to 12 weeks in the USA under the ESTA visa waiver scheme and the B1/B2 tourist visa
  • This course is suitable for study in Australia and New Zealand on a tourist or working holiday visa
Outcomes
  • Improve your English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Communicate more effectively

The General English Standard programme is available at all Embassy English centres. Choose a location here >>

Standard Plus

The General English Standard Plus programme is available in the USA, Australia and New Zealand. You will participate in 20 lessons from the Standard programme as well as 4 skills development lessons. This course consists of 24 lessons per week and is 24 x 45 min lessons (18 hours in North America) and 24 x 50 min lessons (20 hours in Australia & New Zealand).

Our skills development lessons allow students additional time in the classroom to focus on areas that they would like to develop further. When a student arrives in centre they will be able to select which additional lessons they would like to attend.

The lessons may vary by centre but are likely to include:

  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Communication skills

...and more!

Reasons to choose this course:

  • Focus on the area you want or need to improve
  • Gain additional skills for success in exams
  • Full-time programme eligible for study on a student or tourist visa in Australia and New Zealand
  • This course is required for student visas into the USA
  • Available as an evening programme in Australia only

Outcomes

  • Improve your English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Communicate more effectively
  • Learn tips and techniques to improve your exam results if you choose an exam skills development
  • Gain English language skills for the workplace if you choose business English skills development

  • The Standard Plus programme is available at Embassy English centres in North America or Australia & New Zealand.

    Intensive 28

    Available in all of our Embassy English locations, you can choose from a wide range of electives which can improve your career opportunities, help you with exam techniques or simply enhance your experience.

    Our intensive 28 programme consists of 20 lessons from the standard programme as well as 8 skills development lessons. The course consists of 28 lessons per week which is 28 x 45 minute lessons (21 hours in North America and the UK) and 28 x 50 minute lessons (23.3 hours in Australia and New Zealand).

    Our skills development lessons allow students additional time in the classroom to focus on areas that they would like to develop further. When a student arrives in centre they will be able to select which additional lessons they would like to attend. The lessons may vary by centre but are likely to include:

    Pronunciation

    • Grammar
    • Vocabulary
    • Communication skills
    • ...and more!

    Reasons to choose this course

    • Focus on the area you want or need to improve
    • Gain additional skills for success in exams or career
    • This programme is eligible for study on a student or tourist visa in Australia and New Zealand and a student visa in the USA
    • Outcomes
    • Maximum class time for structured learning

    Improve your English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking

    • Communicate more effectively
    • Learn tips and techniques to improve your exam results if you choose an exam elective
    • Gain English language skills for the workplace if you choose business English elective

    The Intensive 28 programme is available at all Embassy English centres. Choose a location here >>

    For more information about our core curriculum and skills development, visit our General English course page >>

    Find out more...

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