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Advanced Academic English for Graduate Students

2 months
Duration
5532 USD/full
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About

The Advanced Academic English for Graduate Students from Columbia University is specifically designed to reflect the type of coursework completed in master's degrees in professional schools of study.

Overview

The intensive six-week Advanced Academic English for Graduate Students from Columbia University is designed to increase proficiency in spoken and written English, enhance reading and listening skills, and prepare students for studying in a rigorous U.S academic context. It also aims to familiarize participants with Columbia University.

The course is aimed at international students whose first language is not English.

The curriculum will combine linguistic and academic objectives.

Participants will:

  • Deliver individual, pair, and group presentations on topics related to their fields
  • Receive extensive feedback on their oral skills (from various stakeholders)
  • Learn strategies for correcting errors in grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
  • Learn how to present oral and written data commentary 
  • Expand their academic vocabulary 
  • Learn how to explain concepts of their field to non-experts
  • Become familiar with professors' expectations
  • Learn American email etiquette

Programme Structure

The AAEGS course will include:
  • Strategies for speaking in academic contexts (discussions and presentations)
  • Spontaneous speaking skills in academic and informal contexts (including small talk)
  • Pronunciation, word stress and intonation
  • Fluency building
  • Advanced grammar review
  • Strategies for attending to and correcting errors in grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
  • Formal and informal language choice
  • Academic vocabulary expansion

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application form.
  • Bank statement. This document must be in English and dated within the last three months. It must be from a checking or savings account and must show sufficient available funds to pay the estimated tuition, fees and living expenses.
  • Sponsor letter. The letter must be in English and dated within the last three months. It must also be signed by the sponsor. If you are sending your own bank statement you are not required to submit a sponsor letter. The sponsor letter is necessary only if a bank statement will be submitted on your behalf by another person. The person whose bank statement you will submit is your sponsor.
  • Photocopy of your passport’s identification page. This is the page in your passport that shows your photograph, your name, and your date of birth.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5532 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5532 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    5532 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5532 USD for the full programme during 2 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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