The Academic Pathway to English

Academic English




LEVEL: Beginner - IntermediatesCLASS SIZE: 8 to 12 studentsCOURSE TYPE: Tablet Course

  26 HOURS



About this course

This rigorous course provides students with the strategic academic and cultural skills necessary for success at an American college or university. The course includes speaking, listening and vocabulary, reading, writing, grammar and one elective class. Elective courses can be chosen from a rotating selection of subjects that includes “Accent Reduction”, “Music of the World”, and “American Idioms.” This course is designed specifically to prepare students for higher education. Q International School’s academic speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary classes are specifically developed to prepare students for higher education. Using the Oxford curriculum, Q International School has developed a practiced and well-groomed system that allows an easy progression from level to level. Once English proficiency has been obtained, teachers and administration will assist in college placement and college applications.

Q International School’s academic speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary classes are specifically developed to prepare students for higher education.

What you'll learn

During your studies in the Academic English program the core competencies will be in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. These courses also include vocabulary and grammar lessons in order to perfect your English. Along with the core courses, Q International School offers a wide variety of elective courses to choose, in order to fit your specific English needs. We offer courses like: American Culture, Beginning Writing, Computer Skills, English Conversation, Cultural Communications, English through Film, Health, Idioms & Slang, Intermediate Writing, News & Current Events, Real Talk, Rhetoric – Research Methods, Spelling & Pronunciation, and Survival Skills.

Program Details

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26 Hours
Q International School
Academic English
Beginner - Intermediate
8 to 12


Q International uses the Communicative Method supported by technology. Students improve their English skills by speaking in classroom discussions, participating in group activities, giving presentations, and working in pairs. Engaging teachers, e-books on tablets, embedded multimedia and interactive technology bring classroom topics to life.


Class participation is essential! It counts toward a majority of your final grade so please be thoroughly prepared to discuss the material in class.


Q International School offers a variety of resources to fit your academic and individual needs. Our campus is fully equipped with everything needed to study happily and comfortably in the United States. We offer a full computer lab, to work with computer programs as well as print any work needed for class. Our computer lab also comes installed with the Oxford textbooks for extra practice outside of class. Q International School offers free Wi-Fi for students, a comfortable student lounge, a full student kitchen, and a quiet library to study. Q School will also allocate time for you to meet with college counselors to plan your future, and best prepare you for college or university.

One on One Tuturing

Q International School also offers guided tutoring from any of our instructors. Students are able to sign up for one on one lessons with teachers in order to experience specific and guided lessons. One on one lessons are an excellent option to boost your English to the next level. By working with a teacher you can master any troublesome grammar, expand your vocabulary, or receive valuable conversation time with an experiences professional.