English Express Program

The best English language program for working and studying in Finland!

Welcome to English Express by Edunation!

At English Express, we believe in the transformative power of language.  Our  English language classes provide a comprehensive and immersive learning experience that goes beyond the basics.  

Whether a student aiming for academic excellence, a professional seeking career advancement,  or someone passionate about language and culture, English Express is here to guide a fun journey to mastery!

Enroll today and unlock the doors to a world of possibilities through the power of language.  Let us embark on this linguistic adventure together.

why choose english express by edunation?

Affordable Price

We believe that quality English language education should be accessible to everyone. Our courses are competitively priced, ensuring everyone can invest in their linguistic growth without breaking the bank.

Academic Excellence

Our courses are crafted by experienced educators who understand the importance of a solid academic foundation. We follow a structured curriculum covering grammar, vocabulary, writing, speaking, and listening skills to equip students with the linguistic tools they need for personal, academic, and professional success.

Immersive Learning Environment

We foster an immersive learning environment where English is not just a subject but a language to master. Our students gain practical language skills beyond the classroom through interactive activities, group discussions, and real-life scenarios.

Experienced & Qualified Online Instructors

Our team of instructors comprises seasoned language professionals with a passion for teaching. They Employ innovative teaching methods to engage students and create a dynamic learning experience. Small class sizes ensure personalized attention, allowing students to progress at their own pace.

Duration

Eight (8) Weeks

Intakes & Semester Dates

August Intake: August 12 - October 5, 2024
October Intake: October 28, 2024 - December 20,2024

Application Deadlines

August Intake: August 6, 2024
October Intake: October 22, 2024

Mode of Study

Online Studies

English Express by Edunation

Application Guidelines

  • Begin by clicking the “APPLY NOW” button below to access the application form.
  • Fill out the application form completely.
  • Complete the diagnostic exam and schedule an interview with the ESL teacher, both of which are accessible within the application form.
  • Ensure all sections of the application form are submitted by clicking the submission button.
  • Following your scheduled online interview, you will receive your evaluation results via email within 24 hours.
  • If you pass both the diagnostic exam and interview, you will be invoiced for the program fee, which is 250 EURO for Pathway students and 350 EURO for non-Pathway students.
  • For Pathway students, once payment is completed, the English Express Program will send you the Acceptance Letter, confirming your enrollment. Upon receiving this letter, kindly email a copy to the Pathway Program.

Lastly, to be admitted to the English Express Program, the applicant must have the score of: 

For Pathway Students:

  • Kajaani UAS and Karelia UAS Pathway progression: diagnostic exam results are equivalent to at least IELTS 4.5.
  • Satakunta UAS Engineering track Pathway progression: diagnostic exam results are equivalent to at least IELTS 5.0.

For Non-Pathway Students:

  • Diagnostic exam results are equivalent to IELTS 5.0.
  • Online interview

Course
Objective

The course objectives of the English Express program for their learners/students are: 

  1. Enhance Language Proficiency
  2.  Improve Linguistic Fluency
  3. Strengthen Reading Comprehension
  4. Refine Writing Skills
  5. Foster Effective Speaking Skills
  6. Enhance Listening Proficiency

Course
Description

The English Express Program presents an immersive 8-week journey meticulously crafted to elevate students’ English language proficiency across all essential domains: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. 

This course is crafter for individuals seeking to transcend professional and academic goals and ascend to advanced levels of English mastery.

The program sets its sights on enhancing skills typically falling within the 4.5-5.5 IELTS range, with aspirations to reach even higher levels, spanning 6.0-7.0 IELTS.

Course
Schedule

The Course Schedule details are as follows: 

Eight (8) Weeks: 

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 1 hour and 30 minutes of Synchronous Sessions 

Tuesday and Thursday Asynchronous Sessions

The English Express Program presents an immersive 8-week journey meticulously crafted to elevate students’ English language proficiency across all essential domains: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. This course is crafter for individuals seeking to transcend professional and academic goals and ascend to advanced levels of English mastery. The program sets its sights on enhancing skills typically falling within the 4.5-5.5 IELTS range, with aspirations to reach even higher levels, spanning 6.0-7.0 IELTS.

In this curriculum, students are presented with a variety of activities designed to develop their macro skills. These activities are both guided practices in groups and individual activities that will strengthen their understanding of the language. Moreover, this will be an avenue for students to be confident in using the language. Take note that it doesn’t drown students in a sea of generalized content but rather identifies and targets specific weaknesses and challenges, providing tailored support and guidance to overcome them.

Beyond the classroom, the English Express Program recognizes the importance of real-world application. Hence, it integrates practical exercises, authentic materials, and opportunities for real-time communication, ensuring that skills acquired within the program are immediately transferrable to everyday contexts.

The course objectives of the English Express program for their learners/students are: 

  1. Enhance Language Proficiency: Elevate students’ overall English language proficiency from intermediate levels (4.5-5.5 IELTS) to advanced levels (6.0-7.0 IELTS) across reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. 
  2. Improve Linguistic Fluency: Develop fluency and spontaneity in oral and written communication to enable students to express themselves confidently and effectively in various contexts. 
  3. Strengthen Reading Comprehension: Improve students’ ability to comprehend and analyze complex texts, including academic, literary, and professional materials, enhancing their reading speed and comprehension strategies. 
  4. Refine Writing Skills: Hone students’ writing skills to produce well-structured, coherent, and persuasive written texts, including essays, reports, and formal correspondence, while focusing on grammar, vocabulary, and organization. 
  5. Foster Effective Speaking Skills: Cultivate students’ speaking abilities through extensive practice in formal and informal settings, including presentations, debates, discussions, and everyday conversations, emphasizing clarity, coherence, and pronunciation. 
  6. Enhance Listening Proficiency: Develop students’ listening skills to comprehend a wide range of spoken English, including lectures, interviews, podcasts, and everyday interactions, while improving their ability to extract critical information and infer meaning from context. 
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Why should I pay the course fee after I submit my application?

Paying the course fee after submitting your application serves several important purposes: 

Slot Reservation: By paying the course fee, you secure your spot in the course. Many educational institutions have limited capacity, and systems can fill up quickly. Paying the fee ensures that you have a guaranteed place in the class.

Application Processing: The application fee often covers administrative costs associated with processing your application. This includes reviewing your credentials, checking prerequisites, and ensuring that you meet the requirements for the course.

Commitment: Paying the fee demonstrates your commitment to enrolling in the course. It signifies that you are serious about your education and are willing to invest in your learning.

Resource Allocation: Educational institutions allocate resources based on the number of students who have paid their fees. This includes assigning instructors, preparing materials, and scheduling classes. Your payment helps the institution plan and allocate resources effectively.

Fairness: Requiring all applicants to pay a fee helps filter out individuals who may not be genuinely interested in the course. It ensures that the institution’s time and resources are dedicated to those serious about their education.

Covering Costs: Educational institutions have operational costs, such as maintaining facilities, providing learning materials, and paying staff. The application fee helps offset some of these costs.

Policy Adherence: Many institutions have policies and procedures, including collecting application fees. Adhering to these policies ensures that the institution can maintain its operations and offer quality education.

While it may seem like an extra expense upfront, paying the course fee after submitting your application is a standard practice in the education industry. It benefits both the student and the institution by facilitating a smooth enrollment process and efficiently allocating resources to provide a quality educational experience.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

For PATHWAY AND NON-PATHWAY STUDENT APPLICANTS

We offer 5 – 6 intakes throughout the year, providing flexibility for your schedule.

Each intake spans eight weeks, offering a focused and immersive learning experience.  

The English Express Program is meticulously designed to facilitate the transition of students from intermediate to advanced levels of English proficiency (ranging from 5.0 – 5.5 IELTS, potentially extending to 6.0 – 7.0 IELTS). The program offers a structured curriculum, interactive learning experiences, and a concentrated approach to skill enhancement.

The class schedule is as follows:  

8 Weeks (4 weeks for reading and writing and 4 weeks for listening and speaking. 

Online sessions are 3 times per week; Monday, Wednesday and Friday 

For PATHWAY STUDENT APPLICANTS

The course fee for Pathway students is 250 euro.  

Admission Requirements for Pathway students  

  • Kajaani UAS and Karelia UAS Pathway progression – diagnostic exam result equivalent to at least IELTS 4.5.  
  • Satakunta UAS Engineering track Pathway progression – diagnostic exam result equivalent to at least IELTS 5.0.  
  • Online interview  
  • Program fee: 250 EUR  

Pathway students may apply to the following UAS with English Express acceptance letter and certificate: 

  • Kajaani UAS and Karelia UAS Pathway progression: diagnostic exam results are equivalent to at least IELTS 4.5. 
  • Satakunta UAS Engineering track Pathway progression: diagnostic exam results are equivalent to at least IELTS 5.0. 

Note that you must be able to pass the program and reach the required equivalent IELTS score for each UAS (IELTS 5.0 for Kajaani UAS and Karelia UAS / IELTS 5.5 for Satakunta UAS) in order to proceed with your progression. Otherwise, you will be asked to submit an English language certificate by the Pathway team. 

The English Express Program involves 81 hours of learning over eight weeks. This includes a combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning activities, with two hours of live classes and three hours of offline activities per day. 

For NON-PATHWAY STUDENT APPLICANTS

The course fee for Non-Pathway Students is 350 euro. 

Admission Requirements for Non-Pathway students  

  • Diagnostic exam result equivalent to IELTS 5.0.  
  • Online interview  

Enroll Now in the English Express Program!