04 mai 2014

English Language Programs and International Student Recruitment

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. The teaching of English in a systematic fashion began with Berlitz in 1890 and, within a decade, there were Berlitz Schools in 16 European countries, and then offshoots (instructors mostly) of Berlitz started their own schools. Universities’ extension units began offering English as a Foreign Language programs, such as Columbia University Extension in 1911. Standalone English language teaching divisions came into existence around 1941, initially providing instruction to graduate students and professionals. Canadian universities (such as the University of New Brunswick and Queen’s University) also began offering these courses in the 1940s. More...

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