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Improve your English for university admission

Global Launch at ASU offers an online alternative to standardized testing for international students who are seeking admission to ASU but need proof of English proficiency. With the help of Global Launch’s online English for Admission courses, you will learn what it takes to succeed in the American university classroom and fulfill your language proficiency requirement for admission to the #1 most innovative university in the U.S.

Why Global Launch?

Standardized tests like the TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE only measure English proficiency. However, for you to successfully meet the academic demands of a top research university, you will need to understand and apply concepts such as critical thinking, academic integrity, research methodology, and sourcing and citing.

Course details

Global Launch's English for Admission courses are designed to both improve your English and prepare you for Arizona State University's rigorous and demanding coursework. Through face-to-face interviews, live lectures and regular feedback from your instructors, you will gain the confidence to communicate in English and perform better at the university.

Duration: 8 weeks
Location: Online
Price: $475

Success in the English for Undergraduate Admission and English for Graduate Admission online courses require at least a high-intermediate understanding of the English language. Interested applicants are encouraged to take Global Launch’s free diagnostic test to determine their level of English proficiency before enrolling in the course.

What you'll learn:

  • To create and deliver academic presentations
  • To incorporate information from outside sources into your own work
  • To take notes from authentic university lectures
  • To discuss topics, including your field of study
  • To adhere to standards of academic integrity
  • To develop and present complex ideas in written form

What you'll do:

  • Listen to academic lectures on interesting topics.
  • Engage with academic texts.
  • Write academic papers, using evidence to support your ideas.
  • Give interesting and engaging presentations.
  • Summarize, paraphrase and synthesize information.
  • Create a portfolio of academic work.

ASU admission

When you complete the English for Undergraduate or Graduate Admission course with an 80% or better, you will receive a TOEFL waiver to begin your degree program of choice. If you are seeking graduate admission and are unsure if your degree program of interest accepts the English for Graduate Admission course for proof of English proficiency, please contact your department directly.

Important dates

The English for Admission online courses begins frequently throughout the year. The upcoming dates for 2021 are as follows:

Course start date

Course end date

Jan 11, 2021

Feb 26, 2021

March 15, 2021

April 29, 2021

May 17, 2021

July 2, 2021

Aug. 19, 2021

Oct. 5, 2021

Oct. 14, 2021

Dec. 3, 2021


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