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Your English Course with Guglielmo Marconi University
& Marconi International University

Find out how to improve your language skills in 3 weeks

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Your English Course with Guglielmo Marconi University
& Marconi International University

3 weeks of summer school in the amazing city of Miami

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Your English Course with Guglielmo Marconi University
& Marconi International University

Get 6 ECTS / 3 USQC convertible with any of your exams


In a world where distances are no longer a barrier and communications are instantaneous, the master of a language is basic for success. The English for Global Studies and International Relations program offers university-level English language skills and develops students ability to use English in communicating with business and political leaders. With a split platform of on-site, on-line, lab classes and direct visits to international companies, the program will give students an edge that is necessary in today’s globalized world.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course enables students to acquire the vocabulary and grammatical tools necessary to deal with different situations in the workplace, manage oral presentations, interviews, meetings, calls and information exchange. Particular attention will be dedicated to topical issues in the global economy, international relations and the different professions through lectures, exercises, practical case studies, simulations and role playing. Students who successfully complete the course will get 6 CFU - University credits - equivalent to 3 US quarter credits that are valid within university undergraduate and master's degree programs in Italy or the United States.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course the students will acquire the following professional and linguistic skills:

    Knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and basic syntax for proper expression in oral and written form

 
    Ability to analyze texts and written and oral presentations of a complex nature

 
    Ability to present and articulate complex arguments in oral and written form

 
    Specific skills in the development and formulation of ideas on specific topics

 
    Capacity to manage conversations, negotiations and exchange of information with foreign counterparts  

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

The course is intended for all those who wish to improve the quality of their knowledge of the English language with specific references to various professional fields.

    DURATION: 3 weeks /45 hours

 
    CREDITS: 6 ECTS / 3 USA QC

 
    LOCATION: Marconi International University – Miami downtown

 
    TUITION FEES: The total tuition fee for the program is $2,000.00 including classroom, visits, project work and learning material. The tuition fee does not include housing and travel expenses.

 
SCHEDULE OF THE COURSE

TOPICAL OUTLINE AND SCHEDULE OF THE COURSE


The course will be divided into three weeks and consists of lectures, exercises, practical case studies, simulations and role playing, for a total of 45 hours.

    During the first week, the course will cover basic grammar, syntax, lexical-semantic analysis, phonetic elements and pronunciation of words and verbs. Various activities and reading/writing workshops from various sources such as newspapers and TV news will apply the skills acquired during the lessons.


 
    The second week of the course introduces the vocabulary and terminology in culture and international relations, economic processes and market dynamics and their effects on society. Students will improve their language skills on the subject through reading and analysis of texts from various sources, participation in debates and group discussions and oral presentations.

 
    The last week of lessons will be devoted to topics and global issues such as multiculturalism, international security, integration and social cohesion. Students will apply language and vocabulary skills through simulations and role playing activities, and draft and present a final project based on a current topic.

 
MIAMI


DISCOVER MIAMI AND ITS BEAUTIFUL BEACHES

Miami is one of the most important and internationally recognized cities in the United States, serving as a meeting point with Latin America and home to vibrant and diverse population.

Studying in Miami is the first step towards new professional and personal opportunities and enables you to get in touch with the dynamic and growing economic reality.

Small and big companies throughout the American territory offer numerous job and internship opportunities for students who graduate from American universities.


TRANSFORM YOUR SUMMER SCHOOL IN UNIVERSITY CREDITS




Students who successfully complete the course will get 6 CFU - University credits - equivalent to 3 US quarter credits that are valid within university undergraduate and master's degree programs in Italy or the United States.
The students already enrolled at Guglielmo Marconi University can use and convert the credits obtained in one of the exams required by their program outline.

ACCOMMODATION IN MIAMI

The university has a special accomodation offer for course partecipant, only 500 meters from the course classroom. The following rates are available for students who attend the course English for Global Studies:

Miami Sun Hotel:
weekly:
(cash): $450 tax included
(credit card): $525 tax included
Or:
daily during week : $66.30 tax not included (cash/credit card)
weekend: $80.00 tax not included (cash/credit card)
https://www.themiamisunhotel.com/

YVE Hotel:
single/double room: $79 per room per night (tax not included)
Download brochure here