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Study English Abroad

ESL Programs In The United Arab Emirates For International Students
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About Our Study English Abroad Program

Speak English Institute was established in 2013 in Dubai, and we have since then opened a second branch in the United Arab Emirates in Ras Al Khaimah, the most Northern Emirate of the U.A.E.
We have developed study abroad programs aimed at adults and teenagers who wish to develop their English in a professional and friendly environment, all while discovering the beauty and uniqueness of Dubai & Ras Al Khaimah.
Our ESL programs for International Students have been designed with care to ensure our students get the best English training. We offer a selection of ESL courses, both in groups and private lesson, which students can join at any time throughout the year. Our rolling enrolment intake provides us with the flexibility to accept students into our ESL programs at any time.

We offer ESL Study Abroad programs in the following two cities:

Why choose Speak English Institute to study English abroad?

  • Quality training. Dubai has many language institutes which means that we have to continuously strive to be the best for our students. You're guaranteed world-class training.
  • Native teachers. To provide our students with world-class ESL training we work with the best English teachers available. We guarantee that you'll study with a native english speaking teacher.
  • Fun & Friendly. We spend a lot of time with our students, so it's important that we have a good time together. Learning a new language is never easy, but we can make it fun!
  • 2 Branches. With two branches in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, you can experience more of the country by splitting your study time between both branches.
Study abroad program fees starting from USD1,700 USD per month (120 minutes of English per day + accommodation). Contact us for more information about fees and accommodation.

English Courses For Adults (16 years +)

Speak English Institute offers a range of ESL courses for adults, which can be studied when joining our "Study English Abroad" program. All of our ESL courses have been designed by industry experts to ensure you receive the best quality training during your stay with us. Our number one priority is to ensure all our students achieve the goal they have set for themselves while meeting new people and having a great time in the United Arab Emirates.
Our adult students come from all over the world. We have over 43 nationalities studying at Speak English Institute and have helped thousands of students over the last seven years achieve the level of English they need to move forward in their life, whether personally or professionally.
Whether you need General English for your everyday life, Business English to take your career to the next level, or IELTS for university admission or immigration, we have the training and student support you deserve.

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English Courses For Teenagers (Age 12 to 18)

We also offer ESL courses for teenagers. These courses do not run all year round, so please contact one of our study advisors for the next start dates.
Our "Study English Abroad" program for teenagers aims to develop confidence, academic skills, and general English skills. Our ESL programs for teenagers feature a mix of classroom learning and engaging after-class activities that reinforce lessons in a relaxed environment.

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Student Accommodation For Study English Abroad Programs

Speak English Institute provides student accommodation in Dubai and in Ras Al Khaimah. We have carefully selected some the best accommodation for our students at the most affordable rate. We understand that studying English abroad can be a significant investment which is why we ensure to work with accommodation providers who provide the best value for money.

We have selected accommodation which you can choose from a low to middle price range.

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Social Activities For International ESL Students

We organise a range of fun activities based around adventure and socialising. Activities for students vary on the chosen study location. Activities in Dubai are more focused around eating out and water parks. Activities in Ras Al Khaimah are more adventure based as we have a lot of outdoor activities in this Northern Emirate.
The goal of our social activities is to give our international students the opportunity to use their English in everyday life scenario all while meeting new people and having a great time.
Some of the activities we organise with our international students are the following.

  • Conversation night in restaurants and bars
  • Desert safaris
  • Water sports
  • Shopping
  • Outdoor activities such as zip-lining
  • Desert quad biking
  • many other fun activities
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Visas For Study Abroad Students

If you're looking to study English abroad in the United Arab Emirates, you will need a visa to stay in the country. Speak English Institute does NOT provide students with student visa. However, U.A.E immigration provides up 90-day and 30-day tourist visas some nationalities.

90-day Tourist Visa For The U.A.E

Nationals from the countries listed HERE can obtain a 90-day visa on arrival. The visa is extendable.

30-day Tourist Visa For The U.A.E

Nationals from the countries listed HERE can obtain a 30-day visa on arrival. The visa is extendable and total validity, if extended, would be 60 days from the date of arrival.

As you can see from the list of countries mentioned HERE, most nationalities can get a tourist visa on arrival which can be extended. However, if your nationality is not in the list, get in touch with us directly so we can help you find an alternative solution.

We also recommend you read some the websites below which provide good information about visa application for UAE tourists/visitors.

*Please note that U.A.E visas are valid for all 7 Emirates. So if you enter the country via Dubai, your visa will be valid in Ras Al Khaimah for example.

Why Study English in Dubai?

1. Dubai is probably one of the most cosmopolitain and exciting cities on the world. With over 200 nationalities officially living Dubai, it's a really exciting place to socialise and learn more about different cultures.
2. Dubai is extremely safe. You'll never have to worry about your bag or phone being stolen.
3. The official language is Arabic but everyone communicates in English. This makes it a great place to practice your English in a social context outside of the classroom.
4. An endless possibility when it comers to dinning and socialising.
5. Incredible architecture/buildings for you to visit.

Why Study English in Ras Al Khaimah?

Ra Al Khaimah is the most northern emirate, and over the last few years has distinguished itself from other emirates by opening world-class adventure activities such as the longest zip-line in the world. In contrast to Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah is a lot more traditional and quieter. If you're looking for a small town experience and love outdoor adventure then studying in Ras Al Khaimah is your best option.
Here are some of the best reasons to study in Ras l Khaimah.

  1. A truly unique experience of the United Arab Emirates.
  2. Amazing outdoor activities such as jet skiing, Zip-lining, hiking, off-roading, desert safaris and many more. (read more about activities in Ras Al Khaimah HERE)
  3. Cheaper than Dubai. Accommodation, food, and drinks are usually 20 to 30% cheaper than in Dubai.
  4. Only 1 hour from Dubai. Study in Ras Al Khaimah but still want to visit Dubai. No problem! There are daily buses to Dubai from RAK.
  5. A friendly community of expatriates you can socialise with in the evenings.
Al Hamra Golf course in Ras Al Khaimah

Contact our "Study English Abroad" Advisors

If you're interested in becoming an international student and considering studying in the United Arab Emirates, fill in the form below and one of our advisors will contact you to answer all your questions. We'll also immediately send you our "Study English Abroad" brochure.
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