Learn English

CESL offers superior English language instruction to native speakers of other languages through quality teaching and a curriculum that provides a rich and engaging learning environment.

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Teach English

CESL’s Teacher Training Program offers a variety of courses to people who want to start teaching English and those interested in expanding or updating their teaching skills.

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Our Mission: Your Success

Offering high-quality English language and teacher training programs for 50 years

Through our professional, competitive, high-quality, and the only CEA-accredited language programs in Arizona, we will prepare you to achieve educational, professional, and personal success. 

January 25, 2020
Join the activities team for North America's favorite cold-weather sport--ice hockey! On Saturday, January 25th the CESL Activities Team is heading to the Tucson Convention Center in downtown Tucson... Read More
February 19, 2020
The CESL Annual International Festival is a special time to display your country and culture to the University of Arizona students and Tucson community. On Wednesday, February 19th you will have the... Read More
March 27, 2020
CESL, UA International Faculty and Scholars (IFS), International Student Services (ISS), and Outdoor Rec at UA Campus Recreation are partnering together for an international white water rafting trip... Read More
April 3, 2020
Spring Fling comes back to the UA Mall! This event happens once a year and is the largest student run carnival in the United States! There will be rides, games, food and fun! We hope you can join... Read More