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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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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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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 19, 2019
Join the CESL Student Activities Team on Saturday, January 19th for a remarkable trip to the unique Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM). The ASDM is really sort of like a living-breathing zoo and... Read More
January 26, 2019
Paintball is a thrilling game of strategy, accuracy and fun. On Saturday, January 26th we will go to Tucson's best paintball field--Disruptive Paintball. We will have the opportunity fo play on... Read More
February 6, 2019
The CESL Annual International Festival is a special time and celebration to display your country and culture to the University of Arizona students and Tucson community. On Wednesday, February 6th you... Read More
February 9, 2019
Join the CESL Student Activities team and experience how fun downtown Tucson can be! On Saturday, February 9th, we'll meet in front of CESL at 5pm and then take the streetcar ($1.75 each way or $4... Read More
February 16, 2019
The rodeo is an annual tradtion in Tucson and it celebrates the cowboy culture of the old west. On Saturday, February 16th  we will go see the opening day of the two week long Tucson Rodeo or La... Read More
April 19, 2019
CESL GRAND CANYON TRIP Experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world--the Grand Canyon! This is one activity that simply must be experienced to be believed--the scope, beauty, and majesty... Read More