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Why Choose Us?

What makes the ESL Academy an excellent choice?

The ESL Academy not only prepares students in English language fluency it also supports their complete success as a University of Colorado Denver student. An active English-learning environment provides skills for success in an American university: Grammar, Speaking, Critical Thinking Skills, Accent Reduction, and Writing Research Papers.


Learning beyond the classroom: service and community learning—speaking and learning English in the community while enjoying fun activities: museum trips, volunteering in community gardens, and Colorado history tours.



The highly qualified ESL Specialists create a friendly, welcoming environment for international students from diverse cultures; many of the Specialists have lived and taught in Asia, Latin America, and other global regions.​​​​



Flexible enrollment dates: classes are offered year-round with sessions start dates available five times a year in the spring, summer and fall. Each term runs for a period of 8 weeks. Students enrolled in the ESL Academy’s Intensive English program receive 20 hours of classroom instruction per week. In addition, we offer free homework help, tutoring, and conversation support.​



Targeted ESL instruction for all students seeking degree programs including business, education, architecture, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Students complete the program by learning to write a research paper in their major field of study.​​​



Seamless transition between ESL Academy, International Admissions and the academic environment (‘admissions pathways’ service).​​



Modern, spacious educational area has ten “smart” classrooms with video projectors and digital document cameras. There are two computer labs, comfortable social areas for students to relax and study, a student resource library, and two large study rooms. The spacious area allows students to complete their homework or practice conversations with native English speakers.​​​



Classes take place in downtown Denver, giving access to a diverse business economy. Study in Denver, Colorado, a thriving city centrally located in the United States.

Home to one of the nation’s best international airports and one of its strongest city economies. Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Rocky Mountains.​​​



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