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University of New Mexico and the Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC)

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About University of New Mexico and the Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC)

The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) is a university pre-academic (non-credit) intensive English language program at the University of New Mexico (UNM). It is part of Global Education Office (GEO) at the University of New Mexico. CELAC serves students who want to develop advanced English skills in academic reading, academic writing, conversation, and grammar.

Our mission is to prepare international students and professionals with the language skills necessary to succeed in a wide variety of academic studies or professional settings in the United States and in English speaking countries around the world.

Highlights of Program:

- Academic Reading, Academic Writing, Conversation, and Grammar classes offered at 5 levels

- Full-time studies includes 20 hours of instruction per week

- Class times (dependent on level): Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm and Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am - 1:15 pm OR Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 – 3:45 pm and Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 - 5:45 pm.

- -CELAC offers small class sizes in order to assure a better learning environment

- Easy transition into studies at the University of New Mexico for qualified students who satisfactorily complete the English proficiency exam (TOEFL PBT) given in CELAC and pass CELAC classes

- Part-time enrollment in University of New Mexico academic classes while in CELAC is possible once students reach the Academic Bridge level. Must have a minimum of 500 score on TOEFL PBT test (or 61 IBT)

- CELAC instructors have substantial ESL teaching experience in the U.S. and abroad

- CELAC is a government approved SEVIS I-20 issuing program for international students seeking F-1 visas

- On-campus housing and meal plans available

- Access to campus gymnasium, student health center, library and computer labs

- Students will enjoy cultural experiences in New Mexico with beautiful mountain and dessert surroundings

- Part-time study available to students who are not on an F-1 student visa

Additional Services

  • Visa support
  • Student counselling
  • Facilities for students with disabilities
  • Airport/Station transfer

Accommodation

  • Own apartment
  • On campus
  • Shared Apartment
  • Student Residence

Work and Further Studies

  • Student legally permitted to work / earn money during course
  • Further academic studies available on campus

Activities

  • Dancing
  • Film
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Cultural tourism (theater, museum, etc.)
  • Hiking
  • Historical sightseeing
  • History
  • Photography
  • On campus events
  • Volunteering
  • University student social events
  • Rock climbing
  • Professional Sports events
  • Culture Shock presentation
  • Local cultural events (festivals, etc.)

Sports

  • American football
  • Ballet
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Dance
  • Football/Soccer
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Jazz dance
  • Mountaineering
  • Riding
  • Rugby
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Track and field/Athletics
  • Volleyball
  • Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Hang gliding
  • Ski touring
  • Squash

Courses

English Exam Preparation

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This course is for students aged: 18-70

Location Type: University campus

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Levels: Advanced, Intermediate

The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) at the University of New Mexico offers a TOEFL PBT (Paper-Based Test) Preparation course during each semester. Students that participate in the TOEFL PBT Preparation course will be able to take the TOEFL PBT exam at no additional charge.The TOEFL PBT Preparation course is available to all students or residents. Non-CELAC students are encouraged to apply.

English Academic preparation

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This course is for students aged: 18-70

Location Type: University campus, Town/City , Mountains

Exams and Prep offered: TOEFL

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) is a university pre-academic (non-credit) intensive English language program at the University of New Mexico (UNM). It is part of Global Education Office (GEO) at the University of New Mexico. CELAC serves students who want to develop college-level skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking English.

English online

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This course is for students aged: 18-70

Location Type: University campus

Exams and Prep offered: TOEFL

Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

The Center for English & American Culture (CELAC) at the University of New Mexico offers online courses that will run for eight weeks every semester.

CELAC will be offering the following online courses:

- TOEFL Preparation Course: iBT (internet-based test)
- Academic Writing Course
- Academic Reading Course

The Online Courses are designed for students who have already achieved
an intermediate to advanced knowledge and understanding of the English language before beginning any of the online courses.

English Pathway Programs

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This course is for students aged: 18-70

Levels: Basic, Advanced, Intermediate

Exams and Prep offered: TOEFL

Class Sizes: Medium, 6-10 students, Large, 11-20 students

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Location Type: University campus, Town/City , Mountains

Easy transition into studies at the University of New Mexico for qualified students who satisfactorily complete the English proficiency exam (TOEFL PBT) given in CELAC and pass CELAC classes.

Part-time enrollment in University of New Mexico academic classes while in CELAC is possible once students reach the Academic Bridge level. Must have a minimum of 500 score on TOEFL PBT test (or 61 IBT).

Tailor made English courses

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This course is for students aged: 18-70

Levels: Basic, Advanced, Intermediate

Exams and Prep offered: TOEFL

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Location Type: University campus, Town/City , Mountains

The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) has had the pleasure to provide specialized intensive English language courses and unique educational experiences to many groups from around world. Our customized programs include intensive English classes for university-age groups and ESL teacher training.

We have taught intensive English courses for college students from Brazil, China, Colombia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and many more. CELAC is committed to providing a program that fits the needs of any group. Please contact the CELAC staff for more information regarding your customized program.

English Summer Courses

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This course is for students aged: 18-70

Location Type: University campus, Town/City , Mountains

Levels: Advanced, Intermediate, Basic

Exams and Prep offered: TOEFL

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Summer programs run for 4 week and 8 week terms. Deadline to apply is April 30th for the term that begins May 30th.

Academic Reading, Academic Writing, Conversation, and Grammar classes offered at 5 levels

Full-time studies includes 20 hours of instruction per week

Class times (dependent on level): Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm and Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 am - 1:15 pm OR Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00 – 3:45 pm and Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 - 5:45 pm.

CELAC offers small class sizes in order to assure a better learning environment

Easy transition into studies at the University of New Mexico for qualified students who satisfactorily complete the English proficiency exam (TOEFL PBT) given in CELAC and pass CELAC classes

Part-time enrollment in University of New Mexico academic classes while in CELAC is possible once students reach the Academic Bridge level. Must have a minimum of 500 score on TOEFL PBT test (or 61 IBT)

CELAC instructors have substantial ESL teaching experience in the U.S. and abroad

CELAC is a government approved SEVIS I-20 issuing program for international students seeking F-1 visas

English Teacher Training

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This course is for students aged: 18-70

Weekly Hours: General 15-25 hrs/wk

Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students

Location Type: University campus, Town/City , Mountains

Levels: Advanced, Intermediate, Basic

Exams and Prep offered: TOEFL

The Center for English Language and American Culture (CELAC) has had the pleasure to provide specialized intensive English language courses and unique educational experiences to many groups from around world. Our customized programs include intensive English classes for university-age groups and ESL teacher training. Contact us for more details.

Brochures

  • CELAC_Fellows_program.pdf
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  • CELAC_Online_Courses.pdf
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  • CELAC_postcard-english_2016.pdf
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  • CELAC_Brochure_-_English.pdf
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  • Institute_for_Mexicans_Abroad__IME__and_The_Center_for_English_Language_and_American_Culture__CELAC__Summer_2017_Scholarship__1_.pdf
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It was one the best courses that I've taken, the teachers are very good they help you to develop your skills to learn English, besides the services of housing are good too.

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