English as a Second Language (ESL)

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MCC Class Schedule

Welcome, English language learners! In addition to its many courses for students proficient in English, MCC's English department also offers English classes for students whose primary language is other than English.

MCC's regular ESL program offers a variety of semester long (16-week) ESL classes at five different language levels for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students as well as an Intensive English program (8-week sessions) which meets five days a week.

New to ESL?

Please visit Multicultural Services in the Kirk Student Center or call them at 480-461-7288 for more information. 

After taking the CELSA language placement test, students are advised about appropriate classes and program options.

The Multicultural/ESL/ Student Success Program area is housed inside the former Student Life and Leadership area in the Kirk Student Center.  Students can utilize computers, connect with student tutors or just hang out.

CELSA Testing

This test (CELSA) is paper and pencil and is used for course placement into the English as a Second Language program for both English and Reading. This test takes 45 minutes to complete and consists of 75 multiple choice questions. The test is written only and does not include a listening or spoken portion. The scores and recommended course placement are given to the student immediately upon test completion.

Visit Testing Services for more information on CELSA testing.