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Adult Learning Center

The Adult Learning Center offers English as a Second Language courses to Columbia residents at the Douglass High School building, 310 N. Providence Rd., three blocks north of Broadway. Call 573-214-3690 for more information.

Accent Modification and Pronunciation Program (AMP)

The MU School of Health Professions offers an Accent Modification and Pronunciation Program to MU faculty, students and staff as well as the Columbia area community. Contact the clinic at 573-884-7538 for more information.

ESL/ESOL classes at Columbia College

Full-time and part-time students are welcome in the Columbia College English as a Second Language Program. Intermediate and advanced classes are available. Spoken language skills are covered in the courses ESOL 102 and ESOL 104, Oral Communication Skills I and II. ESOL classes at Columbia College earn college credit hours that fit into elective hours in most degree programs. Columbia College also offers a conversation partners program. Call 573-875-7686 for details.

More community language resources

The MU International Center maintains a list of English conversation resources that may be helpful to graduate students who want to improve their oral English language skills. Free and fee-based opportunities are available on campus and off campus. Explore your options.