Practice Your English

Outside of ESL classes, CAELC and other University services provide several opportunities for students and affiliates to receive language and culture support.

Girl Smiling

English Conversation Partners

Practice your English, learn more about U.S. culture, and make new friends by registering for a VISAS Language Consultant. Who can participate? UVA students, affiliates, and family members.



A chat group with topics and activities provided to get everyone to get to know each other and to talk about their own cultures. Who can participate? UVA students, affiliates, faculty members, and family members.

Opportunities Outside of CAELC

Below is a list of ESL support options offered through other organizations. Please consult with the organizations directly for more information about their programs.

Students talking in discussion group

Find out about other opportunities to get support at CAELC by going to this link.