English as a Second Language (ESL)

You can take classes with CNM's ESL (English as a Second Language) program if you are a non-native speaker of English. The program serves students from all over the world.

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(505) 224-4282

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The ESL program offers 5-week  classes. You can benefit from this program if you are an adult of any age who would like to improve your proficiency in English for professional, academic, and personal reasons. You will study reading, writing, speaking, and listening in a relaxed environment. Our program serves over 1400 students a year with four (4) levels of English classes. 

There is a $10 registration fee per term. 

You will learn about culture in the United States while acquiring the language and self-confidence to handle challenges that arise in daily life. Our instructors are qualified ESL professionals who use innovative methodologies and technology.

You can also take classes in Spanish for HSE (High School Equivalency) preparation if you are a Spanish-speaking student and preparing to take your High School Equivalency exam (see HSE Program).

ESL courses are currently being held online and limited on campus. 

Information on Class Schedules, Course Descriptions, and Registration

ESL Registration and Class Information

Continuing and Returning Students

If you are a continuing or returning student, please reach out to our sage_abe_staff@cnm.edu, for your registration steps.