English Language Center

Our Mission Statement

The Mission of BYU's English Language Center As a lab school, the English Language Center supports BYU's Department of Linguistics and English Language by facilitating the teaching, learning, and research of English as a second language. The ELC achieves this mission by:

1. Providing BYU students with opportunities to apply university study in practical contexts and to develop excellence in English language teaching, tutoring, curriculum design, materials development, technology use, assessment, evaluation, and research.

2. Providing ELC students with the highest quality teaching of foundational and academic English in a research-based curriculum.

3. Sharing our scholarship by presenting and publishing our relevant experience, research, and resources for the benefit of others.