• CITY OF TUCSON / LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY (LEP) PROGRAM
This program was established to ensure that persons who do not speak English as their primary language and who have a limited ability to read, speak, write or understand English be afforded meaningful access to programs, services and/or activities and information provided by any entity receiving federal financial assistance. If you feel that you have not been provided meaningful access to any City program, service/activity contact LEP at 201 N. Stone, Third Floor North, Tucson, AZ 85726 (520) 791-4593
• THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA’S CENTER FOR ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (CESL)
Since 1968, the University of Arizona’s Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) has been serving students through high-quality Intensive English Language and Teacher Training Programs. Taught by experienced teachers, students receive superior English language instruction in grammar, reading, and oral and written communication. The curriculum provides a rich and engaging learning environment, which prepares students for university academic study, social settings and professional success. CESL is the only English program in Arizona with center-wide accreditation from the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).
• UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA/THE TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION PROGRAM OF THE SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE DEPARTMENT
The Translation and Interpretation Program of the Spanish and Portuguese Department at the University of Arizona is one of the very few programs in the nation that offers a Bachelor Degree in Translation and Interpretation, English/Spanish, focusing on the health care and legal fields, simultaneously. It is the only one that approaches translation and interpretation comprehensively. Our goal is to prepare young bilingual and bicultural professionals to serve as reliable, efficient cross-cultural communicators in a multicultural, global society.The Program offers courses in social justice, applied linguistics, translation and interpretation theory and practice. It incorporates the theoretical knowledge and technical skills necessary to provide cross-cultural communication services as an interpreter and translator. Our students and faculty offer services as translators and interpreters, as well as consulting and advisory resources to organizations and individuals who meet the requirements set by the program.
Please contact us if you are interested in our courses or services:
Department of Spanish: 520-621-3123 http://spanish.arizona.edu/undergrad/translation-interpretation