For Students


Click here for information on ELI courses, course requirements, credit policies, and other questions related to ELI coursework.

Back Credits for Your Native Language

All students (including native speakers of a language) with experience in another language other than English may earn “back credits.” These students may take any UHM language course, appropriate to their level, in which there is significant use of that language. Click here for more information on earning back credits for your native language.

ELI Student Voices

Hear what ELI students and former students had to say about their experiences taking ELI courses. These student reviews reflect on how the ELI has helped them improve their English ability and become more confident in their speaking and writing.

Center for Academic Spoken English (CASE)

The Center for Academic Spoken English (CASE) is a pronunciation tutoring service that provides in-person and online one-on-one tutoring for English as an additional language users who want to improve their academic oral communication skills. CASE is run by the Department of Second Language Studies.

Student Resources

UH Manoa provides a number of great resources, both on campus and online, that can help you through your journey of learning English. This page lists some of them that may be of help to you.