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ALI Mission Statement

As a department within the division of Extended Education and Global Outreach at CSU Bakersfield, the mission of the American Language Institute (ALI) is to provide English language instruction to non-native English speakers for academic, personal and/or professional purposes.

ALI Program Goal

Our goal is to help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a university or workplace in the United States by providing quality, personalized ESL instruction in small classes.