Cleverlearn English Language Institute (CELI)

For more than 10 years, Cleverlearn English Language Institute (CELI) provides world-class English language training that caters among all nationalities. It is the fastest- growing international school based in the Philippines with offices in various countries around the world. Cleverlearn is an American-owned ESL school, founded in 1999 in Sta. Monica, California USA. It began to expand worldwide, opening various campuses in Vietnam, and China. In 2005, a campus in Cebu, Philippines was officially opened. With its aim to maintain producing world-class individuals, Cleverlearn English Language Institute (CELI) continues to develop innovations of its processes, systems, and structures.  With state-of-the-art facilities, Cleverlearn English Language Institute is dedicated in helping individuals build confidence in communicating through the English language.

So if you want to learn English fast and meet new international friends as you relax in a fun and safe environment, then this is the place for you! Together, we will reach your goals.

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Why Choose Philippines?

Mactan Island is the leading destination for the best ISLAND HOPPING in the entire Philippines. Island hopping vary from one island to another island witnessing the spectacular view on board. The islands are famous in diving, snorkeling and good for swimming for you to unwind.

Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City
Mactan Shrine
Lahug City
Taoist Temple
Camotes Island
Mangodlong Paradise Resort
Cebu City
Ayala Center


English Courses & Programs

Cleverlearn English Language Institute is dedicated in helping you build your confidence in communicating through the English language. We are offering you not only our study programs but also to see our beautiful scenery, interesting culture and our lovely people.

General English

General English program is intended for students who desire to improve their English skills.

General English-Junior

Cleverlearn’s General English-Junior is a specialized program good for six hours.

English for Toddlers

This program is designed for children whose parents or guardians are studying in CELI.

General English Semi-Intensive

This course was initially designed for parents and guardians who accompany the children enrolled under General English-Junior.

Intensive English

This covers the four skills of communication namely, reading, writing, listening and speaking, as well as phonetics and vocabulary building.

Academic English

This program is designed for students who want to pursue their studies in English speaking universities.

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  • I wanted to communicate with people from other countries who have different cultures or languages. So, I chose this school. I got many foreign friends through the activities like basketball, party and language activities.
    Ryuichi Sasaki (Japan)
  • This institute was the best choice for me in terms of educational level. CELI helped improved my English skills, grammar and speaking. I met a lot of friends in different nationalities and I also had beautiful experience while exploring the beauty of nature. Staff and teachers are very nice. I find this place safe for me and comfortable to study and travel around the city.
    Sheikh Mohamed Ahmed Al-Khalifa (Bahrain)
  • I am enjoying in CELI. It’s my first time to come to the Philippines. CELI is a good place for me to learn and practice speaking English. Before I couldn’t speak English, but I improve more my speaking skill. I have many friends of different nationalities. We only speak English, so it is a good practice for me.
    Monica Munguntsalsal (Mongolia)
  • My Cebu and CELI experience has been great. I made many friends, friends from different countries. We went to travel and it was very exciting. I discovered many places and many things during my stay. CELI is a very nice place. It is not a strict school so you can meet and discover people.
    Yoshitaka Ishii (Japan)
  • I love CELI and I want to live here because people are very friendly and they are willing to help you anytime when you need. I can study English very fast because my teachers are really dedicated when they taught me. CELI is a bridge for me and other people. Before I cannot speak English but now I can do that. And I can find many good friends from other countries.
    Nguyen Thi My Dung (Vietnam)
  • CELI is a great school. The school has a beautiful environment for studying and it has excellent teachers that will help the students in their studies in English. There are students that came from different countries too. The institute has pretty comfortable facilities too, like their clean rooms, the restaurant and the lounge hall where students and teachers can get to know each other and speak the English language.
    Sulaiman Saeed Al-Mari (Yemen)
  • I like CELI very much because of the variety of cultures of different countries. I have liked it very much especially the treatment of the school to the students. The workers and the teachers are very comprehensive. Also the road is good and everything is very clean. There are many activities which are joined by hardworking teachers and students.
    Enrique Carrera (Spain)
  • My English skills were not that good when I came in CELI and I felt scared to speak to foreign people. But I can speak English without being confused by jeepney drivers, taxi drivers and clerks of the restaurants. I had an opportunity to speak English everyday in my 1:1 classes.
    Kei Kono (Japanese)
  • I like to learn English in CELI. I came here for learning English and that was a good decision. I won’t forget the time when I stay in CELI. The teachers are very enthusiastic and responsive. Students have an opportunity to learn English and to understand the other culture. This is a great opportunity for students to improve their communication skills.
    Nguyen Thi Minh Nguyen (Vietnam)


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