Online Self-Paced English

Learn English in a World-class Digital Classroom

ASU Global Launch provides online English and academic skills courses featuring high-quality content that is innovative, fun and challenging. These courses provide a robust curriculum from Global Launch’s top-quality educators and allow learners to work at their own pace from anywhere in the world.

ASU Global Launch’s online self-paced English courses are the only multi-level online English language courses created by an American university.

A Leader in Online English Language Learning

Since 2015, Global Launch has provided online learning to more than 100,000 learners from around the world.


Global Launch offers online English courses for learners who want to improve their language skills on their own while still receiving a quality education from a world-renowned American university.

  • Enjoy fun and engaging online classes from the convenience of your home

  • Develop skills that you can apply to your daily life right away

  • Gain confidence to communicate in social, professional and academic settings

  • Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace

  • Join a community of learners for social interaction

  • Access ASU’s library of online resources exclusive to online students

Global Launch’s online courses are designed to improve your English as well as your advanced problem-solving, critical thinking, and academic writing skills.

Each course takes eight weeks to complete, and requires 5-10 hours of study per week.

You will receive immediate and ongoing feedback on your progress within each course. When you complete each course with a grade of 70% or better, you will earn an ASU course completion certificate.

Choose your topic

General English

Learn English Now!, Global Launch’s general English courses, will help you communicate in basic conversational English in your daily life.

These courses are best for: basic through high-intermediate learners (CEFR A2–B2).



Business English

Improve your language skills to conduct meetings, write proposals, negotiate contracts and more.

These courses are best for: high-intermediate (CEFR B2).



Academic English

Improve your language skills for an academic setting or career in academics.

These courses are best for: high-intermediate through advanced Learners (CEFR B2–C2).

Online Diagnostic Test

Global Launch provides a free online diagnostic test that will tell you which course you should take to begin your English study. Based on your test score, Global Launch will determine your current English language skill level, and will recommend the course that's right for you. Your test results are graded using the following scale:

0% - 64%

You are qualified for Learn English Now! Course 1

65% - 74%

you are qualified for Learn English Now! Course 2

75% - 84%

You are qualified for Learn English Now! Course 3

85% - 94%

You are qualified for Learn English Now! Course 4

95% +

you are qualified for Global Launch's business, academic or admission courses



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Are you interested in online, self-paced learning with ASU Global Launch?
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I think these courses really helped me in getting into the new world of academic writing. Thanks a lot for guiding me. I think the establishment of every unit is meaningful and interesting.



These courses are good for any international student preparing to study at university. The course is very effectively constructed and covers very dynamic fields of study. After finishing all of the course work, I feel that my English proficiency is improved.



Frequently Asked Questions

How long are the courses?

Each course is 8 weeks long. All courses except the ASU admission courses are self-paced and begin at any time.

How much do the online courses cost?

The online courses cost $350 USD per course. 

The ASU admission courses English for Undergraduate Admission and English for Graduate Admission cost $200 USD.

All courses accept PayPal for payment.


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How many hours will I need to be online to complete the Admission course?

The courses are self-paced, so there is no set time that you will need to be logged in. We estimate that you will need at least 3-4 hours of internet access each week to review course materials, watch videos, etc. You may then log off and work on your coursework from home offline.

Can I pay for the courses without a credit or debit card?

Yes. If you do not have access to a credit or debit card, you may create a PayPal account with your bank account routing number to store your funds securely and pay for courses. Arizona State University does not provide an option for wire transfer (Western Union, etc.) at this time.

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