FRIENDSPEAK INTERNATIONAL STUDENT BIBLE STUDY. WTAMU has students from all over the world and the English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI) is located next to the Buffs for Christ building. Most international students are looking for opportunities to practice their English and learn about American culture. FriendSpeak uses a simplified version of the Bible to help international students with their English verbal and comprehension skills. Workers in this ministry do mission work without ever leaving Canyon!