• Summer Language Abroad (SLA)

    Applications for 2017 Summer Language Abroad programs are now open!

    The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures’ annual Summer Language Abroad (SLA) Grant Program provides funding for individual summer foreign language study abroad via awards of up to $5,500 combined with a comprehensive curriculum of international study coursework and proficiency testing.

    More information is available on the SLA website.

    Applications are due January 27, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

     

  • CSLC Spring 2017 Courses

    Advanced Academic and Technical Presentations for International Graduate Students

    Advanced Academic and Technical Writing for International Graduate Students

    Introduction to Second Language Acquisition

    Methods in Second Language Teaching

    Pronunciation Strategies and Techniques for English Language Learners

    Sociolinguistics of Second Language Acquisition

    Swahili

    Swahili II


    Read more about TESOL courses and EAP courses

  • Study Swahili at ND!

    Study a language spoken by over 150 million people!

    Register now for the Spring 2017 Semester.

    Swahili I CSLC 17010 - CRN 29215

    Swahili II CSLC 17012 - CRN 30512

    Questions? Contact dayo@nd.edu

  • New Minor in TESOL

    Learn essential aspects of linguistics and language education combined with practical skills in classroom management, tutoring, and the teaching of English to speakers of other languages. 

    As English continues to expand as a medium for global communication, the demand for qualified English language instructors trends upward.

    Learn More

The Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures supports language and cultural acquisition through a broad array of programs including Peer Tutoring, Summer Language Abroad, and English for Academic Purposes. In addition, the Center maintains a wide array of languages resources (including a language library), hosts language events, and conducts research to explore ways technology can enhance language acquisition. Explore the tabs at left to learn more about our programs, resources, events, and research. 

Latest News

Summer Language Abroad Program Highlighted by the College of Arts & Letters

Author: Allegra Wallingford

In a recent article published on the website of the College of Arts & Letters, author Grace Guibert details the experiences of several students who had the opportunity to participate in SLA. 

One student was able to go to Ireland to work on her Irish language skills, and says of her experience: "The experience has helped me narrow my search of what I want to focus my studies on in my next two years at Notre Dame... The Irish culture is a huge part of my heritage, and it has now become a huge part of my life.”…

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Upcoming Events

Thu Dec 1, 2016

Japanese Discussion Table

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Location: LaFortune Dooley Room (102)

Come discuss Japanese culture and learn more about Japan in English or practice your Japanese. All are welcome!

Japanese Discussion Table

 

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Student Spotlight

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Author: Joachim Castellano

Congratulations to the University of Notre Dame Class of 2016! Here is a video with reflections from several CSLC seniors.

The CSLC would like to recognize the following graduating seniors. The CSLC will miss you!

Student Managers

  • Kathryn Dennee
  • Maggie McDowell


Peer Tutors

  • Sami Burr
  • Arlia Delphonse
  • Ethan Yuxuan Chen

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Peer Tutoring


Summer Language Abroad Grant

Language Technology Workshops