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.
Language Revival and the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi
Join Rhonda Purcell (Potawatomi Language Coordinator), Kevin Daugherty (Language Instructor), and Gabriel Tone (Potawatomi Language Student) on March 2 for a discussion of Potawatomi language. Appetizers will be served.
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
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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.
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.
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.”…