• TESOL Certificate Program

    Want to teach English abroad? Apply to the CSLC TESOL Certificate Program to give your application a boost. 

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  • Pedagogical Theories and Language Instruction

    Professor Yongping Zhu and his application of pedagogical theories to language instruction was recently featured in The College of Arts and Letters' Faculty Research Profiles series. 


  • Is English Your Second Language?

    Sign-up for one of the CSLC's English for Academic Purposes Spring 2015 Courses

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  • CSLC Spring 2015 Courses

    Introduction to Linguistics

    Second Language Acquisition 

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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. 

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Student Spotlight

Spotlight: Katie Bascom

Author: Matt Getze

Katie Bascom in Russian Ensemble

Earlier this fall, you could see new Russian language tutor, Katie Bascom, in the CSLC’s language acquisition training course for tutors contributing very thoughtful and astute comments. Such engagement speaks a lot about her. She’s a levelheaded, practical, and personable student whose involvement and accomplishments at Notre Dame have been well received by faculty and students alike. This is why the Cincinnati native, who grew up north of Baltimore and began reading Dostoevsky and Tolstoy when was 15, was enthusiastically nominated by the Russian Program’s Dr. David Gasperetti and Dr. Maskim Hanukai to be the November 2014 Spotlight at the CSLC.…

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