• 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. Start the Minor in TESOL in Spring 2016.

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  • Lecture: Combining linguistics, computer science, and language pedagogy: motivation, challenges, res

    Professor Evgeny Chukharev-Hudilainen of the Iowa State University Department of English will lecture on "Combining linguistics, computer science, and language pedagogy: motivation, challenges, results" at the CSLC on November 30 at 3:30 p.m.

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  • CSLC Spring 2016 Courses

    Beginning Hindi II

    Introduction to Second Language Acquisition 

    Methods in Second Language Teaching

    Acad&Tech Writing International Grad Students 

    International Grad Student Presentations 

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  • Learn Hindi this Spring!

    The CSLC is offering Beginning Hindi II in the Spring 2016 semester. This language course is ideal for students interested in learning Hindi. It is 3 credits and meets Monday and Wednesday from 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. 

    Questions? Contact: dayo@nd.edu


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

Community building and foreign language learning: Language Tables at ND

Author: Charlene Dundek



If you offered most students the opportunity to spend an extra hour in DeBart on a Wednesday evening after a long day of class, most would probably roll their eyes and walk away. However, if you walk into the multi-purpose room in the CSLC at that time, you would find it hard to hear yourself think over the sound of so many students talking and laughing. …

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Student Spotlight

Spotlight: Maggie McDowell

Author: Selena Ponio and Charlene Dundek

Maggie McDowell, student manager at the CSLC, is a senior Program of Liberal Studies major and is fluent in French.  She got involved in the Center her freshman year because of her interest in promoting language learning and desire to be involved with the language learning community here at ND.  Watch her video to learn more about why she thinks the CSLC is an important space on campus! …

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An Introduction to the Center

Summer Language Abroad Grant

CSLC Workshops

Community Voices