• Less Commonly Taught Languages

    The Center for the Study of Langauges and Cultures will be offering the following Less Commonly Taught Langauge courses:

    CSLC 10101/60001 Beginning Swahili I

    CSLC 10111/60111 Beginning Bengali I

    CSLC 10121/60121 Beginning Vietnamese I

    CSLC 10131/60131 Beginning Turkish I

    CSLC 20201/60201 Intermediate Swahili I

    Learn more.

  • New Minor in Linguistics

    Gain a deeper understanding of how languages are formed and used across the world.

    Great for students interested in graduate studies, translation/interpretation, education and information technology.

    Learn more

  • Summer Language Abroad (SLA)

    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.

  • Learn Bengali

    Available Fall 2017

    CSLC 10111

    CRN 20346

  • Free Language Tutoring

    The CSLC offers free peer language tutoring for enrolled students.

    Book a language tutor today!

  • Minor in TESOL

    Learn essential aspects of 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

My citizenship, myself

Author: Selena Ponio '18

I sit beside a large man who is sobbing and wearing a cowboy hat. In the front of the room is a hollow, emerald green statue of Lady Liberty about as tall as I am. This is my American citizenship ceremony. I am 14 years old and irritated that I have to miss a day of school to be “welcomed” into a country that I have already been living in since I was 3.

Read More

Upcoming Events

Thu Sep 14, 2017

‘Ar an Imeall i Lár an Domhain?’ Accommodations

Location: Prague

LÓISTÍN

Láthair na Comhdhála

An Pálás Sweerts-Špork, Hybernská 3, Prág 1; gar don stáisiún metro/tram Náměstí Republiky

 

Lóistín saor

Tá líon teoranta seomraí singil (ensuite) curtha in áirithe ag áras na mac léinn Kolej Komenského (Parléřova 6, Praha 6), atá suite gar do chaisleán Phrág, timpeall 25 nóiméad ó áit na comhdhála ar na tramanna 25 agus 15. Tá an praghas CZK 375/oíche (timpeall EUR 14). Tá bricfeasta ar fáil ar tháille beag breise. Íocfar an t-iomlán le hairgid tirim (coróineacha Seiceacha) díreach ar theacht daoibh go dtí an t-áras. Más maith libh fanacht i gceann de na seomraí sin, caithfear iad a chur in áirithe go luath

Read More

Student Spotlight

My citizenship, myself

Author: Selena Ponio '18

I sit beside a large man who is sobbing and wearing a cowboy hat. In the front of the room is a hollow, emerald green statue of Lady Liberty about as tall as I am. This is my American citizenship ceremony. I am 14 years old and irritated that I have to miss a day of school to be “welcomed” into a country that I have already been living in since I was 3.

Read More

View All Spotlights

Peer Tutoring


Summer Language Abroad Grant

Language Technology Workshops