• Beginning Hindi

    Interested in Learning Hindi?

    Sign-up for Beginning Hindi (CSLC 17001; MW 8:00-9:15am) or contact Dr. Denise Ayo (dayo@nd.edu).

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  • CSLC Fall 2015 Courses

    "Introduction to Linguistics"

    "Sociolinguistics of Second Language Acquisition"

    "Pedagogical English Grammar"

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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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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

EAP Workshop: CVs for International Students

Author: Lisa Oglesbee

A CV, or Curriculum Vitae, is an academic document with a genre, format, and style all its own.  Distinct from a resume, a CV is a required document in academic job applications and a useful tool to communicate accomplishments, scholarly expertise, and professional service. This EAP workshop, led by Ricky Klee and co-sponsored by Career Services in the Graduate School, explored the purpose and construction of a CV, and shared tips and supports for international students seeking to build and maintain CV in English.…

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Upcoming Events

Thu Oct 15, 2015

Dr. Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl lecture "Online Language Learning: SpeakApps to LMOOCs"


Location: 329 DeBartolo Hall MPR

Dr. Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl of Dublin City University will be giving a lecture on October 15th. She will be presenting an overview of her research in the area of online language learning including LMOOCs and oral language technologies. The talk will be from 3:30 to 4:30 pm on October 15th in the CSLC. All are welcome to attend!

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Student Spotlight

Spotlight: Katie Bascom


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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