• 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.

    Photo credit: Andrea Castonguay

  • 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.

    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

Notre Dame language faculty participate in an OPI Assessment Workshop

Author: Amy Hoffman

As a professional development opportunity for Notre Dame language faculty, the CSLC hosted a 4-and-a-half-day workshop on the ACTFL OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) Assessment. The OPI is an internationally recognized assessment for determining speaking abilities using natural conversation and is used by government agencies, such as the Department of Defense and NASA; academic institutions, such as Rutgers University and Yale University; and private entities, such as Coca-Cola and Samsung.…

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Upcoming Events

Thu Sep 14, 2017

‘Ar an Imeall i Lár an Domhain?’ Accommodations

Location: Prague


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

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Student Spotlight

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Author: Aline Irihamye

Congratulations to the CSLC’s nineteen seniors who will be graduating this year!

The Class of 2017 has served as Student Managers, Peer Tutors, and Desk Staff and have greatly contributed to making the CSLC the fun, exciting place that it is. We are very excited for all this is in store for our seniors.…

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Peer Tutoring

Summer Language Abroad Grant

Language Technology Workshops