• 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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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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Faculty Talk

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

Why we (still) need grammar instruction but (still) need to do it better: Grammar instruction and Literacy in the L2 Classroom. 
Presented by Dr. Scott Windham - Elon University, North Carolina.
Wednesday, October 10,  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm 
329 DeBartolo Hall (CSLC). 
Click here for more information and registration

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Upcoming Events

Tue Nov 6, 2018

Lunch and Learn: Using OER (Open Educational Resources) in Language Courses - Guieswende Rouamba


Location: 331 DeBartolo Hall Computer Classroom

Open educational resources (OERs) are freely accessible textbooks, videos, and other digital assets (quizzes, course content in the form of videos, interactive online activities, etc.). In this session, we will explore the different types of OERs available to language instructors and ways to use them to enhance language courses. …

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Peer Tutoring


Language Technology Workshops