• 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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Mango Languages

Author: Guieswende Rouamba

Here is the latest data on Notre Dame's use of Mango Languages, the language learning platform:

  • 20,958 Overall Sessions


  • 3,058 Registered Users
  • + 2% Monthly Growth

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Upcoming Events

Wed Oct 10, 2018

Why we (still) need grammar instruction but (still) need to do it better: Grammar instruction and Literacy in the L2 Classroom. - Dr. Scott Windham - Elon University, North Carolina


Location: 329 DeBartolo Hall (CSLC

The talk investigates ways to use grammar instruction and testing as a means of improving students' ability to recognize when, why, and how to use essential language structures, called "available designs," to write, speak, and think critically and in culturally-appropriate ways.…

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