Center for Language Study
Yale Center for Language Study
The CLS is a place for the language community to share ideas, bridge cultures, and further the study of languages at Yale.
Heritage meets heritage project is featured in the YDN
Language faculty from Spanish, Korean, Russian, and Modern Greek discuss their "heritage meets heritage" project aimed at building community among heritage learners. See the Yale Daily News article.
Faculty initiative offers language teaching to elementary schoolers
German and Arabic faculty are working with Yale students to offer language instruction to school children in New Haven. See the profile of this exciting program in the Yale Daily News.
Foreign Language Drop-in Tutoring
Drop-in tutoring sessions are held in Bass Library and are open to anyone in the Yale community. Come practice your language skills!
|Russian||Sunday||Bass L30B||7:00-9:00 p.m.|
|Arabic||Monday||Bass L30A||8:00-10:00 p.m.|
|French||Tuesday||Bass L30A||6:00-8:00 p.m.|
|Spanish||Wednesday||Bass L34A||7:00-9:00 p.m.|
|Chinese||Wednesday||Bass L30D||7:00-9:00 p.m.|
|German||Wednesday||Bass L30C||7:30-9:30 p.m.|
The CLS supports graduate and undergraduate students who want to showcase their language accomplishments in an ePortfolio. See how Laurie Lomask and Tanya Romero-Gonzalez present their teaching and research in two stellar examples of how the medium works. For information about how to create your own ePortfolio, contact Suzanne Young.
Certificate in Second Language Acquisition
The CLS offers a Certificate in Second Language Acquisition designed for Yale graduate students in departments of language & literature to provide a comprehensive training program in SLA and language teaching methodology.
Online Teaching Tools and Resources
Check out our online library of teaching tools, including tools for technology-enhanced tasks and sources for audio and video clips.