Center for Language Study

Yale Center for Language Study

A unit of the Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

The CLS is a place for the language community to share ideas, bridge cultures, and further the study of languages at Yale.


New edition of Accent

The latest edition of Accent, the multilingual undergraduate magazine, is out. Articles on the theme of "addiction," in Chinese, Korean, Hebrew, German, Portuguese, and other languages, all by Yale students.  For previous issues, go to

Yale Press publishes Russian language readers

Congratulations to Julia Titus for her edition of a Poetry Reader for Russian Learners, forthcoming from Yale Press!  This will join her annotated reader of Dostoevsky's The Meek One

Language ePortfolios

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.