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!

Arabic Monday Bass L34B 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Chinese Friday Bass L34A 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
French Friday Bass L30A 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
German Wednesday Bass L30C 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Italian Tuesday Bass L30A 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Russian Wednesday Bass L34B 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Spanish Wednesday Bass L34B 7:30  -9:30 p.m.

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.