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.


Medical Spanish classes are open!

Spring 2017 Medical Spanish classes are now open for registration.  These hybrid classes begin on Tuesday, January 17, and will meet in the evenings on Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, click here.

ELP classes are open!

Spring classes in the English Language Program are now open for registration.  Orientation will be on January 19, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in CLS Room 100, and classes begin on Monday, January 23. For more information about the program, click here.

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.