Center for Language Study

Mission

The Yale Center for Language Study supports and promotes the study of language and culture by fostering a community of practice for language instructors and teaching fellows and by offering diverse language programs across the university. The CLS is committed to innovation and excellence in language education, informed by current research, and to lifelong learning, both inside and beyond the classroom.

News and Announcements

drawings of Chinese medicinal herbs
August 7, 2019
Chinese for Health Care Professionals is a non-credit 8-week course offered in Fall 2019 by the Yale Center for Language Study.  This course will meet two times a week on...
decorative image - partial image of a medical professional with pens in the front chest pocket and stetoscope around the neck
August 5, 2019
Spanish for Health Care Professionals is a non-credit 8-week course offered by the Yale Center for Language Study.  Registration for the Fall 2019 semester is now open....
July 31, 2019
The English Language Summer Program will begin on August 1st, 2019 at the CLS with over 80 graduate and Ph.D. students from across the world. The Yale Summer Academic...
Learn Zulu poster
June 6, 2019
Basic Zulu classes offered via live video by the Yale African Language Initiative will beging June 17th.  To learn more about the program and to register please visit: http...