Center for Language Study


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

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...
Yale World Class registration flyer
May 24, 2019
The Yale MacMillan Center in collaboration with the Yale Center for Language Study offers foreign language courses to Greater New Haven area students through its World CLASS...
March 5, 2019
The Center for Language Study is conducting a workshop for the World CLASS (World Culture and Language after School Studies) high school program instructors on March 6th,...
February 8, 2019
The annual Instructional Innovation Workshop (IIW) will be held at CLS from May 13-17, 2019 on the theme of Multiliteracies. The opening public presentation will be given by...