Language Tutoring

The CLS offers language tutoring for Yale students.  Undergraduate students enrolled in language classes during the academic year can request free one-on-one tutoring with a CLS Tutor. Any Yale student--whether undergraduate, graduate, or professional--can attend free weekly Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish tutoring drop-in sessions.   Please note that the Tutoring Program now operates remotely.


Tutoring with a CLS Tutor

Yale undergraduates whose teachers confirm their enrollment in a language course may request a CLS Tutor. This tutoring is available for up to ten hours per semester (CLS Tutors are paid by Yale College). To get things started, complete and submit a Request for Tutoring (Note: you must be on the Yale network to connect to this link or, if you are not on campus, use a secure VPN connection the software for which can be downloaded here:

Before you begin the tutoring process, please read the Guidelines for Tutees of CLS Tutors.

Once you have submitted a Request, the tutoring program coordinator will confirm your eligibility for tutoring and assign an appropriate tutor to you.

Drop-in Tutoring Sessions

All members of the Yale community may take advantage of the CLS' weekly, drop-in tutoring sessions. Drop-in sessions are informal opportunities to practice the language and ask questions about usage.

Spring 2021 Drop-in Tutoring sessions are offered remotely and will conclude by May 7th.  Please visit access Tutoring Drop-in page for the Zoom link.





5:00 - 7:00 PM EST



6:00 - 8:00 PM EST



5:00 - 7:00 PM EST






5:30 - 7:30 PM EST

Students will meet with tutors on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information, please contact Minjin Hashbat.