Community Language Program - Learn English at Columbia University

Welcome to the Community Language Program (CLP)

Learn English at Teachers College, Columbia University


Registration for Fall 2024 (September 23 - December 7, 2024) is now open! Registration deadline is August 27!

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Summer 2024 Office Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm. Friday 9am-1pm. 

TC Visitor Policy Update: As of May 28th, all visitors are allowed in TC's campus! Please make sure you bring your ID to sign in. 

CLP Mission Statement

  1. Provide MA students in TESOL with the opportunity to practice teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) as part of their required MA TESOL curriculum.
  2. Offer English instruction to adult learners of diverse nationalities at Teachers College, Columbia University, and surrounding New York communities. 
  3. Serve as a linguistic research laboratory for AL/TESOL students and faculty. 
  4. Provide AL/TESOL students with opportunities to gain hands-on experience in other areas of language education, such as language program development and administration, curriculum design and review, assessment, and teacher supervision.

Student Spotlight

Our Courses

English as a Second Language

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International Researchers Language Program

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