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Community Language Program

Teachers College, Columbia University

Welcome to the Community Language Program (CLP)

The CLP is a unique and integral part of the TESOL and Applied Linguistics Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University. It provides quality and low-cost English and foreign language instruction to adult learners of diverse nationalities and backgrounds in the Columbia University and surrounding New York communities.

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Meet Man Su 

Did you know that the CLP also offers Spanish classes? Meet one of our students and learn about her experience!

For more about all of our foreign Language classes, visit our Foreign Languages page.

Peek Inside Our English as a Second Language (ESL) Classroom

On this day, our ESL students learned about the language of time.

For more about our ESL classes, visit our ESL Courses page.

Meet Satoshi Wada

We offer ESL for every level! Advanced ESL student Satoshi Wada has discovered more confidence in his language skills after taking our class.

For more about advanced ESL classes, visit our ESL Courses page.

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Course Schedule for Spring 2017 is available!

Course schedule for Spring 2017 semester is now available on the website! Please click here for the updated schedule. Registration for the spring will start on November 21, 2016.


Course Schedule for Fall 2016 is up!

We have updated our website with the course schedule for Fall 2016 semester. Please click here for more information on courses offered in the fall and click here for registration dates.




Fall 2015 - ESL AM

Contact Us

Teachers College, Columbia University
Horace Mann 46E (Basement), Box 66

Phone: (212) 678-3097    Fax: (212) 678-3428   


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