Community Language Program

Welcome to the Community Language Program (CLP)


UPDATE (February 2021)

Due to Covid-19, Summer 2021 CLP classes will be online. Fall 2021 updates will be announced here. We would love to hear from you! Email is the easiest way to contact us. You can also call and leave a message and we will call you back!

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 and foreign language 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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Foreign Languages

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