Community Language Program

Welcome to the Community Language Program (CLP)


UPDATE (June 2021)

Due to Covid-19, some fall 2021 CLP classes will be online and some will be in-person. CLP students who take in-person classes will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated before they can attend Day 1 of class. We are working remotely until at mid-August. 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 if you are in the U.S.!

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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