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Community Language Program

February 4, 2019 - April 20, 2019

The Community Language Program (CLP) at Teachers College, Columbia University, is a part-time, non-credit program that 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.

In addition, the CLP serves as an on-site language education lab in which TESOL and Applied Linguistics faculty and students enrolled in the masters and doctoral programs teach courses and use the CLP as a setting for empirical inquiry. Through their classroom observation and research, the CLP also gains insights into program efficiency and opportunities for its development. Thus, the CLP provides a fertile ground for a continuous synergy between theory and teaching practices.

Spring 2019 Session

February 4 - April 20, 2019; 10 weeks - Registration closes January 3rd for all CLP courses

Summer 2019 Session

June 3 - August 2, 2019; 8 weeks (Registration will open February 18, 2019)

Have Questions or Want More Information, Please Contact:

Phone: (212) 678-3097 or Email: clp@tc.columbia.edu


English as a Second Language (ESL)

Price: $450

Course Time: 60 hours

Levels: Beginner, Elementary, Lower-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate, Advanced

This course develops language proficiency on four skills (i.e. listening, speaking, reading, and writing), with attention to grammar and pronunciation

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Spanish

Price: $375

Course Time: 40 hours

Levels: Beginner

This course develops beginner-level Spanish language proficiency on four skills (i.e. listening, speaking, reading, and writing) and cultural awareness

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Italian

Price: $350

Course Time: 30 hours

Levels: Beginner

The course introduces students to the Italian language through a communicative approach in the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. By the end of the course, students will have acquired the necessary language to engage in simple conversation about everyday topics, read simple texts, and write short texts on familiar topics. In addition to the language component, the course offers an introduction to Italian culture and society through a critical use of authentic materials on topics such as leisure activities, cuisine, and the arts.

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French

Price: $350

Course Time: 30 hours

Levels: Beginner

This course develops beginner-level French language proficiency on four skills (i.e., listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with attention to level grammar and vocabulary, as well as pronunciation.

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TOEFL Preparation

Price: $425

Course Time: 30 hours

The TOEFL Preparation class is designed for students who want to prepare for or improve their scores on the iBT TOEFL test. The course focuses on skills and test-taking strategies for all sections of the test, including both the independent and the integrated tasks. Strategies include reading and listening for main ideas, facts, and inference as well as note-taking, planning, organizing, and delivering spoken and written responses.

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Other Offerings

Digital Learning for the K-8 Classroom
Ongoing Enrollment May 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017

TC2: Teachers College Teletherapy Connection
January 3 - 4, 2019 January 3, 2019 - January 4, 2019

Child Abuse Identification & Reporting
January 5 - May 11, 2019 January 5, 2019 - May 11, 2019

School Violence Prevention & Intervention
January 5 - May 11, 2019 January 5, 2019 - May 11, 2019

Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)
January 12, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Mindfulness Leadership Retreat:
Self Awareness Training Institute for School Leaders

January 18 - 19, 2019 January 18, 2019 - January 19, 2019

TC College Advising Program
January 28, 2019 - May 13, 2019

Cowin Financial Literacy Program - Online Course
February 1, 2019 - March 15, 2019

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