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At CLS, we design and arrange custom and semi-custom programs for foreign ministries and government agencies. We offer on-site or off-site language programs, short & intensive language workshops, distance learning options, and consulting services for ministries and governments. 

Instructional Approach

Our diplomat programs incorporate a wide range of field-specific content and terminology through a practical, real-world approach to language and intercultural communications training using a content-based instructional model (CBI). Programs offer instruction in both one-on-one, as well as group environments.

Winter Term 2015 Online Courses

Introduction to Language Program Administration (ED 8660)

January 2-23, 2015

Presents a practical overview of problems, situations, and issues occurring in the management of language programs.

Seminar on Language Teacher Education (ED 8662)

January 2-23, 2015

Investigates issues related to language teacher training, education, and development.

Custom Language Services

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At CLS we design customized language and cross-cultural communications training programs  that meet the needs of executives, business consultants, government officials, and individuals.

Our Philosophy

Japanese Studies Program

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Professor Matsuo presenting to her Japanese class.

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Browse course samples and faculty profiles for the Japanese studies language program.

Sample Courses in Japanese Studies

Aspects of Japanese Society

Develops advanced Japanese language skills through reading articles and discussing topics on contemporary Japan in the areas of international relations, foreign policies, politics, economy, etc.