Highlights

  • ASL Certificate

    MJ Shahen, American Sign Language Instructor, demonstrating a sign. Undergraduates can earn a Certificate in ASL.

  • Research

    Dr. Marta Ortega-Llebaria works with an undergraduate who is learning to research sound production. Learn more about our research.

  • English Language Institute

    Students from around the world strengthen their English skills at the ELI, which recently celebrated 50 years of ESL teaching.

  • Language Learning Lab

    Pitt offers approximately 35 languages, and the Department hosts a state-of-the art PC and Mac lab to facilitate language learning as well as research.

  • TESOL Certificate

    Graduate students can pursue the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate. Above are the 2013 winners of the Robert T. Henderson Scholarship, given to students committed to TESOL.

  • Less-Commonly-Taught Languages

    Claude Mauk, LCTL Director, shares a light-hearted moment with the ASL, Arabic, and LCTL coordinators at a "speed-languaging" event.

  • Arabic Certificate

    LCTL offers classes in Arabic with either the Levantine or Egyptian dialect. Students can add courses in Arabic culture, readings in Arabic, Arabic Sociolinguitics, and more to earn a Certficate in Arabic Language and Linguistics.

  • ASL Certificate

    MJ Shahen, American Sign Language Instructor, demonstrating a sign. Undergraduates can earn a Certificate in ASL.

  • Research

    Dr. Marta Ortega-Llebaria works with an undergraduate who is learning to research sound production. Learn more about our research.

  • English Language Institute

    Students from around the world strengthen their English skills at the ELI, which recently celebrated 50 years of ESL teaching.

  • Language Learning Lab

    Pitt offers approximately 35 languages, and the Department hosts a state-of-the art PC and Mac lab to facilitate language learning as well as research.

  • TESOL Certificate

    Graduate students can pursue the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate. Above are the 2013 winners of the Robert T. Henderson Scholarship, given to students committed to TESOL.

  • Less-Commonly-Taught Languages

    Claude Mauk, LCTL Director, shares a light-hearted moment with the ASL, Arabic, and LCTL coordinators at a "speed-languaging" event.

  • Arabic Certificate

    LCTL offers classes in Arabic with either the Levantine or Egyptian dialect. Students can add courses in Arabic culture, readings in Arabic, Arabic Sociolinguitics, and more to earn a Certficate in Arabic Language and Linguistics.

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