Welcome to the World of Languages

The Council on Language Instruction supports language faculty as they pursue excellence in language instruction and curriculum development and prepare Northwestern students to engage with the world as global citizens. (CLI Mission)

**CLI Winter Quarter Calendar

Language Study & Requirements

For detailed information regarding language study and language requirements at Northwestern University, please consult the language brochure that is published annually by the Council on Language Instruction. 

News & Events

Phonatics: Language Science and Pedagogy, Professor Ann Bradlow, Linguistics 4:00-5:30 in Kresge 1515

Why is it so hard for second-language learners to gain control over certain sounds in a foreign language? And, what is the most effective way to improve perception and production of difficult foreign language sounds?

Effective Learning in the Japanese Workplace: Working for a Japanese Company

Friday, 14 April 2017 3:00-4:30 Kresge 1-515