Critical Language Center


Critical Language Center (CLC) is a woman-owned language center located in the Washington, D.C. area. Our relationships with government agencies and international organizations have been long standing; most have been our clients for over 12 years.​

CLC provides:

  • Exceptional language training to individuals or groups who wish to learn languages and cultures
  • Accurate interpretation and translation
  • English as a Second Language
  • Classes for adults and children
  • Free accessible parking

CLC can cover all your language needs in both the federal and the commercial sectors: from language training to translation and interpretation. We have a large pool of qualified linguists and subject matter experts. CLC has staffed and managed programs for the United States government and for the private sector for the past 12 years.

At CLC, we pride ourselves in our extensive qualifications, experienced staff, and our rich, diverse clientele. President and Vice President have more than 60 years of combined respective experience in the language field.


All employees are professional native or near native speakers. CLC instructors have many years of experience teaching the target language to learners in a student-centered environment, while translators and interpreters possess the same attributes in their respective fields of expertise. Many employees received awards from the Department of State and elsewhere for their achievements.

CLC employees have developed a few language labs as well as curriculum that are used by the US government to help students’ learning.

CLC employees participate regularly in workshops covering the different aspects of foreign language teaching, translating and interpreting methodologies.