We help you to get a grasp on a new language
at a time, place, and pace to suit you.

Foreign Language Training

All of our classes
are tailored to the needs
of each individual

Our teachers are professionals
who have experience in
teaching adults

Short and long
term programs
are available

Online Classes

Delivered to you wherever you are once or several times a week. Sessions are 1 to 5 hours available in more than 60 languages.

▪ Our online classes give you the opportunity to learn the language no matter where you are

▪ Our teachers interact with the students in a clear digital audio/video connection

▪ Convenient classes from your home or office anytime of the day or night

In-Person Classes

▪ Private, semi-private and group classes
▪ Customized to the students’ needs
▪ Cultural activities
▪ Proficiency assessment

We offer full-time and part-time classes in a one-on-one setting and in small groups. Classes are taught at CLC or at the client’s site. Students are assessed based on the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) skill level descriptions. We cover all levels, from total beginner to advanced. The students will be prepared to take the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) test, Defense Language Placement Test (DLPT), or any other official tests. Classes are offered Monday-Saturday.

Overseas Immersion

▪ Become fluent faster
▪ Participate in daily situations like a native
▪ Explore the country and enjoy the culture

Our immersion programs are designed to help the students have a unique experience while living in the country of interest, learning all the cultural aspects, and dealing with small daily intricacies and nuances that are not taught in a classroom.

Small Group Classes

Our group classes are created to help students who are at the same level and have the same interests improve their language skills. These classes are mainly for corporate offices or government agencies.

We offer group classes in many languages and the number of students will not exceed six.

Saturday and Evening Classes

▪ CLC offers evening and Saturday classes for adults and children
▪ Classrooms are spacious and well-lit
▪ Easy free parking

Since 2007, CLC  has been helping government agencies, NGO’s, businesses and individuals achieve their language goals in more than 60 languages.

Foreign Languages:

Our programs are customized to meet the needs of every student, taking into consideration their specific area of interest: listening, reading, speaking, or a combination. Each hourly session is 50 minutes of instruction with 10-minute breaks. Scheduling is flexible and suits the student’s availability.

AlbanianAmharicArabic (all dialects)ArmenianAzerbaijaniBengaliBrazilian & Continental PortugueseBulgarianBurmeseChinese (Mandarin)
DanishDariDutchEstonianFinnishGeorgianGermanGreekHaitian CreoleHausa
KurdishKyrgyzLaoLatvianLithuanianMalayMongolianNepaliNorwegianPersian Farsi

Foreign Language Classes:

Full-Time Program

Critical Language Center (CLC) offers full-time classes five days a week with 4-6 contact hours of daily instruction in a one-on-one setting. The curriculum is designed according to the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) scale. The full-time program is offered to professionals and government employees who need to achieve a proficiency in a target language for work related purposes. Our program covers all levels, from total beginner to advanced, in all three skill levels of the language: reading, speaking, and listening. Writing will be included at the student’s request.

Part-Time Program

Our part-time program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are interested in learning the target language in a more flexible and relaxed setting. All classes are one-on-one and scheduling is according to the student’s availability. These classes are offered on weekdays, evenings and on Saturday.