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In conjunction with the Language Center, the DLCL offers instruction in over forty languages. Courses range from language classes to specialized literature seminars.

Furthermore, extra-curricular events and activities feature poetry readings, music performances, lectures, conferences, and more. Along with the five Study Abroad Programs through Bing Overseas, the DLCL also provides students with the unique opportunity to not only study in depth the languages of their interest, but to experience some of the most fascinating traditions and cultural expressions from around the world.

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Stanford Language Center

The Stanford Language Center has been offering the highest quality language instruction and assessment since its establishment in 1995. With course offerings in more than forty languages, SLC programs are proficiency-oriented and standards-based.

Our programs emphasize doing rather than knowing, so that students learn to speak, listen, read, and write in ways that are useful in a real world setting.