About the School

Important Notice:

Following the advice of Ottawa Public Health, the Ontario Ministry of HealthPublic Health Ontario and the Public Health Agency of Canada, Carleton University has closed all non-essential services. During this time, The School of Linguistics and Language Studies will be operating online, and staff will be working remotely.

The School has shifted all course instruction to online formats, and all departmental meetings are being managed through online platforms. Any planned events, including Linguavision, talks, lectures, and the Graduate Symposium are cancelled until further notice.

Delivery of our courses (i.e. online – synchronous, asynchronous, blended, or in-person/online combinations starting this fall) will vary by course.  Please see course delivery details for information on course offerings for the upcoming terms.

For support, please contact slals@carleton.ca and your email will be relayed to the appropriate contact.

For more information, please visit Carleton’s Coronavirus page.

Thank you.

Welcome to Carleton University’s School of Linguistics and Language Studies, the place on campus for all things LANGUAGE.  We offer the following programs: undergraduate degree in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies, undergraduate degree in Linguistics, graduate degree in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies, Certificate in Teaching ESL, world-class modern language courses, English as a Second Language (ESL) for academic purposes, and advanced Communication Courses for Specific Disciplines and Professions.  Members of our school share a fascination and passion for LANGUAGE.  If you do too, this is the place for you.