About the School

Important Notice:

Our two SLaLS main offices are NOW OPEN.  For access to campus, please check Carleton’s COVID-19 website for updates and requirements for visitors to Carleton.

Course delivery types vary for courses being offered this Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 term. See specific course delivery details for more information. Everyone coming to campus should refer to the university’s COVID-19 website.

Carleton University is following the advice of Ottawa Public HealthPublic Health Ontario, the Government of Ontario, and the Public Health Agency of Canada for the latest information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and recommendations for prevention.

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.