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The Custom Language Services group provides language and intercultural training for government organizations, global business, and individuals across multiple industries and sectors in a wide range of languages.

  • English

  • Arabic

  • Chinese

  • French

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Portuguese

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Other less-commonly-taught languages

Overview

CLS offers language and cross-cultural training, program development, and curriculum design customized specifically to meet your language and intercultural training needs.

We focus on applying practical skills through the use of authentic materials and real-world interactions. Our level of customization, our field-specific approach, and our language-teaching and program-design experience help our clients succeed with tangible results. Programs can be conducted onsite at your location or at our campus in Monterey, California.

You can visit the CLS Course Site to see some of our course descriptions, or email us, request information online, or call (831) 647-4115 for more information.

Services

Programs for Large Groups and Organizations

We design and deliver language and intercultural communication training programs tailored to government and international organizations and private companies. Pricing depends on the level of customization and the nature of the program being designed. Services can include one or more of the following:

  • Needs assessment and/or program evaluation

  • Curriculum design and development

  • Materials development

  • Program implementation

  • Instruction and teacher training

  • Post-program follow-up and support

Programs for Individuals and Small Groups

We provide individual and small-group custom language programming throughout the year accommodating a variety of course lengths and schedules (minimum 60 hours). We match your needs to highly qualified instructors who work with you and our academic coordinator to design your program. Classes can be scheduled during the workday, in the evening, and on weekends.

Customized Consulting

As part of our program design services, we offer consultation to companies and organizations interested in developing or evaluating in-house language and cross-cultural training programs. Contact Alicia Brent for more information about our consulting services.

Online and Hybrid Options

We also design and deliver online language instruction. These programs can be one-on-one or small-group instruction in either a hybrid of online and face-to-face sessions, or completely online. Contact us for more information.

Clients and Partners

Chevron Global-Upstream and Gas
Tengizchevroil
Motorola
East European Mission Network
Visa Inc.
Driscoll’s
Newton Farms
Trading Organics USA (Sunopta)
Taylor Farms California
Steinbeck Country Produce

China Silicon Valley Association
Eagle Ottawa LLC
Palomarin Consulting Group LLC
Goldman Sachs
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Navy
U.S. Army
U.S. Air Force
Ministries of Foreign Affairs (from various countries)

Apply or Request Information

Email us, request information online, or call (831) 647-4115.