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

Unlock Global Communication with Custom Language Services

We specialize in providing tailored language and cross-cultural training, program development, and curriculum design to meet your specific language and intercultural training needs. Our commitment to practical skills, authentic materials, and real-world interactions ensures tangible results for our clients.

Whether you require on-site training or prefer to join us at our campus in Monterey, California, we’re here to help.

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Language Programs for Organizations

We craft language and intercultural communication training programs designed for government agencies, international organizations, and private companies. Our pricing structure is flexible, depending on the level of customization and the nature of the program.

Our comprehensive services encompass:

  • Needs assessment and program evaluation
  • Curriculum design and development
  • Materials development
  • Program implementation
  • Instruction and teacher training
  • Post-program follow-up and support
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Custom Language Programs for Individuals and Small Groups

Throughout the year, we offer individual and small-group language programs with flexible course lengths and schedules, with a minimum of 60 hours. Our highly qualified instructors work closely with you, guided by our academic coordinator, to design a program that suits your needs. Classes can be scheduled during the workday, evenings, or weekends.

Key features include:

  • Customized Consulting - In addition to program design, we provide consultation services to companies and organizations seeking to develop or evaluate in-house language and cross-cultural training programs. 

  • Online and Hybrid Options - We offer online language instruction options, including one-on-one or small-group instruction. Choose between a hybrid model, blending online and face-to-face sessions, or fully online programs. Contact us for further details.

  • Diverse Language Options - We offer language instruction in English, Spanish, Arabic, French, Japanese, Korean, Portugese, Russian and others.

Explore Our Custom Services for Each Category:

  • Government and International Organizations: Discover how our customized language and intercultural training programs can enhance the communication and collaboration skills of your team. Learn More

  • Diplomats: As a diplomat, effective communication is paramount. Our training programs are specifically designed to help diplomats navigate international diplomacy with confidence. Learn More

  • Global Professionals: If you’re a global professional looking to excel in the international arena, our custom language services are your pathway to success. Learn More

  • Individual & Small Groups: Our individual and small group programs cater to those seeking personalized language training to achieve their unique goals. Learn More

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Our Success with Clients and Partners

We take pride in our history of successful collaborations. Over the years, we’ve had the privilege to work with a diverse range of clients and partners, each with unique language and intercultural training needs. Our commitment to excellence has resulted in lasting relationships and impactful outcomes. A few of our past partnerships include:

Chevron Global-Upstream and Gas



East European Mission Network

Visa Inc.


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

Various Ministries of Foreign Affairs

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Learn More About Custom Language Services (CLS)

Explore our course descriptions and offerings by visiting the CLS Course Site. Should you have any questions or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Reach us at (831) 647-4115, and we’ll be happy to assist you on your language and intercultural journey.

Experience Effective Communication with CLS

Join the ranks of professionals and organizations who have transformed their global communication abilities through our programs. Discover how CLS can empower you to navigate diverse cultural landscapes and excel in today’s interconnected world. Your journey toward effective global communication starts here.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Custom Language Services


The time it takes to learn a new language can vary significantly based on several factors, including your prior language-learning experience, the complexity of the language, the intensity of your training, and your personal dedication. We offer flexible language programs to accommodate various needs.

For individuals or small groups, our programs typically consist of a minimum of 60 hours of instruction. The exact duration of your language-learning journey will depend on your goals and the proficiency level you aim to achieve. Keep in mind that language learning is an ongoing process, and achieving fluency may require longer-term engagement and practice.

For organizations and large groups, we can design training programs that align with your specific objectives and timeframes. The duration of these programs will be customized to meet your organization’s needs, ensuring that participants gain the language and intercultural skills necessary to excel in their roles.

Remember, the key to language proficiency is consistent practice and dedication. Our expert instructors and tailored programs are here to support you every step of the way as you embark on your language-learning journey.


While we predominantly offer courses in commonly requested languages such as English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish, we can also provide services in other languages with advance notice. Our network of skilled instructors and language experts across Middlebury Institute allows us to accommodate a wide range of language needs. If you require training in a less common language, please reach out to discuss your specific requirements. We’re here to help you achieve your language and intercultural training goals.


Yes, we can accommodate large groups with our flexible training solutions. CLS has a track record of designing and delivering language and intercultural communication training for government agencies, international organizations, and corporations with substantial workforces. Our programs can be scaled to meet the needs of your organization, ensuring that all participants receive the necessary training and support. We’ll work closely with you to assess your requirements and develop a comprehensive training plan that suits the size and objectives of your group.


Absolutely. CLS specializes in creating customized language and intercultural training programs that are perfectly aligned with the unique needs of various industries and fields. Whether you’re in business, healthcare, government, or any other sector, we have the expertise to design a program that helps you excel in your specific context. Our extensive experience in program development ensures that the content and approach are tailored to your industry’s requirements, resulting in tangible benefits for your organization.