Coaching services are currently on hold for Winter Break. Coaching will restart on January 21st, 2020 and run through the last day of classes of the Spring semester: Monday, Aprl 27th, 2020. The booking system will be made available by COB on Friday, January 10th, 2020.
How CLEAR Helps Students
The Center for Language Exploration, Acquisition and Research(CLEAR) promotes and facilitates AU students' acquisition and enrichment of language skills and cultural competency by
providing language coaching free of charge to students currently enrolled in a language course taught at American University
hosting language-related cultural events throughout the academic year
advancing the professional development of the World Languages and Cultures faculty
curating a growing collection of language-related resources
developing and administering language assessments
To fulfill its mission, CLEAR's patron-focused staff are here to connect language coaches and students, ensure the positive enhancement of the language learning experience through the use of technology, and to foster an environment which emphasizes global sensitivity and values the multicultural diversity of our campus.
We are located in Anderson Hall, B10. Come in through the entrance facing the new Science Hall building.
From December 16th, 2019 through January 10th, 2020, we will be open from 9am to 5pm, M-F.
We will be closed for Winter Break: December 23rd, 2019 through January1st, 2020.
SPRING Semester Hours
Starting Monday, January 13th, 2020, while classes are in session, CLEAR is open
9:00-9:00, Mondays through Thursdays
Browse our new Resources Collections with customized search, books, DVDs, and more available directly from CLEAR.