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Welcome to the American Language and Culture Institute

Clark University’s American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI) offers programs and workshops designed to help our students meet their English language learning goals. Students from around the world can improve their language skills for academic, professional, or personal reasons. Whether succeeding in an American college or university, holding a conversation, or bettering professional language, we strive to ensure improvement in English proficiency.

The Mission of Clark University’s American Language and Culture Institute states:  With the ultimate aim of being able to succeed in academia independently, Clark University’s American Language and Culture Institute’s mission is to help students improve their English and enrich their global perspectives through classroom instruction, authentic practice, extra and co-curricular support, and community engagement.

Why ALCI at Clark?

  • Small classes taught by dedicated and experienced professionals
  • A welcoming student population
  • Customized feedback and ongoing cultural and academic advising
  • Excursions designed to build a sense of community and improve English proficiency

Our Programs

Clark University’s American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI) offers multiple programs designed to ensure improvement in English proficiency. These programs help students meet their English language learning goals in a welcoming and multifaceted environment. Take a look to find the program that works for you!

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Ria Huang

Unlike the usual courses, online class requires me to face all the problems, read all material by myself, and no longer have classmates to discuss as in the school. Moreover, it also improved my ability to manage time better and have self-control.

Ria Huang

China

Contact Information

ALCI Office

Mailing Address
  • Clark University American Language and Culture Institute
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610-1477 USA
  • 1-508-793-7794
  • ALCI[at]clarku[dot]edu
Office Hours
  • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday