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Welcome to the Centre for Language & Communication Studies

Head of Discipline: Dr. Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha

Centre for Language & Communication Studies

The Centre for Language and Communication Studies (CLCS), founded in 1979, is a centre of research in linguistics, applied linguistics, phonetics and speech science and natural language processing, focusing on areas such as language pedagogy and acquisition, language teaching, bilingualism and multilingualism, new technologies in language learning, Irish Sign Language teaching and interpreting, and linguistic interfaces in syntax, semantic and pragmatics.

CLCS has several specialist Laboratories and Research Centres:

as well as participating in the Multi-Disciplinary Trinity Centre for Asian Studies (TCAS)

CLCS staff provide teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels:

Many CLCS modules are available to Visiting and Exchange Students


Last updated 3 May 2016 by slscs@tcd.ie.