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  • Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition
  • Scholarships for Rutherford County High School Students and Teachers (see "Scholarships" below for full detail)
  • The Summer 2016 CALA Language Institute is coming! "See Our Classes" below for details.
  • CALA is proud to be a Language Training Partner with the University Honors College
  • Fun, Fast, and Effective Language Learning
  • Classical Indian Yoga available. "See Our Classes" below for offerings.

Press & Media



Learn more about CALA's programs as well as what others are saying about us.  Download and share with others!

USA Today Logo USA Today (Spring 2016)
  • "Students Get Immersed in 5-Day MTSU Language Classes" (originally covered by the Daily News Journal)
Honors Magazine Fall 2015 MTSU Honors Magazine (Fall 2015)
  • "CALA Summer Language Institute:  A Brain-Based Approach to Learning Languages"
CLA Magazine MTSU College of Liberal Arts Magazine (Fall 2014)
  • "CALA:  Leading Language Learning"
Honors Fall 2014 MTSU Honors Magazine (Fall 2014)
  • "CALA Leads in Language Learning"
Honors Fall 2013 MTSU Honors Magazine (Fall 2013)
  • "Over 100 Participants Learn New Languages by Telling Stories"
Honors Spring 2013 MTSU Honors Magazine (Spring 2013)
  • "CALA Benefits Teachers, Fulbright Scholar"
Excellence (Fall 2007) MTSU Focus on Excellence Magazine (Fall 2007)
  • "Revolutionizing Teaching"
Parent Fall 2007 Rutherford Parent Magazine (Fall 2007)
  • "¿Usted habla español?" (Education Page)



Take a look at what makes our classes different from the rest.  These videos highlights the methods and passion of instruction that will give you a uniquely fun and effective language learning experience!

Honors Magazine Fall 2015 Our Classes
  • General Introduction and testimonials with footage from prior classes at our Summer Language Institute
Honors Magazine Fall 2015 Our Methods
  • Demonstrations and commentaries of Total Physical Response (TPR) and Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS)

For even more videos, check out our channel on YouTube . . .

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