News and Announcements

Waitlists for Fall 2015

If you're trying to sign up for a class that's full, please put your name on the enrollment site waitlist but also call the LLD Office (408-924-4413) to place your name on the departmental waitlist as well. 

A big THANK YOU to all the ESL programs that provided Practicum opportunities for our MA TESOL student teachers in Fall 2014. 

With your support, our graduates have gained invaluable classroom teaching experience!

We would like to thank the following programs for hosting practicum students this semester:


LLD Secures a Grant for $1.1 million!

Congratulations to the Department of Linguistics & Language Development for securing a grant from the U.S. State Department for 1.1 million dollars to establish a partnership program in Applied Linguistics with the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan. This is a great honor for the department and a testament to the hard work of the department chair, Dr. Swathi Vanniarajan. 

LLD Students Produce Outstanding MA Theses!

The following students in our graduate programs were the winners of the Outstanding Thesis Competition within the College of Humanities and Arts: