Group Language Classes

A graphic with a navy background and blue, yellow and orange accents that lists the languages taught in white letteringThe Tennessee Language Center (TLC), an agency of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service, offers affordable, small group classes in some of the most popular world languages.

• 9-week courses (2 hours per week)

• 4 terms per year: Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall (See schedule below)

• Multiple skill levels

• Classes average 3-6 students (max of 12)

• Ages 16+

• Taught both in-person in TLC’s classrooms (convenient downtown and South Nashville locations) and online

CLASS CALENDAR

SPRING 2024SUMMER 2024FALL 2024
REGISTRATION OPENSMarch 4, 2024June 3, 2024Aug. 26, 2024
LAST DAY FOR EARLY REGISTRATION
Discount (-$)
April 1, 2024June 24, 2024Sept. 16, 2024
TERM BEGINSWeek of April 15, 2024Week of July 8, 2024Week of Sept. 30, 2024
Classes Do Not Meet OnMay 27, 2024Sept. 2, 2024Oct. 31 & Week of Nov. 25-29
TERM ENDSWeek of June 10 (June 17 for Monday classes)Week of Sept. 2 (Sept. 9 for Monday classes) Week of Dec. 2, 2024 (Dec. 12 for Thursday classes)
We offer both online and in-person classes. All current Covid protocols will be followed for in-person classes. 
Learners will have 24/7 access to a cloud-based learning management system that is accessible and easy to use, and includes: course content, links to additional learning tools/resources, and direct communication with instructors.