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Department of World Languages and Cultures

Language Learning Center

Exciting news!  Starting on Monday, March 9th, 2015, The Language Learning Center will be OPEN to students and faculty for 17 hours a week.  Tutors in French, Spanish and German will be available on a first-come first-served basis as well.  Please check the revised schedule posted next to the main entrance to the lab (307 Kinard) for more details.

The World Languages and Cultures Learning Center, also known as the "Language Lab," is located in 307 Kinard and is available to World Languages and Cultures students and instructors for teaching, learning, and practicing foreign languages. Consisting of a classroom and a conference room, the Language Lab gives students and instructors access to state-of-the-art multimedia equipment, computers, and software in a language-focused environment. 

Language Lab students

Description of Facilities

The classroom (Room 307) is designed for teaching classes for World Languages and Cultures students. It has 24 multimedia-capable PCs and an instructor station, all of which are equipped with flat panel displays, DVD drives, international keyboard layouts, internet access, video cameras, and headsets with microphones.

Language Lab professor

The conference room (Room 311) is designed for small classes, faculty-meetings, or as a presentation room. It offers the same equipment as the classroom but in a more open setting for classes and small groups. It has 9 multimedia-capable PCs and an instructor's station.

In addition, both rooms are equipped with a Worldwide VCR, a CD/DVD player (all of which can be projected), as well as a high quality sound system device.  

For more information, contact the lab director at evansej@winthrop.edu.