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Center for Languages and Cultures

Learning a language is more than just vocabulary and grammar – it's an endeavor into another culture. 

Students smile during a lesson in the Center for Language and Culture

About the Center 

The Center for Languages and Cultures supports all language learners and faculty in the Departments of Modern Language Studies and Spanish and Hispanic Studies. The CLC provides a flexible language learning and teaching space, resources for students to help enhance language acquisition and promote cultural awareness, and professional development workshops for faculty in the language departments at TCU as well as community language educators.

Events Calendar

Reserve the Center


For Students

Language learners can come to the CLC during open hours to study and work on language practice activities individually or in small groups.

The CLC also offers free tutoring to students enrolled in language classes in the Department of Modern Language Studies and the Department of Spanish and Hispanic Studies.

Students who are working on multimedia/recording projects and need a quiet space can reserve The Media Studio in Scharbauer Hall 3009

 The CLC also hosts a variety of language and culture events, professional development workshops, language tables, and community events.  AddRan faculty and students who wish to reserve the center for special events are invited to fill out a request.


Resources Availible in the CLC

The CLC is equipped with desktop and laptop computers, both Mac and PC, connected to the university network, providing access to language learning software.

Other resources include:

  • Multi-region DVD player
  • Regular VCR and DVD player
  • Language learning software
  • Digital recorders and cameras (to be checked out to the Media Studio)
  • Headsets
  • Foreign language films, magazines, newspapers, games
  • Printer scanner
  • And more…


Peer Tutoring

To make a reservation request, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to MyWConline.
  2. Create a free account. From the Drop-Down Menu, select the SPRING 19-CENTER-LANGUAGES & CULTURES.
  3. Access the calendar to view availability.
  4. Click on the beginning time desired, fill out the Reservation Request Form and confirm.


Digital Language Projects

Students who are working on digital projects in their language classes and need a quiet space can reserve The Media Studio in Scharbauer Hall 3009. To reserve the studio, email

For Faculty

Language faculty can reserve the space for their teaching needs or other professionally related activities. The CLC also hosts a variety of language and culture events, professional development workshops, and a Faculty Research Talk Series.


For any questions about the CLC or to inquire about an event, email or call 817-257-7655.