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THE LANGUAGE CENTER (the LC)

The Language Center, known as the LC, is in Room 3004, Scharbauer Hall. This facility is available to all students currently registered in one of the language courses offered by the Department of Modern Language Studies or the Department of Spanish and Hispanic Studies.

The Language Center at TCU supports all language learners and faculty in the Department of Modern Language Studies and the Department of Spanish and Hispanic Studies. The LC provides a flexible learning and teaching environment and numerous resources that help enhance language acquisition and cultural competence.

The LC offers two learning and teaching spaces. The main room is located in Scharbauer Hall 3004.  Language faculty can reserve the space for their teaching needs or other professionally related activities. Language learners can come to the LC during open hours to work on language practice activities individually or in small groups.

The LC 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. The Language Peer Tutoring Center is located in Scharbauer Hall 3009.

Students who are working in multimedia/recording projects can reserve the Media Studio in Scharbauer Hall 3009.

The LC also hosts a variety of language and culture events, professional development workshops, language tables, and community events.

 

Resources

The LC is equipped with a number of desktop computers, both Mac and PC, connected to the university network, providing access to language and cultural software.

Other resources include:

  • International DVD player
  • Regular VCR and DVD player
  • Digital recorders and cameras (available to check out to the Media Studio)
  • Headsets
  • Foreign language films
  • Printer scanner
  • And more…

 

LC Hours

During the fall and spring semesters, the main room of LC is open:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9: 00 a.m. to 4: 00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 9: 00 a.m. to 3: 00 p.m.
  • And by reservation.

The Peer Tutoring Center and Media Studio is available only by reservation. 

For more information, contact Dr. Marie Schein, Language Center Director

m.schein@tcu.edu

817-257-6366