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THE CENTER FOR LANGUAGES AND CULTURES (the CLC)

Scharbauer Hall 3004

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.

For Students:

FALL Open Hours:

Students are invited to study or work on class projects in the CLC during the following hours.

M 4-9
T 5-8
W 4-8
TH 6-8
Sun 1-9

Peer Tutoring:
The CLC also offers free tutoring to students enrolled in language classes in the Department of Modern Language Studies. To make an appointment, go to http://www.tcu.mywconline.com, create a free account, and access the schedule.

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 clc@tcu.edu.

Resources available 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
·         Digital recorders and cameras
·         Headsets
·         Foreign language films, magazines, newspapers, games
·         Printer scanner
·         And more…

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.

Fall 2019 Events Dates

September 17 Polyvox Open Mic and World Salon- Multi language poetry reading-CLC 5pm

September 18 Enhancing Speaking Practice with Extempore- CLC 3:30-5:00pm

September 23 Placement and Proficiency Evaluation with AVANT-CLC 3:30-5:00pm

October 10 A Conversation with Cristina Rivera Garza-Writing in Spanish in the United States Today- CLC 5-6pm

October 17 Polyvox Open Mic and World Salon- Multi language poetry reading-CLC 5:00pm

October 21 Learn Another Language, Know The World! The Department of Modern Language Studies Open House-CLC 3:30-5:00

October 22 An Evening with Angélica Ortiz-Lopez, Bilingual Poet in the Wixárika and Spanish Languages and Professor in the Department of Indigenous Language Research at the University of Guadalajara

October 28 Using Innovative Technologies in Language Teaching: Examples from Portuguese and a Whole Lot More– Orlando Kelm, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. CLC 3:30-5:00pm

October 29 Learn Another Language, Know The World! The Department of Modern Language Studies Open House-CLC 3:30-5:00

November 11 Faculty Research Talk Series-Dr. Maria Ciriza Lope, Assistant Professor of  Spanish and Dr. Ahmed Rivera Campos, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders- Teaching the Spanish /r/ using ultrasound biofedback: A preliminary study. CLC 3:30-5:00pm

November 20 Polyvox Open Mic and World Salon- Multi language poetry reading-CLC 3:30-5:00pm

December 9 Polyvox Open Mic and World Salon- Multi language poetry reading- CLC 3:30-5:00pm

 

To reserve the CLC for language or culture events or to see upcoming events, go to https://celac.skedda.com.

For questions and comments, email clc@tcu.edu.