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.
Language learners can come to the CLC during open hours to study and work on language practice activities individually or in small groups.
FALL 2019 Open Hours:
M 4-9 T 5-8 W 3:30-8 TH 6-8 Sun 1-9
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.
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
• Regular VCR and DVD player
• Digital recorders and cameras (to be checked out to the Media Studio)
• Foreign language films, magazines, newspapers, games
• Printer scanner
• And more…
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
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 and Gabriel Pacheco Salvador, Bilingual Authors in the Wixárika and Spanish Languages and Professors 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 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, go to https://celac.skedda.com.
For information about the center, email email@example.com.