CLA Language Center News

Start a New Language with Courseshare

Jun 12, 2017 4:08 pm

Interested in starting a new language Fall 2017? The following entry-level language courses are now open through Courseshare:
LANG 2011 Accelerated Catalan I, 2 credits: From the University of Chicago. This course is intended for speakers of other Romance languages, but is open to all students.LANG...Read More

TandemPlus Summer Registration is Here!

Jun 12, 2017 4:06 pm

Registration for the summer session of TandemPlus is here! Beginning June 12, 2017, students can sign up or update their profiles at tandem.umn.edu and begin their search for a language and conversation partner for the warm months. The Tandem program is smaller in summer than in the fall and spring,...Read More

Bon Voyage to Pablo Viedma!

May 30, 2017 4:27 pm

Pablo Viedma will be on leave beginning June 5, 2017 to work at an international school in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He will be the technology coordinator and also the soccer assistant coach.

Pablo says: This is a great opportunity to live and work in a very different part of the world, and to learn and enjoy from...Read More

Welcome to the Language Center

The Language Center supports the teaching and learning of languages with technology.

Facilities include four computer classrooms, a multimedia lab for students, video conferencing equipment to connect to language courses via the BTAA CourseShare program as well as checkout equipment and a DVD library.


The Language Center instructional team provides assistance to language instructors developing courses.

The TandemPlus program finds conversation partners for language students.

The Language Testing Program provides language proficiency assessment.