CLA Language Center News

Fall Semester Reservation Requests Entered Beginning July 16, 2018

Jul 2, 2018 4:27 pm

The Language Center will begin entering general Fall semester reservations on Monday, July 16, 2018. You may submit reservation requests before that date, and they will be held until then. To have the best possibility of receiving the rooms, media and equipment you need, please submit by that morning.

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University of Minnesota Language Programs: Other Awards, Honors and Kudos

Jul 9, 2018 2:40 pm

Hossam Elsherbiny, instructor of Arabic in the department of Asian Languages and Literatures, has been certified as an ACTFL OPI Tester. Hossam attended the...Read More

Language Center Reservable Small Rooms

Jul 9, 2018 2:36 pm

The Language Center has five small rooms that instructors and students can reserve for academic purposes:
Jones 21: Equipped with a small round table for four and no technology. Recommended for tutoring sessions and small group work. Note: this is the only small room without a waiting area outside the room.Jones...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.