CLA Language Center News

PACE Project: Advanced Speaking Proficiency Update and Year Four Team

Sep 18, 2017 10:38 pm

The fourth year of the PACE project is underway! This academic year will build on the work of the past three years. The focus this year is on analyzing and responding to student proficiency test data. The PACE project team is working closely with two other grant recipients who have been conducting parallel projects: Michigan...Read More

Register Now for TandemPlus Language and Culture Exchanges!

Sep 18, 2017 10:34 pm

TandemPlus is off to an exciting beginning of the semester, with 300 participants signing up by the second week of class. Intrigued by the thought of having a language partner this year? Anyone who is interested is encouraged to join. It’s free, and voluntary! Participants will have the opportunity to search for a partner with...Read More

Introducing the New Tandem Assistant

Sep 18, 2017 10:33 pm

Megan Schley is a sophomore at the university working towards her degree in Independent Studies, focusing on English, German, and Teaching English as a Second Language. Before coming to the U, Megan studied abroad in Austria, following her passions of travel and language learning. She loves her job, stating that it combines her favorite...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.