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The Center for Global Languages and Cultures is in the thick of an exciting physical and programming modernization. In addition to our new digital and physical resources, we have initiated a complete physical renovation of the space. As of the fall 2021 semester, we have repainted, added new furniture, and made other design changes. We have begun the next stage which, when finished in late 2022, will offer both a large open-space lab with flexible accommodations and two reservable private rooms that can facilitate one to two people for individual or pair-based activities.

Hours by Appointment

M - F: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Facemasks, JCU ID, and social distancing are required at all times in the lab.

To reserve the lab, please email language@jcu.edu.

 

The media library includes 140 music CDs and more than 700 videos (digital and hard copy) and the library is always growing. The media titles cover a wide range of topics and music applicable to language and culture courses within the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Cultures. The CGLC also has two region-free DVD and Blu-Ray players. Use the links below to open lists of music and videos.

 

Music CDs

 

Videos

Chinese
Classics
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Modern Languages
Russian
Spanish

Faculty and students interested in utilizing these resources should contact Dr. Alexandra Shaeffer (ashaeffer@jcu.edu).

The Center for Global Languages and Cultures laboratory is equipped with the following audiovisual aids and tools conducive to accessible language learning for students and teachers:

  • A full-size Google Jamboard
  • A 75” internet-accessible flatscreen monitor
  • Podcast quality microphones
  • HD quality webcams
  • State-of-the art video cameras
  • Headsets
  • Desktop computers
  • Large-scale mobile whiteboards

In addition to physical equipment, the CGLC also maintains subscriptions to the following digital language teaching and learning resources:

  • Sutori
  • CourseraPlus
  • ACTFL for Professional Development

Multi-player board games from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Japan, and South Korea, such as:

  • Dixit
  • Ticket to Ride: Europe
  • Kingdom Builder
  • KLOO's race to Madrid
  • KLOO's race to Paris
  • SUSSED
  • AGO auf Deutsch
  • Sushi Go!
  • Machi Koro

The book library is also growing. Currently, the lab has award-winning novels in French, Spanish, German, and Italian, including:

  • Le ventre de l'Atlantique by Fatou Diome
  • Petit pays by Gael Faye
  • Les oubliés du dimanche by Valérie Perrin