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The LLC will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, for Fall Break and will remain closed until 8:00 a.m., Monday, October 21.

Fall 2019

  • Sunday: Noon-8 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed

The LLC will be closed on all University holidays and breaks. Occasionally, a lab assistant will not be available to work evening hours (5-8 p.m.) or a shift on Sunday. Call the lab at 216.397.1686 for current information on unscheduled closures. During open hours, the lab assistant should answer the phone listed above. Please report any problems to Dr. Jeffrey La Favre at 216.397.4729 or

Media Library

The media library includes 140 music CDs and more than 700 videos (tape and DVD). 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. Faculty interested in utilizing this resource should contact Jeffrey La Favre (216.397.4729, Use the links below to open lists of music and videos.


Music CDs



Modern Languages

Language Learning Software

Transparent Language Online software is available in the Language Learning Center.  TL Online offers lessons in 106 languages and is available to all JCU students, staff and faculty.  You can obtain an account to use TL Online by contacting Dr. La Favre at or 216 397 4729.

Students in first year Italian and first year Slovak are assigned TL Online as lab work. If you are a student in Italian 101/102 or Slovak 101/102, you automatically have an account to use TL Online.  Use the links below for TL Online instructions.

TL Online for Italian

TL Online for Slovak


The LLC laboratory is equipped with 40 multimedia computers (DVD drive, headset and video camera).  In addition, there are two flat screen TVs equipped with wireless headsets for group viewing. 


The LLC is an open lab, available for students to use outside of class time. However, faculty can reserve space in the LLC for a class by contacting Jeffrey La Favre:  216 397 4729.