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Student Resources

When you study in International Languages and Cultures, you will find many resources that can help you meet your goals. The department works closely with the University's study abroad programs to maximize students' exposure to their target languages and cultures. We also work with students who seek to do internships in their selected language. Graduates and seniors in the department have a strong track record of obtaining grants to continue their studies abroad.

Language assistants in the Learning Resource Center

The ILC hires student language assistants to support students' participation in Chinese, French, German and Spanish classes. These assistants tutor students one on one and in groups, and they make recommendations on how student can improve their work. Students can contact language assistants by using our language assistance program hotlines. Give it a try, and you'll see an improvement in your language learning and skills!

International Languages and Cultures Language Lab Computers

The Department of International Languages and Cultures provides a language lab computers to students wishing to use Internet language and cultural web sites. Our Chinese language students make use of Chinese language software and DVDs in the lab. Located in BC 163, the lab is equipped with six Apple Macintosh computers with headsets and microphones. The language lab is also used from time to time by ILC faculty and students for small classes, projects and group work.

Powerspeak Languages Online

The University library subscribes to Powerspeak Languages, an online site for language practice in French, German, Mandarin and Spanish.

Additional resources by language

Each language within International Languages and Cultures offers a variety of resources and opportunities for additional learning:

French Resources

German Resources

Spanish Resources