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Language Learning Center

Language Lab

The Language Learning Center is an open lab where students of foreign languages may view video materials, work with digital media & audiocassettes, access online materials for their language textbooks, use FL related computer software and CD-ROM products, work on multimedia presentations for FL classes, develp their electronic portfolio, and explore target cultures through the Internet.

FL Keyboard and Spell Check in ICC Language Learning Center

Student computer stations

  • Dell Optiplex GX620
  • DVD-RW
  • Windows 7
  • Campus network
  • Headset
  • Microphone
  • Easy access USB ports

CD Title Samples

  • Châteaux de la Loire
  • Diccionario Cosmo
  • Dómine diccionario interactivo
  • Dictionnaire Hachette multimédia
  • Larousse multimédia encyclopédique
  • Learn To Speak French/Spanish
  • The Rosetta Stone
  • Transparent Language Fr/Sp
  • Triple Play Plus Fr/Sp/Gr
  • French/Spanish Your Way

Software

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements (image editing) 
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Cool Edit (sound editing) 
  • Audacity (sound editing) 
  • MS Office 2007
  • MS PowerPoint 
  • MS Word 
  • MS Excel
  • KompoZer (web authoring)
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Windows Movie Maker
  • RealPlayer 10
  • File Zilla (FTP)
  • SPSS

Instructor station

  • Dell Optiplex GX240 Pentium IV
  • CD/DVD-RW
  • Windows XP 
  • 2 HP Scanjet 3500c scanners
  • Elmo HV-5100XG visual presenter 
  • Crestron digital switch - desktop/laptop/aux video/combo VCR/DVD/Elmo
  • Panasonic DMR-EZ48V VHS/DVD recorder combo
  • JVC XV-N-330 multi-standard DVD player
  • HP Laserjet Print station

A/V stations

  • 5 Samsung TV/VCR stations 
  • 5 Tandberg IS9 audiocassette stations 
  • Access to campus cable system:
    • 62 : TV5 (French)
    • 65 : BBC
    • 75 : International Channel
    • 76 : Univision (Spanish)

Work Room

  • Dell Dimension XPS t700R Pentium III multimedia computer : HP Scanjet 5p
  • Server for digital media
  • Software:
    • Adobe Photoshop (image editing)
    • Adobe Premiere (nonlinear digital video editing)
    • MS PowerPoint
    • Cool Edit 2000 (sound editing)
    • QuickTime Virtual Reality Authoring Studio
  • 2 VCR stations
  • Sampo Zone Free Multi-Standard DVD player
  • SONY Stereo cassette deck TC-WR565
  • Sony analog and digital camcorders

Media Room

Our media classroom is designed for small video intensive classes (for instance, foreign cinema).

  • Panasonic 58 in. Plasma display
  • Samsung VHS tri-standard converting VCR SV-5000W
  • Panasonic Double Feature Video & DVD Deck
  • JVC Zone Free Multi-Standard DVD & DivX player
  • Elmo P10 digital document camera
  • Wireless access to campus network
  • Laptop cables