World Languages Center

Notice: The WLC will close today (May 17th) at 5 p.m.

The World Languages Center serves the following language departments: Asian Studies, Classics, French, German, Norwegian, Russian, and Spanish.  We provide computer programs for the following languages: Arabic, Danish, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Swahili, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

We offer a variety of facilities, including a computer lab, plus a viewing lounge for students to check out and watch foreign language-specific materials or television programs. A resource room is equipped with computers for independent and group work, plus independent and group study rooms, an exam room, and audio recording and production studios.

In addition, we house several tutorial rooms where students receive tutoring in Chinese, German, Norwegian, Spanish, and Japanese.  We will also offer tutoring in Biblical Hebrew.

As of spring semester 2016 the WLC is coordinating the Guided Independent Language Enrichment Program (GILE), which is offering a 10 week non-credit tutorial program in Danish, Italian, and Tamil.  For more information contact the WLC Director at mcwr@stolaf.edu.