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Multimedia Language Center

Word of the Week

The word of the week is Heat. Stop by each week to find out the new word.

Contact

909-537-5848

UH-007

Coordinator: Alysha Timmons

atimmons@csusb.edu

The Multimedia Language Center for the Department of World Languages & Literatures (MLC) provides resources to students studying world languages.

Download the 

 for useful tips, how to type accents, etc.

(PDF) for information on getting started with this useful software available in the Center.

Information about Placement and Challenge Exams can be found on the Placement and Challenge Exam Information page.

 

MMLC Hours

Hours are tentative, as professors may require the use of one or more areas of the MMLC for either testing, class instruction, presentations, workshops, or other events. Calendars stating which days and times the rooms are reserved are posted inside the respective rooms. Please read all postings carefully so you can plan ahead for such closures. You may also view the room reservation calendar online.

  • Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Sunday CAMPUS CLOSED

During Finals week, the MMLC closes on Thursday at 5pm and Friday at noon. It is closed on the Saturday after finals.

*Note: The MMLC is closed for observed holidays. Please check the CSUSB Academic Scheduling Calendar for details.

Tutoring Hours

Tutors for Arabic, Chinese, French, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish are available. Their hours are posted in the MMLC. Please stop by UH-007 or call 909-537-5848 for details.

Video Lists

Coming soon...

Linguafolio Information

"LinguaFolio Online shows the world what you can do with language. The LinguaFolio Online is a document in which those who are learning or have learned a language at school or outside of school can record and reflect on their language learning and cultural experiences. It is a tool that should accompany language learning throughout life and is suitable for documenting language abilities for various uses." -Linguafolio

Beginning Fall 2014, Upper Division courses will use Linguafolio. Check with your instructor for more information. Links to guides from Linguafolio's website are listed below. They are also available on the Welcome screen when you log in.

Your login information will be emailed to you approximately two weeks after the quarter begins. Once you receive your information, you can log in at the Linguafolio website.

Still wondering what exactly Linguafolio is? Find out more.

Note: If you were previously using iCAN in your classes, the files you uploaded have been backed up. If you need any of your files in order to transfer them to Linguafolio, please contact Alysha Timmons.

QuickGuides for Students

QuickGuides for Educators

 

Links of Interest

General

  • Kanopy - Watch free movies in various languages. Kanopy is an online streaming video service available with your Coyote ID login. Many great movies are available in various languages with English subtitles.
  • European Parliament TV - Watch TV streamed from Europe
  • TV Webd 360 - Watch TV from around the world - Choose the language, then, select what type of program you would like to watch (for example, news).
  • The Vore - Free movies in different languages
  • myEdu - Online website to assist college students
  • Hello Lingo - Online language learning community
  • Newseum - Front pages of newspapers from around the world (choose "Sort Papers by Region")-
  • Vocaroo - Use Vocaroo to record your voice. Then, embed the link or download as MP3, Ogg, FLAC, or WAV.
  • ITS Software Page - Find software like Office 365 available for download with your Coyote credentials.

American Sign Language

Arabic

Chinese

French

German

Italian

Japanese

Korean

Persian/Farsi

Portuguese

Russian

Spanish

Turkish

MMLC Policies and Procedures

The Multimedia Language Center (MLC) is an entity of the Department of World Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts & Letters. As such, only students who are registered for world language classes (regular courses, service courses, internships, and documented volunteer work) can have use of the facility and all its services.

  1. The MMLC is to be used for language study activities/tutoring.
  2. Students must not eat or drink in the MMLC. Please enjoy them elsewhere.
  3. Students must log in and out of the MMLC using the front counter computer.
  4. A current CSUSB ID card issued to the student is required to check out materials.
  5. Students must have a myCoyote account to access lab computers.
  6. Students may be asked to move to a new seat or leave (at the instructor’s or coordinator's will) if present at the beginning of an Instructed Lab, Exam, or Reservation.
  7. Students are asked to treat all equipment with care and to leave the area in order.
  8. Students are NOT to alter any of the settings on any computer without prior permission from the MMLC staff.
  9. Children are not allowed in the MMLC.
  10. Check in and out for the proper class—we cannot make changes later or adjust student hours.
  11. No visiting/loud talking or disturbing others who are studying.
  12. Behave in an orderly manner, respecting other students using the MMLC. All inappropriate behavior, language, and topics are especially prohibited.
  13. Computer/Internet use is for course related activities only. Printing must be world language class related.
  14. Students are not to use the MMLC or the equipment for any purpose other than (1) those assigned by an instructor or (2) to supplement language learning in general (NO social chat, IM, eBay bidding, music downloading, gaming, etc., unless part of a language lesson).
  15. Students will be asked to leave 5 minutes before closing each day.

It is up to the discretion of the MMLC Director to suspend any or all services noted above for any infraction of the Policy or disruptive behavior.

Thank you for cooperating with these Procedures and Policies to create a safe and effective learning environment for everyone.