Language Learning Hub

Language Learning Hub

The Language Learning Hub is housed in level 1 of the Languages Building, near the Millstream Building.  The Hub offers support to the learning, teaching and research that takes place within the School of Modern Languages and Applied Languages, and the School of Culture and Communication. The service is also offered to the University of Limerick Language Centre and the wider campus community.

The dedicated languages facilities attached to the Hub are:

Computer Labs

There are two PC labs LC1-002 and LC1-016 dedicated to Language students and to Technical Writing. They house specialist software.   

Digital Language Lab

LC1003 houses a digital audio lab with 23 student stations.

Self-Access Centre (LC1-008)

The main hub of the Hub is its state-of-the-art Self-Access Centre. It is designed to help students improve their language skills. It is located in LC1-008 and contains the following equipment and material:

  • 13 TV stations & DVD players
  • 4 digital audio stations
  • Print library of c.1300 volumes
  • Audio material
  • Over 1,000 DVDs
  • Over 200 CD-ROMs

Some of the services available through the Hub include:   

  • Access to language learning material in many languages.
  • Assistance in the development of self-directed learning on a personal level or with groups of students.
  • Support for learners, teachers and researchers in the use of multiple media for language learning, language teaching and research.
  • Organisation of Language Exchange meetings, which take place every semester.