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Language Resource Center

Language Programs at Cornell

Languages are offered at Cornell by nine different academic units - six departments, one center and two programs, all in the College of Arts and Sciences. For questions regarding particular courses, placement, employment, and translations, please address those departments directly. The departments offer about 45 languages, about 30 of which offer courses through second year and can be used to satisfy the Arts College language requirement. The Einaudi Center for International Studies also provides support for some courses.

Shared Course Initiative

Cornell receives several languages from Columbia and Yale through the Shared Course Initiative. Click here for more information about this program.

Language Resource Center

The Language Resource Center is a unit in the College of Arts and Sciences that supports language teaching and learning. The LRC is located on the ground floor at Stimson Hall at Cornell University. We maintain a student facility with technology-based resources and environments for language learning. The LRC also supports teachers in materials development. Our support team includes a director, administrator, technology manager and media development manager. Finally, the LRC arranges and sponsors events of intellectual interest to language teachers, with usually six to eight invited speakers each year.

Teacher's Resources

LRC Media

The LRC maintains a large library of media files online. Some of these are created by Cornell language teachers, and some are part of publishers' packages, which we have put on the web with permission.

New! LRC original podcast: Speaking of Language

Please listen and subscribe to the LRC podcast, Speaking of Language. Hosted by Dan Gaibel and Dick Feldman, tune in to conversations with teachers, researchers and technologists about language learning pedagogy.