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About the Language Lab

The Boston College Language Laboratory serves the language learning and teaching needs of the University's language departments, students of English as a foreign language, and the BC community at large from its center in Lyons Hall, room 313. The facility provides access to installed and portable equipment to be used with audio, video, cable television and multimedia language learning tools.


The Boston College Language Laboratory boasts an extensive catalog of resources in more than 40 languages to facilitate language learning and teaching as well as to promote cultural awareness.

For Faculty

The Language Lab supports the course planning and classroom teaching needs of language faculty by encouraging recommendations for new acquisitions, assisting in the preparation of course materials, and providing access to installed and portable instructional technology as well as to multimedia resources for classroom use.


Links to the home pages of BC's language departments, other Boston College sites, and off-campus language learning–related websites may be readily accessed online.

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