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Language Resources Centre

The physical Language Resources Centre (LRC) will be closed during semester one of the academic year 2020-21, however we are offering a range of services online including: speaking practice, events and workshops.

The LRC Team are continuing to working remotely and can be contacted by email at language.resources@kcl.ac.uk  
Please monitor our website for updates as we add additional information. 

For all up to date information from the university, please visit: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/coronavirus 


About the LRC

The LRC provides a friendly environment for all King's students and staff wishing to engage in language learning.

We offer a wide variety of resources, workshops, events and speaking practice as well as multilingual learning advisors who are always on hand to help you make the most of the facilities.

Free speaking practice

Due to the closure of the LRC, our speaking practice scheme will continue to run online using Zoom. Many thanks to our returning volunteers for continuing to participate and to all our new volunteers. We are now open for bookings again and additional slots for booking will continue to be added throughout the coming weeks. Please contact us if you cannot find a convenient slot and we will check with our volunteer team to see if additional slots are possible.

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Resources & facilities available in the LRC

  • Laptops available to borrow by students for use in the LRC
  • Wifi access
  • Foreign language textbooks, grammar books, dictionaries, readers, comic books and games
  • Daily and weekly newspapers and magazines
  • Feature films and documentaries on DVD 
  • A selection of language learning audio CDs
  • Friendly and welcoming staff to advise on how to make the most efficient use of the open learning facilities
  • Comfortable reading area
  • Short course students are also able to access all of King's libraries using their ID card

Language workshops and events

The Modern Language Centre runs a variety of different cultural and language workshops during the academic year. These workshops provide cultural insights into our languages and deliver exciting learnings on cultures from all over the world. All workshops will be offered online during semester one of the academic year 2020-21 and are available to book now.

Language events at the Modern Language Centre