Language Commons

Spaces and Resources for Language Learning

The Language Commons & Alcove

Flexible spaces, resources, and technologies for language class and co-curricular activities

The Language

A 24-station computing lab space for collaborative language class activities, assessment's, and more.


The Simple Video Studio

An easy-to-use video recording space for student and faculty use




Forum date: 4/19/19, 11am-3pm. Undergraduate students engaged in independent study courses are encouraged to apply to present at the Language & Culture Research Forum, sponsored by the... Read More


Language Commons, Room 298

Last Language Standing is a competitive language challenge, in which teams compete to keep their language in use all day. Participation is open to ALL members of the UVA community. Come challenge... Read More

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 08:00 to 16:00
NCH 299

This session introduces subtitling as a language course activity in the Language Lab. We'll learn to use simple tools for subtitling short videos, and will explore considerations for designing a... Read More

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 15:30 to 16:30
NCH 298

Learn from returned volunteers about the vital role of language and culture in joining, preparing for, and serving in the Peace Corps. Snacks provided. Co-sponsored and led by ... Read More

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

World Languages Resources