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




Language Commons Reservations (New Cabell 298 Suite) 8:30am-9pm M-Th, 8:30-5 Fri

The Commons can be reserved for class use and for language & culture activities. We... Read More

Language Lab Reservations (New Cabell 299) M-F 8am-5pm and by appointment

The Language Lab reservation system is now available for all language faculty. The lab may be... Read More


Language Lab 299A

Stop in for a short orientation to the activities and software that is available for you to use in the Language Lab. We will discuss pairing activities, listening activities, recording students,... Read More

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00
Language Lab 299A

There will be a Subtitle Edit workshop September 25 at 3:00 PM, for subtitling activities in the Language Lab. Subtitle edit is installed on all Language Lab computers and is available for faculty... Read More

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00
NCH 298 Suite (Language Commons)

How do we design engaging, level-appropriate video assignments for language classes? This session will include tips and best practices around video assignment design, including technology... Read More

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

World Languages Resources

  • UVA Abroad
  • EPortfolio Logo
  • IWL Logo
  • Summer Foreign Language Institute