Language Commons

Spaces and Resources for Language Learning

Upcoming Events

The Language Commons Alcove is Open for Use!

Thu Jun 08 to Tue Aug 08
Summer 2017

The Language Commons Alcove (NCH 298) is open for language students and faculty throughout the summer session! The Alcove is an ideal space for group work, with wall-mounted glassboards, groupwork tables, and monitors for collaboration. The Alcove also includes a Roku for international TV watching, and desktop PC and Mac stations. Please note that construction is ongoing in the Language Commons next door. Quiet study spaces are available throughout New Cabell Hall.

The Language Lab is Closed for Summer 2017

Thu Jun 08 to Mon Aug 28
summer 2017

Due to a major construction project on the east side of New Cabell Hall, the Language Lab will be offline over the summer. Contact Hope Fitzgerald (hf6v@virginia.edu) to explore alternative spaces & technologies.

Headphones, voice recorders, and other equipment can be reserved via ldtreservations.as.virginia.edu.

UVA Students: The Language Commons is Hiring!

Fri Jul 14 to Fri Sep 01

Positions are available in the Language Commons and the Language Lab. Learn more, and apply, at virginia.joinhandshake.com

 

Graduate Associate (approx. 15 hrs/week)

o   Staff the LC front desk (primarily evenings)

o   Contribute to Language Commons projects to promote and support language learning

o   Maintain a welcoming, energetic atmosphere in the Commons

o   Operate & troubleshoot LC equipment (projectors, cameras, digital monitors, etc)

o   Supervise undergraduate LC assistants

o   Occasional event support

         

Language Commons Assistant (7-10 hours/week)

o   Staff the Language Commons (LC) front desk

o   Maintain a welcoming, energetic atmosphere in the Commons

o   Support LC programming & events

o   Operate & troubleshoot LC equipment (projectors, cameras, digital monitors, etc)

o   Other duties as assigned

 

Language Lab Assistant (4-6 hours/week)

o   Support class sessions in the Language Lab

o   Assist in maintaining a clean, functional, safe lab environment

o   Assist instructors in preparing to use the lab

o   Support Language Commons programming & events

o   Other duties as assigned