There are many components that contribute to the academic and professional experience. Ashland University's Department of Foreign Languages offers a number of student resources to help improve development, gain experience, and sharpen skills. Below you will find a collection of the resources that are made available to help you while studying at Ashland University.
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Want to develop your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills to a proficiency level that allows you to interact and function in a language in informal real-world settings? Would you like to increase your world knowledge and develop your abilities to understand a culture from an insider point of view? Or would you like to go further in a language that you studied in high school to reach advanced skills? The Ashland University Foreign Languages Department’s proficiency –oriented programs can give you skills to complement any major or future job. Or maybe just a passion.
Ashland University's Department of Foreign Languages offers courses on a two-year rotation schedule. We have developed a comprehensive list of all courses offered, when they are offered, as well as their classification. Click the link below to view our full course rotations.
The language lab is located in 201 Patterson Technology Center. Courses in French, German, Spanish and English as a Second Language at Ashland University are taught in media equipped classrooms in Patterson, Bixler, and sometimes other classrooms across campus. All language classrooms have an instructor station with a networked and Internet connected computer, DVD and VCR and ceiling mounted projector. Some classrooms have additional equipment such as a document projector or Smartboard. In addition, Patterson Hall is part of the Ashland University wireless network.
The language laboratory, located in Room 201 of the Patterson Instructional Technologies Center, serves students in the Department of Foreign Languages and the Ashland Center for English Studies . Students studying English as a Second Language, French, and Spanish can come to the lab to do audio, video, and computer lessons assigned as part of their coursework. The lab is managed by Foreign Language instructor Mary Ball, office 213 Bixler Hall, tel 5945, and is staffed by student assistants.
Language lab hours: Mon 10-12:00, 1-8:00, Tues 11-12:00, 1-8, Wed 10-12:00, 1-8:00, Thurs 11-12:00, 1-8:00, Fri 10-12:00, 1-4:00, Sun 3-9:00.
Some exceptions may apply when the lab is closed on a test day or when an instructor reserves the lab for a class.