Offers a wide range of World music, from legendary historical musical performances to contemporary world music. This database is limited to 5 simultaneous users. Includes music from over 1500 cultural groups from more than 150 countries.
The Language Resource Center is an active learning, technology-enhanced facility focused on foreign language and ESL learning and teaching. The Center and staff support the students and faculty in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies and the English Language Training Institute.
The Center is located on the fourth floor of the College of Education Building, Room 434, and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.
TED Talk by John McWhorter
English is fast becoming the world's universal language, and instant translation technology is improving every year. So why bother learning a foreign language? Linguist and Columbia professor John McWhorter shares four alluring benefits of learning an unfamiliar tongue.