Centre Equipment

Computers and Language Learning SoftwareIELTS software as shown on PC screen

Language learning software is available on over 80 PCs. Software is available for practising the grammar and vocabulary of selected languages (including Sanako Pronounce, Rosetta Stone Tell Me More, Vektor, Clarity, Road to IELTs). All PCs are equipped to facilitate listening and speaking practice.

World TV & FilmWorld TV & Film logo

The Language Resource Centre offers a media streaming service (IPTV) which allows access to over 25 live TV channels (international and UK Freeview) and an expanding database of over 3,000 foreign and English language films and programmes. This resource is accessible on any PC or WiFi connected device in the Language Resource Centre.

DVD and Blu-ray players are available on 7 individual film viewing workstations and in 4 group viewing areas.

Reading, Writing and Discussion AreasTalkshop 1 in Language Resource Centre

There are comfortable reading bays for reading foreign newspapers, magazines or books.

The centre provides a variety of bookable study areas including three Talk Shops and a meeting room, these areas are ideal for meetings, group work and the viewing and discussion of film. Bookings for these areas can be made at reception.

Any desk without a machine may be used for written work or with your own devices.