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Italian Language Guide

Language Q&A - Italian

 

Drop by the LRC at these times to get answers to your language questions from the Italian Language Mentor. You can also stop by just to chat!

Spring 2019

  • Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:00 PM (Room 6A) 

More information on Language Q&A

Student Workshops

Check out the LRC Calendar of Events to learn more about upcoming Student Workshops.

LRC Overview

 

The Language Resource Center in Ciruti Center for Languages is a friendly, accessible and diverse space to engage in language learning, no matter if you are taking a class at MHC, in the five colleges or learning just for fun. Make sure to check this great place out!

While relaxing or studying in the LRC Lounge, check out the bookshelves of leisure reading materials. Magazines, novels, children's books and more are available in a range of more than 12 languages. You can also consult the reference bookshelf, for a variety of dictionaries, grammar books and other resources. There are newspapers from various countries available.

In the LRC Lab you will find dual-boot computers and special equipment to facilitate your language learning process. This means that the computers can boot up as Mac and as Windows! A consultant is always there at the desk to help you with any concerns or suggestions. Some of them may know the language you want to learn and can help you further!

The LRC also makes available a range of software for language study, hosts events such as student workshops and Language Q&A sessions.

For more information, check out the LRC website. For questions or suggestions, send an email to lrc@mtholyoke.edu .

LRC Software- Rosetta Stone

 

Rosetta Stone is a software-based language learning system, ​which is now installed on and available to use on any of the computers at the LRC. There is free access to beginning levels of Rosetta Stone in more than 30 languages that you can access anywhere on the internet. Click HERE to create an account. All you need is your MHC email!

LRC Software - Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language learning system that uses animated flashcards and lots of audio to improve your language. Recommended for beginning and intermediate learners and for basic conversational skills.

How do you like Mango languages? For more information, and instructions on how to sign up click here.

Film

http://www.cinema.it/
Browse this Italian webpage on contemporary, modern films being played in cinemas. The blog offers movie trailers, reviews, and information on films and actors in Italian!

http://www.museocinema.it/it
On Italy's National Museum of Cinema, one can purchase tickets for various activities and locate the schedule of events or exhibitions being held  

 

Books on Reserve

Books on reserve in the LRC or the main library may usually be checked out for 3 hours at a time.  For electronic reserves, see your course in Moodle.

Search by:

 

* Course numbers take the format of FREN-101. The same materials are sometimes intended to be on reserve for multiple courses; if you can't find the item under your course, trying searching with only the department designator (e.g., FREN to search for all reserve items for all French courses or FREN-3 to search for all reserve items in 300-level French courses) in case the item might be listed under another course.

** Department names take the format of "French" or "Asian Studies."

Featured Leisure Material - Italian

Featured Reference Material - Italian

Featured Equipment - Pocket Video Camera

Check out a pocket video camera from the LRC to record yourself practicing your new language!

Television programs and news

http://www.rai.it/
Italian State Radio and Television

http://www.tg1.rai.it/
Most watched news program on Italian television

MHC Accessibility Barriers Form