Think Bigger Language Resource Center

Welcome

Located in Buck Memorial Library Room 107, the Language Resource Center (LRC) at Illinois Wesleyan University provides faculty and students with computer and audio-visual support for learning a second language as well as peer-to-peer tutoring sessions in French, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.

Tutor Application

If you would like to become a language tutor, please fill out this application and return it to the LRC Student Coordinator Suzie Smeeton in Buck 115.

If you would like to become a French or Spanish conversation tutor, please fill out this application and return it to the LRC Student Coordinator Suzie Smeeton in Buck 115.

Regular Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday, 8 AM - 10 PM
Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM
Closed on Saturdays & Sundays

Holiday Hours

Labor Day: close Friday at 4 PM, re-open Tuesday at 8 AM
Fall Break day: close Thursday at 4 PM, re-open Monday at 8 AM
Thanksgiving: close Tuesday at noon, re-open Monday at 8 AM
Winter Break: close day of last finals at noon, re-open the first day of classes at 8 AM
Spring Break: close at noon on Friday, re-open Monday morning at 8 AM

Resources

 

Tutoring

The LRC offers peer-to-peer tutoring sessions in French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Students who wish to have language papers reviewed by a tutor should sign up for at least two consecutive 20-minute sessions. Please sign up for a tutoring session online here. If you need help signing up for a tutor, read through these instructions. If you would like to become a language tutor, please fill out this application and return it to the LRC Student Coordinator Suzie Smeeton in Buck 115.

¡Háblame! & Parlez-Moi! Programs

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures (WLLC) hires conversation tutors in French and Spanish for the ¡Háblame! & Parlez-Moi! programs. Under these programs, students in intermediate French & Spanish are required to sign up for a 15-20 minute guided conversation every week. Please use the "sign up" feature for an appointment. If you would like to become a French or Spanish conversation tutor, please fill out this application form and return it to the LRC Student Coordinator Suzie Smeeton in Buck 115.

Online Resources

Check out these online resources pertinent to languages around the world and general study resources.