Welcome to the Spring 2021 semester! Foreign language tutoring will be available online from Monday, January 25th. Please check the online language tutoring schedule for availability.

Notice:

In an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community the Language Labs will be closed until further notice. However, language tutoring for CSULB students will continue online. Please visit the tutoring schedule section of this page for available languages and times.

Language Tutoring

The Language Center is happy to provide free language tutoring to students enrolled in language classes on campus. Tutoring, conversation practice and other language related support is available for ASL, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish.

Individual & Group Learning

The Center strives to be a welcoming space to practice listening and speaking your new language. You can practice with classmates, other students studying your target language, native speakers, or our language tutors. While the Center is not able to provide quite study areas we do have many areas available for small group discussion and collaborative learning. Your campus group is also welcome to reserve one of our lab spaces for meetings or activities.

Collaborative Classroom Space

The Language Center has several spaces designed for collaborative teaching and learning. Room 305 is a computer lab and discussion space containing 24 student computing stations. Room 306 is a flexible space partitioned by a sliding wall providing workspaces accommodating 20-44 students. The small group discussion area in Room 306C can be reserved for group discussion, oral practice, or as an open interview space. The video conferencing space in Room 316 seats up to 12 people. It is ideal for video conferencing, discussion groups, small classes and student clubs

Study Abroad

Use the language skills you have worked so hard to obtain--travel abroad! Ask us about destinations and opportunities for travel and study abroad. We can help you connect with other CSU and campus resources.

In an effort to promote the healtyh and safety of staff and students the Language Center will be closed for the remainder of the semester. Language tutoring is available online.

Center Hours

Closed

Foreign Language Tutoring

The Language Center is happy to provide free language tutoring. Meet some of our language tutors:

Jeff Winters began studying Mandarin Chinese over thirty years ago and has been teaching the language and culture for the last twenty years. Professor Winters loves to travel abroad particularly in East Asia. He has lived, studied and worked in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He is passionate about all things Chinese and eager to exchange learning strategies and experiences.

My name is Arizai Aragón Castillo. I was born and raised in Mexico. I moved to the USA in 2006, year when I began high school. I have an AA in Liberal Arts and Humanities from Santa Ana College. I also completed the medical and legal interpretation programs at Southern California School of Interpretation (SCSI). In 2018 I obtained my Bachelor's degree at CSULB. I am on my third semester in the Spanish MA program which so far has been fascinating. I have volunteer as an interpreter for the Domestic violence program in Los Angeles courthouse and with the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). I am one of the new tutors in the Language lab which excites me since I am looking forward to help out students to improve their knowledge in the Spanish speaking world.

An enthusiast of the French language and culture, Ame is always eager to help or converse with you. She is a French MA and credential student who has lived and taught in France, so she understands "the strugs" in language learning. Make your learning experience easier and come see her!

Tutoring, conversation practice, and other language related support is available for ASL, Chinese, Filipino, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.

Tutoring Schedule

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Monday

Jan 18, 2021
  • No tutors scheduled for today.

Tuesday

Jan 19, 2021
  • No tutors scheduled for today.

Wednesday

Jan 20, 2021
  • 9-11am Chinese (Jeff)

Thursday

Jan 21, 2021
  • No tutors scheduled for today.

Friday

Jan 22, 2021
  • No tutors scheduled for today.

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This is the info about who and how to make reservations.

Reservation Schedule

In an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community the Language Labs will be closed until further notice.