Foreign Languages & Literatures @ MIT

(formerly the Language Learning and Resource Center [LLARC])

The Foreign Languages & Literatures Resource Center provides foreign language instructors and their students with the resources they need to support foreign language learning at MIT. These resources include audio, video, and computer-based materials for all levels taught at MIT (Chinese, English Language Studies [ELS], French, German, Japanese, and Spanish).

Hours of Operation

The Foreign Languages & Literatures Resource Center in 16-668 will close permanently on June 1, 2013.


If you have a question, please feel free to contact us at 617-253-4771 or by email at fllrc@mit.edu. To reserve a studio, please contact Andrea Wirth (awirth@mit.edu).

Catalogue of Materials

The Resource Center has an extensive collection of audio (cassettes, CDs, tapes), video (VHS & DVD) and computing materials for all levels of the languages taught at MIT (Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, and English).

To browse the Resource Center's extensive collection of Language Learning media, please search or browse the catalogue by clicking on the links below:

  • Entire Catalogue

  • CB/BS
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

  • MIT Cable Channels

    The Resource Center sponsors five 24-hour foreign language channels by supplying equipment and licensing fees to MIT Cable. Through MIT Cable, the community has access to this programming across the campus. These channels are also available at any video station in the Resource Center.

    The International Channel
    Channel 16

    Chinese CCTV
    Channel 17

    French TV5
    Channel 19

    Spanish - Univision
    Channel 29

    Spanish - Telefutura
    Channel 33

    The Israeli Network
    Channel 20

    Channel 21
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