Language Centre - Learning Resources - Audio/Video Lab

Audio/Video Lab

The Language Center has an audio/video laboratory to assist student learning, particularly in listening and speaking skills.  This lab contains booths with equipment for individual listening. In addition to the video screens in each booth, the lab also has a master DVD player, a VCR, and a satellite TV controlled by the teacher console.

Who is it for?

The audio/video lab is for the use of all Al Akhawayn students, faculty, and staff who wish to practice listening to spoken English. Language Center classes are often conducted in the lab, and the lab is also available for individual use and self-study. Movies and educational programs will be scheduled in the video lab as well as special classes that include video.

Where is it?

It is located in room 106 at building 4.

Audio/Video Lab Materials

Materials are available at all levels of English, from beginner to advanced. Students will find a wide range of materials, including basic and practical listening tasks, business english resources, TOEFL preparation exercises, authentic lectures, interviews with a variety of people on various topics, grammar listening exercises, pronunciation exercises, stories, and popular songs.

Audio/Video Lab Policies

The lab is a quiet place for students to practice a variety of listening exercises. The following are policies which must be adhered to by all users.

* All users must leave their I.D. cards with the lab supervisor in order to use any lab materials.
* All users must sign in even if they intend to use their own materials.
* Students must NOT go behind the desk and serve themselves. The audio lab is not a self-access center.
* Users may NOT borrow any tapes, books, or other materials, nor make any personal copies. These are for use only in the lab.
* Users must not write on any of the materials. Scrap paper is provided.
* Users must not smoke or bring food/drinks into the lab.
* Talking should be kept to a minimum. Remember, the audio lab is a quiet place to study uninterrupted.
* Show respect for others.
* Supervisors are in charge, not students. A supervisor may ask a student to leave if they disregard any of the above stated policies.