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Language Learning Centre


The Centre for Language and Communication Studies offers a range of facilities and resources for students and staff of TCD. Its primary role is to support College-based language courses, but members of College wishing to learn a language on a private study self-access basis are also encouraged to use the Resource Centre. The faciltities include computers, language laboratories and satellite/video workstations.

Facilities and Resources

Users of the Resource Centre must have a CLCS ID card valid for the current year (available on registration in the CLCS office, Room 4091).

Materials may be borrowed by students and members of staff upon production of a current (annual) ID card, and may only be used in the adjoining technical facilities. Application for a CLCS ID card entails acceptance of the Rules and Regulations for use of CLCS facilities.

For further information and advice, please contact the Secretary, CLCS, ext. 1560 or e-mail

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Opening Hours

  • During lecture term: 10.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Friday.
  • Outside lecture term: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 2 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. Monday to Friday.


CLCS is located on Level 4 of the Arts Building in Room 4091, which also houses the Resource Library for audio, print and video materials.

  • Audio Language Laboratory
    For self-access use: Room 4074.
    For class use: Room 4072.
  • Video/Satellite TV
    Self-access use only: Room 4074.
    Links to International Satellite TV Listings
  • Computers/DVD playback
    Self-access use: Room 4074.
    Self-access and occasional class use: Room 4073.
  • Resource Library
    Audio, print and video materials: Room 4091

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Last updated 23 September 2011 by