Spaces and equipment│Ngā taiwhanga me ngā taputapu

We’ve got a range of learning spaces including a computer suite, library, teaching labs and other rooms you can use for group or individual study.

Computer Suite│Taiwhanga Rorohiko (VZ001)

  • 23 networked computers offering commercial and in-house produced language software
  • 1 networked printer (scanner, photocopier and 'Follow-me' printing)
  • Round tables for private laptop use, wifi internet
  • Green zone for group work

Self-access Library│Te Pātaka Reo (VZ007)

  • Study place for quiet independent learning (blue zone, seats 27)
  • Self-access library with dictionaries and grammar books, audio readers, books, magazines and multimedia periodicals in around 60 different languages

Quiet study space│Potu 'o mamanu 'o Sāmoa (VZ008)

  • Study space for quiet independent learning with a Samoan flavour
  • 8 networked PCs offering commercial and in-house produced language software
  • Blue zone for quiet study

The Kiwiana room│Te Poukōrero o Aotearoa (VZ005)

  • Warm, sunny room featuring wall display of New Zealand scenes and items
  • 40" TV screen connected to an LLC computer (ask for a wireless keyboard and mouse at the LLC counter)
  • A webcam is available from the LLC counter for video calls
  • Table for 6 and a whiteboard
  • Students can reserve this room via the Library's online booking system

The Marianne room│Salle de groupe Marianne (VZ006)

  • A warm, sunny room dedicated to the symbolic figure representing liberty and the French republic
  • 55" TV screen connected to an LLC computer (ask for a wireless keyboard and mouse at the LLC counter)
  • A webcam is available from the LLC counter for video calls
  • Table for 4 and a whiteboard
  • Small round coffee table with 4 lounge chairs
  • Students can reserve this room via the Library's online booking system

The Map room│Rūma Tuhiwhenua (VZ010)

  • Wall display features maps from around the world
  • Round table for group work
  • Plenty of chairs and a whiteboard
  • 55" TV screen connected to an LLC computer (ask for a wireless keyboard and mouse at the LLC counter)
  • A webcam is available from the LLC counter for video calls
  • Students can reserve this room via the Library's online booking system
    map room

The Asian Prints room (VZ010A)

  • A newly opened room with wall display featuring Japanese and Korean prints, and Chinese papercuttings
  • Table and chairs for group work or conducting interviews
  • Students can reserve this room via the Library's online booking system

Teaching labs (VZ003 & VZ011)

Two fully-equipped computer classrooms are available within the Centre for the teaching of language classes with multimedia content and specialised technology. Access classroom booking information.

Both VZ003 and VZ011 contain:

  • 20 student PC workstations
  • Teacher/tutor PC workstation, plus data projector and DVD player
  • Soloist: an extensive listening, recording and authoring software
  • Virtuoso: teacher console to monitor students (video and audio)
  • Classroom layout is a U shape against the wall with central tables for group work and teacher directed activities
  • Echopanels for optimal sound quality
  • VZ003 contains webcams for each PC allowing recording of video files for NZ Sign Language teaching, body language practice for any language, presentation practice, and Skype exchanges
  • Teacher training and in-class support are available with Diego Navarro, our Language Technology Specialist.
  • LLC lab (VZ003)

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Diego Navarro

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Diego Navarro

Open in Teams

Language Technology Specialist
Language Learning Centre