Muriel Tomlinson Language Resource Center
The Center's analog technology allows us to view cable-delivered foreign-language TV programs. UTMartin is currently a licenced distributor for the following foreign-language television stations:
TV5 USA (channel 73) carries programs in French from French speaking countries 24 hours per day. To get today's schedule, just click "programmes" and then on the day you wish.
This week's TV5 programming grid
Deutsche Welle (channel 71) is a German television station, broadcasting in German and English for an international audience 24 hours per day:
Deutsche Welle -tv schedule
Univision (channel 72) is the popular Emmy award-winning Hispanic television based in Miami Florida (schedule in Eastern-Time) but with affiliates in many places:
There are video and audio-active facilities for most listening, recording and viewing projects or assignments. We also have a growing library of audio cassettes, audio CDs, CD-ROMs, VHS video tapes and DVDs.
Our digital technology allows for a variety of multimedia experiences, using CDs, laser discs and the world-famous Globe-Gate Project International Cultures web site. At our 30 Macintosh workstations, learners can make authentic contact with the cultures of their target languages all around the world, through e-mail and websites, through high-speed digitized radio and TV programs, as well as low-end video-conferencing. One of our workstations was designed using ADA standards, to accommodate a person in a wheelchair. We can also deliver components of both our analog and digital technology on wheels into UT Martin's foreign-language classrooms. Our software includes textbook-specific items, and a number of excellent multimedia packages for independent study or supplemental work,but you will need help making accented letters with your computers. Through Globe-Gate Research, we are also connected to a comprehensive language education software and web review site:
Scheduled hours and other important information concerning the operation of the Language Resource Center will be announced in class, posted on the door (H415), and on our Lab Schedule & Announcemnts web page. You will also be able to obtain them from the Department office (H427, tel. 587-6562). Access will be limited to UTM foreign language students, with official ID cards.