UTS Library

International Studies: Language Resources

In this guide:

Foreign Language learning books, CDs/DVDs

The Library has increased foreign language learning collections for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. They are available on Level 4, City Campus Library. You can browse on the shelves according to the general call numbers:

Chinese       French         German            Italian           Japanese           Spanish

495.1          448               438                   458                495.6                 468

Films

Most films are in the Open Reserve collection on Level 2, City Campus Library. Language and Culture students from UTS: International Studies can borrow these films for up to 3 days with no renewal. 

To get a list of  films in your chosen language, simply use the searching terms, such as, Chinese films, French films, etc. and then limit the results to 'Video and DVD' format.

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

This is a handy online multi language dictionary to help you learn languages.  Besides the dictionaries, 'Oxford Language Web' offers the visualised translations of a word in multi languages.  If you click on the word, you will get more.

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for real communication.  UTS library has a current subscription of the following language:

Arabic (Levantine), Chinese (Cantonese andMandarin), French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish (Castilian and Latin), Swedish, Tamil, Vietnamese, ESL Chinese (Mandarin), ESL Vietnamese.

 

International Cultural and News Centre (ICNC)

It's an open area on Level 4, City Campus Library with a collection of overseas newspapers, magazines, cultural books and travel guides. There are a few monitors and listening posts for watching a selection of English, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish channels broadcasting live, local and international news.