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
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.
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 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.