Language Lab

Intro to the Lab

The Bunker Hill Community College Language Lab provides students a high-tech learning environment and a knowledgeable tutoring staff to guide them with any aspect of language learning: from speaking, listening and pronunciation to reading, writing, grammar and punctuation.

Purpose of the Lab

The Lab’s objective is to help students enrolled in language courses improve their language skills. In addition to tutoring, the Lab offers many additional services, including study groups, in-class workshops and practice exit exams.

Lab Resources

The Lab currently provides students with 37 workstations, divided among two rooms – one equipped with wide-view screens for class instruction, and one devoted to tutoring support. Many of our staff members speak other languages including French, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Somali and Arabic.

Lab Services

Foreign Language Audio/Video Files

Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and German files are available for students and focus on grammar, speaking and listening comprehension skills.

ENG 095/111 and ESL Reading and Writing Practice Exams

The Lab offers ENG 095/111 and ESL Reading and Writing students the opportunity to take practice exit exams. We provide the readings, administer the exam, evaluate them, and provide individualized feedback to each student.

Scheduled and Drop-In Tutoring

Students can make appointments to meet with our tutors, who will strive to assist with developing any and all academic skills related to language learning.

Foreign Language Tutoring

Many of our staff members speak languages other than English and can provide tutoring for students enrolled in any foreign language course offered at BHCC.

Lab Orientations

Class orientations can provide faculty members and their classes the opportunity to become more familiar with the resources offered in the Lab. Faculty members are encouraged to schedule workshops. Please contact the Language Lab to make an appointment.

Language Lab Web Links

Language Lab staff can provide free web links to help students improve their language skills in English and other languages taught at BHCC.

TOEFL, IELTS and CPT Practice Exams 

Many practice exams, books and useful interactive practice websites are available for use in the Lab. View TOEFL FAQ PDF‌.