Using the language study area
The language study area is on level 2 of the Library and Learning Centre. To access the area, enter the library on level 1 (you will need your student ID/visitor card to enter the library) and take the stairs to level 2. Follow the language study signs to the far left corner.
Helpdesk staff can provide:
- Advice specific to language resources
- Access to CDs kept behind the desk.
- 10am to 7pm - Monday to Thursday
- 10am to 5pm - Friday
Please note, helpdesk times may vary out of semester.
You can find resources by:
- Using Surrey Search
- Using the map in the language study area
- Browsing the shelves (all content is organised according to level and skills).
TV equipment and channels
The TVs in the language study area are all equipped with:
- DVD players
- Video cassette players
- Audio cassette players
There are 4 TVs with the following channels:
- RTPI for Portuguese
- RAI 3 for Italian
- ZDF for German
- TVE for Spanish.
Foreign language films
We have a large DVD collection which includes films, TV series, documentaries shelved in the DVD collection.
The DVDs have been given different covers to help you identify them:
Reference CDs and cassettes
Most CDs and cassettes are shelved within the study area however there are some restricted-use copies that are kept behind the helpdesk. Please ask at the desk and you will be able to borrow the item for use within the library. You will need to give your student ID/visitor card and return the item within our helpdesk hours.
We have software for many different languages and levels. You have free access to: