Language Laboratory


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Language Laboratory

 

a special classroom equipped with acoustic devices and equipment for the projection of slides and films. This apparatus creates ideal conditions for students working independently. The audiovisual method makes it possible for students to master the speech habits of a foreign language or to acquire the cultured speech of their native language. The audiovisual method is also used in theatrical schools for teaching professional acting techniques.

The apparatus in the language laboratory includes tape recorders, record players, and an amplifier for the microphone and head set installed at each student’s cubicle. This apparatus permits the instructor to perform the following tasks: to organize and control the independent work of each student by means of individual instruction; to conduct several courses of study at the same time for different groups of students; to pair off students for dialogues and to take part in their conversation; to record and play back the speech of the students; and to comment on tape recordings, slides, and films.

The language laboratory’s tape library contains various instructional aids: courses in foreign languages, courses in Russian, and recorded texts in the native languages and literatures of the peoples of the USSR.

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