Foreign Language Lab


Tim Frawley
524 W. 59th Street
NB Room 7.64
New York, New York 10019

Lab Hours

Fall 2014 Semester
Monday: 10-6pm
Tuesday: 10-8pm
Wednesday: 10-6pm
Thursday: 10-6pm
Friday: 10-3pm 

Summer 2014
Monday: 10-4pm
Tuesday: 11-3pm
Wednesday: 10-4pm
Thursday: 11-4pm
Friday: 11-2pm


Please note: The lab is closed on holidays observed by the College.  It may operate on modified hours during winter and summer intersession. Please call ahead if you are unsure of the lab schedule.

The Modern Language Center at John Jay College supplements the language course offerings of the college to foster independent and self-guided study through the use of technology and tutoring.  For more information about the Modern Language Center, and for more language learning resources, please see: The John Jay College Modern Language Center Wiki

Individual and small group tutoring is available by appointment for students enrolled in any foreign language course at the College.

Foreign language placement exams may be taken at the Modern Language Center any time we are open. No appointment is necessary.

To schedule an appointment, students should call: 212-484-1140 OR send us an email at

General Information:

  • The Foreign Language Lab is located in the New Building, room 7.64, and offers tutoring in:
    • Arabic
    • Chinese
    • French
    • German
    • Italian 
    • Portuguese
    • Spanish
  • The lab offers access to computer units with Rosetta Stone software in nine languages.
  • Students have access to lab and textbook audio supplements in addition to a variety of text and reference books for each of the languages offered by the department. 
  • Students considering taking French or Spanish may come to the lab to take the language placement exam at any time during the semester.

Fall 2014 Tutoring Availability