The Modern Language Center
Modern Language Center
Services will be provided based on the MLC's Hybrid Learning & Support operations.
Emailing the MLC is the best method of
communication. Students can also call or stop by the center during our In-person hours of operation.
For details on MLC services and operations,
please read the pdf document for more information.
*Please note: the MLC’s operations and schedule are subject to change due to holidays, hybrid learning and support limitations/changes, etc.*
If you have any questions about center services, resources, or need help with EAB Navigate
you can email the MLC at
-Thank You, MLC
The Modern Language Center at John Jay College is here to
supplement the language courses offered.
We assist in fostering independent and self-guided study
through the use of language learning, technology, and tutoring.
Individual and small group tutoring is available by appointment
for all students enrolled in any of the JJAY language courses listed below.
Tutoring is not available during summer and winter sessions.
During the Fall and Spring Semesters Only:
Click here to view our tutoring availability.
Our Staff is always happy to help!
General Information on Language Support:
The Modern Language Center is located in the
New Building, room 7.64, and offers tutoring in:
· Arabic · Chinese
· French · German
· Italian · Japanese
· Portuguese · Spanish
Duolingo software is available free of charge for all students
registered to the languages above. Please email if you have any questions.
MLC Services & Resources
When the center is operating in-person, students have access to a variety of
text and reference books for each of the languages offered by the department.
Computers and Printing are available during our in-person support days and time in the MLC lab. You can also stop by the center if you need a computer to complete digital assignments such as homework, check your email, or print schoolwork.
Language Placement Exam Schedule
The MLC offers placement exams for all of the languages offered at John Jay.
*Please visit our placement exam webpage for more information.
The exams are designed to place students in the correct course level
for the language of their choosing. The exams cover reading and
listening comprehensions but all questions are multiple choice.
Students only need to take one exam to register,
and are only allowed to take the exam once per language.
Students can choose to take multiple placement exams,
for the different languages offered at the College.