(Self-Access Language Learning Center)
SALL (Self-Access Language Learning Center) houses a collection of DVDs, CDs, and English newspapers, and students are encouraged to utilize them for self-directed language learning.
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
SALL remains open for a limited hours schedule during summer, winter, and spring breaks.
It is closed on weekends and national holidays.
- 36 PCs
- 950 DVDs
(888 foreign films/ 62 domestic films)
- English newspaper:
The Japan Times on Sunday, The Japan Times Alpha, Asahi Weekly
CNN English Express, TOEIC preparation books, English texts and novels
Internet access and iTunes are also available.
Borrowing/Loaning of Resources (restricted to use within SALL)
- Bring your own student ID.
- You can borrow a DVD or a CD in exchange for your ID at the reception.
- You can watch and listen to it on a desktop.
- The center is accessible for students in all the faculties and schools.
Matters that require attention
Please follow the directions below when you using SALL.
- All devices and resources are strictly for use within the SALL. You cannot check out DVDs and CDs.
- No food and drinks are permitted.
- Please report any mechanical issues or matters of concern to SALL staff.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation to make SALL a comfortable place for everyone.
(Specialized Technologies for Unifying Directed Interaction Opportunities)
The STUDIO is a free space designed for drastic facilitation of communication-focused foreign language learning, and is an innovative learning facility with state-of-the-art education technology, aiming for versatile educational platforms such as IT-based classes, presentations, workshops and symposiums.
The STUDIO began operation in full swing in April 2010. Second-year English communication courses across all the five faculties and schools are considered English for Specific Purpose courses, and these student-center courses are provided at the STUDIO.
A major advantage of using the STUDIO is that with the following facilities and equipment, we can create a variety of educational activities.
- (1) Movable desks and chairs enable a variety of learning styles (e.g., group, pair, and individual objectives)
- (2) IC recorders for students’ individual research projects and pronunciation exercises
- (3) Digital video cameras for recording students’ role plays, presentations, and discussions
- (4) laptops for instantaneous checking of their recorded language activities and wireless Internet access for online learning
- (5) a workplace for online dialogues between students and instructors
- (6) a large screen for viewing students’ presentations and other visual aids in class