We are so glad to have you back on campus! The Language Lab has resumed in-person services. Whether in person or online, we have tutoring available to support you. If you are visiting us on campus, don't forget to complete the Cleared4 daily symptom self-check questionnaire. After you complete the questionnaire, you will receive a "CLEAR PASS" that is required for entry to the campus and its facilities.

Face Mask Required
And for your safety and ours, face masks are required at all times when visiting our premises.

We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to seeing you!


The Language Lab is a space dedicated to all ELAC students (credit and Non-credit) with services that support and promote second language acquisition and global cultural awareness.

We strive to provide interactive and independent activities that fit each student's learning style and individual needs.

As language is a skill requiring continuous use, we offer ongoing tutoring support and weekly workshops, web resources and software to keep your practice continual.

The following services are available:


We offer One-on-One Tutoring and Group tutoring. Walk in or make an appointment (through the Penji app or directly from your Canvas page) for either a twenty, forty, or sixty-minute session in all levels of English as a Second Language (ESL), American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese, French, Japanese, and Spanish. We have native speakers for Chinese, ESL, French, and Spanish tutoring. And native signers for ASL!

Workshops: Thirty-minute to one-hour workshops that cover grammar and pronunciation practice.

Available resources for use in the Lab

  1. Textbooks for Modern Languages courses and ESL grammar books
  2. Beautifully illustrated children’s books for Japanese, Spanish, and Chinese learners
  3. Manga and Japanese graded readers
  4. Foreign and domestic films, software, and games for target languages

Other Services: Study and reading areas, study tables and cubicles, computer area, and help-desk assistance.


Eldy C. Dean, Director
Tel. 323-780-6840
Email: deanec@elac.edu

Nelli Asatryan, Instructional Assistant
Tel. 323-415-5314
Email: asatryn@elac.edu

Christine (Yangok) Chu, Instructional Assistant
Tel. 323-415-5415
Email: chuc2@elac.edu