About the Language Center

The Language Center assists students studying foreign languages at NOVA Annandale by providing them with resources and technology to improve their listening and speaking skills in the language(s) being studied.

Hours

Fall 2014
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday CLOSED

Exceptions
Sept 1 (Labor Day) CLOSED
Oct 13/14 (Fall Break) CLOSED
Nov 26-30 (Thanksgiving Break) CLOSED
December 9 Last Day Open

Location

CG 408 Godwin Building
Annandale Campus

Contact

Language Center Desk - best number to call for appointments!
703-323-3438

Brian Adler, World Language Center Supervisor
badler@nvcc.edu
703-323-4137
Office: CG 413-C

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Who Are the Language Center Staff?

Brian Adler

Brian AdlerHi, my name is Brian and I help supervise the Language Center. I encourage students to learn more about what the language center has to offer by paying us a visit and meeting some of the tutors. We are here to help and have a lot of resources to aid you with improving your language abilities. Please take advantage of our resources and ask us any questions you might have.


Virginia Oman

Virginia OmanMy name is Virginia Oman. I am a native Spanish speaker who enjoys foreign languages. I have lived in many foreign lands and I am very interested in other cultures. I am currently studying at NOVA and want a career as an interpreter. I greatly enjoy teaching Spanish and sharing my knowledge about Spanish culture. As a tutor, I look forward to helping students excel in their understanding and use of the Spanish language.

Hyojin Shin

Hyojin ShinHello, everyone. My name is Hyojin Shin, a lab assistant at the language center. Since I was an international student, I often come here to ask the tutors for help and use a variety of software programs. The tutors and the programs are really helpful for me, so I strongly recommend you come here and take advantage of the resources as much as you can. If you have any questions, please let me know. I am more than happy to help you. I hope you have a great semester and see you all at the language center soon.

Alia Ali

Alia AliHi everybody, My name is Alia Ali. I am an Arabic tutor and I am interested in meeting people from different countries and cultures. Arabic is my mother tongue, so you are more than welcome to ask for help and I am happy to help you! I recommend you come the language center if you are struggling and need help with Arabic, the place where tutors and staff are so friendly and very helpful!

Kevin Phannareth

Alia AliHello everyone! I'm Kevin Phannareth, the Japanese tutor at the Language Center. I am currently studying at NOVA as a Linguistics major, with Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese in my repertoire. I've been studying Japanese since the second grade and have been teaching Japanese since my freshman year of high school. With my experience, I hope to aid those in need of Japanese tutoring, and possibly other languages someday. If you need anything please ask or make an appointment with me at the Language Center. Have fun, stay well, eat fruit!

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