The John Trim Centre for Independent Learning

online resource

Language Centre Online

The Language Centre provides online language learning materials for all University of Cambridge users. Resources include audios, videos, text, images, interactive exercises, daily off-air recordings, support materials for CULP and EAP courses and past examination papers for CU language faculties. Resources are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

All materials on LC Online are accessible from inside and outside the CU network using Raven authentication.

Audio Visual Resources

These are accessed from this website ( and require Raven authentication. Resources include:

  • Live Satellite Television
  • Off-air recordings

John Trim Centre Online Audio and Video Resources

Additional online resources available in the John Trim Centre.

  • John Trim Centre Online Audio Resource: An audio player is available from within the Language Centre for easy access to the audio resources for some language learning courses. It has a list of languages and when you click on a lanugage the courses available for that language are listed. There is a link to it on the computers in the John Trim Centre.
  • Language Centre Online Video Resources: Digitised films and documentaries in many languages. (For copyright reasons access is restricted to computers in the Language Centre with a Raven password.)