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The Language Lab

Do you want to improve your language skills? Then you're welcome to the Language Lab.

About the Language Lab

The Language Lab is available to all students at the University of Borås who want to develop their communicative skills.

The Language Lab is located on the third floor in the library, in room J441. You have access to computers or any of the adjoining group rooms.

The Language Lab is a  drop-in service. You don't have to book an appointment.

Due to the Corona virus outbreak, the Language Lab drop-in is only available virtually via Zoom until 13 April. During this period opening hours are limited to:
Mondays and Thursdays 1 pm – 3 pm, Wednesdays 9 am – 11 am. Prepare your question(s) well since there is a time limit for 15 min. per student.
Link for drop-in, Mondays and Thursdays: https://hb-se.zoom.us/j/826181159
Link for drop-in Wednesdays: https://hb-se.zoom.us/j/824941846
Download and read more about Zoom here: https://www.hb.se/Student/Vi-hjalper-dig/IT-support/Programvaror/Zoom/

Opening Hours

During the semester the Language Lab is usually open:
Monday: 12am–3pm
Wednesday: 9am–12am
Thursday: 12am–3pm (combined Language and Search Lab)

The first drop-in for the spring semester is 22 January.

The last drop-in for the spring semester is 4 June.

More about opening hours

The Language Lab is closed during Swedish national public holidays and:

  • 16 December - 20 January
  • 10 February - 13 February
  • 6 April - 9 April

The Language Lab has altered opening hours:

  • 27 January, closes 14:00


The Language Lab Support

The Language Lab offers professional guidance in Swedish, English and Swedish as a Second Language during all opening hours.

For example, here you can:

  • receive advice on how to improve your vocabulary
  • learn more about writing at university
  • work on your assignments knowing there is a person available to answer questions you might have
  • receive feedback on short passages of text.
  • learn more about what can be improved in your writing as well as how to do it
  • access language software and reference literature
  • receive advice on how to polish your oral skills
  • seek guidance regarding language and structure when writing reports or term papers


Workshops and Activities

Throughout the university year  there are a number of non-credit lectures, workshops and activities that you can take part of. All of them are designed to support your overall study achievements. You can find out more about what's going on at the moment at  Workshops and Activities.

Is there anything missing on the list? Tell us! If time allows, certain activities can be tailor-made and designed to match students' requests. 

If you've got further questions you're welcome to e-mail, phone or come by my office.


Johanna Persson

Johanna Persson
Phone: 033-435 4265
Room number: J 437
E-mail: johanna.persson@hb.se



Åsa Jonsén     

Phone: 033-435 4367 
Room number: J 436
E-mail: asa.jonsen@hb.se