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Yamada Language Center


Main Office

175 Mckenzie
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1236

Regular Hours

Mon-Thu 8am – 7pm
Fri 8am – 5pm

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: Closing 11/22 at 5pm, Reopening 11/27 at 8am
Finals Week (Dec. 4-8): M-F 8-3pm
Winter Break (Dec. 11-Jan. 8): (Closed to the public. Please contact us with service requests.)

541-346-4011


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1236 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1236


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Language Resources
All language resources, including equipment, can be checked out at the YLC Front Desk in Mckenzie 175.
The Rabbi's Cat

Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism.

Available
Language: 
French
Type: 
Blu-Ray
The Return of Martin Guerre

In medieval France, some villagers challenge a man's claim of identity when he (as he says) returns home from some time in the army.

Available
Language: 
French
Type: 
DVD
The Rose Garden

A spectacular daily presentation featuring over 150 artists and performers, vividly portraying a fascinating cross-section of Thailand's culture, heritage, and way of life; dances, ceremonies, rituals, sports, and pastimes.

Available
Language: 
Thai
Type: 
DVD
The Rough Guide to Swahili Dictionary Phrasebook 3

The Rough Guide phrasebook will have you speaking Swahili as soon as you arrive. This revised third edition includes 16-pages of additional scenario material, from asking for directions and hiring a car to checking the local bus routes and reserving a hotel room.

Available
Language: 
Swahili
Type: 
Reference
The Round-Up

A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

Available
Language: 
French
Type: 
DVD
The Round-Up

A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.

Available
Language: 
French
Type: 
DVD
The Routledge Advanced Chinese Multimedia Course: Crossing Cultural Boundaries, 2nd Edition

An innovative multimedia course for advanced students of Chinese. Written by a team of highly experienced instructors, the book offers advanced learners the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge of Chinese through a wide range of activities designed to build up both excellent language skills and cultural literacy.

Available
Language: 
Chinese (Mandarin)
Type: 
Reference
The Rules of the Game

A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.

Available
Language: 
French
Type: 
DVD
The Sacrifice

At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.

Available
Language: 
Russian
Type: 
DVD
The Sea Inside

The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.

Available
Language: 
Spanish
Type: 
DVD
The Secret in their Eyes

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Available
Language: 
Spanish
Type: 
DVD
The Soloist

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Available
Language: 
English
Type: 
DVD