A language lab is a dedicated space for foreign language learning where students access audio or audio-visual materials. They allow a teacher to listen to and manage student audio, which is delivered to individual students through headsets or in isolated 'sound booths.' Language labs were common in schools and universities in the United States in the two decades following World War
. They have now largely been replaced by self access language learning centers, which may be called 'language labs.
Updated on: 13 Mar 2020