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The Language Resource Center is located in Harden 111i. 

For any questions or comments, please contact the Department of Languages, Literatures and International Studies Sam Marier ( or 906-227-2940)

If you're experiencing technical issues with a tutor's Zoom meeting room, please contact us and provide the date and time of the shift you're attempting to access. 


Winter 2024 Exam Week Language Tutoring Schedule 

Sunday, April 28th - Thursday, May 2nd

Virtual Tutoring

For a virtual tutoring session: Click on the corresponding time in the online calendar below. The Zoom waiting room will appear, and the tutor will provide access when they're available. Tutors will be accessible in Zoom during the times listed below:
For inclement weather: Unless otherwise noted, virtual tutoring will also be canceled if school is canceled due to inclement weather.  

ASL  5pm-7pm5pm-6pm
SPANISH  5pm-7pm1pm-3pm

In-Person Tutoring

For an in-person tutoring session, stop by the Language Resource Center in 111i Harden Hall during the times listed below.
For inclement weather: In the event of Northern canceling due to inclement weather, in-person tutoring will also be canceled for that day. 

ASL3pm-5pm   10am-12pm
FRENCH  10am-12pm  
GERMAN  2pm-4pm 10am-12pm


Meet the Tutors


ASL Tutor


Spanish Tutor


Spanish & French Tutor


French Tutor


Spanish Tutor


ASL Tutor


Spanish Tutor


French Tutor


French Tutor


Spanish & German Tutor

Frequently Asked Questions

We currently offer free tutoring both in-person and virtually in American Sign Language (ASL), French, German, Russian, and Spanish.

Tutors are available for assistance with homework questions, essay review, test prep, and conversation practice. 

No. Tutoring is available on a first come, first served basis. As tutors for each language are limited, it is important that you review the tutoring schedule before your visiting the Language Resource Center, as well as receiving online tutoring. If you need to review an assignment with a tutor, please be sure to leave yourself plenty of time before the assignment due date.

In-person tutoring: No. If Northern cancels classes due to inclement weather, our in-person tutoring shifts in the Language Resource Center are also canceled.

Virtual tutoring: Yes. Unless otherwise noted, virtual tutoring will still be available if classes are canceled due to inclement weather. 

Please email us at and provide a brief explanation of the situation.


Foreign Language Links - exposing yourself to a foreign language outside of the classroom is crucial.

The links below will lead you to language practice websites, newspapers, dictionaries, and other helpful tools for language study:

  • Books

    • 501 Spanish Verbs by Kendris and Kendris
    • Arríba! Communicación y Cultura, Third Edition
    • Así-es, Instructor’s Edition, Fourth Edition
    • Atando Cabos by O’Laughlin et al
    • Atando Cabos by O’Laughlin et al (Instructor’s edition)
    • Atando Cabos, Workbook Answer Key
    • Audioscript to Accompany Puntos de Partida
    • Breves Cuentos Hispanos, Second Edition by Kooreman and Kooreman
    • Cassel’s Spanish Dictionary
    • Conexiones, Workbook Answer Key
    • Cu
    • Conexiones, Workbook Answer Key
    • éntame: Lecturas Interactivas by O’Laughlin et al
    • Cuentos de España hoy by H.H. Carter
    • Diego Velasquez by Ernest Raboff
    • Directo al Grano by Artigas and Artigas
    • vDoce Cuentos Peregrinos by Gabriel García Márquez
    • En Contacto, Cuarta Edicionby Gill et al
    • En Contacto, Tapescript and Answer Key to Workbook/Lab Manual
    • En Contacto, Workbook/Lab Manual, Third Edition
    • Escuadra Hacia la Muerte by Alfonso Sastre
    • Fuentes: Lectura y redacción, Second edition
    • Goya by B.L. Myers
    • La Doble Historia de Doctor Valmy by Antonio Buero Vallejo
    • La Raza by Stan Steiner
    • Leyendas Mexicanas by Abreu and Flores
    • Literatura y Arte, Fifth Edition
    • Literatura, Cuerta Edicion
    • Lluvia Rojaby Jesús Goytortúa
    • Memories of Underdevelopment by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
    • Modern Spanish Prose and Poetry by Gustave Andrian
    • Muerte en el Barrioby Alfonso Sastre
    • Nuevos Destinos: Spanish in Review
    • Obras Premiadasby Hugo Argüelles
    • One Day of Life by Manlio Argueta
    • Plazas by Hershberger et al
    • Poco A Poco, Fourth Edition by Hendrickson and Borras
    • Puntos de Partida, Fourth Edition
    • Puntos de Partida workbook, Fifth Edition
    • Puntos de Partida lab manual, Fifth Edition
    • Puntos de Partida transcript, Fifth Edition
    • Revista: Conversación sin barreras
    • South America and Central America
    • Spanish Phrase Book
    • Standard Spanish-English and English-Spanish Dictionary by Duran
    • The American Heritage LaRousse Spanish Dictionary
    • The Diary of Frida Kahlo
    • The Human Tradition in Latin America by Ewell and Beezley
    • The Indian in Latin American History by John Kicza
    • The World of Goya
    • The World of Velázquez
    • Trato Hecho! Spanish for Real Life, Second Edition
    • Trenzando el futuroby Rigoberto Menchú et al
    • Vistas Pocket Dictionary and Language Guide
    • Vistas: Introducción a la lengua española by Blanco et al
    • Voices of Spain: The History of Spain in the 20th Century
    • Where Cultures Meet: Frontiers in Latin American History by Weber and Rausch
  • Movies





  • 501 French Verbs by Christopher Kendris
  • A La Française by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
  • Bravo: Cahier d’Exercises et Manuel de Laboratoire by Heinle and Heinle
  • Bravo: Communication et Grammaire by Valet et al
  • C’est á Dire by Ariew and Nerenz
  • Cahier d’Activités, Fourth Edition by Oates and Oukada
  • Cassell’s French-English English-French Dictionary
  • Collins Robert French-English English-French Dictionary
  • Deux Monde, Third Ed. By Terrell, Rogers, Barnes, and Spielman
  • Deux Monde: A Communicative Approach by Terrell, Chalmers, Bugnion, and Sarner
  • English Grammar for Students of French by Morton
  • Entre Amis, Fourth Edition, Instructors Copy by Oates and Oukada
  • France de nos Jours by Carlut and Bree
  • French in 20 Lessons by Grosset and Dunlap
  • La France Et Les Français by Brodin and Ernst
  • Le bon usage by Duculot
  • Montage by Baker et al.
  • Rendez-vous tapescript
  • Second Year French by O’Brien and LaFrance