language laboratory

noun
a special room or rooms with sound-recording and -reproducing equipment for use by students to practice speaking foreign languages, usually with an instructor monitoring the program.

Origin:
1930–35

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language laboratory
 
n
a room equipped with tape recorders, etc, for learning foreign languages

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Various language laboratory programs and studies done on their effectiveness are described.
If your school can not afford a large language laboratory, more modest or smaller areas may be used.
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