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Language Learning Center

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The Highlands Language Learning Center is now open. We offer tutoring services in Spanish and American Sign Language to students who want to supplement their language learning outside of the classroom. Throughout the semester, tutors organize workshop topic sessions that focus on certain grammatical concepts and other aspects of the language that professors believe the students need to develop. The LLC tutors also host “charlas” (conversation sessions) for those who want to exercise and improve their oral communication skills in Spanish. Signed conversation sessions are also held for students who want to practice and improve their ASL fluency. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the tutors, but are welcome to seek tutoring on a walk-in basis.

Aside from our tutoring services, the LLC houses many language learning resources that our staff can recommend to students who are interested in enhancing their language knowledge. The center is equipped with 24 computers that have Internet access and contain the most popular Microsoft Office software applications. Located next to the LLC is a welcoming and tranquil language lounge where students can study and relax throughout the semester. Come and join us for a cup of coffee and get to know us and the center! We invite you to visit and take advantage of the many services our center has to offer!

If you have any questions, please free to contact Dr. Edgar Vargas, LLC Director, via email at llc@nmhu.edu or by telephone at 505-454-3175.


Online Spanish Dictionaries and Spanish Verb Conjugators

  • How To Conjugate Spanish Verbs – This website focuses on explaining the logic behind Spanish conjugation so that you have as little as possible left to memorize.
  • Real Academia Española – The RAE is a major publisher of dictionaries and grammars, and has a formal procedure for admitting words to its publications. Its website includes an online dictionary and other resources, all in Spanish.
  • SpanishDict: The World’s Largest Spanish Learning Website – SpanishDict offers the premier English to Spanish dictionary and Spanish to English dictionary on the web.
  • Spanish Language and Culture with Barbara Kuczun Nelson – A comprehensive well organized collection of interactive Spanish grammar activities, with some audio files.
  • Spanish Verb Conjugations – This tool will allow you to conjugate spanish verb infinitives. It is ideal for studying, as well as completing, high school and college spanish class assignments.
  • Wordreference – The WordReference Dictionaries are free online translation dictionaries. The most popular dictionaries are the Spanish Dictionary, French Dictionary and the Italian Dictionary.

Spanish Language Learning Resources


Spanish Keyboard Layout / Accents


Periódicos en Español