The Center for Language Competence

The Center for Language Competence (Centre de Compétences en Langues) is a language self-study area, open to Jean Moulin University students and staff. After a complete renovation in 2022, it reopened its doors in October 2022 with a new range of services and innovative equipment.

The Language Skills Centre:
  • Enables self-study in over 200 languages, including rare languages not taught at the University;
  • Supports students in their linguistic work in the four competencies (oral and written comprehension, oral and written expression), grammar, vocabulary and business language;
  • Provides digital materials and resources;
  • Provides computer-assisted English language remedial training;
  • Provides assistance in preparing for foreign language certifications. The Language Skills Centre also helps to organise these certifications.


The Language Skills Centre helps students to prepare for language tests and certifications:

English: TOEIC | TOEFL | IELTS | GRE | Linguaskill general - Business | Cambridge B2 - C1 | Cambridge Business | First certif. B1 - B2 | CLES oral - written | GMAT
German: DaF A1 - B1 | Goethe Z. A1 - C2
Italian: CELI A2 - C2 | PLIDA C2 | CIC Intermediate - Advanced
Spanish: DELE Intermediate - Advanced
French (as a foreign language): DELF B1 - B2 | DALF C1 - C2
Japanese: JLPT all levels
Taiwanese: TOCFL A - B
Chinese: HSK all levels
Korean: TOPIK I - II
Arabic: CLA A1 - A2


Software, CDs, DVDs.

  • 29 computers with DVD players;
  • 29 headsets and microphones;
  • internet access;
  • students have the option to record themselves;
  • RapidMooc video room;
  • meeting room and open space.

Original language films and series

RapidMooc: a video creation studio

The Language Skills Centre is equipped with a RapidMooc, a video recording terminal with real-time green screen overlay.

RapidMooc provides:
  • a self-service studio;
  • total user autonomy, with no editing team;
  • real-time overlay of the user on the presentation;
  • a customisable video prompter;
  • a ready-to-use video as soon as the recording is finished.