Resources Available at the LLRC


Books and Magazines
Listening Materials
Selected Web Links
Guidance and Help



Focus on Grammmar Software - Basic, Low-Intermediate, High-Intermediate and Advanced

This software has interactive practice for listening, reading and grammar. Recommended for those who want/need immediate feedback on their improvement.

Books and Magazines


Reader's Digest (English and German)
National Geographic
English 2 Go
Business Week


Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom
Bless Me Ultima - Rudolfo Anaya
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
Dirge for a Dorse Druid - Margot Arnold
Robot Dreams - Isaac Asimov
Octagon House - Phoebe Atwood Taylor
Growing Up Latino - Harold Augenbraum & Ilan Stavans, eds.
Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah - Richard Bach
Absolute Power - David Baldacci
The Winner - David Baldacci
Open House - Elizabeth Berg
Just As Long As We're Together - Judy Blume
Big Girls Don't Cry - Connie Briscoe
The DaVinci Code - Dan Brown
The Good Earth - Pearl S. Buck
The American Heretic's Dictionary - Chaz Bufe
Firebirds - Chuck Carlock
The Saint in Action - Leslie Charteris
Peril at End House - Agatha Christie
The Bear and the Dragon - Tom Clancy
The Second Time Around - Mary Higgins Clark
Veronika Decides to Die - Paulo Coehlo
Sea Dragon Heir - Storm Contantine
Culture Shock! A Guide to Customs and Etiquette Mexico - Mark Cramer
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
The Cavalier's Cup - Carter Dickson
Sister of My Heart - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Crazy in the Kitchen - Louise DeSalvo
Area 51: The Mission - Robert Doherty
The Big Fisherman - Lloyd C. Douglas
The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
The Loop - Nicholas Evans
To the Hilt - Dick Francis
Cold Mountain - Charles Frazier
Swift As Desire - Laura Esquivel
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci - Michael J. Gelb
Under the Green Moon - Maree Giles
Close Combat - W.E.B Griffin
The Broker - John Grisham
The Pelican Brief - John Grisham
Rain Falling on Cedars - David Guterson
Jemmy - Jon Hassler
The Complete Novels and Selected Tales of Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Glass Bead Game - Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse
The Fever - Diane Hoh
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book - Maxine Hong Kingston
A Delicate Deceit - Susan Hufford
In the Time of the Condor - Eleanor Hull
When We Were Orphans - Kazuo Ishiguro
Fear of Flying - Erica Jong
Lord of Chaos - Robert Jordan
The Book of Guys - Garrison Keillor
Monster - Jonathan Kellerman
The Anti-Federalist Papers & the Constitutional Convention Debates - Ralph Ketcham
The Bean Trees - Barbara Kingsolver
The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
The Last Run - Todd Lewan
The Adventures of Pippi Longstong - Astrid Lindgren
The Feast of the Goat - Mario Vargas Llosa
The Call of the Wild - Jack London
The World of Suzie Wong - Richard Mason
The Lazarus Child - Robert Mawson
Under the Tucsan Sun - Frances Mayes
Alone - Rod McKuen
Comanche Moon - Larry McMurtry
Low Level Hell - Hugh L. Mills, Jr.
The Statement - Brian Moore
The Theives' Opera - Lucy Moore
Miracle Cure - Michael Palmer
The Milagro Beanfield War - John Nichols
The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom - Suze Orman
Last Act - Christopher Pike
Voices in Summer - Rosamunde Pilcher
Women Who Run With the Wolves - Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J.K. Rowling
All Over But the Shooting - Richard Powell
Her Living Image - Jane Rogers
The Indian in the Cupboard - Lynne Reid Banks
The Middle Mist - Mary Renault
Caddie Woodlawn - Carol Ryrie Brink
The Pilot's Wife - Anita Shreve
Kiss Me Deadly - Mickey Spillane
Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift
A Woman of Substance - Barbara Taylor Bradford
Long Knife - James Alexander Thom
Jaws of Darkness - Harry Turtledove
Seek My Face - John Updike
The Canary Murder Case - S.S. Van Dine
Native Son - Richard Wright

Listening Materials


America's Historic Trails
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Casablanca (1943)
Dead Zone, The (1983)
Fargo (1996) (2)
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The (Disney) (1984)
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Next (1975)
Pink Panther, The (1963)
School House Rock (2 CD set) (2002)
Scooby Doo's Greatest Mysteries (2003)
Wedding Banquet, The (1993)

ESL/EFL Recordings with Exercises

The Portrait of Dorian Gray (storybook, activity book and CD)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (exercise book and CD)
The Prisoner of Zenda (exercise book and CD)
Technology and the Future-Level One (activity book and CD)
Technology and the Future-Level Two (activity book and CD)
Interactive Listening on Campus (textbook, teacher's book and cassette)
Patterns of Cultural Identity (textbook and cassette)
Sound Ideas-Advanced Listening and Speaking (textbook and cassette)
Radio Waves-Sports Edition (audiomagazine and cassette)
Listen to Me! (textbook and cassettes)
Face the Issues (textbook and cassettes)
Reader's Companion-The American Experience (teaching guide, exercise book, textbook and CD's)

Miscellaneous Listening Materials

Speak Up July 1993 (cassette)
Speak Up September 1996 (cassette)
Jerry Clower Live at Dollywood (CD)
Jerry Clowers Greatest Hits (CD)
Jeff Foxworthy You Might Be a Redneck If... (CD)
The Singing River Rhythms of Nature (CD)
The Descent of Inanna (CD)

Guidance and Help