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Welcome to Languages at Southampton

Welcome to Languages at Southampton
Are you interested in learning a new language or improving one that you have learnt before? At Southampton, you have a wide choice of languages to learn and ways to learn them. You can study them as part of your degree, in a social group, through a Lifelong Learning class or independently, using the University’s language learning resources. This portal will link you to all you need to find out what’s going on in languages at Southampton, as well as national and international language-related news.

Language teaching and learning at Southampton is coordinated by the Centre for Language Study within the Department for Modern Languages. This site is maintained by the eLanguages team.

Latest News

26/07/2016

Pre-sessional Course B begins this week

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Hundreds of international students are arriving from all over the world this week to take part in Pre-sessional Course B in English for Academic Purposes at the University of Southampton beginning this week. We welcome all of our new students to the University!

For further information about the University’s pre-sessional courses, see the University website.

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21/07/2016

Welcome to our Pre-sessional Course B tutors and ILFs!

This week, more new and returning pre-sessional tutors and ILFs (Independent Learning Facilitators) are arriving from all over the world in preparation for the start of Pre-sessional Course B next week. We welcome all these tutors to the University!

For further information about the University’s pre-sessional courses, visit the pre-sessional pages on the University website.

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20/07/2016

Upcoming Modern Languages/CLLEAR seminars

CLLEAR

Modern Languages and the Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) are pleased to be hosting a visit from Dr. Elisabet Pladevall Baluster from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in July, who will be offering two seminars focusing on bilingualism and on CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). The first seminar will take place on Tuesday 26th July at 4pm (65/1095) and is entitled “L1 Use and Focus on Form in a co-taught CLIL programme”. The second seminar will take place on Thursday 28th July at 4pm (65/1097) and is entitled “Developmental asynchrony in the acquisition of subject properties in child L2 English and Spanish”. Read more…

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14/07/2016

Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research to host GASLA conference

CLLEAR

The Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton will be hosting the 14th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition conference (GASLA 14) to be held at the University of Southampton on 6-9 April 2017.

The conference provides a forum for discussion of recent, high quality research on second language acquisition, bilingual and multilingual acquisition, psycholinguistics and neurocognition. GASLA brings together researchers working on the nature, use, and development of interlanguage in all contexts of bilingual and multilingual acquisition.

GASLA 14 will include, in addition to the main session, a special session on linguistic input and its interaction with representation and processing. The call for papers deadline is 1st November 2016.

For more information, please visit the conference website.

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13/07/2016

Modern Languages staff receive teaching award

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Modern Languages’ Carmen Martín de León and Cristina García Hermoso have been awarded second place for best Spanish teachers of the year, in the international congress, IV Congreso Internacional del Español en Castilla y León.

The innovative teaching project they presented, which was also praised by our Stage 5 students this academic year, was based on Carmen’s published book series, El Mundo de Custodio. Congratulations to Carmen and Cristina for this achievement!

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12/07/2016

Modern Languages students graduate this week!

gradMany of our new graduates in Modern Languages are attending Summer Graduation this Thursday 14th July at the University of Southampton, and are graduating alongside other students from Humanities.

Many congratulations to all of our new graduates! Don’t forget you can keep in touch with the University via the Southampton Alumni Facebook page or on Twitter @UniSotonAlumni.

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06/07/2016

Over 1000 students decide to ‘Get Ready for Southampton’ in 2016!

Get Ready for Southampton

Over 1000 students from almost 100 countries have used Get Ready for Southampton so far in 2016. The course is aimed at international students who are considering coming to study a degree at the University of Southampton or who have already applied.

If you would like to take part in the course, please email elang1@soton.ac.uk to find out details of how to create an account.

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01/07/2016

Pre-sessional courses begin next week

Hundreds of international students are arriving from all over the world this week to take part in the summer pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes at the University of Southampton, beginning on Monday 4th July 2016. We welcome all of our new students to the University!

For further information about the University’s pre-sessional courses, see the University website.

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30/06/2016

Welcome to our Pre-sessional Course A tutors and ILFs!

This week, 100 new and returning pre-sessional tutors and ILFs (Independent Learning Facilitators) are arriving from all over the world in preparation for the start of Pre-sessional Course A next week. We welcome all these tutors to the University!

For further information about the University’s pre-sessional courses, visit the pre-sessional pages on the University website.

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21/06/2016

Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference this Friday

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This Friday (24th June) members of Modern Languages, Andrew Davey and Charlotte Everitt, will be presenting at the Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference (SLTCC) 2016.

The conference will be held at Southampton Solent University, and aims to promote excellence in learning and teaching, connecting staff and students, exploring innovative opportunities and sharing experience and best practice. Its theme is: In pursuit of excellence: developing learning and teaching environments for 21st century students. It will also be the inaugural event in the Spark, a dynamic and interactive new learning centre at Southampton Solent University.

To follow the conference use the hashtag #SLTCC2016.

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