Monthly Archives: October 2012

Italian film showing today

The Italian film, Questione di cuore (Francesca Archibugi, 2009), will be showing in Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, at 6.30pm on Monday 15th October. A review, introduction and discussion will be led by Paola Visconti.

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British diplomats in India to learn Hinglish

The Telegraph newspaper reports how British diplomats in India will have to learn Hindi as increasingly, Hinglish which is a blend of Hindi and English, becomes the most widely used language.

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Modern Languages student on YouTube

Listen to University of Southampton student, Sam Bell, talking about his experience as a student of Hispanic Cultural Studies on YouTube.

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Thousands of language apps!

A search on the word ‘languages’ in Google Playstore which provides apps for Android devices, gives 18,647 results. You can find apps from Arabic, Chinese and Czech to Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian.

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Workshop on digital literacy in the Humanities

This free event for teachers and postgraduate researchers is part of the HEA Open Education Resources seminar series. It will take place on Wednesday, 7th November 2012, room 2151, on the Avenue Campus at the University of Southampton.

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CALR lecture today

The first CALR lecture of the new academic year will be taking place today, Wednesday 10th October, from 5.00-6.30pm at Avenue Campus, Lecture Theatre C. The session is entitled “Methodological interfaces: natural and elicited data in SLA research”, and will be presented by Professor Amaya Mendikoetxea. All welcome.

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British Sign Language app

The University of Bristol, Centre for Deaf Studies has launched a free British Sign Language lexicon app – MobileSign.

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British Sign Language

British Sign Language (BSL) is thought to have around 150,000 deaf users in the UK, not including thousands of other users who are hearing relatives of the deaf, or who work with the British deaf community.

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‘Making the year abroad WORK for you’ workshop for Year 2 students

A briefing and workshop for Year 2 students on ‘Making the year abroad WORK for you’ will be taking place on Wednesday 31st October from 2-4pm in Lecture Theatre A. Year 2 students will be able to talk to staff, fourth year students and Erasmus students. Tea/coffee and cake will be provided.

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First Italian film showing of the semester

The first Italian film of the semester, Maschi contro Femmine (Fausto Brizzi, 2010), will be showing in Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus at 6.30pm on Monday 8th October. A review, introduction and discussion will be led by Alessia Plutino.

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