Monthly Archives: November 2012

HEA and British Council promote international mobility for students

A new report launched by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and the British Council calls on UK universities to commit to securing 20% participation in mobility amongst all higher education students by 2020.

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Discussion about accents on the BBC

Clare Mar Molinero, Professor of Sociolinguistics in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, has taken part in a discussion on BBC Radio Solent about the importance of accents and how people use them to judge others.

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TNS Research seminar – today at 5pm

All are welcome to today’s TNS Research seminar, which will be given by Hettie Malcomson in room 1097 at Avenue Campus, at 5pm for a 5:15pm start.

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Ramón Pérez de Ayala Biennial Lecture – Thursday 6th December 2012

The Ramón Pérez de Ayala Biennial Lecture will take place on Thursday 6th December at 6pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton. The lecture is entitled “The Last Man Who Spoke Catalan” and will be presented by writer and diplomat, Carles Casajuna Palet.

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Italian film showing today: Benvenuti al Nord (2012)

The Italian film, Benvenuti al Nord (Luca Miniero, 2012) will be showing in Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, at 6.30pm on Monday 26th November 2012.

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Language Box access for teachers and students

Check out the widget for the Language Box repository on the bottom right side of the Languages at Southampton blog page.

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New app to support Manx language revival

The BBC has reported on a new app launched to help people learn the ancient Manx language.

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BALEAP PIM Saturday 10th November 2012

On Saturday 10th November 2012, the English Language Section at the University of Southampton hosted a successful BALEAP (British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes) Professional Interest Meeting on the theme of “Blending Technology with EAP”.

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Centre for Global Englishes lecture – Wednesday 21st November

The Centre for Global Englishes is hosting a lecture on Wednesday 21st November 2012, from 5.00-6.30pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, entitled “Deconstructing Proficiency: What is speaking?”.

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Italian film showing today: Prendimi l’anima (2002)

The Italian film, Prendimi l’anima (Roberto Faenza, 2002) will be showing in Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, at 6.30pm on Monday 19th November. A review, introduction and discussion will be led by Paola Visconti.

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