Monthly Archives: April 2013

Teaching in higher education through the medium of English

The University of Southampton is offering a five-day course designed for academics in universities across the world whose first language is not English and who are delivering degree programmes and presenting research through the medium of English. The course will take place from 10th – 14th June 2013 at the University of Southampton.

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Developing contacts in Thailand

Postgraduate students from Thailand already study at Southampton Humanities Graduate School in some numbers, mostly following programmes in applied linguistics/ English language education. Following this trend, a group of 11 lecturers from the Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Silpakorn University, Thailand visited the Department of Modern Languages on Monday 22 April.

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CALR lecture: “Doing ethnography in multilingual schools: Latin American students in Catalonia”

The next CALR lecture is taking place on Wednesday 1st May at 5pm in Lecture Theatre C at Avenue Campus. The lecture is entitled “Doing ethnography in multilingual schools: Latin American students in Catalonia” and will be presented by Dr Adriana Patino.

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Our Modern Languages students support digital literacies

A number of Modern Languages students took part in The Digital Literacies Conference 2013 yesterday as part of #SotonMOOC. Read about this prestigious event on the DigiChamps blog and hear from Modern Languages’ own champs on YouTube here.

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Free Peking Opera public workshop and concert

The Tianjin Municipal Youth Peking Opera Troupe will be holding a free Peking opera public workshop and concert, sponsored by The Confucius Institute and Chinese Art Southampton, on Friday 26th April 2013 in the Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton.

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Lecture on “Professionalism in language teaching”

Frank Farmer from the University of Quintana Roo in Mexico will be delivering a talk entitled “Professionalism in language teaching” on Thursday 2nd May at 6.00-7.30pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus.

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Italian film showing today: Oggi Sposi (Luca Lucini, 2009)

The Italian film, Oggi Sposi (Luca Lucini, 2009), will be showing in Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus, at 6.30pm on Monday 22nd April. A review, introduction and discussion will be led by Paola Visconti.

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TNS Annual Lecture: “Transnationalized Trajectories: Good Nation and Good Citizenship in East Asian School Curricula and Textbooks”

The TNS Annual Lecture will take place at 6pm on Wednesday 24th April in Lecture Theatre C at Avenue Campus.

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CITE iPad coffee club: Tuesday 23rd April

The next Humanities CITE iPad coffee club will be taking place on Tuesday 23rd April at 11am in the North Corridor on the Avenue Campus.

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Institute for Language and Culture blog site live

The Institute for Language and Culture blogging site, developed by Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, is now live. Designed to highlight current research in Modern Languages, the site has space for research stories, media content arising from research activities, and links to sites that have collected research materials. There is also blogging space […]

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