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.

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.

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.

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.

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. …