Monthly Archives: May 2013

Final chance to apply – Introductory Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) course

There are a few remaining places on the Introductory Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) course from 3rd – 21st June 2013 at the University of Southampton.

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Routes into Languages receives further funding

The national Routes into Languages programme administered through the LLAS Centre based at the University of Southampton has received a further £3.1 million from HEFCE for activities promoting language study in higher education.

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Call for contributions – LLAS e-learning symposium 2014

LLAS will be holding its 9th annual e-learning symposium on 23rd-24th January 2014 and is inviting proposals for presentations, workshops and posters.

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Italian film showings in Southampton and Portsmouth

Two Italian films will be showing locally today, Tuesday 28th May at Harbour Lights, Southampton, and on Friday 7th June at No. 6 Cinema, Portsmouth.

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Resource banks on technology

Nic Peachey has created resource banks for English Language teachers. Here is an extract about them from the recent British Council ELTECS newsletter.

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Language learning: teaching tips and creative lesson ideas

For those interested in how to motivate language learners and / or the UK school language context, there will be a live chat session entitled ‘Language learning: teaching tips and creative lesson ideas’. This will be hosted tonight between 6pm and 8pm by the Guardian newspaper – see the full article for more details.

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CALR lecture tomorrow: “Paradigms, Processes and Procedures in Action Research”

The final CALR visiting speaker seminar of the semester is taking place tomorrow at 5pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus. The lecture is entitled “Paradigms, Processes and Procedures in Action Research” and will be presented by Professor Anne Burns from Aston University/University of New South Wales, Australia. All welcome!

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Centre for Global Englishes lecture today

The Centre for Global Englishes lecture on “Interculturality: from being to doing cultural identities” is taking place today, Wednesday 8th May, at 5pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus.

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CALR lecture: “Paradigms, Processes and Procedures in Action Research”

The next CALR lecture is taking place on Wednesday 15th May at 5pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus. The lecture is entitled: “Paradigms, Processes and Procedures in Action Research” and will be presented by Professor Anne Burns from Aston University/University of New South Wales, Australia.

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Modern languages staff win students’ union “Excellence in Teaching” awards

At a stylish ceremony held in the Students Union building on 2 May, the outstanding teaching of Modern Languages was recognised at the first ever students’ union “Excellence in Teaching” awards ceremony.

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