Songs of Spanish Exile: concert tonight at the University of Southampton

The University of Southampton Voices, the University’s community choir, will be taking part in a concert tonight given by the internationally-renowned singer, Clara Sanabras, along with Turner Sims Professor of Music, Harvey Brough. The concert will be at 8pm, at the Turner Sims concert hall, on Highfield Campus.

Next TNS Seminar: The Making of Latin American Music: Passion & Subversion

The next TNS seminar will be taking place from 5.00pm-6.30pm on Wednesday 11th December 2013 on the Avenue Campus, Building 65, Room 1145. Professor Carmen Bernand from the Université Paris-X will be speaking about ‘The Making of Latin American Music: Passion & Subversion’. After the presentation, there will be a question and answer session, as well as music and wine. All welcome!

British Council report on UK language needs

On 20 November the British Council launched a report entitled ‘Languages for the Future: Which Languages the UK Needs and Why’, identifying Spanish, Arabic, French, Mandarin Chinese, German, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Turkish and Japanese as the languages most vital to the UK over the next 20 years. The report is of interest for all concerned with planning the future of languages and can be downloaded from the British Council website.

CLLEAR and CGE seminar tomorrow: “Inspiring teachers: State school English Teachers who generate long- term motivation.”

The next CLLEAR and CGE seminar is taking place on Wednesday 20th November from 5pm to 6.30pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus. The lecture is entitled “Inspiring teachers: State school English Teachers who generate long-term motivation” and will presented by Dr Martin Lamb from the University of Leeds. All welcome!

New partnership between British Council and University of Southampton to further expand University’s online MA in English Language Teaching

The University’s Modern Languages department has signed a new collaborative agreement with the British Council, which will see further expansion of its online MA in English Language Teaching.

Modern Languages welcomes visitors from Tomsk Polytechnic University

Following a visit this time last year from a group of young researchers and academics from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in Siberia, Modern Languages is pleased to welcome a further group who are participating in an intensive English language course, ‘Teaching and learning through the medium of English’, from Monday 11th November to Friday 22nd November 2013.