French and Iberian language disciplines now both figure in the top 10 for their section of the Complete University Guide, boosting the University of Southampton’s overall position to 16th in the recently published table.
Prospective students for these disciplines in Modern Languages may wish to look at Get Ready for Languages, to explore some of the reasons for our success!
The next Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) seminar will take place on Wednesday 14th May 2014 at 5.00pm in Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus. The talk is entitled: ‘The loci of inherent variability: what young children reveal’ and will be delivered by Dr. Jennifer Smith from the University of Glasgow. All welcome! Read more…
A one-day cultural event entitled ‘Mexico Today’ will be taking place on Saturday 17 May 2014 from 10am-4pm at the University of Southampton’s Avenue Campus. The event will consist of a series of short talks led by experts from within Modern Languages at Southampton, exploring in particular the ways that contemporary migration and cultural imports impact on Mexico today.
For further information about the event, and on how to book a place, visit the University’s ‘Mexico Today’ Study Day page on the University website.
A five-day course in ‘Teaching in higher education through the medium of English’ will be taking place at the University of Southampton from 9th – 13th June 2014. Read more…
The British Council has reported on the experiences of Online MA in ELT student Natanael Delgado, a lecturer and former primary school teacher from Mexico, in a recent blog post.
The Guardian has published an article exploring some of the patterns in vocabulary of different cultures, considering amongst others, the number of words the Inuits have for snow! Other cultures discussed include Scotland, Hawaii, Greece and the Baniwa tribe of Brazil.
To read the article in full, visit the Guardian website.
The British Council has explored some of the important questions related to the growth in English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) in non-English speaking universities worldwide in a recent blog post. Read more…