Monthly Archives: April 2015

International Staff Café in April

The next International Staff Café, for University staff who would like to meet and network with international colleagues, find out how things work in the UK, and/or discuss pedagogic and practical issues, will be taking place on Thursday 30 April from 4:00-5:30pm in the Nuffield Theatre Kitchen café. During this event, Professor Otto Muskens (Quantum Light and Matter Group, FPSE) will talk about his personal experience with the British Higher Education system and his personal journey from lecturer to Professor.

Tea, coffee and simnel/Easter cake will be provided! Partners and children are welcome. For further details about this event, including how to register your attendance, visit the University website.

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‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’ – MOOC starts next week

Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching

Modern Languages at Southampton will be relaunching the University of Southampton MOOC, ‘Understanding Language: Learning and Teaching’ on Monday 20 April, following its successful first run in November 2014. This four-week course will introduce participants to the field of second language learning, consider language classrooms and the role of teaching in language learning, and explore the uses of technology in teaching. The MOOC will also provide a taster of the Online MA in English Language Teaching, a joint course from the University of Southampton and the British Council.

For further information about the MOOC, including details of how to sign up, visit the course page on the FutureLearn website.

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Happy Easter from Languages at Southampton!

Easter

Wishing all followers of our Languages at Southampton blog: students, staff and friends of Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, a very happy and enjoyable Easter break!

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