Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bookings now open for Modern Languages Lifelong Learning courses!

Welcome

Lifelong Learning at the University of Southampton has recently announced an expanded programme for the coming semester, to include Modern Languages evening classes in 13 different languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese. Language stages are divided into three blocks across the year, running from October 2015 to April 2016.

University staff and students are eligible for discounted rates. To find out more about the language stages, pricing and to book your place, visit the University’s Lifelong Learning pages.

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A-Level results for new Southampton Modern Languages students

Congratulations to all students who received their A-Level results today and now have confirmed places to join us in Modern Languages here at Southampton from September.

If you have questions about life as a student here in Modern Languages, we have the answers! Check out Get Ready for Languages, which aims to guide you to useful information about your future life as a Modern Languages student at Southampton. You can read about staff in the Modern Languages department, discover what sorts of things Modern Languages students, past and present, are getting up to, and explore some of the modules you might decide to do. All this and more!

To keep updated on Modern Languages news and events, you can also follow us here on the Languages at Southampton blog, and on Twitter @ModernLangs.

We look forward to welcoming you in just a few weeks from now!

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Modern Languages colloquium: Translating secularism

Modern Languages at Southampton is organising a colloquium in collaboration with the Institut Français de Londres which will take place on 18 and 19 September 2015 at Les Salons, Institut Français de Londres. Entitled ‘Translating secularism / Traduire la laïcité’, the colloquium will explore concepts and practices of secularism and laïcité in the public and private space. It will compare the French experience with approaches in Britain and in other countries.

Further details about this conference, including details on how to sign up, can be found on the Institute for Language and Culture blog.

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