Daily Archives: 14/03/2016

Modern Languages PhD student wins award for best-researched poster


Modern Languages PhD student Sahar Alzahrani received an award for the best-researched poster at the Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group (LASIG) Conference 2016 in Antwerp, Belgium, which took place from 3-4 March 2016. Her poster was entitled ‘A framework for the development of language learner autonomy in a blended language course at university level’.

Sahar is now near completion of her PhD and is researching the effectiveness of students’ use of technology in the development of language learner autonomy. Congratulations to Sahar for this excellent achievement!

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Italian film showing today: Si accettano miracoli / We Accept Miracles (Alessandro Siani, 2015)

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The Italian film, Si accettano miracoli / We Accept Miracles (Alessandro Siani, 2015) (103 minutes, in Italian with English subtitles) will be showing in Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus, at 6.30pm on Monday 14th March 2016. Review, introduction and discussion by Leonardo Provvedi. All welcome! This is the last film of the season, so the discussion will take place over nibbles and drinks. You can bring some finger food or something to drink, but it is not a must. The trailer for this film can be viewed on YouTube. Read more…

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