Tag Archives: EMI

Welcome to visiting staff from the University of Aarhus!

This week, the English Language section together with LLAS in Modern Languagesare hosting a course in Professional English for a visiting group of teaching staff from the University of Aarhus in Denmark. The course is designed to increase participants’ confidence and skill in delivering their teaching through the medium of English. Welcome to all our visitors from Aarhus. We hope you have a productive and enjoyable stay with us!

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English as a Medium of Instruction for International Academics course starts today

A number of PhD students from Modern Languages will be participating in a short course in English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) for International Academics on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th June 2014 at the Avenue Campus, University of Southampton. Read more…

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Teaching in higher education through the medium of English

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…

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British Council highlights English as a Medium of Instruction

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…

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IATEFL panel discussion about English as a Medium of Instruction

Professor Jennifer Jenkins from Modern Languages participated in a panel discussion today at the IATEFL Conference on the subject of English as a Medium of Instruction.

The panel discussion can be viewed on the conference livestream website.

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‘Teaching in higher education through the medium of English’ courses

The University of Southampton will be running a number of courses in “Teaching in higher education through the medium of English” over the coming year. Dates for the next two courses are 20th–24th January 2014 and 31st March–4th April 2014.

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Modern Languages attends English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) conference in Spain

Chris Sinclair, Director of the English Language Programme in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, recently attended a three-day conference in Segovia, Spain on the theme of English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) in Higher Education, organised by the British Council.

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Centre for Global Englishes seminar: “Researching English as the lingua franca of global higher education”

The next Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) seminar will take place on Wednesday 4th December from 5:00pm – 6:30pm in Building 65, Lecture Theatre C. At this session, a panel of speakers will address the theme: “Researching English as the lingua franca of global higher education”, discussing in particular their work exploring the use of English in universities in different parts of the world. All welcome!

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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.

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Southampton and Siberia grow closer

The distant and mysterious land that is Siberia seems closer as Modern Languages at the University of Southampton furthers its links with Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in Russia.

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