Tag Archives: Routes into Languages

Future Modern Languages students to visit the University

Around 190 potential future Modern Languages students will be visiting the University on Tuesday 10th June 2014 for the Year 8 Able Linguist Day, run by Modern Languages at the University of Southampton.

Activities include an intensive mini-project in either French, German or Spanish, a taster session in a new language, plus a talk about languages and how they can be useful in the world of work.

For further information about this event, visit the University’s Modern Languages website.

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Modern Languages Year 12 Autumn Study Day

Forty potential future Modern Languages students will be visiting the University’s Avenue Campus on Tuesday 5th November 2013 for the Year 12 Autumn Study Day. The event is designed for students who are thinking about studying languages at university.

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Conference on Open Educational Resources

Staff from the University of Southampton attended a one-day conference on open educational resources in modern foreign languages on Friday 20th September, at the University of Bristol. Kate Borthwick from LLAS gave the opening keynote address about her work at LLAS, exploring various aspects of open educational practice with different groups of language teachers in the UK. Alessia Plutino, Teaching Fellow in Italian, also showcased her online materials for Italian, a selection of which can be found on the LanguageBox.

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Routes into Languages receives further funding

The national Routes into Languages programme administered through the LLAS Centre based at the University of Southampton has received a further £3.1 million from HEFCE for activities promoting language study in higher education.

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