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Modern Languages and Linguistics at University of Southampton: inspiring and raising awareness of the value of learning languages by inspirational teaching and learning approaches

On Friday 28th June 2019, Modern Languages and Linguistics hosted InnoConf19 at Avenue Campus. The conference theme “Treasuring languages: innovative and creative approaches in HE” enabled attendees to discuss and seek innovative approaches dealing with creative ways to raise awareness about the value of learning languages. The event marked the 9th annual conference in the Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University series and was officially opened by Head of MLL, James Minney. Continue reading →

Student Life: An internship with eLanguages

We want to say a big thank you to Marcy Nguyen, who is currently studying for an MSc in Education, and recently completed a 4-month internship with eLanguages here in Modern Languages and Linguistics. Marcy has written the following blog about her experiences with us: I received an email regarding internship opportunities from the Employability Lead of the Southampton Education School back in December. It included the opening position of eLanguages Project Assistant. Continue reading →

Able Linguist and Study Days this week

Two exciting events are happening this week in Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Southampton: Year 8 Able Linguist day On Wednesday 12th June, a group of Year 8 able linguists, selected by their schools from the most able pupils, with get a chance to further develop their language skills. In the morning, there is an intensive mini-project in French, German or Spanish, led by our university’s trainee language teachers. Continue reading →

Call for papers – 22nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Critical Realism (IACR)

International Association for Critical Realism (IACR) 22nd Annual Conference, Nuffield Theatre, Highfield Campus, Southampton, 31st July – 2nd August 2019 ‘Post-Truth’: Applying Critical Realism to Real World Problems The term ‘post-truth’ denotes a particular form of right-wing politics and public discourse that includes intentional misleading, misinformation, and disinformation, often mediated through the strategic use of digital media (social networks or... Continue reading →