LLAS Event

llasevent iconFuture of Language Teaching at University
Event date: 4 April, 2011
Location: Matthew Building Video Conference Room (Level 5), University of Dundee
llasevent iconSupporting primary MFL through videoconferencing (16 June 06)
Event date: 16 June, 2006
Location: University of East Anglia
llasevent iconConference 2006: Crossing frontiers (6-7 July 06)
Event date: 6 July, 2006 - 7 July, 2006
Location: Cardiff University


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news iconThe National Languages Strategy in Higher Education
On 24 February 2005 the DfES published The National Languages Strategy in Higher Education.


paper iconLATCOF: Lessons from a secondary/sixth-form - HE consultative forum for language teachers
The University of Manchester has hosted a forum for dialogue between tertiary and secondary language teachers to share pedagogic and curricular experiences and realities with the aim of facilitating student progression and bridging the secondary-tertiary 'gaps'. Participants have been surveyed to assess the impact of the dialogue process on them and their practice and to start to identify issues of broader relevance to the sector as a whole. This paper reports the experience of participants and responses to the survey.
paper icon'Sharing Words': Conversation, collaboration and cultural connections
This paper examines the way in which native speakers of taught languages can be mobilised by universities for use in outreach activities. The authors suggest an empowering approach to facilitate cross-cultural communication. A questionnaire following such a scheme was administered to AS and A2 students, the results of which showed several benefits to the learners.