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Launch of The Language Scholar #langscholar17

Here’s my Storify of yesterday’s launch event of one of the journals published by the University of Leeds (illustrated by the beautiful card shown in the picture below). Advertisements

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Notes from #AULC2017

Last week I attended the annual AULC conference, held in Belfast. It was a very inspiring and fun event! Here are some notes from the sessions I attended, plus My Conference Storify. Copies of all presentations can be accessed on … Continue reading

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AULC conference 2016 #aulcconference2016

Last week I attended the 17th annual conference organised by the Association of University Language Centres in the UK and Ireland (AULC). It took place in Cardiff, where everyone I met was really friendly, and I met quite a few … Continue reading

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WordSift

Yesterday I learned about a website called WordSift, which turns out to be a useful tool for getting a quick overview of a text and its content. It works like Wordle, the word cloud generator, but looks more sleek and … Continue reading

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AULC conference 2015 #aulc2015

Last week I attended the annual conference organised by the Association of University Language Centres in the UK and Ireland (AULC). The conference programme was quite diverse again this time. My colleagues and I presented how we use digital resources … Continue reading

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Baking stuff again

Tomorrow we are launching a new digital strategy at work, and there will be cake and gin. In preparation, I have baked diggers (using a Hairy Bikers recipe) for the first time last night. They seem to be very similar … Continue reading

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‘Shaping change in language learning: looking back to move forward’ #AULC14

Last Thursday and Friday I was at the 2014 National Conference of the Association of University Language Centres, which took place in Dublin. Here are my notes: Dr. Thomas Vogel’s vision (Europa-Universitaet Viadrina): Language Centres to become like university hospitals: … Continue reading

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15 November: 2013 European Day of Multilingual Blogging #babel2013 #iwe

Heute ist der europaeische Tag des mehrsprachigen Bloggens, also hier ein kurzer Blogeintrag in Deutsch, ueber die Zeit. Ich wundere mich, ob sich ein Gesellschaft in der Art die Zeit zu lesen widerspiegelt. Zum Beispiel: es ist 6:30. Im Deutschen, Slowenischen … Continue reading

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15 November: 2013 European Day of Multilingual Blogging #babel2013 #iwe

Antonia is running the European Day of Multilingual Blogging again this year. She first started this project to encourage people to use their foreign language skills to show that not all blogs on the internet are written in English, and … Continue reading

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Re-blogged: I don’t need to learn languages! Everyone speaks English!

Or do they? Many of you know that I have moved on to a new job but the lovely team at Europe Direct Leeds have invited me to write a guest post. […] Read the whole post on Europe Direct … Continue reading

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