Mark Ryan is a PhD Candidate in the field of Applied Linguistics, as well as a tutor in Linguistics and Sociolinguistics. His research aims to create a language policy and programme, which can be implemented in various contexts (e.g. domestic, schools, businesses), aimed at mitigating the harmful effects of heteronormative ideologies and implicit homophobia and… Continue reading Postgraduate research profile: Mark Ryan
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences were proud to host the Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes on 1st May 2018. Our previous Dean, Professor Tom Lodge was Master of Ceremonies and travelled from his sabbatical in France for the event. Helen was introduced by UL President, Professor Des Fitzgerald. Helen's lecture,… Continue reading Inaugural Lecture of our Dean, Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes
By Aine O'Neill As part of my BA in English and History at the University of Limerick, it is mandatory to do a cooperative placement. Although you have the option to do this placement in Ireland, I luckily was picked to go to Spain! There are many companies which collaborate with UL for placement, for… Continue reading My work placement in Spain
Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes, Chair in Applied Languages and Executive Dean of the Faculty, recently visited China as the 2017 China State Language Commission Distinguished Visiting Professor of Language Policy. Helen was hosted by Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) and undertook a variety of activities during her stay, including a talk for scholars at the Shanghai… Continue reading Developing language policy research in China
Last Wednesday, over 250 students gathered for the Language Exchange Meeting at UL. This popular event is organised every semester for the past 20 years by the Language Learning Hub, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. The principle of a Language Exchange Meeting is very simple: pairing international and UL students to promote language… Continue reading Language Exchange Meeting at UL a great success
School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics Language Outreach Programme (LOP) Would you like to learn a language this Academic Year? The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce its Winter 2017 Language Outreach Programme (LOP). Evening language courses for general purposes in French*, German, Japanese, Spanish and Chinese will be… Continue reading Learn a language at UL!
The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL) in partnership with the Post-Primary Languages Initiative (PPLI) organised and hosted on Saturday 12th March 2016 a one-day event entitled ‘Digital Tools in Modern Foreign Languages Teaching & Learning’. Some 45 language teachers from Cork, Kerry, Galway and Limerick attended a series of hands-on workshops delivered… Continue reading ML&AL hosts Digital Tools in Modern Foreign Languages Teaching & Learning event for Language Teachers