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Profile: Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas

"I have loved languages as far back as I can remember.  In fact, my mother often likes to remind me that I used to try and teach our cat how to speak English—not surprisingly, to little avail.  It wasn’t until I had the privilege of taking a class with Peter Mülhäusler at the University of… Continue reading Profile: Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas

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Languages Week at UL

The 26th September marks the European Day of Languages. To mark the event, UL is holding a series of events for the week of 26-30 September on campus. The UL Languages Week 2016 website is now live: http://www.ulsites.ul.ie/mlal/ul-languages-week-2016. Everyone is encouraged to take part. Events include a Language Photobooth in the main Plaza, themed meals across… Continue reading Languages Week at UL

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Enhancing Digital Literacies for Language Teaching and Learning

Enhancing Digital Literacies for Language Teaching and Learning is a project funded by Ireland’s National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning.  The project aims to develop a national framework of digital literacies for language learning and teaching in higher education. The languages emphasis for the project extends to French, Italian, German, Spanish, Irish… Continue reading Enhancing Digital Literacies for Language Teaching and Learning

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UL linguists partner in European digital literacy project

The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics is a partner in a new initiative run by European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe (ECML). This new project called “Digital literacy for the teaching and learning of languages” (e-lang) started in January 2016 and will run until December 2018. It is integrated within… Continue reading UL linguists partner in European digital literacy project