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Ms Irina Nelson MA Latin American Studies, MA Translation Studies

Residence Abroad Coordinator Spanish

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Ms Irina Nelson is the Residence Abroad Coordinator for Spanish in Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Southampton.

Irina Nelson studied Hispanic Studies at King's College London. She has an MA in Latin American Studies from the Institute of Latin American Studies (llas) University of London and an MA in Translation Studies from the University of Westminster. She is a member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) and a professional translator for the Areas of Media, Sustainable Development and the Environment. She is currently involved in the JISC-funded OpenLIVES project which publishes through The HumBox, research data and Open Learning Resources (OERs) documenting the experiences of Spanish migrants and exiles who left Spain during the Franco regime.

Research interests

Her current research interests lie in the area of Learning Strategies and Learner Autonomy in Second Language Acquisition as well as in e-learning environments and authentic interactive environments that facilitate learning through experiencing the real cultural diversity of the Hispanic world. In addition, Irina is involved in research projects of cultural and linguistic aspects of transnationalism

Interesting links to the Spanish speaking world:

Affiliate research group

Modern Languages eLearning Group

Irina is the course coordinator for Spanish language, stages 5, 6 and 7. She also teaches translation from English into Spanish.

Ms Irina Nelson
Building 65 Faculty of Arts and Humanities University of Southampton Avenue Campus Highfield Southampton SO17 1BF United Kingdom

Room Number : 65/3033

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