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Centre for language study

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We provide a wide range of language learning courses and resources, for students, University of Southampton staff, and the public.

About

You’ll start at a level that matches your ability. You can reach graduate proficiency or get the language focus you want whether you’re furthering your studies after an A-level or starting from scratch. You’ll also develop independence and take responsibility for your own learning. Our teaching methods include:

  • group and pair work
  • listening, speaking, reading and writing skills
  • grammar
  • translation
  • interpreting
  • online and face-to-face learning
  • student-led oral classes

Our courses and resources include:

People, projects and publications

People

Ms Fatima Cande

Senior Teaching Fellow

Research interests

  • Fátima is interested in the Foreign and Second language teaching and learning.

Connect with Fatima

Email: f.cande@soton.ac.uk

Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)

Mrs Julia Kelly

Principal Teaching Fellow

Connect with Julia

Email: j.a.kelly@soton.ac.uk

Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)

Professor Kate Borthwick MA (Hons), MA, PHD, FHEA, SCMALT

Professorial Fellow of Enterprise

Research interests

  • Massive Open Online Courses (and Language MOOCs)
  • Open educational practices and resources

Connect with Kate

Email: k.borthwick@soton.ac.uk

Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)

Miss Laura-May Leaf

Senior Teaching Fellow

Connect with Laura-May

Email: l.leaf@soton.ac.uk

Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)

Doctor Rugang Lu

Senior Teaching Fellow

Research interests

  • My main research interests:
  • Multimodal discourse analysis

Accepting applications from PhD students

Connect with Rugang

Email: r.lu@soton.ac.uk

Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)

My research interests are in the field of ab initio language learning, particularly with regard to issues of progression and independent learning within accelerated courses at university level.
Principal Teaching Fellow

Contact

Contact us

For more information about the Centre for Language Study contact the Humanities student office.

Student office

Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1BF
Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, UK time
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