Around the world in English – Improving your memory for language learning

junio 16th, 2015 |

A new “Around the world in English” seminar by Professor Rupert Herington from the University of Leeds about improving your memory for language learning.

Free online English course

abril 29th, 2015 | Tags: , ,

The British Council is offering a free online course focused on the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System). Be familiar with all the parts of the test, learn about useful tips and understand how the test is assessed.

 

The course, by Chris Cavey, starts on May 11 and has a duration of six weeks.

Learn more and join for free here: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/understanding-ielts

Seminar: Improving your memory for language learning

abril 13th, 2015 |

Speaker

Rupert Herington

University of Leeds

When and Where

Friday, 24th April 2015, 10:30, Room 3005

Around the world in English – Will it be Great Britain any more?

mayo 8th, 2014 |

Professor Rupert Herington from the University of Leeds talks about the Scottish independence referendum and the related issues with a neutral perspective.

Seminar: Imagined Communities by Alan Floyd

mayo 14th, 2013 | Tags: , , ,
Poster 17 May

Surprise! It’s just been announced that Alan Floyd, a Senior Lecturer from the Universidade da Coruña will be at the EUITT THIS Friday May 17th to give a lecture on Imagined Communities.

The seminar will take place in room 3005 at 16:30. To find out more you can contact us via Twitter.

Seminar: What is ‘Great’ About Great Britain? (Wed. 8 May)

abril 28th, 2013 | Tags: , , , ,
Poster 8 May

Rupert Herington, a Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Leeds, will be at the EUITT to give a talk as part of our Around the World in English series.

The conference will be held on Wednesday, 8 May at 12:30 in Room 3005.

This talk will focus on particular aspects about the country of Britain such as its regions, people, languages & dialects, historical background, the current political situation and its economy, to help you answer the question: What is great about Great Britain?

Rupert Herington is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Leeds. He is involved in the teaching of English of Academic Purposes courses to international students at the University of Leeds as well as international marketing and student recruitment.

 

Around the World in English – 21st Century Strategies For Increasing Language Competency by Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco

abril 18th, 2013 | Tags: , , ,

Abstract

Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco gave a presentation focusing on research and practical application of language learner strategies for increasing language competency. It included specific examples regarding brain based research, language learning in the United States, the utilization of technology, cultural practices and perspectives, and the implementation of metacognitive strategies.

Speaker

Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco
Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio)

When and Where

Wednesday, 27th February 2013, 12:30, Room 3005

And back to multiple choice! Large scale testing of proficiency in English: an experience.

abril 18th, 2013 | Tags: , , , , ,

Argüelles Álvarez, I. and I. Pablo Lerchundi (2012)…And back to multiple choice! Large scale testing of proficiency in English: an experience. Odisea Revista de Estudios Ingleses, 13, 9-18.

You can read the paper here.

English Through Films: 1984

abril 8th, 2013 | Tags: , ,
1984 Movie Poster

When

Wednesday, 10 March at 12.30 in Room 3005

Abstract

Nineteen Eighty-Four, also known as 1984, is a 1984 British dystopian film written and directed by Michael Radford, based upon George Orwell‘s novel of the same name. The film follows the life of Winston Smith in Oceania, a country run by a totalitarian government.

Activities

Pre-watching: Vocabulary
Post-watching: Memorable quotes

Trailer

English Through Films: To Be Or Not To Be

marzo 18th, 2013 | Tags: , ,
To Be Or Not To Be

When

Wednesday, 20 March at 12.30 in Room 3005

Abstract

To Be or Not to Be is a 1942 American comedy directed by Ernst Lubitsch, about a troupe of actors in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who use their abilities at disguise and acting to fool the occupying troops.

Activities

Pre-watching: Vocabulary
Post-watching: Memorable quotes

Trailer