School of Modern Languages

Translation

Working with Translation

17 April 2018

A free online course which stresses the importance of translation and interpreting in today’s multilingual society launched its fourth session this March.

A level class being taught

Young people studying French to benefit from extra tuition

9 March 2018

A group of AS Level students are being given a boost to their learning, thanks to a scheme led by Cardiff University academics

Thank you in different languages

Promoting language diversity

21 February 2018

Multilingual wish list launched by Cardiff University academic and team of global thinkers

Witness to War

Student puts research skills into practice on World War Two programme placement

10 January 2018

A third year PhD student recently saw her research come to life after carrying out a placement on the television programme ‘World War Two: Witness to War’.

Licínia Pereira, Prof. Rachael Langford, Dr. Jorge Criz, Nuno Silva, Dr Tilmann Altenberg, Dr Nick Parsons, Dr Rhian Atkin.

Consul General of Portugal in Manchester visits School of Modern Languages

18 December 2017

The Consul General of Portugal in Manchester was welcomed to Cardiff this December by staff and students of our flourishing Portuguese programme.

GCHQ event

Spy Kids! GCHQ event highlights language opportunities for Welsh school pupils

15 December 2017

Budding linguists from across Wales recently took part in a top-secret event to learn more about how language skills are crucial to the UK’s intelligence service.

The EU flag

Stories from the cliff-edge: Brexit and Me

7 December 2017

A public event which highlights the personal effect of Brexit is taking place as part of Cardiff University’s Cardiff Speaks Initiative.

Languages on a blackboard

E-mentoring and digital language resources project awarded funding by AHRC

6 December 2017

A new project set to investigate the effectiveness of e-mentoring and digital language resources has received funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) flagship Open World Research Initiative.

Professor Lin Dongwei and Professor Colin Riordan

Celebrating 10 years of the Cardiff Confucius Institute

4 December 2017

The organisation that promotes Chinese language and culture in Wales celebrated it's ten year anniversary this November in Cardiff.

Phoenix Project Filmmakers

Namibian filmmakers’ Chapter screening

13 November 2017

Two short films shown as part of residency in Wales supported by Cardiff University

Threlford Cup

Languages in schools mentoring scheme honoured

8 November 2017

Chartered Institute of Linguists awards Threlford Cup to Modern Foreign Languages Mentoring Scheme

Essay winner Anna (right) with her sister Katie with Doris during their visit to Bolivia.

Santander awards essay prize to two aspiring medics

7 November 2017

Two Medicine students have been awarded joint first prize in this year’s Santander ‘Inspire’ Essay Competition.

Andrew Dowling

Spain and the Catalan Crisis: Dr Andrew Dowling

27 October 2017

Senior lecturer in Hispanic Studies, Dr Andrew Dowling has recently shared his thoughts and knowledge of the Catalan referendum across a range of digital and print based media channels.

Professor W. John Morgan and Professor Qing Gu to introduce their new book, the Handbook of Education in China

‘Education in China’ book launch

10 October 2017

Cardiff Confucius Institute welcomed Professor W. John Morgan and Professor Qing Gu to introduce their new book, the Handbook of Education in China.

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams launching the Spanish Embassy Education Office (SEEO) and the Goethe Institut London satellite office at the School of Modern Languages

Cabinet Secretary for Education visits School to launch new collaborative language office

21 September 2017

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams visited the School of Modern Languages this week to learn more about two new collaborative partnerships which aim to increase and aid the professional development of language teachers in Wales.

Spelling Bee winners 2017

School spellers lead the way in multilingual competition

18 August 2017

Pupils from over 30 Welsh schools caused a buzz this July by competing against each other in the Routes into Languages Spelling Bee.

School of Modern Language graduates enjoy their post graduation reception this July

Celebrating the Class of 2017!

26 July 2017

The School of Modern Languages held its 2017 Graduation ceremony on 21 July 2016 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

Professor Chris Pountain speaking at a lectern

Best practice shared at first Cardiff language learning colloquium

24 July 2017

A colloquium for best practice in language learning and teaching was hosted by the School of Modern Languages this June.

Students at the Taste of Japanese event

A taste of Japan comes to Cardiff for young language learners

10 July 2017

School pupils from across Wales visited Cardiff University this month to learn more about Japanese culture and language.

Cardiff Castle during the Champions League festivities

Language learners gain valuable experience in Champions League festivities

7 July 2017

The Champions League Final came to Cardiff this June and brought with it many exciting opportunities for our language learners!