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Success for Language Mentoring Project

13 July 2020

Students partner pupils to encourage motivation to learn languages

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Language students given opportunities to explore new cultures and maintain their skills during lockdown

7 May 2020

Welsh universities supporting school linguists with vital communication practice

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Language mentoring project goes from strength-to-strength

3 March 2020

Drive to increase uptake of modern foreign languages

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Cardiff University historian curates high-profile exhibition on the Parisian exodus

27 February 2020

German invasion 80 years ago prompted millions of families to flee

New language report celebrates success of pioneering school projects

27 January 2020

Two successful initiatives pioneered at the School of Modern Languages have been cited as examples of best practice in a new report on language learning.

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Exploring multilingualism and multi-identities in Wales

19 December 2019

Conference focuses on forging a new creative approach to research and practice in the fields of bilingualism and multilingualism

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Young rugby fans experience Japan in World Cup themed taster

27 November 2019

A group of young rugby fans were transported to the land of the rising sun this October when they took part in a Japanese taster session to coincide with the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Adam Kosa

From MOOC to MA

11 November 2019

A Hungarian student with a love of languages has recently enrolled at the School of Modern Languages after successfully completing an online course in Translation.

Pan Wales Language network appoints new director

6 November 2019

Dr Liz Wren-Owens has been appointed as the new Academic Director for collaborative outreach project, Routes into Languages Cymru.

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Getting Better at Doing Good: A Toolkit for Measuring NGO Progress

31 October 2019

Data collection and analysis “vital” to survival of voluntary sector, says academic

Senegalese Ambassador returns to Cardiff to visit School of Modern Languages

15 October 2019

This September, the School of Modern Languages welcomed Professor Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng, Ambassador of The Republic of Senegal to Cardiff.

Museum of the Liberation of Paris – General Leclerc Museum – Jean Moulin Museum

Cardiff University historian contributes to new Second World War Museum in Paris

20 August 2019

Academic’s research making an impact in France

School of Modern Languages plays host to Chinese celebratory symposium

14 August 2019

A celebration of Chinese language, culture and arts came to Cardiff this July in an event which aimed to enhance intercultural communication between the East and the West.

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European partners eager to learn from language mentor successes

22 July 2019

A pioneering mentoring initiative, led by the School of Modern Languages, is now sharing best practice with partners across Europe.

New Spanish lecture series begins with Almodóvar insights

8 July 2019

The School of Modern Languages hosted the first in a series of lectures to celebrate Spanish culture this May.

Confucius Institute classes prepare teachers for new curriculum

10 June 2019

A group of South Wales teachers are broadening their horizons by signing up for Mandarin lessons with the Cardiff Confucius Institute.

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Ranking success

1 May 2019

Cardiff University claims top spot in Wales in The Complete University Guide 2020

School of Modern Languages welcomes Olivette Otele to Cardiff

5 March 2019

This February, Professor Olivette Otele, the UK’s first black female history professor was invited to speak to staff and students at Cardiff University.

Cardiff language learners meet Senegalese peers in virtual exchange project

1 February 2019

A new online platform to aid interaction between language learners and native speakers has facilitated its first exchange between students from Cardiff and Senegal.

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Inspiring a love of languages

10 January 2019

Pioneering Welsh scheme receives funding to expand into England