University of Bath

Fifth LanGW4 Colloquium

University of Bath teaching staff will have the opportunity to explore new teaching practice and to network with colleagues from across the GW4 institutions.

29 Jun 20189.30am
29 Jun 20183.30pm
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This year, attendees will work together to design a joint project.

The Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies are hosting the Fifth LanGW4 Colloquium, a yearly event aimed at language professionals across the GW4 Consortium.

Established in 2014 in Bath thanks to a Faculty Teaching Development Fund, this joint venture supports collaboration and exchange of good practice amongst language professionals across the four institutions of the GW4: University of Bath, University of Bristol, Cardiff University and University of Exeter.

Event programme

Time Event description
9:30 - 10:00 Registration and refreshments
10:00 – 10:45 Opening and welcome by University of Bath: Dr Nicholas Startin (Head of Department) and Dr Irene Macías (Co-Director of LanGW4)
Keynote speech by Dr Javier Muñoz-Basols (University of Oxford): A Multilingual approach to the teaching of translation
10:50 - 12:30 1st Round Table: Content in language teaching
Moderator: Ana Sevilla-Merino (Universities of Bath & Bristol)
Chloe Kervio (University of Bath): For a historical and political teaching of grammar
Fabrice Roger (University of Bristol): Teaching the concept of French secularism in language classes
Lucy Jenkins (Cardiff University): Inter-disciplinary language learning through face-to-face and e-mentoring (a university model)
Samir Zarqane (Exeter University): Integrating content in a language module to improve students’ engagement and learning
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 2nd Round Table: Translation
Moderator: Isabel Moros (University of Exeter)
Eva Gossner (University of Bristol): Translation as cultural transfer
Nick Regan (University of Bath): Translation and lexico-grammar for language teaching
14:15 – 15:30 Interactive Workshop led by Dr Javier Muñoz-Basols (University of Oxford) on ideas for collaboration. As an example of a collaborative project, Javier will present on Developing a digital humanities project as a multimodal extension of your teaching and/or research
15:30 Closing remarks

The Fifth LanGW4 Colloquium has been financed and supported by the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies at the University of Bath.