Posts tagged with ‘language’

Kangurus and Gavagais: Rethinking Language, and Ethnocentrism through Villeneuve’s Arrival

Public lecture co-organised by the Nottingham Confucius Institute (NCI) and the Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies (CEACS).

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Do you need to take an IELTS test for study, work or migration?

The University of Nottingham IELTS Test Centre offers tests every month throughout the year. To apply […]

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Free Indonesian Language Evening Classes

The University will be offering evening classes on Indonesian language and culture starting this October. The […]

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Fancy learning Mandarin?

Various levels of Mandarin courses will continue to be offered by the Nottingham Confucius Institute from […]

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Free Spanish online course

Spain and Latin America: Transatlantic Crossings is a Nottingham Open Online Course (NOOC). Whether you are […]

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From student to staff at UNNC – Q&A with Dougal Macbeth

Dougal Macbeth is a member of staff in the Centre for English Language Education (CELE) at […]

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Fancy learning Mandarin?

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Do you need to take an IELTS test for study, work or migration?

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Polari: the lost and found gay language

Professor Paul Baker, Lancaster University, joins us to discuss the history of Polari – a ‘form of theatrical slang incorporating Italianate words, rhyming slang, and Romany, used especially by homosexuals’ (Oxford Dictionaries).

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Language learning, history and the Germans

In this inaugural lecture, Professor Nicola McLelland, School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, will examine the history of teaching and learning languages in Europe since about 1500. Who decides what is ‘correct’, what is not, and how? How have people explained the rules? And how have Europeans taught and learnt their own and others’ languages?

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