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Koglbauer, René; Andersen, Elizabeth; Stewart, Sophie – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This case study introduces a final year undergraduate module in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. The module offers a model for embedding careers in modern languages teaching into the curriculum, and thereby enhancing student employability. The case study gives an insight into the various strands of activity undertaken by the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Teaching Methods
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Penet, Jean-Christophe – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Modern Languages (ML) students often express concerns about their perceived lack of commercial awareness, worrying that this will put them at a disadvantage, compared with business graduates for instance, when applying for jobs. To try and change this perception, Newcastle University's School of Modern Languages (SML) teamed up with the Careers…
Descriptors: Modern Languages, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Reisenleutner, Sandra – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2016
Oral language exams at university often consist of an individual or group conversation with the examiner about topics dealt with during the semester. A question-and-answer format is applied and vocabulary and structures tested. As a consequence, the oral exam does not reflect action-oriented approaches that often form part of classroom activities…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Tests, Vocabulary Development, Universities
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Morley, John; Truscott, Sandra – Language Learning Journal, 2006
A credit-rated tandem course unit has been running at the University of Manchester for the past six years and an element of peer assessment has always been present in the assessment procedure. Unfortunately, the course leaders found that this element was not entirely satisfactory. Although there were clear criteria in the course documentation for…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Second Language Learning, Peer Evaluation, Foreign Countries