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Guest post on less commonly taught langauges

This week we are having a guest blogger, Pat Goodridge, who has just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and is now studying for a Master’s degree at Stanfod University. Less-commonly-taught languages present learners with less-commonly-experienced challenges By Pat Goodridge, … Continue reading

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My ERASMUS experience

My Erasmus in Oxford I’m an Erasmus postgrad student from the University of Bologna and I have a master’s degree in Modern languages and Postcolonial Literatures. In my time at the library, I have gained valuable experience of a library … Continue reading

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Using the catalogue

Using SOLO, the Library Catalogue You can search for all material available in the library on SOLO, our online catalogue. First, select Language Centre library on the top right page to filter your search. You don’t know the title of … Continue reading

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Intensive weekend courses

The Language Centre is having, as usual, its wonderful intensive weekend courses in French, German, Italian and Spanish. I personally went to Italian beginner and German intermediate a few years ago and it was a fantastic experience! A great way … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN TEACHERS WORKSHOP, KING’S COLLEGE LONDON, 16.11.2016

Here is a commentary about one of our Russian Tutors, Marina Bogdanova, who went to the workshop. The books have now been purchased by the library: In week 6 of Michaelmas Term I attended the workshop, organized by Tatyana Linaker … Continue reading

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The best three months of my life

Internship Report (September-December 2016) at Oxford University Language Centre I would like to thank Christine Mitchell, Lucile Deslignères and all other members of staff for giving me the opportunity to work with them. For me it was a unique experience … Continue reading

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Daylight lamp

We now have a small portable daylight lamp for you to use if you feel you are not exposed to daylight enough. The lamp is in the librarian’s office on the second floor. Caution: do not look at the lamp … Continue reading

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