Department of English and Modern Languages

  • Applied Languages (BA)

    Includes:

    • Applied Languages (English Foreign Language)
    • Applied Languages (French)
    • Applied Languages (Spanish)

    Induction Week (Week 0) Diary

    Here is a list of the main events involving Applied Languages students in Induction Week (17-21 September). Events in bold are COMPULSORY.

    Once you've had a look at your timetable for the week, click on our Welcome page, which contains lots of other useful information.

    Event

    Time

    Location

    Monday 17 September

    Applied Languages Enrolment Start at 13:40
    Finish at 14:10
    Abercrombie Building (Ground Floor), Headington Road site, Headington Campus

    Tuesday 18 September

    Welcome and Induction Start at 09:00
    Finish at 11:00
    W01, Willow Building, Headington Hill site, Headington Campus

    Wednesday 19 September

    Subject Meeting 10:00 to 12:00 G216a, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    All students must attend this meeting.
    Freshers' Sports Fair 12:00 to 16:00 Centre for Sport, Headington Campus

    Thursday 20 September

    Meet Your Academic Advisor Drop-in from
    14:00 to 16:00
    Check on your PIP page when you print your timetable for their name and room number.

    Friday 21 September

    Freshers' Fair 10:00 to 16:00 John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    PIP Helpdesk (All students) Start at 10:00
    Finish at 11:00
    G110, Gibbs Building, Headington Road site, Headington Campus
    For timetable and programme queries.
    All students must attend this meeting.

    All Days

    Various Workshops and Events See Workshops and Events page for details.

    Subject Codes

    All subjects within the university have a unique subject code. For Applied Languages, which are all Bachelor of Arts (BA), they are as follows:

    Subject Code

    Subject

    LX LX is Applied Languages (English Foreign Language)
    LY LY is Applied Languages (French)
    LZ LZ is Applied Languages (Spanish)

    Key Contacts

    Here is a list of Key Contacts for your course:

    Contact

    Contact Details

    Head of Department Professor Simon Kövesi
    Programme Lead Dr Irène Hill
    Subject Coordinator Dr Barbara Giraud
    Student Support Coordinator Mr Chris Taylor
    Academic Liaison Librarian Ms Joanna Cooksey
    Programme Administrator Mrs Catherine Harris +44 (0)1865 483748

    Recommended Reading for Applied Languages (English Foreign Language)

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year Applied Languages (English Foreign Language) modules. Please note that you are not required to get these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    U61003 Culture, Language and Society No textbook. Materials will be provided on a weekly basis.
    U61301 English Language 1a: Core Language Skills Gairns, R. and Redman, S. (2008). Oxford Word Skills: Intermediate (Book and CD-ROM): Learn and Practise English Vocabulary. Oxford: Oxford University Press
    U61302 English Core Language Skills 1b: Communication and Culture Gairns, R. and Redman, S. (2009). Oxford Word Skills: Advanced (Book and CD-ROM): Learn and Practise English Vocabulary. Oxford: Oxford University Press

    Recommended Reading for Applied Languages (French)

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year Applied Languages (French) modules. Please note that you are not required to get these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    U61003 Culture, Language and Society No textbook. Materials will be provided on a weekly basis.
    U61512 French B1 (1) Corsain, M., Grandet, E. and Grandet, M-L. (2006). Activités pour le Cadre commun: Niveau B1 (Livre d'élève et CD audio). Paris: CLE International
    U61513 French B1 (2) Corsain, M., Grandet, E. and Grandet, M-L. (2006). Activités pour le Cadre commun: Niveau B1 (Livre d'élève et CD audio). Paris: CLE International

    Recommended Reading for Applied Languages (Spanish)

    Here are some of the recommended texts for the first year Applied Languages (Spanish) modules. Please note that you are not required to get these books in advance. They are shown for those students who want to make a head start on the reading. Full reading lists for each module will be given in your lectures.

    Module

    Book Details

    U61003 Culture, Language and Society No textbook. Materials will be provided on a weekly basis.
    U63512 Spanish B1 (1) Castro Viúdez, F., Rodero Diez, I. and Sardinero Francos, C. (2014). Español en Marcha 3 (B1). Libro del Alumno with CD. Alcobendas: SGEL
    U63513 Spanish B1 (2) Castro Viúdez, F., Rodero Diez, I. and Sardinero Francos, C. (2014). Español en Marcha 3 (B1). Libro del Alumno with CD. Alcobendas: SGEL

    Academic Advisors

    This is a list of all the Academic Advisors for Applied Languages. You will be notified of who your Academic Advisor is when you enrol. You should meet your Academic Advisor in T500 on Thursday Week 0 at 14:00, or from 15:00 in their room. If there is any change to this, it will be shown in the Alternative Arrangement column.

    Name

    Room

    Phone

    Alternative Arrangement

    Professor Nathalie Aubert T612 48 3737  
    Dr Esteban Devis-Amaya T616 48 3731  
    Dr Barbara Giraud T603 48 3949  
    Dr Irène Hill T611 48 4269