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This list links up all members of the Standing Conference on ab initio German in the UK and Ireland. The Standing Conference is open to all third level institutions and guests are also welcome.

The purpose of this list is to enable communication between teachers of German ab initio in the UK and Ireland.

The ALCS list aims to promote the scholarly study of the language, culture, history and society of the Low Countries by facilitating communication between interested scholars.

Information and discussion list for ALL branches, networks and activists

The AUPHF Executive Committee list is a private list for members of the executive of the Association of University Professors and Heads of French.

Mailing list for members of the BAAL Linguistics and Knowledge about Language in Education (LKALE)special interest group.

This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list Designed to promote braille literacy within the UK as well as providing the opportunity to discuss issues related to teaching braille to the visually impaired.

This list has been retained 28/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact for all enquiries regarding this list The CHEST/HarperCollins Special Offer mailing list for discussion between institutions licensed via CHEST for HarperCollins products.

The children's folklore mailing list is intended to foster discussion and exchange of information relating to children's traditional culture, including their oral culture(lore and language), self-directed play and games, customary practices and material traditions.

Welcome to the mailing list of the EUROCALL Special Interest Group (SIG) in Computer Mediated Communication (CMC). We would like to use this space to create opportunities for members to share information regarding interests, projects and practices.

This list is used to discuss issues relating to the use of corpus resources, tools and methodologies in CALL.

The mailing list is for members of the EU COST funded network New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe

Cultnet is made up of a group of researchers and lecturers who share an interest in culture. The group aims to develop research collaborations and publications, to share teaching material related to culture, and to provide a supportive environment in which doctoral students and researchers can meet to exchange ideas and support one another’s professional development. It primarily includes researchers in the areas of languages, linguistics, education, and psychology but all with an interest in culture are welcome.

This list is for all those who teach in in higher education languages departments. It is a space for discussion of the use of peer observation for developmental purposes. We wish to encourage reflective practice & exchange information & ideas

The list will be used for those people within Sheffield and the region with an interest in Dutch and Flemish Studies

A chance to share best practice for practitioners and researchers of English for Academic Purposes in the West Midlands.

This list has been set up to promote and disseminate research into early years language learning and its implementation in policy and practice; to create opportunities for informed and constructive discussion and debate; and to support the development of cross-national collaboration and interaction.

A discussion list for academic staff interested in Enquiry-Based Learning EBL as a teaching methodology for all aspects of modern languages curricula in higher education.

The European Network of Comparative Literature / Réseau Européen d'Etudes Littéraires Comparées(ENCL/REELC) provides a joint forum for all National Comparative Literature associations in Europe. It facilitates the exchange of information between countries and promotes international academic collaboration.

ESOL-Research is a discussion forum for researchers and practitioners with an interest in research into teaching and learning ESOL. ESOL-Research is managed by James Simpson at the School of Education, University of Leeds. Action for ESOL campaign Website: Twitter: Facebook: Action for ESOL

Members of the European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning may contact colleagues with similar research and pedagogical interests. The list also provides information about relevant conferences, publications and new software developments.

This list has been retained 01/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list A group of EUROCALL members with special responsibility for co-ordinating activities in certain areas.

We are the subject association of scholars working on Germanic languages in the UK and Ireland and we live at We have biennial meetings and a lovely mailing list. And we are very friendly and welcoming.

This list is used by affiliated members of FLAME, researchers and professionals of education with interests on the use of film, media and new technologies for language teaching. The list will be used to make announcements about events, bursaries and projects in the mentioned areas.

This list has been retained 19/12/2017 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list- contact for all enquiries regarding this list To act as a focus for librarians and others concerned with the provision of library resources and services in French studies in the United Kingdom.

This list is for all those working in the field of Galician Studies to make announcements and share information about research, teaching, and developments in Galician Studies.

Announcement list for events, projects and publications. This list is used to support networking among German foreign language teachers.

The purpose of this list is to pass on and exchange information about activities of the London branch of the 'Association for the German Language' / 'Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache' (GfdS)

This list supports the network of Heads of Modern Languages in UK Higher Education.

<HTML> The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas was founded in February 1984. Its aims are to promote and encourage the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions. Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also of more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields. <p>For further information on the society, please see our <a href="">website</a>.</p> <p>Society membership and journal subscription are now managed by Taylor & Francis (membership currently costs £30 and includes 3 issues of Language & History). For more information on how to become a member, please visit the <a href=" show=societyInformation&journalCode=ylhi20#.V4d"> Taylor & Francis website</a>.</p>.

Supporting research into the history of second/foreign language learning, teaching and assessment.

Hyphen-Society is committed to the promotion of an understanding of the role of the smallest, atomic, units of meaning in computer based information systems, and the damage caused by failure in this.

International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication

This list is used by scholars working on the Iberian Atlantic to disseminate information and discuss topics of interest.

This list has been retained 04/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list Innovation Exchange is a project set up by the DfES with the ALL Association for Language learning LSE, University of Sheffield and two schools to promote mentoring schemes in language learning beween sectors

This list is to provide information, networking and support to lecturers and others involved in the initial training of teachers of languages in the UK.

The Japan Foundation London has set up an email discussion list for teachers of Japanese and others interested in Japanese Language Education to exchange views on matters of common interest. The list has been created as a forum both for sharing practical classroom tips and information and also for the discussion of more academic issues.

Language Policy special interest group of the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL).

This list is used by the development team to announce updates and events to the members of the Language Box teaching and learning repository

A list for managers of self-access centres for language resources. Sublist of plan

This list would be an email forum for teaching practitioners and researchers involved in the Language Futures project.

A discussion list for those in the HE community interested in the learning and teaching of languages

This list is to encourage discussion among teachers, researchers and policy-makers about the benefits of language learning for all EU citizens, particularly those from disadvantaged or marginalised groups.

This list is for those with an interest in issues surrounding In-School in-sessional provision at Leeds and more generally.

This list is for HE linguists and school teachers who want to introduce linguistics into the UK school curriculum.

This list has been retained 22/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list This mailing list is a support tool for the Lingua 1 project 'Opening the doors to language learning', which aims to widen participation in language learning and cultural awareness by identifying and embedding good practice in the provision of open learning opportunities.

Discussion list fot the Special Interest Group for Literary and Cultural Studies, created by the LTSN Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies

This list is for use by teachers of Chinese in HE and FE institutions and schools. It exists as a forum for discussion and research into teaching methods for Mandarin Chinese and development of best practice.

This is the mailing list for the two networks: 'Multilingualism & Mobility in the Northern & Southern Hemispheres' and 'Understanding Globalisation - Margins and Peripheries'. They are both funded by the Worldwide Universities Network.

This list brings together teachers, academics and researchers, teacher trainers and other language practitioners to exchange practical ideas, experiences and research about learning and teaching languages at primary level.

This list has been retained 08/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list The Refugees into Teaching list will allow partner agencies and refugee teachers to discuss issues about getting refugee teachers into teaching and providing support through the qualification process. More information is provided on the project website:

A list for university tutors/coordinators of student residence abroad, undertaken as part of degree programmes.

This list has been retained 09/12/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list SATEFL is the Scottish Association promoting the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language through training events and networking.

This list has been retained 20/04/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by UK teachers and researchers in Scandinavian Studies to share information about courses, events, resources and projects.

This list has been retained 08/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list This list is designed to provide a supportive network and forum for all those involved in the management of language provision. It is restricted to those employed in fully paid-up member institutions of SCHML.

This list has been retained 08/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list This mailing list is used for the distribution of information and provides a forum for discussion of issues relating to the SEOCN Languages Programme.

This list has been retained 06/12/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact for all enquiries regarding this list This list aims to provide a forum for discussion of the issues surrounding the learning cultures of Chinese and other East Asian learners in UK HEIs.

A Translation Studies forum used by postgraduate students to stir up debates and make announcements on forthcoming events. Students are invited to help each other out by exchanging research and content-related questions. Issues to be discussed in this context include translation theory, literature, cultural studies, linguistics, DTS, cognitive theory and sociotranslatology. Experienced scholars are also welcome.

A discussion forum for the Routes into Languages Translation and Interpreting Networks. The Routes programme aims to promote the study of languages in HEIs.

The list is primarily intended for academic staff teaching and researching in English Language and Linguistics in universities in the UK. Members will discuss current issues of interest and concern to the HE linguistics community.

The list is aimed at providing a forum in which practice can be shared between language and related studies practitioners in Higher Education who are using Virtual Learning Environments