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Prof. Gisela Holfter awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz – the Federal Order of Merit of Germany.

“With her research into bilateral links, Holfter has arguably done the most to bring Germany and Ireland together since Nobel laureate Heinrich Böll” - Derek Scally, Nine decades of rich and largely stable Irish-German relations, Irish Times, 1 July 2019. Prof. Gisela Holfter - Associate Professor in German and Director of the Centre for Irish-German Studies… Continue reading Prof. Gisela Holfter awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz – the Federal Order of Merit of Germany.

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Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies

Criostóir is a graduate of the BA European Studies undergraduate programme. He graduated in 2020 and describes his experience of the course below. Criostóir King, BA European Studies class of 2020. Why did you choose UL/this course? I chose European Studies at UL due to the fantastic range of interesting modules on offer. I always… Continue reading Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies

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Postgraduate graduate profile: Caitlin Nolan, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Caitlin is graduate of the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She describes her experience of the Masters programme and why she would recommend the course to other language-loving students below. Caitlin Nolan, graduate of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Can you tell me a bit about… Continue reading Postgraduate graduate profile: Caitlin Nolan, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Shu is graduate of the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Shu describes her experience of the Masters programme and the teaching practice she completed as part of course. Read more about her experience below. Shu Yu Li, student of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Firstly, can… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Peng is a current student on the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Peng describes his experience of the Masters programme and the internship he completed as part of this programme. Read more below. Peng Peng Teng, student of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Firstly, can you tell… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Graduate Profile: MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Andrea La Touche

Andrea La Touche is a recent graduate of the MA TESOL at UL. She has been elected Postgraduate Student Union President for the period 2020/21. She describes how the MA TESOL helped her develop both personally and professionally. Andrea La Touche, Graduate MA TESOL, UL What made you study at UL? I had made a… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Andrea La Touche

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MA TESOL: Postgraduate Profile – Darrell Healy

Darrell Healy is currently studying the MA TESOL here at UL. Darrell gives his perspective on studying in UL and his experience of the course so far. MA TESOL Student Darrell Healy What made you study at UL? I was looking at courses in TESOL and the one in UL seemed appropriate for what I… Continue reading MA TESOL: Postgraduate Profile – Darrell Healy

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MA in Applied Linguistics: Graduate Profile – Marta Fortes Saez

Marta is a recent graduate of the MA in Applied Linguistics here in UL. She shares her experiences of the programme, UL and Ireland below. MA in Applied Linguistics Graduate Marta Fortes Saez What did you learn on the course? The course was very interesting because it wasn’t only focused on teaching. We also learned… Continue reading MA in Applied Linguistics: Graduate Profile – Marta Fortes Saez

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Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China

By Dr Angela Farrell and Michelle Daly, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL). Dr Angela Farrell and Ph.D. student Michelle Daly (MLAL) are currently guest EAP lecturers at Shandong University of Technology (SDUT) in Zibo in China as part of the 2+2 undergraduate joint programme between UL and SDUT. SDUT, founded in 1956,… Continue reading Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China

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Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland

Photo: RIA Congratulations to our colleagues in the School of Modern Languages and and Applied Linguistics on the launch of their publication Ireland in the European Eye. The book had its official Irish launch on Thursday evening, 7 November, at an event in Goethe-Institut Irland. Dr Thomas Lier, the director of the institute, hosted the… Continue reading Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland

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Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy

György Nagy is a Hungarian PhD Candidate in the Structured PhD in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. His PhD is under the supervision of Dr Freda Mishan and Dr Marta Giralt. György’s research explores the extent to which English language learning materials… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy