A couple of years ago I was asked by our languages coordinator to ‘digitise’ some diagnostic language tests for students to assess their level of language knowledge prior to enrolment. [Read More]
The weird, violent and educational world of Russian Netflix
In the article, ‘The weird, violent and educational world of Russian Netflix’ (Wired, 29/01/2019), Gian Volpicelli explains that, in comparison with YouTube and other online video platforms, Netflix has a large collection of Russian films with Russian and English subtitles. He goes on to explain how he uses these in... [Read More]
Are You Lost In The World Like Me?
This song and video, by the amazing artist Moby, is great to watch and listen to. But not only that: the video conveys a chilling message about human attachment to and uses of the mobile phone. The people in this video animation are blind to the suffering of a young... [Read More]
I'm not a robot
Why are we asked to prove we are not robots? [Read More]