Dr Sandra Salin is a French native speaker with post graduate qualifications (including a PGD and PhD) in English, French Studies and French as a Foreign Language. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an external examiner for French at the University of Bath, a consultant for the WJEC and a manuscript reviewer for the academic journal Labor History.
Dr Salin has worked as a French Lecturer in several universities in the UK, including Sheffield and Northumbria University. Dr. Salin joined the School in 2000 and became a full-time Teaching Fellow in 2010. She currently teaches French on various language modules, including translation, interpreting and general language at stage 2 and 4. She is also the Year Abroad Officer for Francophone countries, the editor of the SML French Newsletter French@Newcastle (http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sml/students/newsletters/), and the SML coordinator for the Partners and Bitesize Summer Schools.
Her current interests include; language teaching; material and programme development; mixed and independent learning, students' engagement; the Year Abroad and Employability. She also manages the French strand of The Real Translation Project (http://therealtranslationproject.webs.com/), an extra curricular activity that gives final year students the opportunity to translate documents for local, national and internationl NGOs, and have their work published.
Dr Sandra Salin is currently working on three projects:
1) The impact of real translation tasks on students' learning experience and employability (Stage 2 and 4): French strand of The Real Translation Project (http://therealtranslationproject.webs.com/)
2) Practising language teaching in Higher Education (Project with a French University intern).
3) Book publication with Peter Lang International Publishers.
FRE2061 - French general language
FRE4061 - French general language (Interpreting)