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Mr Diego Soto Hernando


Over his career, Diego has taught and coordinated Spanish language courses and modules at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, as well as specific module components (oral classes, culture seminars and language labs).

At Exeter, he teaches a range of Spanish language modules at all levels for the Hispanic Studies Unit and the Foreign Language Centre. Within both disciplines, Diego makes a significant contribution to curriculum development, designing teaching and assessment materials, including e-tests. In the year 2016-17, he designed from scratch and coordinated the newly created FLC module Spanish in the Workplace. In 2017-18 he was Module Convenor for Spanish Intermediate Fast-Track.

Teaching awards and nominations

- Nominated by students for the Teaching Awards 2016, 2017 & 2018 in the category 'Best Lecturer'. University of Exeter.
- Nominated by students for the Enriching Student Life Awards 2016 in the category 'Most Effective Teacher'. Cardiff University.
- Shortlisted for the Teaching Excellence Awards 2015 in the categories 'Teaching Excellence' and 'Most Inspiring Tutor'. University of Stirling.

Modules taught