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Our research focuses on the relationship between Applied Linguistics and professional practice in a variety of contexts, especially in the following areas for which we have active research groups:

  • Language learning, teaching and assessment (LLTA)
  • Professional and academic discourse (PAD)
  • Working and communicating across cultures (WACC)


Facing cross-cultural communication challenges in your organisation?

  • We can help you develop the intercultural competence of your staff
  • We are able to design and tailor a variety of approaches to suit your specific needs
  • We work with a range of organisations who want to benefit from our expertise



GlobalPAD is for professionals, as well as for those in academia. Discover our skills-related free online resources and purchasable e-learning courses in the areas of:

  • academic English
  • intercultural communication
  • academic and workplace research
  • teaching within Applied Linguistics and ELT

CELTA at Warwick

Want to travel the world, working and living in interesting places?

Learn to teach English on a CELTA course at Warwick Applied Linguistics and make that dream come true!

Ten week part-time and four week full-time options are available.