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Student satisfaction reaches new heights

100% of students gave their overall satisfaction with our undergraduate courses as 95.2% according to this year’s NSS survey with overall satisfaction reaching 100% on our BA Language Culture and Communication degree.



Fri 05 Jul 2019, 08:22 | Tags: ELL, LML, LCC

Professor Janet Holmes receives Hon DLitt

It gave us great pleasure that internationally acclaimed scholar, Professor Janet Holmes, was awarded an Hon DLitt (Honorary Doctor of Letters) at yesterday’s graduation ceremony. Not only is Janet an outstanding scholar in the field of Sociolinguistics, she has also always been very generous in sharing both her expertise and her time with students and colleagues during her time as Honorary Professor in the Centre for Applied Linguistics (2010-2018). We were thrilled that she received her award at the same ceremony as our graduating students.

Wed 17 Jul 2019, 16:29

Global Education Profiler shortlisted for the PIEoneer of the year award


We are delighted to learn that the Global Education Profiler - profiling international education at the interactional level - has been shortlisted for the PIEoneer of the year award

Mon 10 Jun 2019, 10:41

Is it time to recognise that linguistic and cultural diversity can drive civic participation and social well-being?

Professor Jo Angouri writes for Conversation UK with Professor Loredana Polezzi and Professor Rita Wilson

Thu 21 Feb 2019, 12:47

Publication: The History of Language Learning and Teaching


Publication: The History of Language Learning and Teaching (Vol. I: 16th-18th Century Europe; Vol. II: 19th-20th Century Europe; Vol. III: Across Cultures), edited by Nicola McLelland and Richard Smith: Oxford: Legenda (Modern Humanities Research Association). Open access introduction: 'Establishing HoLLT: the History of Language Learning and Teaching'.

This three-volume set brings together current research in the history of language learning and teaching (HoLLT) in Europe and beyond. Providing the first overview of research in the field, it will be an indispensable reference for teachers, teacher educators and all those interested in the history of language learning and teaching and the history of applied linguistics avant la lettre.

Mon 17 Dec 2018, 16:09

Talkin’ Like a Pirate? It be a linguistic treasure trove

International Talk Like A Pirate Day is, of course, silly. No one in history has ever, based on their adopting a sea-going profession, talked like Robert Newton's Long John Silver in Tresaure Island.

Wed 19 Sep 2018, 16:38 | Tags: ELL, LML, LCC, MA ELT, PGT, PGR, MA TESOL

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