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They think it's all over: Has recent government messaging given people reason to let loose?

Dr Kieran File considers how the government’s messaging choices and strategies may have contributed to loosening of the public's collective will to stay in lockdown in a piece for the University of Warwick's Knowledge Centre.

Fri 03 Jul 2020, 15:58

Applied Linguistics ranked 7th in the Complete University Guide 2021

Applied Linguistics at Warwick has retained its ranking as 7th for Linguistics in the Complete University Guide 2021 https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings/linguistics

Jo Angouri, Director of Undergraduate Studies said “Our students are at the heart of our strong learning community. Our approach, underpinned by world leading research, rejects traditional passive learning and enables and empowers students to take ownership of their learning journey. We are delighted that the experience we offer here at Applied Linguistics is reflected in our league table success.”

Wed 24 Jun 2020, 15:42

Short Courses in Applied Linguistics: Global Development in times of Pandemic

Applied Linguistics Teaching Fellows Penny Mosavian and Cathy Prentice have written a piece on what Short Courses have been up to since the lockdown, which is available to read here.

Tue 23 Jun 2020, 11:55

Isabelle Heyerick on the lack of diversity in the signed language profession

Dr Isabelle Heyerick, a WIRL-COFUND Postdoctoral Fellow from Institute of Advanced Study and Applied Linguistics, has posted an opinion piece (in English and Flemish Sign Language) about the lack of diversity in the signed language profession.

You can view the piece here: https://strategicinterpreting.blog/2020/06/11/blacklivesmatter-also-in-the-signed-language-interpreting-profession/

Thu 18 Jun 2020, 12:12

Dr Esther Asprey on BBC Hereford & Worcester Radio

On Tuesday 9th June Dr Esther Asprey spoke to Malcolm Boyden on his BBC Hereford & Worcester radio show about accents and trustworthiness.

You can listen to the interview online (available for the next 28 days) via the BBC Sounds Player: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08f8qj7 (The start of the section is 2 hours 8 minutes 32 seconds into the recording)

Wed 10 Jun 2020, 16:17

Applied Linguistics Language Lab

Esther Asprey has launched the Applied Linguistics Language Lab - a weekly discussion of a linguistics paper aimed at people aged 16+ interested in English Language who want to learn more about research within Linguistics & Language.

For more information and to take part please visit: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/people/asprey/languagelab/ 

Thu 04 Jun 2020, 16:38

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