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.
We are delighted to be 1st in the country for our Learning Community in Linguistics.
More than words: Migration, Identity, and Translation Network public summit calls for action to tackle the monolingual mindset and language exclusion
Academics, practitioners and activists meeting at the University of Warwick call for language teaching and learning to be seen as essential in today’s global society and urge policymakers to adopt a national and international strategy to break the monolingual mindset which can limit access to social and economic opportunity and wellbeing.
Linguistics has moved up the rankings to 8th in the UK according to The Complete University Guide 2019 rankings. The University of Warwick is ranked 9th this year, maintaining its record of having never finished outside of the UK’s top ten universities in this table.
Applied Linguistics wins bid to host Hornby Scholars
We are delighted to announce that Warwick has been successful in its bid to host further groups of Master's students who are sponsored by the A S Hornby Educational Trust.
Managed through The British Council, the programme supports one-year full-time study in the UK, taking a Master's course in English Language Teaching, with a choice of specialisms. The scholarship funds the costs of study in the UK, including return flights to the UK and visa.
Applications for Hornby Scholarships for 2018-2019 will open in December 2017.
Course Manager, Dr Annamaria Pinter said, "We are delighted to be welcoming further groups of highly experienced scholars, once again. Everyone is enriched by their contributions and we look forward to collaborating with The British Council.”
The University has approved a replacement to our long-established and highly successful MA ELT. This will be a new MA TESOL. The programme is a product of our commitment to ongoing development and innovation in our postgraduate educational provision and will welcome its first students in October 2018.