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Language and sporting success explored in innovative workshop

Linguistics experts from the University of Warwick met with some of the UK’s top coach developers for a one-day workshop aimed at exploring language use in high-performance sports coaching and discussing ways to apply the latest research to real-life coaching situations.


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.


Football managers must talk the talk as well as walk the walk, research finds.

Football managers must choose their words and their interview strategies with care if they want to win over the fans and project a successful image, according to University of Warwick linguistics expert Kieran File.
In a new paper published in the Journal of Pragmatics, Dr File, from the University’s Centre for Applied Linguistics, explores how the language used by Manchester United manager David Moyes in his post-match interviews may have affected the fans’ confidence in his ability to govern the team.

Warwick and i-graduate launch service to enhance HE global integration

A new partnership between the University of Warwick and i-graduate is set to enable higher education institutions to meet the needs of global employers, thanks to a new diagnostic tool for enhancing student integration - Global Education Profiler (GE-P).