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Roumyana Slabakova @ LEL Research Seminar

April 26, 2018 by

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On Tuesday 1st May, LEL welcomes Professor Roumyana Slabakova, of the University of Southampton. Roumyana is Chair of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Center for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) and describes her research interests as follows: “My research is grounded in generative linguistic theory and explores the second language (L2) acquisition […]

Event to attend: ‘The World of Language – Languages of the World’

October 12, 2017 by

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As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, Sascha Stollhans (PhD student and Teaching Assistant in LEL) and Eva Adelseck (German Studies) are hosting a day on “The World of Language – Languages of the World” on 10 November 2017. There will be two main events: An interactive exhibition, showcasing linguistics research at the […]

LEL links with China

December 19, 2016 by

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Every year, LEL sends a representative to China to talk to our partner universities on the 2+2 scheme. This year, the honour fell to Dr George Walkden, accompanied by Dr Ben Walker from Recruitment & Admissions. Here they are in the English room at Shanghai Ocean University, with a host of interested students and staff. […]

Paderborn and beyond

August 5, 2016 by

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This post is guest-written by second-year LEL student Joss Hordern, and is the second and final in a series. It’s hard to believe that my time here is already drawing to a close. Over the past few months, Paderborn has become my home, and I think it will be quite strange re-adjusting to life in […]

Study Abroad Reflections

July 7, 2016 by

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This post is guest-written by Molly Joslin, and is the third and final instalment of a series (part 1 here; part 2 here). Featured image (top): Sunset over the Corromandel. All images by Molly. As quickly as it came around, my term in Auckland is over. The last couple of months since Easter break have […]

Homeward bound

June 15, 2016 by

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This post is guest-written by Alberto Moron Hernandez, and is the third and final instalment of a series (part 1 here; part 2 here). All images by Alberto. My semester abroad has finished and it is time to return home. It just so happens that I’m travelling the long way around – meandering down the […]

Auckland in autumn

May 3, 2016 by

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This post is guest-written by second-year LEL student Molly Joslin. So mid-semester exams are over and done with, and I have had a sudden realisation that we are half way through the semester already. Summer’s gone and Auckland has become autumnal. After the first couple of weeks wandering around campus, I can confidently say that […]