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English Language and Linguistics

Everyone uses language, but not everyone knows about language. Join our community of passionate linguists and we can help you understand how language shapes the world.

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English Language and Linguistics: an overview

Our courses give you the opportunity to work with our local community, making a difference in other peoples lives and enriching your studies.

 On these courses you will explore how we learn and use language, how it is structured and how it conveys meaning. This is a chance to investigate social perceptions of language and consider language as a tool to express identity and culture. When you join us, we will focus on helping you develop your academic skills. You will also learn linguistic analysis and explore debates on language use and the historical development of language.

Join a vibrant community of linguists and take advantage of events from visiting professionals. Get involved in staff research as a volunteer or paid researcher. Our lecturers are engaged in world leading research. They will share their expertise with you and offer support as you design and conduct your own research. By the end of your degree, you will be telling us things about language and linguistics that we did not already know.

Courses

English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

Everyone uses language, but not everyone understands how we use it. This course lets you explore how we learn and use language, how it is structured and how it conveys meaning. It's a chance to investigate social perceptions of language and consider...

English Language, Linguistics and TESOL BA (Hons)

Everyone uses language, but not everyone understands how we use it. This course lets you explore how we learn and use language, how it is structured and how it conveys meaning. Alongside this, we will teach you theories and methods for teaching...

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