Linguistic Challenges of the Transition from Primary to Secondary School

The first comprehensive and systematic description of the range of academic language encountered by students at secondary school, with focus on how this differs to academic language at primary school.

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Clare Wright will discuss her ongoing work on eyetracking and the learning of Chinese characters, and Chen Yang will talk...

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Join us for the next online session of Multimodality Talks featuring Professor Øystein Gilje (UiO), Professor Henning Fjørtoft (NTNU), Post...

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Cecile and Drasko will be discussing their current progress on the Quantifying Bilingual Experience project (https://q-bex.org/). If you would like...

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Napoleon will be giving a talk titled: ‘Bilingualism in Children with Developmental Disorders: From Language and Cognition to Human Rights’....

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New book publication, Second language speech fluency: From research to practice, has been published by Cambridge University Press. Please see...

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Guest Co-editors Daoxiong Guan, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Clare Wright, University of Leeds, UK Ying Peng, University of...

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The Arabic Language@Leeds PGR is an interdisciplinary group of PhD students meeting twice a month to discuss various issues in...

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Janet Watson and James Dickins were involved in co-organising a set of poetry workshops held with members of the Yemeni community in...

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