Teaching Languages

We are glad to invite you to the third Research Talk of 2021 hosted by the Arabic PGR Satellite group. Dr Saussan Khalil (Cambridge University) will give a talk entitled Arabic writing in the Digital Age Traditionally, the acceptable form for Arabic writing was the fuṣḥā form, and yet we see in the digital age the…
Linguistic diversity can be the source of implicit bias: often without realising it, we judge others based on how we interpret their accent, their use of regional language traits, their choice of vocabulary.  On Friday 23rd of April (11:00-13:30), CELT and Language@Leeds are hosting an event to shed light on linguistic diversity from multiple points…
This conference brings together practitioners and researchers to explore ways of enhancing the support of EAL children.  The main themes are: The Home Language as a source of transferable language competence The use of drama and poetry to enhance language and confidence in EAL pupils Barriers and opportunities to share and enhance best practice  Ample…
Language@Leeds, the Centre for Excellence in Language Teaching and the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence are organising a Pedagogical Linguistics workshop on Language Analysis to inform Language Teaching. The aim is to bring together linguists and language teachers  (i) to demonstrate the pedagogical benefits of language analysis (in the context of language teaching), (ii) to provide guidance for…
Keynote Speakers Dr. Fumiyo Nakatsuhara, Reader in Language Assessment, at CRELLA (Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment) at The University of Bedfordshire Title: Learning-oriented feedback for the development and assessment of interactional competence (Click here to read the abstract for this Keynote session)Dr. Tita Beaven, Senior Lecturer in Spanish, Open University Title: Speaking anxiety, motivation and grit:…
The 2017 British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) conference is hosted by the School of Education and the Centre for Language Education Research at the University of Leeds. The theme of the conference – Diversity and Applied Linguistics – will enable us to engage with the notion of diversity both of and in Applied Linguistics,…