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Some of Language@Leeds’ activity was represented at the Festival of Interdisciplinary Research, under the Culture Theme. Taking place on 3 May 2018, the festival provided the opportunity to meet people from the University’s Themes and Platforms, which drive and support the development of interdisciplinary research. It showcased examples of how our researchers work across the…
Helen Sadig (Language Centre) and Cecile De Cat (Linguistics & Phonetics) have been awarded an Excellence and Innovation Fellowship by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence for 2018/19 for the project “Building a civic curriculum: Helping local schools better support EAL children through enhanced student impact and teacher CPD”. Helen will design a language training…
Dr Davies’s successful research grant award will fund the project “Children’s experience, understanding, and use of adjectives across the socioeconomic spectrum”. Congratulations to Dr Cat Davies who has been awarded a grant of £300,000 from the Economic and Social Research Council to support a three-year project on language and socioeconomic disadvantage. The project aims to…
Lecturer in Language Education, Dr Lou Harvey, together with the theatre company, Cap-a-Pie, developed The Translator, a work-in-progress theatrical performance based on her research into the language and intercultural learning experience of UK Higher Education students from abroad. The major finding from her doctoral project was that participants experienced communicative difficulties in their intercultural encounters as a…
On June 21 2017, Language@Leeds hosted a networking event to set up a region-wide collaboration aiming to enhance the support for pupils with English as an Additional Language. The event hosted over 50 stakeholders from across the region including teachers, speech and language therapists, researchers, representatives from local authorities and charitable organisations. To find out more about this event, the network, or the…