- Reading MA TESOL Students Reflect on their Research Opportunity with the British Council Assessment Research Group
- Lockdown memes: the creation of humour and public perceptions towards the government during the Coronavirus pandemic 2020.
- Professor wins grant to study online learning
- How I’ve used ‘The Spark’ as a platform to support and connect with other students
- Studying English language in the age of “Post-truth”
English Language and Applied Linguistics
Monthly Archives: November 2014
Newsletter Item: What is MorphoQuantics?
The term selfie was recently named by Oxford Dictionaries as the word of 2013. This complex word is an excellent example of one of the mechanisms we use to fill a ‘word gap’ in our language. By adding suffixes like … Continue reading
Newsletter Item: Staff profile – Dr Clare Wright
Get to know Dr Clare Wright, our Director of Research for English Language: Clare, our Director of Research, is an expert in multilingual acquisition, and language learning and teaching. She’s always been interested in languages, coming from a part-French background, … Continue reading
Newsletter Item: Top tips for increasing employability
Moneesah Siddiqi writes: Be in the know: Subscribe to email newsletters such as TargetJobs and Milkround. Ensure you have read around to find out the jobs that are out there and best suited to you. Join the Bright Futures Society: … Continue reading
Newsletter Item: Graduate success story
Michelle Holdsworth writes: After studying BA Applied English Language Studies at the University of Reading, I was particularly intrigued by the Child Language Development and Language Acquisition modules. Having considered teaching from a young age, I then undertook my Primary … Continue reading
Newsletter Item: Me Thai Me in Thailand
Catlin Dewar writes: Over the summer, I was lucky enough to be involved in the British Council’s ‘Teach English in Thailand’ scheme. I went with approximately 250 students from universities all over the UK. The official job title is ‘English … Continue reading
Newsletter Item: Second Year Grammar Fun!
Amy Banda writes: So far this year, my favourite module has been LS2EG English Grammar. This compulsory 10 credit module is taught throughout the autumn term by Dr Jackie Laws. I find grammar an interesting area of language. Although I … Continue reading
Newsletter item: UROP Placements: Emily’s Experience
Emily O’ Hare writes: For those of you who don’t know, the university offers an opportunity for all second year students to partake in a summer placement called UROP. Lecturers across the university employ one part two student as a … Continue reading
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