DisTex: Steve Oswald (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)Tuesday 02 May 2017, 16:00
Culture, Society and Medicine seminar series: Ages and Stages: from research to public performance and beyondFriday 05 May 2017, 13:00
DisTex: Metaphor and narrative in the experience of illnessMonday 15 May 2017, 16:00
SLLAT: Explicit and Implicit Instruction of L2 Pragmatics: Do Working Memory Capacity and Language Aptitude Play a RoleWednesday 17 May 2017, 12:00
LAEL Postgraduate Conference 2017Monday 26 June 2017, 09:00
Linguistics at Lancaster among the world's elite
We are ranked 19th in the world for Linguistics in the International QS rankings 2017. We have now been ranked in the top 20 in the world for five consecutive years, reflecting our world-class standing.Learn More
The gravity of language on thoughts
Panos Athanasopoulos addresses TEDx UoM on linguistic relativity: If speakers of different languages think differently, learning new languages allows us to become mind-readers!Learn More
New partnership with Ghent University
We are pleased to announce that the Department of Linguistics and English Language has established a new partnership with the Department of Linguistics at Ghent UniversityLearn More
Strategic Partnership with Cambridge University Press
We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership between the Department of Linguistics and English Language (LAEL) and Cambridge University Press (CUP)Learn More
Funding successes for English language testing research
LAEL staff in second language learning, teaching and assessment have been awarded 4 different research grants by Educational Testing Service, The British Council in Bangladesh, and Trinity College London.Learn More
Dyslexia and language teaching
We are pleased to announce the next run of the free online learning course on 'Dyslexia and language teaching’ between the 24th April and Sunday 21st May 2017.Learn More
AMLaP is coming to Lancaster
We are pleased to announce that the 23rd edition of AMLaP will be hosted at Lancaster University, September 7-9, 2017.Learn More
We offer a wide range of degrees right across the fields of English Language and Linguistics.Learn More
We have an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, both campus-based and by distance.Learn More
We offer PhDs in Linguistics (by Research Only) and Applied Linguistics by Thesis and Coursework.Learn More
Research by LAEL colleagues Charles Alderson, Tineke Brunfaut, and Luke Harding has been selected as the winner of the International Language Testing Association (ILTA) Best Article Award.
Language testing PhD student Salomé Villa Larenas has been awarded a British Council Assessment Research Award to assist her with her research on the language assessment literacy of teacher educators in Chile.
Lancaster’s historic links with Portugal, dating back to John O’Gaunt, were rekindled at the weekend.
Professor Panos Athanasopoulos, of the Department of Linguistics and English Language, has been receiving media attention for his recently released TED talk entitled the Gravity of Language on Thoughts.
LAEL staff in second language learning, teaching and assessment have recently been awarded four different research grants by Educational Testing Service, The British Council in Bangladesh, and Trinity College London.