The amazing benefits of bilingualism: At TEDxLondonBusinessSchool Professor Panos Athanasopoulos compares bilingualism to binocular vision and demonstrates how learning additional languages allows us to become attuned to perceptual dimensions that we weren't aware of before!
The department would like to congratulate Martin Stark on winning the prestigious Caroline Clapham IELTS Master's Award.
LAEL hosted a successful Health and Science Communication BAAL SIG event on “Chronic disease and language: Understanding social and linguistic representations to improve treatment and prevention”
Attendees at the Language Testing Forum conference selected Olena Rossi’s poster as the winner of the LTF Poster Prize 2017.
A power cut enabled deaf learning tutors in India to switch into a different mode and focus on energy demand.
The department of Linguistics and English Language were well represented this year at the ESRC Festival of Social Science which took place from the 4th to 11th November.
It’s pretty clear gradable adverbs – words like rather, quite and really – are on the decline on both sides of the Atlantic together with fixed phrases – such as ‘more or less’, ‘two or three’ and ‘for the most part’.
Lancaster University’s Professor Paul Baker has just been accepted as a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).
A hand-cranked postcard viewing machine, capturing the magic of Edwardian ‘social media’, took pride of place on Wednesday at Brighton Digital Festival.
Applied Linguistics PhD student Salomé Villa Larenas has been a driving force in the establishment of the Latin American Association for Language Testing and Assessment (LAALTA).