Latest News

  • PhD student wins TIRF grant

    Congratulations to language testing PhD student Salomé Villa Larenas who has been awarded a Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) by The International Research Foundation for English Language Education.

  • Emily Gorman wins the 2018 Anna Siewierska prize

    Congratulations to Emily Gorman, this years winner of the Anna Siewierska prize. Linguistics and English Language undergraduate Emily Gorman graduates next week with a first class BA Hons in English Language.

  • International Symposium on Content and Language Integrated Learning

    On 28th June 2018, Dr. Oksana Afitska from the Department of Linguistics and English Language with financial support from the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences Strategic Internationalisation Fund, Lancaster University, hosted an International Symposium on Content and Language Integrated Learning.

  • LUSO 2018 provides unique opportunity to tackle HE challenges

    Portuguese government officials and officers from top English and Portuguese universities will join academics to discuss current and future challenges for research and higher education in the UK, Portugal and Europe.

  • British National Corpus 2014: A sociolinguistic book is out

    Have you ever wondered what real spoken English looks like? Have you ever asked the question of whether people from different backgrounds (based on gender, age, social class etc.) use language differently? Have you ever thought it would be interesting to investigate how much English has changed over the last twenty years?

  • University Entrance

    Linguistics 6th in the Complete University Guide 2019

    The Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University continues to feature in the Top 10 in the latest league table publications.

  • Language testing partnership wins eAssessment Award for Best Research

    Lancaster University and Trinity College London have won the Award for Best Research at this year's International e-Assessment Awards.

  • Case PhD studentship

    We are delighted to announce that the department has successfully bid for a CASE PhD studentship under the umbrella of the North West Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership.

  • LAEL Research Internships

    Each year the department offers paid, research internships to second-year Linguistics and English Language undergraduates.