Language experts at Lancaster University and Cambridge University Press have today published the largest ever public collection of transcribed British conversations, totalling 11.5 million words of spontaneous British English collected between 2012 and 2016.
We have been very honoured to welcome Dr Karmen Pižorn (Vice-dean of Undergraduate Studies and International Cooperation & Associate Professor in EFL in Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) to our Department in June 2017 as part of the Erasmus+ staff exchange programme.
One year after finishing the MAs, our MA-ALT graduates are busy teaching at universities and urban high schools, contributing to local professional associations, and preparing publications from their MA Dissertations.
This week our MA students were engaged in two full-days of social and learning activities.
Congratulations to Vicki Haslam and Jonathan Culpeper, both winners in the 2017 Lancaster University Student Led Teaching Awards.
A new Perception and Learning Laboratory geared to exploring just how the human brain handles language will put Lancaster University alongside leaders in the field.
Iva Son, a part time LAEL PhD student based in New York, was invited to speak at New York City College.
Language has such a powerful effect, it can influence the way in which we experience time, according to a new study.
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.