Videos about our research

Dyslexic Learners in the EFL Classroom

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Dr Judit Kormos explains how to help dyslexic students that have "learning differences" when it comes to acquiring a foreign language - English. A small obstacle can seem like a big hurdle for these students, and teachers must show them how to jump over these hurdles and alter the racing track for them. In the end, the chances they will give up will be smaller and dyslexic language learners can reach the finish line alongside their other classmates.

Published 2nd April 2014

Trolling in computer-mediated communication

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In this podcast Dr Claire Hardaker talks about "Trolling in computer-mediated communication". Claire is a Forensic/corpus linguist at Lancaster University in the department of Linguistics and English Language.

Published 19th December 2013

Right-wing populism across Europe

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An interview with Ruth Wodak following the recent publication of the edited volume Rightwing Populism across Europe: Politics and Discourse (co-edited with Majid Khosravinik and Brigitte Mral, Bloomsbury 2012).

Published 3rd October 2013

Introduction to the Metaphor in end-of-life care project

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An Introduction to the Metaphor in end-of-life care project by Professor Elena Semino, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University.

Published 22nd January 2013

The Edwardian Postcard by Julia Gillen

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The Edwardian postcard offers a fascinating arena for studying vernacular writing a century ago in a communications revolution. This readily available, colourful and attractive object offered the opportunity for brief written messages that, with up to 10 deliveries a day could be experienced by writers and senders as near synchronous.

Published 24th July 2012