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Summer Schools

In addition to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes the Department of Linguistics and English Language offer a range of summer courses. 

Language Testing at Lancaster

Language Testing at Lancaster is a summer course for individuals or teams whose work or personal interests involve them in language test construction and development at local or national level.

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Research Summer Schools

Research summer schools are organised by the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS), the recipient of The Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, and UCREL.

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English for Academic Purposes

The English for Academic Purposes Programme is for international students intending to study at Lancaster University, who are required or wish to improve their English language and study skills before starting their degree studies.

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Study Start

Study Start is a 2-week induction course designed to help international students get the best possible start for their degree at Lancaster University.

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Introducing Britain

Introducing Britain gives an overview of British culture, history and politics over the past three hundred years, focussing on crucial historical events and their impact on Britain. It is taught over three weeks in July.

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Understanding Britain

The Understanding Britain programme is run in conjunction with the Departments of English Literature and History. It is designed to give an introduction to study in a British university and British culture in general, to students from other countries.

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