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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Language Centre

We offer programmes and courses in academic English, modern languages and applied linguistics. Our Foundations, Pre-Masters and Pre-Sessional programmes prepare you for success in undergraduate and postgraduate study; our In-Sessional courses enable you to sharpen your academic language skills, while our Languages courses give you the opportunity to learn additional languages to increase your employability and social mobility.

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Applied Linguistics Wordls

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Research at the Language Centre covers a range of Applied Linguistics Areas. Particular research strengths include:

  • Institutional communication
  • Multimodality
  • The relationships between politics, language and culture
  • Electronic communication

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