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It’s Great to Debate!

I was really proud of the third years last week, as they discussed the issues surrounding English as a Global Language (from a social, historical and political context), in their World Englishes lecture. Team A put forward the argument suggesting English as … Continue reading

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Communication for Leadership

It’s week 5 already, and I have had the privilege of sitting in on Communication for Leadership with the 3rd year students this morning, while Arran talks about Ecolinguistics in Slovenia. I have listened to many dynamic speeches (visual presentations … Continue reading

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Guest talk from Prof. Andrew Goatly

On Thursday, Andrew Goatly, honorary professor at Lingnan University, gave an invited speech entitled Grammar and the human nature relationship in environmental discourse and poetry for English Language and Linguistics students. The talk was delivered with passion and clarity; yet … Continue reading

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Diwali Day Invitation 

English Language and Linguistics students are invited to a trip to celebrate Diwali in Leicester on Sunday 30 October 2016. Diwali celebrations in Leicester are one of the biggest outside of India, with over 37,000 people attending the 2015 switch … Continue reading

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Third year students workshop the consequences of globalisation 🌍🌎🌏

What a wonderful first week back it’s been. I thoroughly enjoyed teaching World Englishes to the third year students on Monday and hearing all about their dissertation ideas. I also sat in on Forensic Linguistics which was great. Remember, you … Continue reading

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