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Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?
Description
Dr Esther Asprey interviewed by the BBC as part of their run up to the next series of Peaky Blinders.
Date:
23/09/2014

English language and literature up 12 places

English language and literature up 12 places
Description
English language and literature have been ranked at 39 In the higher education QS World University Rankings for 2014.
Date:
17/09/2014

PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde spends eight months teaching at a university in Brazil

PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde spends eight months teaching at a university in Brazil
Description
English Language and Applied Linguistics PhD student, Terkimbi Atonde has just started an eight-month teaching placement at Sao Paulo State University in Brazil.
Date:
18/08/2014

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey
Description
The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014

BA English Language student to present at conference in Tokyo

BA English Language student to present at conference in Tokyo
Description
Frazer Heritage will be presenting a paper at the Japanese Association for Language Teachers (JALT).
Date:
17/07/2014

Representing alterity in society in crisis

Representing alterity in society in crisis
Description
Professor Michael Toolan has been invited to give a plenary lecture at a conference on Alterity at the University of Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday 28 July.
Date:
14/07/2014

Society for Educational Studies Research Awards

Society for Educational Studies Research Awards
Description
Dr Caroline Tagg is Co-Investigator on a successful application for a Research Award entitled 'SMS text messaging use among low-literate multilingual adolescents and the implications for social exclusion'.
Date:
08/07/2014

Exploring EFL fluency in Asia

Exploring EFL fluency in Asia
Description
Four Birmingham Distance MA tutors (Theron Muller, John Adamson, Phil Brown and Steven Herder) have just co-edited new book with Palgrave MacMillan.
Date:
07/07/2014

Joint Honours with an Arts subject at Birmingham

Joint Honours with an Arts subject at Birmingham
Description
Video recording of the June undergraduate open day talk.
Date:
03/07/2014

Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics

Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics
Description
Jeannette Littlemore co-edit the 'Bloomsbury Companion to Cognitive Linguistics'.
Date:
30/06/2014
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