Teaching Fellow in English Language and Linguistics
I convene the first year core module Discourse, Development, Diversity. My own research is centred on the development of the distinct West Midlands dialects and their current status in UK society.
I teach on a variety of courses in English Language and Applied Linguistics, and research relations between language (and other forms of communication), politics and social contexts.
If you are interested in my research, or take part in one of the courses that I teach, you might find interesting resources at my blog: politicsandpoesie.tumblr.com.
I am a lecturer in English language. My research expertise is in the field of cognitive linguistics and, in particular, on metaphors for time.
I teach on a range of undergraduate English Language modules including 'Development and Variation in English', and convene the 'Narrative Analysis' and 'Language, Gender and Identity' specialist modules. I also convene the MA Literary Linguistics, and teach the second semester module 'Language, Style and Identity'.
My research interests include language variation and ...
Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics
I have wide-ranging interests in applied linguistics, but I am particularly interested in applications of corpus linguistics to issues in discourse analysis, language education and second language acquisition research.
Lecturer in Applied Linguistics
I am a lecturer in Applied Linguistics in English Language Studies at the University of Birmingham. I have a background in English Language teaching, teacher-training and project management.
Professor of English Language
I have a background in English Language and Applied Linguistics and have worked in three countries. I enjoy research and teaching at all levels and I especially like supervising Doctoral Researchers.
Lecturer in English Language
Admissions Tutor, English Language
Before pursuing my PhD at the University of Birmingham in 2000, I lived and worked in Singapore. I graduated in 2005 and moved back to Singapore for a brief period. In 2007, I moved to Birmingham to take up my current post as lecturer. I was initially in the English for International Students Unit and am currently in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics.
Honorary Senior Research Fellows in English Language
I started my teaching career as a volunteer in Nigeria, followed by several ELT jobs in Africa and South-East Asia, before joining Birmingham to set up ELT teacher development and applied linguistics programmes.
Lecturer in English Language and Applied Linguistics
I am a lecturer in English language, with a particular interest in combining cognitive and social approaches to discourse and meaning.
Head of English Language and Applied Linguistics
I am a Reader in Applied Linguistics in the English Language Department at the University of Birmingham. I teach a range of courses and supervise PhD students in English Language and Applied Linguistics. My research focuses on the acquisition and use of metaphor and other types of figurative language by second language learners. I am also interested in applications of cognitive linguistics to ...
Lecturer in Translation Studies
I am a Lecturer in Translation Studies in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. I have a background in corpus-based translation studies and textual and intertextual analyses of translated texts.
I teach linguistics in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics. My research and specialist teaching is primarily in the broad field of lexis and also lexicography.
I am working for the corpus-based project, "Investigating interdisciplinary research discourse: the case of Global Environmental Change.
An early career researcher currently working on the Leverhulme funded project ‘People, Products, Pests and Pets: the Discursive Representation of Animals’ at The University of Birmingham. I specialise in the study of the ecocritical and ecopolitical aspects of science fiction and other fantastic literatures (and other cultural works), although I maintain broad interests in American ...
I am a Lecturer in Translation Studies in the English Language department at the University of Birmingham. I co-ordinate the campus and distance MAs in Translation Studies within this department and teach a range of courses on translation theory and research methodologies. My current research focuses on the reception of translations in the contemporary book market, transcultural reading ...
Lecturer in Applied Linguistics
I am a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. I have a background in English Language teaching and training. My research focuses on digital interaction, including text messaging and online social media.
For a discussion of my research, here is a podcast recorded in May 2012 with the Ideas Lab at the ...
Now increasingly retired, I gradually move away from corpus linguistics into discourse analysis, from a hermeneutic and neo-pragmatic perspective, believing that the social and natural world we encounter is constituted by the discourse in which we take part.
Director, Centre for Corpus Research
Professor of English Language
I love language, spoken or written, and what it can do - or rather what we users can make it do (and have made it do, over the centuries). Especially writers, literary or otherwise. This is why I’ve spent many years studying and teaching the language of literature, and the art and craft of writing. Understanding language is at the heart of my teaching and research, ...
I am a research fellow on the ESRC funded project at the Centre for Corpus Research investigating the linguistic features of interdisciplinary research discourse.
I am a lecturer working in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics. I mainly work with the postgraduate students who are following our on-campus and distance programmes. My main areas of expertise are associated with corpus linguistics and language teaching.