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Our ancestors may have begun communicating with each other using sounds, rather than gestures, to describe the world around them.
Posted 14 June 2021
Professor Jeanette Littlemore discusses how Jonathan Van Tam and others use metaphors when talking about the Covid-19 Pandemic, and why it works.
Posted 12 May 2021
The 'missing link' that helped our ancestors to begin communicating with each other through language may have been iconic sounds, giving rise to the unique human power to coin new words describing the world around us
Posted 30 March 2021
A new module in the Department of English Language and Linguistics gives all of our undergraduate students the opportunity to work on a project set by an employer.
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