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The Department is a world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research in English Language and Applied Linguistics.
Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics scores highly for satisfaction in the National Student Survey
Posted 15 January 2018
In this guest post for the CLiC Dickens Blog, Pablo Ruano San Segundo discusses gendered reporting verbs and alliterative patterns of character names and reporting verbs found with the CLiC web app.
Posted 04 January 2018
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2018 and 1 May 2019.
Posted 21 December 2017
The jokes found inside Christmas crackers are famous for making the family groan as well as laugh. Professor Susan Hunston tells us what makes Christmas Cracker jokes funny.
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We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events and research seminars, closely tied to the department's academic work.
If you would like to spend a period of time in Birmingham pursuing your research, you can apply to become a member of our Centre for Advanced Research in English (CARE).
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