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Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics scores highly for satisfaction in the National Student Survey
Posted 12 April 2018
In an innovative and visionary collaboration, academics from the University of Birmingham are working with marketing communications agency Big Cat to explore the impact of figurative messages within advertising using state-of-the-art technologies.
Posted 28 March 2018
In their Conversation article, Dr Anna Cermakova and Prof Michaela Mahlberg write about gender imbalance in children's literature – with examples from the ChiLit corpus.
"With less than fifty days until the Literature exams, this exciting new approach could not have fallen into teachers' hands at a better time!" In her guest post on the CLiC Dickens Blog, teacher Katherine Howard (Brockington College, South Leicestershire) writes about using the CLiC web app for GCSE English revision with a case study of 'A Christmas Carol'.
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