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Towards One Thousand Constructions: rethinking the learner's understanding of lexis and grammar

Towards One Thousand Constructions: rethinking the learner's understanding of lexis and grammar
Description
Professor Susan Hunston is giving a plenary talk at this year's Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TaLC), which will take place on 18-21 July 2018 at the University of Cambridge.
Date:
11/07/2018

Death Before Birth: The use of metaphor to understand and communicate about pregnancy loss

Description
June is Sands (the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) awareness month and the University is currently undertaking vital research into descriptions of Death Before Birth and Lived Experiences of Miscarriage in order to better understand and improve the experiences of those affected by miscarriage.
Date:
29/06/2018

Death Before Birth: The use of metaphor to understand and communicate about pregnancy loss

Description
June is Sands (the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) awareness month and the University is currently undertaking vital research into descriptions of Death Before Birth and Lived Experiences of Miscarriage in order to better understand and improve the experiences of those affected by miscarriage.
Date:
29/06/2018

New free online course: Introduction to Linguistics

New free online course: Introduction to Linguistics
Description
Starting on 2 July, the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is running a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Introduction to Linguistics, hosted by FutureLearn.
Date:
29/06/2018

The Hermeneutic Cyborg

The Hermeneutic Cyborg
Description
Professor Stefan Evert (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) delivered the 2018 Sinclair Lecture.
Date:
26/06/2018

Koko: Gorilla death coverage rekindles language debate

Koko: Gorilla death coverage rekindles language debate
Description
Adam Schembri, Marcus Perlman and Gerardo Ortega quoted in BBC article.
Date:
26/06/2018

Birmingham Student Wins Prestigious British Council Award

Birmingham Student Wins Prestigious British Council Award
Description
ELAL student Mathew Ellman won this year's British Council Masters Dissertation Award for English Language Teaching.
Date:
22/06/2018

7th International Conference of the UK Cognitive Linguistics Association (UK-CLC 7)
Description
We are pleased to announce that the 7th International Conference of the UK Cognitive Linguistics Association (UK-CLC 7) will take place at the University of Birmingham from 29 July to 1 August 2019.
Date:
20/06/2018

Linguists form college link in Singapore

Linguists form college link in Singapore
Description
Joe Bennett and ´╗┐Gareth Carrol visited Catholic Junior College in Singapore to promote the study of linguistics.
Date:
31/05/2018

CLiC on tour in China

CLiC on tour in China
Description
In June Professor Michaela Mahlberg, who has been leading the CLiC project, will give a keynote at the 4th Corpus Linguistics in China Conference and then speak at Beihang University (Beijing) and Southwest University (Chongqing).
Date:
25/05/2018
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