Kate Groves

Kate Groves

Department of English Language and Linguistics
Doctoral researcher

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PhD title: Do Language Attitudes Matter? A study of home language environments, language attitudes, and academic achievement among D/deaf adolescents in the US, UK and Netherlands
SupervisorDr Robin Thompson and Professor Adam Schembri
Phd Psychology (working with English Language and Linguistics)


Kate is a PhD student investigating the interplay between language attitudes, home language environments and academic achievement among D/deaf and Hard of Hearing adolescents using a combination of questionnaires, interviews, a behavioural experiment and assessments. She is a Deaf American with fluency in ASL, working knowledge in LIS and basic knowledge in BSL and NGT. She has taught English to Deaf students in the US, Italy and Netherlands.

Language Attitudes Matter website