School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

The School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies is part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and incorporates the Deaf Studies Research Unit, the English Language Institute and the New Zealand Dictionary Centre.

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Events

May1-3ConferencesNWAV AP 3
Date: 1–3 May 2014
Time: 9.00 am
NWAV AP 3Date: 1-3 May 2014 New Ways of Analysing Variation Asia-Pacific 3 will be… Read more
May9SeminarsLin He
Date: 9 May 2014
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: MYLT101
Lin He, PhD candidate, Linguistics and Applied Language Studies Read more
May30SymposiumsDiscourse Analysis
Date: 30 May 2014
Time: 9.00 am
Discourse Analysis: Crossing Boundaries A one-day symposium at Victoria University of Wellington. May 30th, venue… Read more

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News

21 March 2014 Linguistics, Please
Dr Elizabeth Pearce writes to The Listener. Read more
11 February 2014 LALS Prize Winners 2013
Congratulations to our LALS Prize Winners - 2013 Read more
23 January 2014 Small talk and humour in the workplace
Small talk and humour essential in working life. Read more

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Anna Siyanova

Anna Siyanova - Lecturer

"It is estimated that over half of the world’s population speaks more than one language. This alone makes second language acquisition a fascinating topic of enquiry." Read more about Anna.

Keely Kidner

Keely Kidner - PhD student

"As a researcher, I want to contribute positively to the wider social debates that are so important at this time." Read more about Keely.

Mark Berry

Mark Berry - BA student and DEAF tutor

“What excites me about language teaching is that it creates a bridge between people and different cultures.” Watch Mark's video.