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.
Studying Linguistics and NZSL Studies has taught me tolerance and respect, which are more useful in life than black-and-white thinking. Read more about Kaitlin.
Have you ever wondered how anonymous authors are uncovered? How about how spoken threats are investigated?
These questions and more will be answered in Linguistics 226: Forensic Linguistics. Register soon to secure your spot in this limited space Trimester 2 course.
Class topics will include the analysis of written threats, spoken threats, text messages from unknown senders, plagiarism cases, police coercion cases, contract disputes, and more.
Check out our MA Courses for Trimester Two. They include a two-week intensive course, taught on campus by Professor Tom Farrell from Brock University, Canada: LALS 518: Reflective Practice for Language Teachers 11-22 July.
“The beauty of applied linguistics lies in its potential applicability. Engaging in language learning, teaching and assessment research has played a transformative role for me.”
Peter has worked in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies since 2005. He has extensive teaching and teacher education experiences in mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and New Zealand. Read more about Peter.
My language teaching and learning experiences have revealed the fascinating relationship between language, identity, and society. Read more about Shelley.