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

Aug8SeminarsMiriam Meyerhoff
Date: 8 August 2014
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: MYLT101
Prof Miriam Meyerhoff, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies Read more
Sep22SeminarsFHSS Learning and Teaching Seminar Series: Averil Coxhead
Date: 22 September 2014
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: Murphy LT220
How I use vocabulary research in my teaching Read more

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News

12 June 2014 ELTO students learn from human rights experts
Asian officials learn from human rights experts Read more
12 June 2014 Bringing English to the jungle
Bringing English to the jungle. Read more
21 March 2014 Linguistics, Please
Dr Elizabeth Pearce writes to The Listener. Read more

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Miriam

Miriam Meyerhoff - Professor of Linguistics

My world is a beautiful Babel.
I started thinking about language variation when I moved to New Zealand at the age of six and I really wanted to sound "local". I love doing linguistic research – how we talk is about what’s in our heads and what's in our hearts. Read more about Miriam.

Tali

Tali Brassington-Crow - BA student

I value the increased understanding gained through exchanging different communities' languages, ideas and customs, as it extends cross-cultural communication. Read more about Tali.

Evan

Evan Hazenberg - PhD student

Gender is such a central aspect of our identities, but the mechanisms of 'doing' gender can be difficult to research. Read more about Evan.