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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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.
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.
Moving on to PhD study made perfect sense after finishing my MA in Applied Linguistics in LALS. Read more about Shota.
Studying the humanities is fascinating, and has also armed me with knowledge that is applicable to the real world. Read more about Clement.
"Our languages are forever connected to who we are, who we will be and where we come from."
Corinne's research centres around the connections between language and identity, as well as the politics associated with learning and using any given language at any point in time. Read more about Corinne.