The Applied Linguistics & Communication blog is live!

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Hello and welcome to the new blog from the Applied Linguistics & Communication (ALC) Section in the School of ECLS, Newcastle University.

The staff and students in ALC conduct research in a range of areas, all related to language use and communication. We are particularly interested in:

  • Language learning
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Cross-Cultural Communication (CCC)
  • Discourse and Interaction

In this blog, we plan to post updates and reports on our research-related activities. These will include news about:

Events in our Section: Information about seminars and other events which are related to the ALC Section, including: the Applied Linguistics Seminar Series, the Annual Postgraduate Research Student Conference, the publication of our Annual Review of ECLS student journal, our Micro-Analysis Research Group data session meetings, and many others.

Publications: News related to books, chapters, journal articles etc. published by staff and students within the Section.

Research activity: Information about new and ongoing research projects, and grant successes connected to them.

Presentations: Including details of talks given by invitation or at conferences, and reports on conferences attended.

Student successes: Including details of PhD viva successes, and newly-joining Postgraduate Research students.

And if there is anything else you’d like to see us share on this blog, please do let us know (you can post a comment below, or contact us on Twitter or Facebook)!

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