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Book publisher rewards Department of English and Language Studies

11 March 2008

Canterbury Christ Church University's Department of English and Language Studies has been awarded a range of educational books.

Students receive donated books Students receive donated books

The Department received 12 books, costing £300, from the UK’s leading English language training resource website, www.onestopenglish.co.uk, which is part of Macmillan publishers, as a ‘thank you’ for its institutional subscription to the website.

In addition, the Department has been awarded a set of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) course books, worth £180, from Cambridge University Press, after staff and students reviewed one of its new books.

Senior Lecturer, Jane Wright, who took receipt of the books on behalf of the Department, said: “I am delighted that the students and staff within the Department of English and Language Studies now have access to this extensive range of first rate books. The books will support their learning and personal development and will enhance the Department’s excellent English language support and study skills classes.”

Notes to Editor

If you would like an image of students from the Department of English and Language Studies being presented the new books or an interview with Jane Wright, please contact Canterbury Christ Church University’s Media Relations Officer, Claire Draper, on 01227 782391.

Department of English and Language Studies

The Department of English and Language Studies was formed in 2007 following the merger of the two separate Departments of English and Languages Studies.  It offers a range of progammes and research in English Literature, Applied Linguistics, Language Teaching and Teacher Education, Culture and Communication, Modern Foreign Languages, Creative Writing, and study skills in English.

The main programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level are:

PhD in Applied Linguistics;
PhD in English Literature;
MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL);
MA/ Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching English as an Additional Language (TEAL);
MA in English (with various pathways);
MA in Creative Writing;
BA in English (single and combined honours);
Licence es Lettres / BA in English (double degree with Lille University);
BA in French (combined honours);
BA in English Language and Communication.

The Department also offers a wide range of short certificate and training courses for teachers, including a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), general English EFL courses throughout the year, and is involved in a range of overseas English teacher development projects.

Contacts

Claire Draper, Media Relations Officer,
Canterbury Christ Church University,
01227 782391, claire.draper@canterbury.ac.uk

Laura Jones, External Relations Assistant,
Canterbury Christ Church University,
01227 782826, laura.jones@canterbury.ac.uk

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