Research in Applied Linguistics

Our applied linguistics research places a major emphasis on critical qualitative research into social and cultural issues in language education, and a non-essentialist approach to intercultural communication; but there is also interest in grammar, discourse and pragmatics.

Teacher Educator conference 

Adrian Holliday speaking at the Teacher Educator Conference 2013. The British Council event took place in India. Professor Holliday's keynote address was titled Authenticity, Communities and Hidden Potentials. 


Annual Cutting Edges Conference

Cutting edges is an annual event for those researching in the fields of applied linguistics, TESOL, modern languages, intercultural communication and education. 

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Mphil and PhD in Applied Linguistics

MPhils and PhDs in Applied Linguistics are offered by the Centre for Language and Linguistics at Canterbury Christ Church University.

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Applied Linguistics research areas

Our expert staff specialise in research relating to social and cultural issues in language education; but there is also interest in grammar, discourse and pragmatics.

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Staff research profiles

Visit this page to contact our staff and view their research profiles. 

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Postgraduate Student Profiles

We have a growing postgraduate student community. On this page you can read about the research they are carrying out.

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