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Dr Teresa Parodi writes on the many benefits of bilingualism

Dr Teresa Parodi has written an article 'Speaking in tongues: the many benefits of bilingualism' for The Conversation . You can read the article, which has had 143,000 reads in less than two months, here .

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English Dialects App tries to guess your regional accent

Dr Adrian Leemann, researcher at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, has developed a free app, available on the App Store and Google Play. The app, developed in conjunction with colleagues from the universities of Zurich and Bern, asks you to choose your pronunciation of 26 different words before...

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Prof Ianthi Tsimpli elected as Chair in English and Applied Linguistics

The Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics is very happy to announce that Prof Ianthi Tsimpli has accepted the election to the Chair in English and Applied Linguistics and will take up the position on 1 July 2015.

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New Website

The Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics will be migrating their website to a new system over the course of the following few weeks.

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