Newcastle University

Applied Linguistics & Communication

Applied Linguistics & Communication at Newcastle has an international reputation for teaching and research in a range of areas related to language use and communication in real-world contexts. Our researchers draw upon a wide variety of research approaches, including discourse analysis, Conversation Analysis, social psychology, survey research, interviews, and ethnographic fieldwork.

Our research expertise is wide-ranging, with a particular focus on communication in international contexts, including the learning and use of second languages, and intercultural communication.

Our project base is the iLab:Learn: a laboratory for developing appropriate educational applications of digital technology.

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