As part of our Research Discovery vodcast series, Dr Rebecca Clift, talks about her research in the areas of conversational analysis.
The Department of Language and Linguistics brings together three
distinct, yet connected areas of study: English language and linguistics,
modern languages and English language teaching.
We are one of the largest and most prestigious departments in the world
for English language and linguistics research, rated fourth in the latest
Research Assessment Exercise. We offer a large range of study options that
offers you a truly flexible course. Feedback from our students show they
love studying at Essex.
- Our courses provide skills that employers are looking for
- Cutting-edge lab work
- In the top three universities in England for the proportion of
world-leading linguistics research
- All languages are taught by native or bi-lingual teachers
- We write the books that other universities teach from
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