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Our academics can tell you why a person forgets their native language when they become bilingual, how COVID-19 has impacted the way we communicate and why small talk is at the heart of how we interact.

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Essex among best universities for community engagement and local growth
31 Mar 2021
Essex amongst world’s best for Social Sciences
04 Mar 2021
Essex linguist helps teachers nationwide during pandemic
03 Nov 2020
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