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Next CLLEAR Seminar: Wednesday 10 December Prof. John De Jong

Please join us for the next Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) Seminar on Wednesday 10 December from 5.00-7.00pm. Seminar title: Measurement Principles and Language Facts Speaker: Prof. John De Jong (Senior VP Global Assessment Standards at Pearson, Professor of Language Testing at VU University Amsterdam, and Programme Director of Framework Development […]

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Recent publications from ILC researchers

Some more recent publications from ILC researchers in the Department of Modern Languages: Marion Demossier Demossier , Marion (2014) Sarkozy and Roma: performing securitization. In, Maguire, M., Frois, C. and Zurawski, N. (eds.) The Anthropology of Security: Perspectives from the Frontline of Policing, Counter-terrorism and Border Control. London, GB, Pluto Press, 24-44. Jaine Beswick Beswick, […]

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British Council ELT Partnership Research Award

Dr Ying Zheng has been successful in obtaining a British Council ELT Partnership Research Award. She has been awarded £10k for a project entitled:  Investigating the Practice of the CEFR outside Europe: A Case Study on English Writing Assessment in China. This project investigates the practice of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages […]

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Research grant success for Ying Zheng

Dr. Ying Zheng has been successful in obtaining an award under the British Council East Asia Assessment Research Grants scheme 2014. The title of the project is ‘Aptis in China: Exploring Stakeholders’ Perceptions of its Validity and Practicality’. This project is a collaboration with Dr. Yanyan Zhang, Associate Professor from Wuhan University.  The project aims […]

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