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In the field, around the world

The latest issue of Arts Research – the School’s magazine focusing on exciting research being carried out by SALC staff – features a full-page exposé on the many LEL researchers involved in linguistic fieldwork around the world. 101 more words


Sociolinguistic noticing for language learners

By Melissa J. Enns

Have you ever noticed how effortlessly you switch registers in your first language? Have you ever wondered why it’s easy for you to identify where a character in a story or movie is from based on the way she speaks? 647 more words

Social and cultural factors effects on language learning

Faten Alzaid

Hello everyone. It is nice to share ideas in this blog area. Hence, I would like to share with you and write my first comment. 643 more words

Six Linguists of Color (who you can follow on Twitter!)

In the light of some recent white supremacist propaganda showing up on my campus, I’ve decided to spotlight a tiny bit of the amazing work being done around the country by linguists of color. 583 more words


Language "Hotpot" in Montreal


I am a Chinese student, here in Montreal. I have my stories concerning learning English and French. I bet you have your languages and stories as well. 672 more words

Welcome to our new PhD students!

It’s that time of year when it’s out with the old and in with the new. The new, in this case, is a crop of PhD students working with members of LEL staff. 109 more words