Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU)

Leader: Professor Leah Roberts  Deputy Leader: Dr Emma Marsden

The Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) undertakes fundamental research on language learning, applied research to understand and improve second language education, and research on the teaching and learning of English and other languages.

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Why linguistics is central to Alzheimer’s research

Posted on Tuesday 19 May 2015

This Public Research Seminar is being hosted by the Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use and Research Centre for Social Sciences, Thursday 28 May 2015, 4.00pm


‘Beyond the Word: Lexical Processing, Acquisition and Use in a Second Language’:

Posted on Wednesday 13 May 2015

This workshop, hosted by the Centre for Research in Language and Learning Use (CReLLU), on 7 May 2015, brought together researchers from linguistics, psychology and second language research, and examined what a more inclusive, and complex, conception of the mental lexicon means for learning, processing and use in a first and second language.


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Departmental PhD awarded to Beth Bailey

Posted on Thursday 6 November 2014

Harnessing the potential of home languages in the primary classroom


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Thu
28
May

Why linguistics is central to Alzheimer’s research

Public Research Seminar Hosted by the Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use and Research Centre for Social Sciences

Wed
3
Jun

Oral Language Fluency Development in Study Abroad: What are we measuring and what is it.

Amanda Huensch is Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics at the University of South Florida, USA. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Fri
12
Jun

The role of cognitive factors in context: Behavioral and neurocognitive investigations of second language acquisition

Dr Kara Morgan-Short will present results from behavioral and neurocognitive investigations of the role that cognitive factors play in the acquisition of second languages in different contexts.

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The aim of the CReLLU is to lead cutting edge interdisciplinary research relating to language learning, language use and language in education. Research encompasses foreign, second, bilingual and first language acquisition and the relations between them.

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50 Years of Education at York: Academic Conference and Workshop

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