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Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU)

Leader: Professor Leah Roberts

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.


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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Research themes





Language Learning Crisis -what crisis? Examining learning language crises through the rationale of global language statuses

Dr Ursula lanvers will give a synopsis of my main research activities during my research leave, and a synoptical rationale as to how the projects hang together.