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Language and Linguistic Science

A dynamic and innovative department, our expertise spans the arts and sciences. We offer an exciting range of courses combining modern foreign languages, English language, and linguistics. Find out more about our department.

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We have received a Bronze award for our work to address gender equality in the Higher Education sector.

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You’ve changed your tune: intonational variation and change in Middlesbrough (and York)

Monday 7 June 2021

York Festival of Ideas webinar on intonation patterns and regional accents

Open lecture: The 3,000 year-old Mummy Nesyamun

Friday 28 May 2021

Online webinar on the synthesis of a vowel sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun ‘True of Voice’ organised by the LLS Forensic group

Another double Laidlaw success for Language and Linguistic Science students

Thursday 27 May 2021

Once again LLS undergraduates secure a prestigious Laidlaw Scholarship

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