Institute for Applied Linguistics

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The Institute for Applied Linguistics carries out linguistic research aimed at solving real world problems through the exploration of language in use. The institute comprises two research centres and two research groups:

- Stylistics Research Centre 

- Centre of Intercultural Politeness 

We also run a language consultancy service, Language Unlocked, and are committed to making linguistics accessible to the public via our popular language magazine Babel.

We are able to offer a wide range of expertise in the analysis of both speech and written language and we work frequently with non-academic partners and clients.

- Speech Science Group 

- Languages and Translation Research Group

We also run a language consultancy service, Language Unlocked, and are comitted to making linguistics accessible to the public via our popular language magazine Babel.

We are able to offer a wide range of expertise in the analysis of both speech and written language and we work frequently with non-academic partners and clients.

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politeness Social Sciences
linguistics Social Sciences
pragmatics Social Sciences
interaction Social Sciences
religious behavior Social Sciences
language Social Sciences
humor Social Sciences
discourse Social Sciences

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Research Output 1996 2019

A Cautionary Tale For Phonetic Analysis: The Variability of Speech Between and Within Recording Sessions

Ross, S., Earnshaw, K. & Gold, E., Aug 2019, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019. Calhoun, S., Escudero, P., Tabain, M. & Warren, P. (eds.). Canberra: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc., p. 3090-3094 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
analysis
speech
sound
systems comparison
project

Austerity in the Commons: A corpus critical analysis of austerity and its surrounding grammatical context in Hansard (1803–2015)

Jeffries, L. & Walker, B., 25 Mar 2019, Discourse Analysis and Austerity: Critical Studies from Economics and Linguistics . Power, K., Ali, T. & Lebdušková, E. (eds.). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cognitive Grammar and reconstrual: Re-experiencing Margaret Atwood’s “The Freeze-Dried Groom”

Harrison, C. & Nuttall, L., Feb 2019, Experiencing Fictional Worlds. Neurohr, B. & Stewart-Shaw, L. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing, p. 135-154 20 p. (Linguistic Approaches to Literature; vol. 32).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fictional Worlds
Rereading
Margaret Atwood
Cognitive Grammar
Construal

Projects 2014 2019

Semantic Annotation and Mark Up for Enhancing Lexical Searches

Jeffries, L., Alexander, M. G., Baron, A., Archer, D., Hope, J., Rayson, P. E. & Kay, C. J.

1/01/1431/03/15

Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Hansard at Huddersfield: Making the Parliamentary Record More Accessible

Jeffries, L., Von Lunen, A. & Alexander, M. G.

1/01/1831/12/18

Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Activities 2017 2019

  • 4 Oral presentation
  • 2 Organising a conference, workshop, ...

Ageing, Illness, Care in Cultural and Literary Narrative

Sarah Falcus (Organiser), Katsura Sako (Organiser)
5 Sep 20196 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Developing an open writing aid for non-native speakers of English: an ontology-based approach

Hugo Sanjurjo Gonzalez (Speaker), H. Alaiz-Moretón (Speaker), N. Ramón (Speaker), B. Labrador (Speaker), I. García (Speaker)
20 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Making Hansard accessible to non-expert users through data visualisation

Lesley Jeffries (Speaker), Hugo Sanjurjo Gonzalez (Speaker)
1 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Research Units

linguistics
language
discourse
narrative
New Labour
politeness
interaction
religious behavior
pragmatics
humor