The School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies has a world class reputation for its teaching and research in the fields of Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, and TESOL. The School incorporates the Deaf Studies Research Unit and the English Language Institute, and offers a range of academic and professional Writing Courses. The Language in the Workplace project is part of the School.

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We offer undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate TESOL programmes.

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    If you walk into a workshop to learn a trade in New Zealand, you’ll hear the teacher referring to the group as ‘guys’, and individual students as ‘mate’—reflecting the egalitarian values of the society we live in.

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    A 'fresh' perspective on linguistics

    For Bryer Oden, a summer research scholarship was a chance for her to explore further her love of linguistics and prepare for her Master’s programme.

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