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English Language & Linguistics BA(Hons): Who teaches this course

About the faculty and staff

This course is taught in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Our teaching team of practising and published writers includes award-winning published authors such as Paul Bailey (twice-Booker nominated winner of the E M Forster Award and George Orwell Prize), Hanif Kureishi (Whitbread First Novel and PEN/Pinter Prize winner), Winsome Pinnock (George Devine, Unity Theatre Trust and and Pearson Plays on Stage Award winner) and Diran Adebayo (Betty Trask and Writers Guild Award winner). Through their specialisations our team of writers promote an atmosphere in which experimentation and innovation flourish, and genre writing such as crime, romance and children's writing is also valued and nurtured.

The English teaching team is dedicated to research, and research-led teaching. Staff are internationally recognised through their research activity and publications, scholarships and research awards, editorial activities and visiting appointments at other universities.

Staff teaching on this course

Dr Hannah Sowden

Dr Hannah Sowden is primarily concerned with the acquisition of language and gesture. She is interested in the co-development of speech and gesture in both typically and atypically developing children and also in the processing of language and gesture in adults.


Dr Kate Scott

Dr Kate Scott is a theoretical linguist with a background in pragmatics, with a specialisation in the pragmatics of abbreviated language in diaries, taking a relevance theoretic perspective. Her research focuses on the pragmatics of referring expressions.


Dr Marina Lambrou

Dr Marina Lambrou's research interests include stylistics (literary and non-literary), focusing on narratives; narratology, language and media – the linguistic strategies underlying media language and mediation of texts; sociolinguistics, including language variation and identity; and ethnography.


Dr Paul Booth

Paul specialises in language teaching pedagogy and second language acquisition with an interest in language teaching, learning differences and vocabulary. His research focuses on the relationship between learning and the lexical production of second language learners.

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