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Scholarship recipient Lin Wei talks about her Masters in Interpreting and Translation and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of children.
11 May 2023
An Essex Abroad student offers tips on how to make the most out of the experience of studying in another country.
28 March 2023
The cockney dialect is not dead its just called Essex now
Dr Amanda Cole
27 February 2023
08 December 2022
Speaking of Essex Artwork celebrating Essex dialects
Dr Amanda Cole,
Dr Ella Jeffries
03 November 2022
15 September 2022
Dr Amanda Cole of the University of Essex and Emeritus Professor Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade of the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics compare chavs, who personify contemptuous commentary on the working class in England, with a similar figure in The Netherlands: Haagse Harry (Harry from The Hague). It is remarkable how many of the associated characteristics and behaviours of chavs fit Harry like a glove, such as wearing bling and tracksuits, and supposed antisocial behaviour and laziness.
Dr Amanda Cole,
Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
25 August 2022
Psycholinguistics: Can language shape the way we see and interpret the world around us? Hear interviews with staff, students, and other members of the University community around the topic.
25 June 2022
With the growing acceptance of LGBT+ topics in the mainstream the matter of pronouns arose. Hear interviews with staff, students, and other members of the University community around the topic.
24 June 2022
‘Break a leg’, ‘I’m feeling under the weather’, ‘I was just pulling your leg!’; We’ve all heard those phrases. Hear interviews with staff, students, and other members of the University community around the topic.
23 June 2022