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Applied Linguistics and TESOL PhD and MPhil Supervisors

Research Degrees Applied Linguistics and TESOL PhD and Apply now for a
PhD
Find a Research MPhil Supervisors
Degree Advice for
Dr Jim Askham Applicants

Doctor of Social
Research areas
Science How to Apply


English
Second language teacher education When to Apply
Second language learner autonomy/teacher autonomy Current

Student Profiles
Classroom-based assessment in TESOL Studentships


Apply Now Programme evaluation in TESOL Entry
Requirements

History of the Potential topics/projects
Book PhD and Course Fees
Promoting second language learner autonomy in and beyond the
MPhil
classroom in TESOL contexts
Supervisors
Teacher learning in novice/early-years TESOL professionals About Leicester

Literature,
Medicine, and
Investigations of experienced TESOL teachers pedagogical One of the UK's
knowledge Top Research
Science PhD and
MPhil Investigations of formative assessment practices in TESOL contexts Universities
Supervisors
Investigations of teacher learning through Lesson Study in TESOL Facilities for the
contexts 21st Century

Literature and Researcher
War PhD and Teacher-led programme evaluation in TESOL context
MPhil Researcher
Training that
Supervisors Professor Glenn Fulcher
Meets Your Needs

Literature, Art, Research Areas
A Welcoming
and Film PhD and Research
Language testing and assessment
MPhil Community
Supervisors Educational assessment
Leicester - A
Potential topics/projects Diverse and

Literature and
Adolescence PhD Exciting City
Construct definition and operationalization
and MPhil

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Applied Linguistics and TESOL PhD and MPhil Supervisors University of Leicester

Designing test specifications


Supervisors
Task design, prototyping and piloting Related Courses

Life Writing PhD
and MPhil
Content analysis for EAP or specific purposes testing PhD/MPhil
Supervisors Investigating task difficulty Education

Designing rating scales for performance assessment PhD/MPhil History



Gender and
Sexuality PhD Interface issues in computer based testing PhD/MPhil
and MPhil Translation
Validation Studies
Supervisors
Pragmatic notions of validity and the philosophy of educational
English Masters

English assessment Degrees
Language and
Ethics and standards in language testing practice
Linguistics PhD
and MPhil Test use, political mandates and philosophy
Contact Us
Supervisors
Dr Jim King Tel: +44 (0)116 252

Old English and 5129
Late Medieval Research areas and potential topics/projects
englishphd@le.ac.uk
Studies PhD and
Silence in second language (L2) or general education contexts
MPhil English Website
Supervisors Psychological aspects of instructed language learning, particularly in
relation to anxiety and emotion in the L2 classroom

Renaissance and
Social anxiety and foreign language anxiety in L2 and higher
Early Modern
education
Studies PhD and
MPhil Teacher emotions and emotional labour in language teaching
AHRC PhD Studentships
Supervisors L2 teacher motivation - Midlands3Cities
Partnership

Romantic and Language learner engagement
Victorian Studies
Group dynamics in language classrooms
PhD and MPhil
Supervisors Higher education in Japan


20th Century and Dr Julie Norton
Contemporary
Research areas
Studies PhD and
MPhil Materials development in language teaching
Supervisors
Exploring expertise in materials design

Applied Evaluating materials
Linguistics and
TESOL PhD and Exploring the development of a new coursebook series
MPhil Discourse analysis of spoken language
Supervisors
Lesson study and teacher professional development
Studentships and Methodology in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Funding
Intercultural communication
Advice for Applicants
Potential topics/projects
(incl. Tuition Fees and

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Applied Linguistics and TESOL PhD and MPhil Supervisors University of Leicester

English language Materials development in language teaching (e.g. Exploring expertise


requirements)) in materials design; evaluating materials; exploring the development of
a new coursebook series)
University and City
Discourse analysis of spoken language (e.g. how teachers co-
Professional construct pedagogical knowledge through talk)
Doctorates Lesson study and teacher professional development

Part-Time PhD/MPhil Methodology in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages


(particularly developing speaking and listening skills)
Distance Learning
Intercultural communication (e.g. developing intercultural pragmatic
Doctoral Training competence)
Partnerships
Dr Pam Rogerson Revell

Research areas

Workplace discourse

Phonology and pronunciation teaching

Intercultural business communication

Computer Assisted Language Learning

English as an International Language

Potential topics/projects

Issues of participation and performance in international (business)


interactions

Pronunciation and intelligibility in English as a Lingua Franca contexts

The use of technologies to enhance (distance) language learning

Dr Nick Smith

Research areas

Corpus linguistics: e.g. corpus design and compilation, annotation,


collocation, keywords analysis, other methodological aspects

English grammar, lexis and lexicogrammar

Variation and change in current or recent English: particularly


grammatical and lexical change in recent centuries and decades

Register analysis, including spoken, written and new media language

Potential topics/projects

Corpus linguistics (methodology, application and analysis)

English grammar and lexicogrammar

Language change in English

Using corpora for language learning/teaching

Spoken, written and new media language

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Applied Linguistics and TESOL PhD and MPhil Supervisors University of Leicester

Regional and social variation in English, including British and


American English, World Englishes, and regional English varieties

Dr Agneta Svalberg

Research Areas

Language learning

English grammar

Grammar teaching and learning

Academic writing

Teacher grammar awareness

Potential topics/projects

Online and face-to-face engagement with language

Complex dynamic processes in language teaching and learning (e.g.


in collaborative group work)

Language awareness approaches to language teaching

Teachers language awareness

Teaching/learning of tense and aspect

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