Welcome to English as an International Language

The program of English as an International Language offers innovative undergraduate and postgraduate courses that focus on international/intercultural communication in English.


  • Prof. Farzad Sharifian, Chair in Cultural Linguistics, has two ‘forthcoming’ publications. They are ‘Cultural Linguistics’ (Springer, 2017) and ‘Advances in Cultural Linguistics’ (John Benjamins, 2017) (http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811040559). ‘Cultural Linguistics’ (a research monograph) covers the author’s theoretical thoughts, empirical research as well as applications of the Cultural Linguistics frameworks to several areas of inquiry since 2000. ‘Advances… Read more
  • Dr. Zhichang Xu, Senior lecturer in English as an International Language, has recently edited a research volume together with Dr. Deyuan He and Prof. David Deterding for Springer. It is titled “Researching Chinese English: State of the Art”. This volume offers a timely collection of original research papers on the various features and issues surrounding… Read more
  • Anna Gladkova received a research grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economía y Competitividad for the project entitled “Expressing emotions: a corpus-based contrastive interlanguage analysis of pragmatic competence in learner English” as part of a European research team. The project aims to investigate the role of emotions in native and non-native corpora from a multi-dimensional perspective. Anna's key… Read more

More news …