School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Speech and Language Sciences
School of Psychology
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
We specialise in research supervision in the fields of language and communication disorders, language acquisition (first, second and bilingual), applied and educational linguistics, TESOL and cross-cultural communication.Applied linguistics, TESOL and cross-cultural communication including: bilingual education (Dr M Lin); computer-assisted language learning (CALL) (Mr S Windeatt); discourse analysis (Dr P Seedhouse, Dr C Jenks, Dr A Firth and Dr S Walsh); language testing (Mr S Windeatt); psycholinguistics and second language acquisition (Professor V Cook and Professor M Pienemann); socio-interactional approach to language learning (Dr P Seedhouse ,Dr N Shameem, Dr S Walsh and Dr A Firth); writing systems (Professor V Cook); cross-cultural interaction (Dr T Young, Dr P Sercombe); English as a lingua franca (Dr A Firth).Speech including: acquired communication disorders (Professor D Howard, Dr J Morris, Dr J Webster and Dr A Whitworth); bilingual and cross-linguistic studies of language acquisition (Dr C Letts and Dr G Khattab); experimental phonetics (Professor G Docherty and Dr G Khattab); motor speech disorders, neurogenic voice and fluency disorders, psychosocial aspects of rehabilitation in neurological illness (Dr N Miller and Mrs N Lallini); sociophonetics and language variation (Professor G Docherty and Dr G Khattab); specific language impairment (SLI) in children (Dr T Klee, Dr D James and Dr C Letts); phonological acquisition and disorder in children (Professor S Stokes).