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Dr Sylvia Jaworska

Name:
Dr Sylvia Jaworska
Job Title:
Associate Professor
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Responsibilities

Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics

Programme Director, Campus-based MA TESOL and MA Applied Linguistics

Sylvia teaches the following modules:

  • LS2AD: Discourse Analysis 
  • LSMADA: Approaches to Discourse
  • LS3/MCBL: Corpus-Based Approaches to Language Description

Sylvia supervises/co-supervises 7 PhD students.

External

Visiting Lecturer, Department of English and Linguistics, Rhodes University (South Africa), Secretary of the Forum for Germanic Language Studies

External Examiner: MA Applied Linguistics/MA Language, Culture and Communication, Birmingham University

Areas of Interest

Sylvia's main research interest is in the area of Discourse Analysis and Corpus Linguistics. Her research is interdisciplinary, cross-linguistic and cross-cultural. She combines corpus and computational tools with discourse-analytical techniques to study language use and linguistic practices in professional contexts including (new) media, business and health communication.

Currently, Sylvia is a Co-Investigator on a large European and interdisciplinary project investigating the communication of scientific health claims on food funded by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology/Horizon 2020.

Research groups / Centres

Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism, Big Social Data, Languages and Linguistics Research Division

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