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Satomi Suzuki

Satomi has recently been nominated by the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics for the British Council’s Master’s Dissertation Award programme.

Patrick Amoyaw

Studying an MA in Applied Linguistics at Reading, and having the opportunity to work as a support teacher at a number of placement schools nearby, has helped prepare Patrick for his future career.

Chiho Takeda

MA TESOL student Chiho (Takeda) Young-Johnson gained amazing recognition for her dissertation – a commendation from the British Council.

Why study with us?

You will be taught by experts in applied linguistics and language education, who are known for their research in their specialties.

Our Department is in the top 150 worldwide for English Language and Literature (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2024).


Life in the Department

Develop your ideas and nurture your creativity with first-hand guidance from expert academics and experienced professionals.

Research stories

Our staff and PhD students develop exciting and diverse projects that span disciplines and the globe.