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- English 4 Intensive Summer Course
Intercultural identities of non-native teachers of English: an exploration in China and the Netherlands
Teachers of English as a foreign language in China and the Netherlands have different notions of themselves as teachers in relation to cultures associated with the English language.
- English for academic purposes: Writing
Japanese Gongbi | English spoken
Arts and leisure, Arts and leisure
- Business English Upper-intermediate (BEC Vantage)
Taalportaal (Language Portal)
This proposal aims at the construction of a comprehensive and authoritative scientific grammar for Dutch and Frisian in the form of a virtual language institute: het Taalportaal/the Language Portal.
Modern Languages (MA)
The programme for the Modern Languages specialisation is a one-year programme within the masters's degree in Linguistics at Leiden University. In the course of the programme you will be able to focus on one of five language themes, or a combination thereof: Chinese Linguistics, English Linguistics,…
French Language and Linguistics
French Language and Linguistics at Leiden University offers a wide array of courses covering theoretical and applied linguistics, including language acquisition, syntax, and semantics.
The Leiden University Old English ColloQuest
The Leiden University Old English ColloQuest is a digital, dynamic edition of an Old English text that adapts to each different learner to offer an appropriate level of challenge. The nature and number of glosses (translation aids) on the text adjust for each individual user based on the user’s answers…
Chinese Language and Linguistics
Chinese Linguistics at Leiden University offers you an excellent opportunity to concentrate on the different aspects of the languages of China, especially their sounds and syntax.
Language Learning Resource Centre
The language learning resource centre unites all language teaching professionals working at Leiden University: teachers and researchers at the LUCL, ATC, LUCAS, LIAS, and ICLON.
Language Description and Documentation
Languages spoken around the world differ vastly from the more familiar Indo-European languages. The courses in this theme aim to introduce you to the immense linguistic diversity still found in the world today.
The Majang Language
On the 4th of June, Andreas Joswig successfully defended his doctoral thesis and graduated. The Leiden University Centre for Linguistics congratulates Andreas on this great result.
German Language and Linguistics
German Language and Linguistics at Leiden University offers in-depth knowledge of German linguistic theory and practice.
- Language and Culture Education
Italian Language and Linguistics
Italian Language and Linguistics at Leiden University draws on diachronic and synchronic perspectives to bring you an advanced qualification in Italian linguistics.
Language and self-regulation in XXY
The role of language in self-regulation and social behavior in children with an extra X chromosome
Anyone who creates a page for a magazine, a PowerPoint presentation, a brochure, a poster or dreams up an idea for an infographic is faced with important questions:
Language and Communication
To make successful communication possible, people need much more than their knowledge of the language system.
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities
- English Grammar Course for BAIS students
- Language Processing and Cognition
Academic Language Centre
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Language documentation Ecuador
Collaborative linguistic research on indigenous languages of Ecuador: description, documentation & materials
Arabic Language Courses
Throughout the year, the Netherlands Flemish Institute organises Arabic Language courses for the general public. Registration is now open for the courses on the left.
Language policy and practices in the Global North and South: Challenges, opportunities and future directions
A thorough description of the relationships among languages and their social environment in a given context, reflecting an ecological perspective, involves attention to the agency of local actors, and the policies, discourse, and ideologies that surround them.
The Language of Argumentation
Bringing together scholars from a broad range of theoretical perspectives, The Language of Argumentation offers a unique overview of research at the crossroads of linguistics and theories of argumentation.
Dutch Language Courses
Important note: Considering the ongoing developments surrounding Covid-19 in Egypt and in accordance with Leiden University regulations, we have decided to cancel the Dutch courses for the time being. We will reevaluate the situation in September 2021 the soonest. The institute offers Dutch language…
- English for academic purposes: Writing and Presenting
- Second World War
English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes
The second major collection of papers from the Bridging the Unbridgeable project.
Unknown 18th-century Dutch: language variation in private letters
How did common people write in the late eighteenth century? Little is yet known on this topic, since our knowledge is mainly based on printed texts written by a small part of the (male) elite population. This dissertation – written from a sociolinguistic point of view – gives us new insights into late-…
- Language Policy and Practices Series
Churches and Religion in the Second World War
Despite the wealth of historical literature on the Second World War, the subject of religion and churches in occupied Europe has been undervalued.
Dutch Language and Culture (BA)
In the Bachelor's programme Dutch Language and Culture at Leiden University you will learn to analyse how people use the Dutch language, culture and media and to place it in an international perspective.
Chinese and Dutch Teachers of English have different opinions about cultures associated with the English language
Teachers of English as a foreign language in China and the Netherlands have different notions of themselves as teachers in relation to cultures associated with the English language. This is stated in the doctoral thesis of Dadi Chen, who graduates from the Leiden University Graduate School of Teaching…
Custom-made language training
The form and content of the course are determined by your answers on the intake form and, if necessary, an intake interview.
German Language and Culture (BA)
Germany has an important position in Europe, both economically as well as politically and culturally. In the Bachelor's programme German Language and Culture you will dive into the rich language, history and literature of this influencial country and discover what it has to offer!
African Languages and Cultures (BA)
Do you have an open-minded and unprejudiced worldview and do you want to get the know the African continent? In the Dutch-taught Bachelor's programme African Languages and Cultures you will dive into the fascinating culture, history and literature of Africa, and you will learn how to read and speak…
Sign Languages and Deaf Studies
UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Academic studies or an academic career are a big challenge if you are deaf. Particularly in Africa, where many countries don’t even have secondary schools for the deaf. Sign Languages provides the latest academic insights and research skills on African Sign Languages. We…
A grammar of Makalero: A Papuan language of East Timor
This dissertation is the first comprehensive description of Makalero, a language spoken by approximately 6,500 speakers in the Iliomar subdistrict, in the south-east of the Republic of East Timor. While previous sources considered it to be a dialect of the larger language Makasae, the present study,…
French Language and Culture (BA)
France isn't just a country of great writers, thinkers and the well known 'savoir-vivre', economically it is also of great importance to the Netherlands and the rest of the world. Study the French language and culture and acquire skills that provide great opportunities for an international career!
Italian Language and Culture (BA)
Ti amo Italia! Immerse yourself in the country of Michelangelo, Dante and Prada. Study one of the most popular languages in the world and discover why Italy has filled an exemplary role for so many centuries and still does. As a graduate of the Bachelor's programme Italian Language and Culture you will…
Cultural evolutionary modeling of patterns in language change. Exercises in evolutionary linguistics
This thesis describes the use of the evolutionary approach in the study of language change, aiming to provide a better insight in the mechanisms that play a role in language change and to validate this approach in the field of language change.
Alor-Pantar languages: origins and theoretical impact
This research project focuses on the extended documentation and investigation of these non-Austronesian (‘Papuan’) languages.
- Language and Culture Education: Dutch
- Language and Culture Education: German
- Language and Culture Education: French