295 search results for “english philology” in the Public website
Conceptualizing Authorship in Late Imperial Chinese Philology
Daniel Stumm defended his thesis on 16 April 2020.
Faculty of Humanities
English Literature and Culture (MA)
The one-year, English-taught master's programme in English Literature and Culture focuses on the interaction between literature and key political and social issues such as identity, migration, memory and the metropolis, but also between literature and the literary tradition, and literature and film.
Interpersonal Forgiveness and Reconciliation: A Cultural Philology, 1575–1890
This project proceeds from the observation that since the second half of the twentieth century, forgiveness and reconciliation have become pervasive themes in western culture, both on a political level and in personal relations.
Rewriting Yusuf. A Philological and Intertextual Study of a Swahili Islamic Manuscript Poem
The present monograph, spanning a wide range of world and local literatures represents a high academic standard of both literary criticism and philological analysis. By demonstrating her expertise as an Africanist conversant with the Arabic canon, Raia reveals how the narrative of Joseph has been re-narrated…
The Academic Language Centre provides a wide range of English courses. The courses differ with regard to level, content and frequency.
Faculty of Humanities
English Language and Culture (BA)
From Great-Britain to the United States and from Australia to South Africa: people around the whole world speak and write English. In Leiden you will broaden your knowledge of the English language, and in the rich Literature and culture of the global English world on academic level.
- English 3
- English 5
- English 6
- English 4
- English 2
English Language and Linguistics
English Language and Linguistics at Leiden University focuses on English language usage and linguistics around the world, including in countries where English is spoken as a second language or as part of a mixed language.
There is no doubt. Muslim scholarship and society in 17th-century Central Sudanic Africa
Combining approaches from intellectual history, philology and the study of Arabic manuscripts, this study places the Bornu scholar Muḥammad al-Wālī within his intellectual environment on the one hand, and it portrays him as someone who responded to the concerns of ordinary Muslims around him on the…
Proficiency in English
For admission to the Graduate School you will be asked to demonstrate you proficiency in English by means of an IELTS or TOEFL test. The certificates must be recent (not older than two years).
English Academic Skills
The English section at the Academic Language Centre offers numerous courses in Academic Skills. These courses are intended to train participants in the use of English writing and presenting skills in an academic context. The courses are aimed at BA students and MA students. In addition, we also offer…
- Program in English
- Writing Academic English
English language check
Publishing about your research is a key aspect of your career as a researcher; the majority of research publications are written in English. When applying for research funding, too, it is very important to ensure that your application is written in clear, accessible English. Maria Sherwood-Smith, Academic…
English as a Lingua Franca: Mutual Intelligibility of Chinese, Dutch and American speakers of English
The presents thesis investigates the extent to which Chinese, Dutch and American speakers of English are mutually intelligible. Intelligibility of vowels, simplex consonants and consonant clusters was tested in meaningless sound sequences, as well as in words in meaningless and meaningful short sent…
Courses in Academic English
For all problems related to presenting your research in English, the Graduate School provides help in the form of an in-house Academic English Instructor.
- Introduction International Legal English (ILEC)
- Language and Culture Education: English
- English 5 Intensive Summer Course
Spanish-English Codeswitching in the Caribbean and the US
This volume provides a sample of the most recent studies on Spanish-English codeswitching both in the Caribbean and among bilinguals in the United States.
- English 4 Intensive Summer Course
- Teaching English (MA)
- English for academic purposes: Writing
- Business English Upper-intermediate (BEC Vantage)
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…
Basic Qualification in English Language Skills
University lecturers who are in the process of obtaining the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) and who teach programmes in English will also need the Basic Qualification in English Language Skills certificate, which guarantees a basic standard of English.
English language assessment for MA students
Are you planning to register for an English taught Master’s Degree Programme after your Bachelor’s programme? In order to assess what your current level of English is, you are invited to complete an Online Oxford Quick Placement Test.
- English Language Assessment for MA students
- English Grammar Course for BAIS students
Online Experience English Language and Culture
Study Information, Online Experience
British Celtic Influence on English Phonology
This dissertation assesses the influence of British Celtic on the phonological development of English during and shortly after the Anglo-Saxon settlement period, ca. AD 450-700.
Faculty of Humanities
- English for academic purposes: Writing and Presenting
English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes
The second major collection of papers from the Bridging the Unbridgeable project.
Bachelor Q&A (English)
On this page you can find answers to frequently asked questions.
new critical edition of the three 'new' Anuvākas of Kāṇḍa 17 with English translation and commentary
On the 11th of June, Umberto Selva successfully defended his doctoral thesis and graduated. The Leiden University Centre for Linguistics congratulates Umberto on this great result.
This August: summer school Philology & Manuscripts from the Muslim World
In August 2019, LUCIS will again organise a summer school on Philology and Manuscripts from the Muslim world. Are you interested in handwritten materials? Then keep reading!
2-year Lecturer position in Medieval English Language and Literature
Humanities, Centre for the Arts in Society
The development of an assessment procedure for beginning teachers of English as a foreign language
This dissertation reports on the requirements for the design and development of teacher assessments, and examines the possibility of developing an assessment procedure that complies with the formulated requirements.
The syntax of verbal pseudo-coordination in English and Afrikaans
This dissertation provides a systematic description of English and Afrikaans verbal pseudo-coordination and a formal analysis couched in the Minimalist program.
Livestream graduation ceremony BA English Language and Culture
Part-time English Language and Culture bachelor's programme
The English language and culture study programme also exists in the form of a part-time programme.
Speech intelligibility problems of Sudanese learners of English. An experimental approach
This dissertation aims at discussing the nature and the linguistic factors assumed responsible for speech intelligibility problems of Sudanese learners of English.
Deconstructing meaning: a semiotactic approach to gerundival constructions in English
On January 30th, Lennart van der Velden succesfully defended his doctoral thesis and graduated. The Leiden University Centre for Linguistics congratulates Lennart on this great result.