Are you interested in why certain people speak like they do? Have you ever noticed how speech is in?uenced by gender or regional location? Do you know what makes a good communicator? Did you know that approximately 25,000 new words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary every year? English Language gives you the chance to actively engage with everyday language: to understand how it works, evolves and changes, whilst celebrating its diversity.
Language skills are relevant to all academic and vocational subjects. You can go on to take a specialist degree in English Language, Communication or Linguistics. Career possibilities for English specialists range from teaching, journalism and publishing to speech and language therapy.
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