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Bilingualism and directionality in translation

Writing in a non-native language, essentially in English as a lingua franca, is a frequent and socially encouraged practice. The situation is different in the translation industry, where...

Broadening the Scope of L2 Complexity Research

On Thursday November 14-15, 2019, in cooperation with the Centre for Linguistics at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, we hosted the colloquium, Broadening the Scope of L2 Complexity...

Congratulations Dr. Laporte!

Samantha Laporte defended her PhD dissertation on Tuesday 25 June 2019! Her thesis entitled The patterning of the high-frequency verb 'make' in varieties of English: A Construction Grammar...