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Introduction to week 5

This video is the introduction to week 5 of 'Understanding Language: learning and teaching.' Dr Darren Paffey outlines the week's activities.

In this video, Darren Paffey introduces the ideas you will explore in this final week of the course.

You will hear about the latest developments in Global Englishes’ research from Jennifer Jenkins and her research team. How has thinking moved on in the three years since we first ran this course? What are Jennifer and her team working on at the moment?

Finally, we will invite you to join our community of researchers at the University of Southampton by taking part in a research project. I hope you can join our team!

This week is all about research: the latest research and also a live research project. What aspects of global Englishes would you like to understand more about?
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