2016-17 Distinguished Professor Seminar Series: Professor Jeannette Littlemore


Research Institute for Bilingual Learning and Teaching
School of Education and Languages


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2016-17 Distinguished Professor Seminar Series: Professor Jeannette Littlemore

Professor Jeannette Littlemore, Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics, University of Birmingham



Bio Statement

Jeannette Littlemore is a Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics in the English Language Department at the University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on metaphor and metonymy in cross-cultural communication and language learning. She is also interested in applications of cognitive linguistics to second language teaching. Her most recent book is Metonymy: Hidden Shortcuts in Language, Thought and Communication, (2016, CUP)

Date: 21 JAN 2017 (SAT) Time: 11:00am Venue: A0411, OUHK

Enquiries: ribilt@ouhk.edu.hk / 27685858 (Mr. LAW)

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