Linguistics and English Language

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What is linguistics and English language?

Linguistics examines how language works, describing how sounds, words, sentences and conversations combine to express and create meaning.

Why study linguistics and English language at Edinburgh?

We have a reputation for excellence in research and teaching

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What questions are we asking?

We’ve been asking questions since 1948 as we teach you to ask questions of your own