M1 & M2 in LLCER – Specialization in English and American Studies : English Linguistics

English Linguistics : (Research team : CLILLAC/ARP, EA 3967)

This is the only program in France to offer comprehensive training in English linguistics at varying levels of analysis – syntaxis, semantics, pragmatics, phonetics and phonology – along with a comparative dimension. In addition, the necessary tools are provided for students to analyze the spoken and written word. By participating in research initiatives, our students will learn to conduct their own projects. Students will have the opportunity to present their findings at various symposiums.


Themes and content :

  • Conversational analysis, dialogue, interaction and questions
  • Verbal anaphors, verb complementation, nominalization
  • Tense, aspect, modality, evidentiality
  • Accents, accent variations, syllable divisions

Tools : PRAAT, TXM, R

Courses also include the analysis of written and oral data, which can also be taken from social media.
Students will write a thesis in English and defend their research before a jury at the end of the year.

Partner institution :

Department of Linguistics

Our students can take courses in the Department of Linguistics. These will be recognized as external seminars.

The English Linguistics program is a part of the EUR Paris Graduate School of Linguistics

Download the 2021-2022 course brochure here

Download the guidelines for writing the thesis outline.

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Head of Program

Agnès Celle