Applied Linguistics Research Group

The Applied Linguistics Research Group in DCU comprises staff and research postgraduate students  —from the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies and Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge— investigating issues broadly related to the teaching and learning of languages and the role of language in society.
Applied Linguistics Research Group

ALG members


 Our researchers are active in such diverse areas as:

  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • Super-diversity and language teaching
  • Social justice approaches to language teaching
  • Language learning strategies  
  • Translation in language teaching
  • Task-based language learning and teaching
  • Language teacher education
  • Language planning and policy
  • Heritage languages
  • Pragmatics
  • Multimodal discourse