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English Language

21 September 2023

Are you curious about how the English language has changed over centuries? Or about how the use of English changes depending on social situations or communication mediums? Ever wondered how and why New Zealand English differs from the language spoken in other English-speaking countries?

Find out about UC's English Language department.


Study the English language

Language seminar

The Corpus is housed at UC, and allows students to explore New Zealand English from the 1800s.

This UC-edited publication shares research on the varieties of English spoken in New Zealand.

UC has ties with the multi-disciplinary NZ Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour.

English Language news and events

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