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Professor James Minney

Prof Fellow (Language and Communication)

Research interests

  • James’s research interests are varied and wide-ranging:
  • French Sociolinguistics:  
  • regional and lesser-used languages in FranceFrench in North Africanon-standard varieties of Frenchlanguage and identity on the French speaking world  Translation Studies:  

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From his wide-ranging teaching experience, James has developed a particular interest in curriculum design and assessment practices.  James is an experienced language assessor for the aviation industry and has advised on the design of training programmes and language proficiency assessment design in aviation contexts.  He is also a practising translator working across a variety of fields and provides training and advice for translators and interpreters working in voluntary and community settings.