Tag Archives: Tim McNamara

Tim McNamara on Radio National Big Ideas: Podcast

Is it possible to obtain justice in a language or dialect that is not your own? A panel of linguistic and legal experts discuss language and the law. At the very best of times courts can be confusing but if you don’t understand spoken English it can be overwhelming whether you are a victim, suspect […]

LangFest 2011

The Linguistics department was well-represented at the annual Applied Linguistics Association Australia and Australian Linguistics Society conferences at LangFest held at ANU in November/December! Plenaries were given by Tim McNamara (‘Language analysis in the determination of origin of asylum seekers: A perspective from language testing’) and Janet Fletcher (‘It’s all in the timing: Looking for […]