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Dr Luke Harding

Senior Lecturer

Luke Harding

Lancaster University

County South

LA1 4YL

Lancaster

Tel: +44 1524 593034

Research overview

My research interests are in language testing and assessment, and applied linguistics more generally. I am particularly interested in second language listening and pronunciation assessment, and specifically the interface between sociolinguistics and language assessment (for example, the challenge of English as a Lingua Franca for language assessment). I also work on diagnostic language assessment (together with colleagues Tineke Brunfaut and Charles Alderson), and language assessment literacy (with Benjamin Kremmel).

PhD supervision

I am principally interested in supervising doctoral students in a range of areas related to the assessment of listening and speaking, and in topics around English as a Lingua Franca, including its implications for assessment

Research Interests

My research interests are in the area of language assessment and applied linguistics more broadly, with a focus on:

* Links to open-access papers provided

 

Current Teaching

I teach on several modules on the MA in Language Testing (by distance), the MA TESOL (by distance), and the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (on campus), including:

  • Language Test Construction and Evaluation
  • Background to Applied Linguistics for Language Testing
  • Issues in Language Testing
  • Statistical Analysis for Language Testing
  • Research in Applied Linguistics
  • Classroom Language Assessment
  • Curriculum Design and Teacher Development

I have also contributed to undergraduate modules and the PhD by Thesis and Coursework.

During summer, I teach on in the Language Testing at Lancaster course: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/study/languagetesting/index.htm

 

  • Published

    Pronunciation assessment

    Isaacs, T. & Harding, L. 07/2017 In : Language Teaching. 50, 3, p. 347-366 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • Published

    Validity in pronunciation assessment

    Harding, L. 22/06/2017 Assessment in second language pronunciation. Kang, O. & Ginther, A. (eds.). London: Routledge

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Published

    Language assessment: The challenge of ELF

    Harding, L. W. & McNamara, T. 30/08/2017 Routledge Handbook of English as a Lingua Franca. Jenkins, J., Baker, W. & Dewey, M. J. (eds.). Routledge, (Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter (peer-reviewed)

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