A blog for A Level English Language students and teachers. Started in south London, continued in Essex.
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Solving crime with linguistics
Forensic linguistics is a really fascinating area of language study, so this lecture by Dr Malcolm Coulthard, one of the daddies of the discipline, is well worth a look. Here he shows how linguistic analysis can be used to piece together the identity/ies of text message senders in criminal cases.