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Full Title: North West Applied Linguistics MA Conference

Short Title: NWAL Conference
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Start Date: 06-Jun-2013 - 06-Jun-2013
Contact: Karolina Placzynta
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Meeting URL: https://www.facebook.com/NWALconference
Meeting Description: North West Applied Linguistics MA Conference
Manchester Metropolitan University
Sponsored by the Department of Languages, Information and Communications and the MA in Applied Linguistics at MMU
6 June 2013

Manchester Metropolitan University is hosting a Masters conference on 6 June. The first ever NWAL Conference aims to provide current MA students from the North West of England with an environment to present their research in the area of Applied Linguistics.

We are pleased to announce Dr Derek Bousfield and Dr Rob Drummond as keynote speakers.

The registration fee is £5. For registration details and more information, please visit our websites:

http://www.mmu.ac.uk/nwalconference (under construction)

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Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1336

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