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Tue Mar 27 2001

Confs: Phonics & Accents of English - LAGB Meeting

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  1. Sue Barry, Phonics & Accents of English - LAGB Meeting

Message 1: Phonics & Accents of English - LAGB Meeting

Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 23:18:07 +0100
From: Sue Barry <>
Subject: Phonics & Accents of English - LAGB Meeting

Dear Colleague,
The forthcoming meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain 
(5-7 April 2001) at the University of Leeds will include a Linguistics at 
Schools session organised by the LAGB Education Committee. The topic of 
this session will be: 


The full programme, which includes presentations by three invited speakers 
and discussion, is given below.

LAGB Spring Meeting, University of Leeds: 5-7 March 2001 Linguistics at 
School: Phonics and Accents of English Friday, 6th April 2001, 2-4 p.m.

2.00-2.10 Introduction (chair: Sue Barry, University of Manchester)
2.10-2.40 Professor John Wells (University College London): 
A view from phonetics
2.40-3.10 Dr Rhona Stainthorp (Institute of Education, University of London): 
A view from psychology
3.10-3.40 Chris Jolly (author of Jolly Phonics reading scheme): 
A view from phonics
3.40-4.00 Discussion

All are welcome!

There is no registration fee for attendance at this session. The conference 
will be held at Devonshire Hall, 3 miles from Leeds city centre. Directions 
and details of the LAGB meeting are available at:

Any enquiries about the session should be directed to: 

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Susan Barry tel.: +44 (0)161 275 3527
Department of Linguistics fax: +44 (0)161 275 3187
University of Manchester e-mail:
Oxford Road
M13 9PL
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