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Wed Jul 28 2010

Confs: Applied Ling, Socioling/South Africa

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        1.    Lilian Gangla, Languages in Africa

Message 1: Languages in Africa
Date: 28-Jul-2010
From: Lilian Gangla <GanglaLAtut.ac.za>
Subject: Languages in Africa
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Languages in Africa

Date: 11-Aug-2010 - 12-Aug-2010
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Contact: Lilian Gangla
Contact Email: GanglaLAtut.ac.za

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The Department of Applied Languages of Tshwane University of Technology (TUT)
invites you to a symposium to share language teaching and research experiences.

The conference will be held at CSIR International Convention Centre Pretoria.

Keynote Address: Professor Vic Webb (Centre for Research in the Politics of
Language, University of Pretoria): 'Multilingual South African Universities: A
Challenge.'

Keynote Address: Dr. Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo (Kenyatta University): 'Teaching
African Languages for Specific Purposes: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Way
Forward.'

Keynote Address: Professor Charles C. Mann (TUT): 'North and South: Attitudes
towards Anglo-Nigerian Pidgin in Urban Nigeria.'

Keynote Address: Dr. Emmanuel Chabata: 'The Development of African Languages
through Monolingual Lexicography: A Case for Specialized Dictionaries.'
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