LINGUIST List 7.200

Wed Feb 7 1996

FYI: Jean Aitchison's Reith Lectures

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  1. "Paul Foulkes", Reith lectures
  2., Jean Aitchison's Reith Lectures

Message 1: Reith lectures

Date: Wed, 07 Feb 1996 12:04:11 GMT
From: "Paul Foulkes" <>
Subject: Reith lectures
Condensed versions of Aitchison's Reith lectures are being published
every Wednesday in the Independent newspaper.

Paul Foulkes
Department of Speech
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Message 2: Jean Aitchison's Reith Lectures

Date: 07 Feb 1996 16:47:00
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Subject: Jean Aitchison's Reith Lectures

LINGUIST subscribers unable to record Jean Aitchison's 1996 Reith
Lectures `The Language Web' directly from BBC Radio 4 may find the
following information useful:

1 Tapes of the lectures are NOT available from the BBC.

2 Extracts/summaries of each (Tuesday evening) lecture appear the
following day in The Independent newspaper.

3 Full transcripts of each lecture are available from the BBC. They
cost GBP3.50 each or GBP15.00 for all five. These can be ordered by
sending a cheque for the relevant amount made payable to the British
Broadcasting Corporation to: Room 8054, BBC Broadcasting House, London
W1A 1AA, United Kingdom.

4 The lectures are being `reworked' for publication as a book later in

NB The lectures are broadcast of BBC Radio 4 Tuesday evenings from
8.30pm- 9.00pm GMT.

Paul Rowlett
Department of Modern Languages
University of Salford
Salford M5 4WT
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