Changing Englishes in internationalising universities: increasing the language awareness of ‘home’ and ‘international’ students and academic staff

  • Date: 7 Sep 2012
  • Start Time: 10:30 am
  • Location/venue: York St John University

This event is being hosted as part of the Higher Education Academy's Workshop and Seminar Series 2012

10:30-16:00

Information about the event:

This seminar aims to address changing ideas about English, and especially the variable and dynamic nature of English as used in international contexts. The specific issue for discussion is the need to develop UK and international staff and students' awareness of lingua franca English usage by both 'native speakers' and 'non-native speakers'.

Speakers:

Changing Englishes for international communication. Dr Christopher J. Hall, Language and Identity in Interaction Research Unit, Centre for Languages and Linguistics, York St John University.

Raising students' awareness of changing Englishes in internationalising universities. Rachel Wicaksono, Language and Identity in Interaction Research Unit, Centre for Languages and Linguistics, York St John University.

Raising the awareness of new academic staff of changing Englishes in internationalising universities. Dr Jan Hardman (nee Abd-Kadir), Education Department, University of York.

Academic literacies and internationalisation. Clare Wardman, Language and Identity in Interaction Research Unit, Centre for Languages and Linguistics; Dr Catherine Samiei, Study Development Manager; and Charles Martineau, Language Development Tutor, York St John University.

Bookings:

There is no charge to attend the seminar, but a place must be reserved. To register, please email Dasha Zhurauskaya

40 places available on first-come, first-served basis.

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