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Forthcoming Events

Dec
13
Language Play: from Babble to Scrabble
A talk for Barking and Dagenham School Improvement Partnership
Speech and Language Conference

Registration from 08:00
Welcome: 09:00
Prince Regent Hotel, Manor Rd, Chigwell, London IG8 8AE
Jan
04
The origins of English
@ 19:00
A talk for The British Library
Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Feb
26
The fascinating first year
This talk begins by addressing the question, ‘When does language acquisition start?’, and gives the answer, ‘Much earlier than most people think’.

A talk for emagazine Student Conference for English Language A Level
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ
Feb
27
Charity lecture
@ 17:00
A talk for Sheffield University EngSoc, proceeds to the children's charity ICAN
St George's Church, Portobello, Sheffield