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LINGUIST List 19.3269

Tue Oct 28 2008

Confs: Applied Linguistics, English Language/UK

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        1.    Carol Everhard, The Canterbury TALES:Stories Told and Voices Heard

Message 1: The Canterbury TALES:Stories Told and Voices Heard
Date: 27-Oct-2008
From: Carol Everhard <everhardenl.auth.gr>
Subject: The Canterbury TALES:Stories Told and Voices Heard
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The Canterbury TALES: Stories Told and Voices Heard

Date: 05-Dec-2008 - 06-Dec-2008
Location: Canterbury, United Kingdom
Contact: Carol Everhard
Contact Email: everhardenl.auth.gr;ellieiatefl.org
Meeting URL: http://www.learnerautonomy.org

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Meeting Description:

Joint IATEFL ES(O)L and Learner Autonomy Special Interest Group 2-day Event
The Canterbury TALES (Teaching for Autonomy in Learning English as a Second
Language): Stories Told and Voices Heard

The Canterbury Tales: Stories Told and Voices Heard
Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, U.K.
Friday 5th December, 2008 at 7p.m. (6-7p.m. Delegate registration)

Welcome and Opening Remarks:
Michael J. Hughes, Sub-Dean/Director of Learning and Teaching, Faculty of
Humanities, University of Kent, U.K.

The Prologue:
Celebrating Cultural Diversity in (T)ESOL with Story-teller, Folklorist and
Animateur: Janet Dowling

Welcoming Reception

Saturday 6th December, 2008 10a.m. - 6p.m. (9-10a.m., Delegate registration)
Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, U.K.

The Tellers of Tales:
Special Guest Speakers

Leni Dam -
Teaching for Autonomy: A Tale About a Group of Adult Immigrants and Refugees
Learning Danish as a Second Language

David Little -
The Educational Integration of Children and Adolescents from Migrant
Backgrounds: Constructing an L2 Identity with the Help of the European Language

Mario Rinvolucri -
Learners' Marvelous Autonomy in Listening to Stories

The Tellers of Tales:
Invited Speakers

Bev Davies & Ann-Marie McGaughey -
More than ESOL Enrichment: How Museums Promote Learner Independence and Language

Mark Krzanowski - Reflections on Learner Autonomy: Feedback from Disadvantaged
Learners and Trainers

Philida Schellekens - Learner Independence in the ESOL Classroom

Exhibition of ESOL and Autonomy Titles Provided by Anthony Forrester, English
Language Bookshop

Further information: www.learnerautonomy.org
Online registration: www.iatefl.org

Registration fee (includes Friday evening reception, coffee breaks and lunch on
£50 (IATEFL members) £60 (Non-members) £30 (Students)

Contact: Ellie Broadbridge, IATEFL, Darwin College, University of Kent,
Canterbury CT2 7NY, U.K.
Telephone 0044(0)1227 824430; Fax 0044 (0) 1227 824431; e-mail: ellieiatefl.org
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