Month: February 2010

Talk by Margaret Berry

Posted on 25 February 2010 by Lise

Thematic options We are really delighted to announce that Margaret Berry will be speaking as part of our LinC events and our CLCR seminar series. How to win friends and influence people. Or not. Thematic options in letters from politicians Abstract is here 21st April 2010 5.00pm, Room 5.18 Humanities Building Cardiff University
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Weird grammar

Posted on 22 February 2010 by Lise

This is a good example of why all teachers responsible for grammar teaching should have some basic training in grammar – otherwise how can we expect to avoid such disasters? It’s no wonder most students come to my class saying they don’t like or don’t understand grammar. Imagine if all teachers found grammar fun and
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UCL video on BSL

Posted on 15 February 2010 by Lise

UCL has launced its own YouTube channel and this video is a UCL mini-lecture called “The truth about sign language”: “People outside the deaf community may not know that the regional variations found in spoken language also exist in sign language. This variation is the subject of the current BSL Corpus Project, led by the
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SFG at Ghent

Posted on 4 February 2010 by Lise

Dr Gordon Tucker is now a ‘Gastprofessor’ at the University of Ghent. He is teaching a Masters course in Systemic Functional Grammar in the English Department.
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LinC Workshop

Posted on 3 February 2010 by Lise

Another LinC workshop is being held in room 5.26 on Tuesday February 9 at 5:10 PM in the Humanities Building at Cardiff University. This will be an interactive session where we will analyse the interconnections between syntactic and phonological units and their progression using as data a short political statement from former UK Prime Minister
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