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Public Lecture Series on “The English you didn't learn in school”

Date : 2013-04-06
Time : 09:45 - 12:00
Venue : Lady Ivy Wu Lecture Theatre (D1-LP-04), Tai Po Campus, HKIEd
Tel : (852) 2948 7424

Department of English Language Education and Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages Studies, Faculty of Humanities at HKIEd will jointly organise a Public Lecture Series on “The English you didn't learn in school” on six Saturdays in April and May 2013.

 

Organiser:    Department of English Language Education
                        Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages Studies

Date:             6 Apr 2013 – 25 May 2013 (Saturday)

Time:              9:45am – 12:00pm

Venue:            Lady Ivy Wu Lecture Theatre (D1-LP-04), Tai Po Campus, HKIEd

Language:      English

 

Date

Topic

Speaker

Apr 6

Pragmatics: How do we speak appropriately and politely?

Dr Lixun Wang

Apr 13

Dangerous English

Dr John Trent

Apr 20

From Ace to Zero: What’s so attractive about an unconventional English name?

Professor David C.S. Li

Apr 27

Pop Culture English

Professor Phil Benson

May 4

Idioms: Revealing the Color of English expressions

Dr Paul Stapleton

May 25

Why Language Rules Rarely Work

Dr Randal Holme

 

Transportation

FREE Coach from MTR Kowloon Tong Station and Tai Po Campus and back.

 

Certificate

Participants could request for a certificate of attendance for each seminar attended.

 

For details and registration, please visit http://www.ied.edu.hk/ele/pls/.

 

Limited Seats Available. FREE Admission!

 

For enquiries, please contact Ms Sara Lee at 2948-7424.     



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