Global Voices: an exploration and celebration of language

Global Voices: an exploration and celebration of language

9:30am - 4:00pm / Saturday 6th November 2021
Type: Conference / Category: Department
  • Admission: Booking is free to practitioners from across Liverpool's family of schools. Booking is essential as there are limited places.
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The Centre for Teaching Excellence in Language Learning (CTELL), together with School Improvement Liverpool (SIL) is delighted to host the EMTAS/MFL ‘Global Voices: an exploration and celebration of language’ Conference 2021 on 6th November. If you are a local school teacher, please join us for this celebration of all the languages and dialects that we encounter, and teach, in Merseyside schools in the 21st century!

The conference would be of interest to EAL, MFL and English teachers - and practitioners with a love of language and linguistics!

Lectures and workshops include:

- Professor Tony Crowley, Leeds University 'The many-languaged town of Liverpool'
- Victorina Gonzalez-Diaz, The University of Liverpool 'Speech, writing and Liverpool English: Style-shifting in Merseyside schools'
- Levi Tafari Performance Poet ' Word Sounds have Power'
- Florence Myles Essex University 'Primary Languages Policy and Practice in England: Challenges and Solutions'

Find out more information and register for free via: https://www.schoolimprovementliverpool.co.uk/Training-Details/2427