Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool Hope University
We are delighted to invite you and your A Level English students to our Subject Conferences hosted by the Department of English. These free conferences are designed to supplement your students’ current or future studies. at Liverpool Hope University

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English Language Subject Conference

University event offered by Liverpool Hope University

Event Summary:

We are delighted to invite you and your A Level English students to our Subject Conferences hosted by the Department of English. These free conferences are designed to supplement your students’ current or future studies.

Full Event Details:

If you or any of your students would like to attend the conference or you have any questions please email Andrew Cooper, Recruitment Officer, at [email protected] or call 0151 291 3111. We would be grateful if you could confirm your attendance a week in advance of each conference.
Wednesday 30th November 2016
English Language
From 2pm – 4.15pm at our Hope Park Campus, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD.
The schedule for the day is as follows:
1.30pm-2pm Arrival on Campus
2pm-2.15pm Welcome to Liverpool Hope
2.15pm-3pm Sexism in the lexicon: Beard, Beyoncé and 'bossy'
In this session we will examine struggles in and about discourse with particular attention to attempts to eradicate sexism from the English language, including the discourse of 'political correctness'.
3pm-3.15pm Break
3.15pm-4pm Value of Multilingualism
We will discuss the linguistic situation in Britain focusing on the reasons for monolingualism among the English-speaking communities and the rapid loss of heritage languages among the ethnic minority population. We will highlight how multilingual competence is important in the modern world and share ideas how the UK can become more multiilngual in future.
4pm-4.15pm Plenary
4.15pm Depart Hope

Please confirm bookings by Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Teachers (CPD)

Duration:

Half Day

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Minimum number of students:

1



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