The 2001 Group STUDY DAY Wednesday 23 January 2002 11.30 am to 4.30 pm at Oxford Brookes University organiser: Prof Valerie Worth ([email protected]) Study Day Programme 10.30 Coffee and welcome 11-12.30 Presentation of research in progress, in three parallel sessions: Medieval, Early Modern and Linguistics group 19c, 20c, 21c Thought and Literature group Recent and contemporary Politics and Society group 12.30-1.30 Lunch 1.30-2.00 Plenary session for all research students and academic staff to discuss the 2001 group's activities (including webpages) Afternoon Practical session: LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE TEACHING IN FRENCH IN HIGHER EDUCATION 2.00-2.45 Carol Sanders (Surrey): Overview of the position of Linguistics and Language Teaching in French Depts and degrees in Great Britain 2.45- 3.15 Florence Myles (Southampton) Second-language acquisition research and language-teaching 3.15-3.30 Tea 3.30-4.30 Panel (including B. Foureau, Surrey, and J. Laxton, Southampton) on various aspects of language teaching, e.g. CALL; courses on Language and Style; the role of translation and essay What you need to do now! email Valerie asap to let her know that you will be attending. Let her know approximate travel costs for refund (up to £25 per person up to 35 people); If you are willing to offer a short "research in progress" paper at one of the morning sessions, please let me know. Your audience will be sympathetic fellow research students, and your presentation (10-15 mins.) need not be a formal, polished paper; Could staff and any research students with experience of language teaching bring with them copies of language-teaching materials and course books which they find useful, so that we can have a display? If possible, let Carol Sanders ([email protected]) know what you'll bring.