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Workshop: Language@Leeds Sharing Impact Practice

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We take 'impact' to refer to any change that academic activity generates in the world beyond academia. Objectives to showcase and share good practice of the impact of language research and scholarship to provide an overview of the support that is available for impact work at the University of Leeds to provide an opportunity to ask...

CELCE Talk. Prof Ian Maddieson: What accounts for the geographical distribution of tone languages?

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Speaker: Professor Ian Maddieson (University of New Mexico). Title: What accounts for the geographical distribution of tone languages? (with a discursus on the frequency of tones) Abstract: “Languages without tone occur widely distributed throughout the world with the notable exception of sub-Saharan Africa, whereas languages with tone are concentrated in regions relatively close to the equator where...

Distinguished Speaker Lecture. Prof Judy Clegg: Children’s communication and their life chances

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  Distinguished Speaker 2024: Prof Judy Clegg (University of Sheffield) Judy Clegg is a Professor of Speech and Language Therapy in the School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield. She is the Professional Lead for Speech and Language Therapy and Director of Innovation. She is a Trustee of Speech and Language...