English Grammar Day 2015

With Charlotte Brewer and Jonnie Robinson I’m one of the co-organisers of the English Grammar Day 2015 on 29 June 2015 at the British Library in London. Here’s the programme:

09:30 -10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Introduction

10:15 – 10:45 Jenny Cheshire, Queen Mary, University of London: London teenagers’ grammar 

10:45 – 11:15 Jonnie Robinson, British Library: I’m gonna like go British Library innit: celebrating vernacular English 

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee

11:45 – 12:15 Dan Clayton, Colchester VI Form College, But what does it mean? Making meanings from grammar 

12:15 – 12:45 Amanda Redfearn, Holland Park School: Literacy and Language teaching at the heart of school improvement 

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:30 Charlotte Brewer, Hertford College, University of Oxford: Monarchs and minnows vs. broadband and bungee jumping: what is the job of a children’s dictionary? 

14:30 – 15:00 Harry Ritchie, author English for the NativesYou are a grammatical genius 

15:00 – 15:30 Tea

15:30 – 16.45 Any Questions-style panel discussion. Chair: John Mullan, UCL

16:45 Closing remarks

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