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  • Maria Luz C. Vilches
    The Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University in cooperation with British Council Philippines & English Speaking Union, Philippines GLOBAL TRENDS IN
    Message 1 of 1 , May 15, 2007
      The Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University
      in cooperation with
      British Council Philippines & English Speaking Union, Philippines

      GLOBAL TRENDS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING
      A Lecture-Discussion
      by
      David Graddol

      Monday, 4 June 2007
      3:00 -- 5:00 PM
      Ching Tan Room (SOM 111)
      John Gokongwei School of Management
      Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City

      David Graddol is a British applied linguist, well-known as a writer,
      broadcaster, researcher and consultant on issues relating to global
      English. After working for almost 25 years for the UK Open
      University, he is now the Managing Director of The English Company
      (UK) Ltd, a consultancy and publishing company, and is Managing
      Editor of linguistics books and journals for Equinox Publishing.
      David is a member of the editorial boards of several academic
      journals, including Language Problems and Language Planning and
      Visual Communication.

      David Graddol has published widely on matters related to the English
      language. He researched and wrote The Future of English? for the
      British Council in 1997. Published in British, Chinese and Japanese
      editions, this report helped establish a new agenda and framework
      for understanding the international development of English. David
      recently wrote a follow-up analysis of global trends in English
      language learning - English Next - which was published by the
      British Council in February 2006.

      Please confirm your attendance with
      Jossie Lacson
      Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University
      4266120 or 4266001 Ext. 5310 or 5311
      or email: <doe@...>
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