Upcoming talks and conferences

One or both of us will be speaking at the following conferences and have outlined our proposed talk, we hope to see you there!

IPA: Symbols of Power?

Speaker: 
Event date: 
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00
Venue: 
TESOL Spain
Location: 
Salamanca
Extra info: 
Plus downloads
Talks - hancockmcdonald.com/talks/upcoming

Phonemic symbols – we love them or hate them, but often for the wrong reasons. For some, they are symbols of an elite accent which is not our own. But there is an alternative way of viewing them which is less prescriptive and more tolerant of accent variation. From this angle, they can be symbols of empowerment.

IPA: Symbols of Power?

Speaker: 
Event date: 
Friday, March 20, 2020 (All day)
Venue: 
IATEFL 2020
Location: 
Manchester
Extra info: 
Plus downloads
Talks - hancockmcdonald.com/talks/upcoming

Phonemic symbols – we love them or hate them, but often for the wrong reasons. For some, they are symbols of an elite accent which is not our own. But there is an alternative way of viewing them which is less prescriptive and more tolerant of accent variation. From this angle, they can be symbols of empowerment.