On Thursday, April 28th–from 6:30 PM at Ibuki Hall in Ichigaya–the Regents Professor of Linguistics, Dennis R. Preston, will speak about the development of linguistic competences (or “interlanguage states”) of learners and the systematic language variability that arises from input, transfer, and universal linguistic factors. This is a free talk that will be followed by a facilitated discussion and Q & A.
EVENT: Lecture on the history of sociolinguistics and its relevance to language teaching and learning
SPEAKER: Dr. Dennis R. Preston
WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2016; From 6:30 PM
WHERE: Arcadia Ichigaya, Ibuki Hall (6th floor) Click HERE for directions
RSVP: Not Necessary; This is a free event.
LANGUAGE: Lecture is in English without Japanese interpretation
TARGET AUDIENCE: Graduate students in TESOL or applied linguistics; scholars; undergraduates interested in linguistics or language education; present or in-service language teachers