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Inaugural Lecture - Professor Roumyana Slabakova Event

Professor Slabakova
27 October 2016
Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BF

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Event details

Part of the Humanities 2016-2017 Inaugural Lecture series.


'The Bottleneck Hypothesis of Second Language Acquisition'

This talk will discuss second language acquisition as a cognitive process. The Bottleneck Hypothesis identifies which parts of the new grammar are difficult to acquire and need extra attention and practice in the classroom.

This lecture will be chaired by Dr Laura Domínguez.

If you wish to attend this exciting lecture please register before 20 October by following this link. Please note you must register to attend and to receive joining instructions.

Refreshments will be served from 17:30 and the lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

Each of the Inaugural Lectures in Humanities will have an end of lecture collection for the speaker's nominated charity. For this lecture Professor Slabakova has chosen to support Act for Girls fund organised by Plan International UK.

Speaker information

Professor Roumyana Slabakova,Professor of Modern Languages and Chair of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Center for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR).

Dr Laura Domínguez,Director of Research & Director of the Institute for Language and Culture

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