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Explore what we can do about English spelling at a new season of GULP lectures Photo courtesy of Gaetan Lee

Press Release - 04 February 2009

What can we do about English spelling?

Is time wasted on irregular spellings? Are our children being held back by spelling tests?

Professor John Wells, eminent phonetics expert, at University College London, will be looking at these issues and others surrounding them in a free public lecture at the University of Bath next Wednesday 11 February.

It’s the first in this season’s General University Lecture Programme(GULP) which are open to the public.

Other lectures include:

All lectures start at 5.15pm at the Lecture Theatre 8 West 1.1.

Admission and parking is free in the west car park at the Claverton Campus.

For more information and to book a place online see Related Links or call Helen Redfern on 01225 386587.


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