Lecture for Internationalization [supported by JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research]                             for Japanese

"Accents of English in the World:

Towards Better Intercultural Understanding"

By Professor John Wells 
Fellow of the British Academy (1996-)
Professor Emeritus of Phonetics, UCL (University College London)
President, International Phonetics Association (2003-2007)
Director, UCL Summer Course in English Phonetics (1984-2006)
President, British Association of Academic Phoneticians (1994-2005)
President, World Esperanto Association (1989-1995)
President, Esperanto Association of Britain (2004-) 
President, Spelling Society (2003-)
Publications (excerpt):
 Accents of English (1982) CUP
 English Intonation: an introduction (2006) CUP
 Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (2008, third edition) Pearson Education
Date: Sunday 11 October 2009
      Registration: 13:00-@@     
Lecture and Question Time: 13:30 - 14:45 
Lecture by Masaki Taniguchi: 15:00-16:00
         Features of the Japanese Accent of English and How to Reduce it
Question Time: 16:00-16:30
Venue: Media Hall, 6th Floor, Media Forest (Library), Kochi University
All welcome!@@Admission free
For reservation and further information, please contact
                                                              Masaki Taniguchi@
Tel/Fax: 088-844-8378@  Email:  tamasaki@cc.kochi-u.ac.jp