We are what we speak

Festival of social science 2018

  • Sat 3 Nov 18

    11:00 - 17:00

  • Off Campus


  • Event speaker

    Dr Ella Jeffries, Professor Florence Myles & Dr Coralie Herve

  • Event type

    Fairs and exhibitions
    The Festival Of Social Science 2018

  • Event organiser

    Language and Linguistics, Department of

Wondering what the benefits of learning a second language at school are? Talk to us...

We are what we speak

Take part in this fun and interactive workshop for children and adults, and discover more about language and identity through a series of interactive games and short talks.

Meet researchers in the field of language development from the University of Essex and learn fun and interesting language facts from the experts. So for those of you who wonder what a dog says in French, or why some words are the same in Spanish and in English, this event is for you!

Join Dr Ella JeffriesProfessor Florence Myles and Dr Coralie Herve from the Department of Language and Linguistics, from 11am - 5pm on Saturday 3rd November at Firstsite in Colchester, as she hosts this engaging workshop alongside other lecturers, researchers and experts from the University of Essex.

This event is part of the nationwide Festival Of Social Science 2018 and is completely free of charge.