Language World 1998

Language World 1998 went to the south coast: “The Way Ahead: language strategies for the millennium” was at The Brighton Centre, 03-05 April 1998. ALL President Margaret Tumber stated that ‘the tradition of excellence[… was] upheld in the variety of topics...

Language World 1997

Language World 1997 was at the University of Keele, 11-13 April. ALL President Madeleine Bedford paid tribute to ‘the many ALL members who work so hard for the organisation’. LW1997 was on the cusp of a technological transformation with a session to discuss ideas with...

Language World 1996

Language World 1996 again visited the West Country, at the University of Exeter, 29 March – 1 April 1996. In the European Year of Lifelong Learning, ALL President Madeleine Bedford highlighted ‘contributions from many eminent practitioners drawn from all sectors of...

Language World 1995

Language World 1995 was at the University of York, 31 March – 3 April 1995, with ALL President Madeleine Bedford. Another crammed schedule included: Socrates: the New EU Programme, French Language Training for Eurostar Train Drivers, and Primary Take-off with Lingua...

Language World 1994

Language World 1994 went to the University of Southampton, 25-28 March 1994. ALL President Bob Powell promised ‘THE event in the calendar for language teachers and trainers across the UK’, and a packed programme included: Examinations in Less Taught Languages, Making...

Language World 1993

Language World 1993 returned to UMIST in Manchester, 2-5 April 1993. ALL President Bob Powell was ‘sure you will return home invigorated and refreshed by the experience!’ Talks included: • How to use drama techniques in language learning, Margaret Anderson, Dr...

Language World 1992

Language World 1992 ventured north of the border, to Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, 10-13 April 1992. Bob Powell was ALL President, and he hoped that delegates would go back to work ‘fired with renewed enthusiasm for promoting language learning’....

Language World 1991

Language World 1991 took place at UMIST in Manchester, 22-25 March 1991. President Brian Page observed that ‘constant moving of the goalposts means that we really do not know from one day to the next what the National Curriculum might be’… Talks included: •...

Language World 1990

Language World 1990 was the Association for Language Learning’s 1st national conference, at the University of Exeter, 24-26 March 1990. ALL was formed in 1990, from seven founder associations, with Brian Page as its president. Delegates were discussing: • Bienvenue en...

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