Workshops and more

Information about current opportunities and past events

Accents, Attitudes and Identity: Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Topics covered in this free four week online course for both students and teachers:

  • Introduction to the study of language attitudes

  • How do you measure attitudes?

  • What is the relationship between language and identity?

  • Why language attitudes matter

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Live Workshop talk 2022 [20 mins]

CPD2022_Dan Clayton_slides.pdf

Slides from Dan's 2022 Live Workshop talk

2022 workshop

Dan Clayton (of EngLangBlog) rounded off the 2022 workshop with his "putting it into practice" talk, including a review of all 25 case studies to date.

Our focussed researchers in 2022 were:

Live Webinar talk 2021 [19 mins]

CPD2021 DC presentation.pdf

Slides from Dan's 2021 Live Webinar talk

2021 workshop

Dan Clayton (of EngLangBlog) rounded off the 2021 workshop with his "putting it into practice" talk.

Our focussed researchers in 2021 were:

Live Webinar talk 2020 [19 mins]

Dan Clayton York CPD 2020 putting it into practice.pptx

Slides from Dan's 2020 Live Webinar talk

Dan Clayton York CPD 2019 putting it into practice.pdf
Dan Clayton York CPD 2015 slides.pdf

2015 workshop

Dan Clayton (of EngLangBlog) attended our 2015 workshop on behalf of the AQA, to provide guidance for use of the workshop materials in teaching for the AQA specification.

Dan's slides are available here to view (© AQA) and they include the following case studies:

Previous workshops

All of the materials on this site have been tested with teachers at one or more CPD workshops at the University of York. If you use the materials and have feedback or questions please let us know.