• Keyano Public Lecture: The English Language is Falling Apart (As Usual)

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    Name: Keyano Public Lecture: The English Language is Falling Apart (As Usual)
    Date: January 18, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST
    Event Description:
    Just look at what’s happened to English over the past few decades: the proliferation of slang, the acceptance of texting acronyms, and the loss of the old standards of grammar and syntax. Who uses whom anymore? Why can’t anyone put an apostrophe in the right place? Clearly, the English Just look at what’s happened to English over the past few decades: the proliferation of slang, the acceptance of texting acronyms, and the loss of the old standards of grammar and syntax. Who uses whom anymore? Why can’t anyone put an apostrophe in the right place? Clearly, the English language is falling apart. Or is it? In fact, language change is a natural and healthy phenomenon – only living languages change. In this lecture, Keyano College University Studies English instructor Jane Jacques will explain why English has always been falling to pieces, and why it will continue to deteriorate – and evolve – for years to come. Join us for an entertaining and informative one-hour lecture, followed by coffee and snacks.
    Location:
    Keyano College Recital Theatre 8115 Franklin Avenue
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, January 18, 7-8 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Jane Jacques 780-791-4836
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE
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