The Association for Language Learning's annual Language World conference and exhibition, Raising standards: better language teaching and learning, will be held at York University, March 26-28. Workshops include: computer-aided language learning, primary education and special educational needs. The exhibition is free but conference session rates vary according to membership status, from pound;130- pound;215 (day rates available). Details: ALL, 150 Railway Terrace, Rugby CV21 3HN, tel: 01788 546443; e-mail: email@example.com lTeaching languages for the world of work is the theme of a Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research (CILT) conference, March 12, at Instituto Cervantes, Manchester. Fee: pound;90. For details, tel 0171 379 5101 ext 229; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Teaching topics at A-level, a CILT conference for teachers of A and AS-level French, German and Spanish will be held on March 13, at 20 Bedfordbury, London WC2. The centre is also running a course on Effective learning strategies for A-level modern languages, March 15, at the Leicestershire Comenius Centre, Quorn Hall. Other courses include: IT and modern languages: from old tech to new tech for beginners, March 18, and IT and modern languages: an introduction to e-mail and the Internet, March 19, both at the University of North London. Fee: pound;90 per course. Details as above.
* Languages for life is the theme of CILT's adult education show and exhibition on April 24, at Beaumanor Hall, near Loughborough. Fee: pound;65. Details as above.
* Splash! Academic is running language revision courses, April 6-8, at Nottingham University for A-level French and German students. Fee: pound;375 full board, pound;180 course and lunches only. Details: Richard Marsden, 28 Marlborough Road, Nottingham NG5 4FG, tel: 0115 926 6809; e-mail:email@example.com.