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John Trim

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John Leslie Melville Trim (1924 – 2013) was the Director of the Council of Europe’s Modern Languages projects from 1971 to 1997[1] and a key promotor of the Common European Framework of Reference.[2]

Graduating from University College, London (UCL) in 1949, he remained there lecturing before moving to Cambridge University as University Lecturer in Phonetics in 1958. As well as setting up the Department of Linguistics at Cambridge in 1966, Trim was also president of BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics)[3] and vice-president of AILA (International Association of Applied Linguistics).[4]

Publications[edit | edit source]

  • “Applied linguistics in society" in P. Grunwell (ed), Applied linguistics in society, London: CILTR 1988

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