BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-// Event W4//EN UID:2012051300000002936 BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY: Rediscovering Rhetoric with Neil James LOCATION: State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney DESCRIPTION: In recent years, international politics has highlighted the best and the worst in our public language. Neil James, executive director of the Plain English Foundation, revisits the ancient craft of persuasion by examining the use and abuse of argument, and what distinguishes a finely tuned sentence from the verbal garbage of gobbledygook.nnThis workshop is for anyone interested in crafting a persuasive argument, whether it’s in a work of fiction, an online forum or a memo at work.nnSupported by the Plain English Foundation.nnDuration: 6.5 hoursnMaximum capacity: 16 participantsnn\n\nhttp://archive.swf.org.au/index.php?option=com_2012&task=view_detail&agid=2936&Itemid=124\n\nParticipants: Neil James\nCost: $150/$140 \nBookings: 9250 1988 sydneytheatre.org.au\nDisabled Access: Yes\nHearing Loop : No DTSTAMP:20120513T000000Z DTSTART:20120513T000000Z DTEND:20120513T063000Z END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR