The LINGUIST List is dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digital world. LINGUIST is a free resource, run by linguistics students and faculty, and supported by your donations. Please support LINGUIST List during the 2017 Fund Drive.
|Full Title:||Learning a Second Language: Spoken Interaction between Native and Non-native Speakers|
|Start Date:||20-Jun-2014 - 21-Jun-2014|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|Meeting Description:||Studies on second language (L2) learning often focus on teacher-student interaction in an institutional setting. However, it is well known that other types of interaction can help speakers learn a second language: for example, interaction between non-native speakers and interaction between native and non-native speakers outside the traditional context of the language classroom.
This workshop will focus on spoken interaction between speakers of different languages. We are particularly interested in inter-disciplinary and multimodal approaches to the topic. Some relevant areas of investigation are suggested in the (non-exhaustive) list below.
- Phonetics and phonology: Accommodation, fossilisation, phonetic correction (auto-correction and hetero-correction), foreigner talk, L1 interference
- Gesture: Gestures made by L2 learners, frame and stance, the use of gesture space by L2 learners
- Acquisition and didactics: Complexity, linguistic correction and fluency, meta-discourse
- Interaction and conversation analysis: Meaning negotiation and communicative strategies, code switching
- Psycholinguistics: Motivation, self-confidence, individual differences and variation
- Socio-cultural approaches to acquisition: Inter-cultural considerations, learning traditions, biases and expectations, linguistic and socio-cultural identity, savoir-être, languages in contact
Invited speaker: Prof. Ulrike Gut, University of Münster
|Linguistic Subfield:||Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics|
|Calls and Conferences main page|