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Wed Jan 30 2002

Confs: Vocabulary Acquisition in Second Lang Learning

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Message 1: Vocabulary Acquisition Colloquium

Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 13:54:51 +0000
From: Jeroen van de Weijer <j.m.van.de.weijerlet.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Vocabulary Acquisition Colloquium

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C O N F E R E N C E A N N O U N C E M E N T


The Haifa-Leiden Colloquium on Vocabulary Acquisition in Second 
Language Learning

Leiden University
15 - 17 March 2002
Organized by the Universiteit Leiden Center for Linguistics (ULCL)


General information:
http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/ulcl/events/confs/vocabacq/ 

Registration fee: EUR 90,= (includes lunches and conference dinner) 

Register by sending email to ulcllet.leidenuniv.nl

Venue: Centraal Faciliteitengebouw, WSD, Leiden University, room to be
announced


Programme

Friday 15 March

10.00 - 11.15 Registration

11.15 - 11.30 Opening session

11.30 - 12.15 Keynote 1
Paul Nation - University of Wellington
Replacing the GSL: Word Lists from the BNC

12.15 - 12.45 Norbert Schmitt and Svenja Adolphs - University of
Nottingham 
Vocabulary Coverage of Spoken Discourse

12.45 - 13.15 Marlise Horst - Concordia University
Tom Cobb - Universite' du Qubuec a` Montre'al
Is there a French GSL and AWL?


13.15 - 14.30 lunch

14.30 - 15.00 3 short reports

14.30 - 14.40 Michae"l Goethals - K.U.Leuven
The share of vocabulary in overall language proficiency: 5 years of
replica research by teacher trainees

14.40 - 14.50 Agnieszka Len'ko-Szyman'ska - University of L/o'dz'
Lexical problem areas in the advanced learner corpus of written data

14.50 - 15.00 Swathi Vanniarajan - San Jose State University
t.b.a.

15.00 - 15.30 Kees de Bot - University of Nijmegen
Ulrike Jessner - University of Innsbruck
Defining the language node in multilingual processing

15.30 - 16.00 Joe Barcroft - Washington University
Examining the TOPRA Model for L2 Lexical Acquisition


16.00 - 16.30 coffee/tea break

16.30 - 17.00 Ellen Schur - The Open University, Israel
Density and Complexity in the Semantic Networks of Native and
Non-Native Speakers


17.00 - 17.30 3 short reports

17.00- 17.10 Gretchen Nauman
t.b.a.

17.10 - 17.20 Beppie van den Bogaerde & Rick van Dijk
Vocabulary learning in Sign Language of the Netherlands

17.20 - 17.30 Thomas M. Segler - University of Edinburgh
Investigating criteria for the selection of example sentences in an L2
text


19.00 Conference dinner



Saturday 16 March

10.00 - 10.30 Lars Staehr Jensen - the Copenhagen Business School 
The construct of precise understanding in relation to second language
vocabulary acquisition

10.30 - 11.00 Tess Fitzpatrick - University of Wales, Swansea
Why is it so difficult to test productive vocabulary?

11.00 - 11.30 Tine Greidanus - Free University, Amsterdam, Paul
Bogaards - Leiden University, Elisabeth van der Linden - University of
Amsterdam, Lydius Nienhuis - Utrecht University, Tom de Wolf -
University of Amsterdam 
The construction and validation of a deep word knowledge test for
advanced learners of French


11.30 - 12.00 coffee/tea break

12.00 - 12.30 June Eyckmans - Erasmus College Brussels
The Paired Vocabulary Test

12.30 - 13.00 Pilar Dura'n, Ngoni Chipere, David Malvern and Brian
Richards University of Reading 
Vocabulary Diversity and Second Language

13.00 - 13.30 Anne Vermeer - Tilburg University
The relation between lexical richness and vocabulary size in Dutch L1
and L2 children


13.30 - 14.45 lunch

14.45 - 15.25 4 short reports

14.45 - 14.55 Marjolijn Verspoor and Wander Lowie - University of
Groningen 
Testing a word knowledge test

14.55 - 15.05 Jan H. Hulstijn - University of Amsterdam
Testing knowledge of polysemous words: A pilot study

15.05 - 15.15 Batia Laufer - University of Haifa
Computer Adaptiver Test of Size and Strength (CATSS)

15 15 - 15 25 Antonie Alm-Lequeux - University of Otago
Internet-based accelerated language learning: the use of technology
for vocabulary learning and research

15.25 - 15.55 John Read -Victoria University of Wellington
The role of vocabulary in academic reading


15.55 - 16.25 coffee/tea break

16.25 - 17.10 Keynote 2
Paul Meara - University of Wales Swansea
Some theoretical limitations on the study of vocabulary attrition

17.10 - 18.00 general discussion



Sunday 17 March

10.00 - 10.30 Susanne Rott - University of Illinois at Chicago
The Effects of Semantic Elaboration, Repeated Retrieval, and Word
Frequency in Lexical Acquisition during Reading

10.30 - 11.00 Jan-Arjen Mondria - University of Groningen
Receptive and productive L2 word learning: an experimental comparison

11.00 - 11.30 Richard W. Hallett - Northeastern Illinois University 
L2 Lexical Acquisition via Oral Simplified Input


11.30 - 12.00 coffee/tea break

12.00 - 12.30 Heleen Strating - University of Tilburg
Lexical development in Dutch L1 and L2 kindergarten pupils: findings
from a longitudinal study

12.30 - 13.00 F. Boers - University of Antwerp, J. Eyckmans -Erasmus
College Brussels, M. Demecheleer - Universite' Libre de Bruxelles
Learning Figurative Idioms via a cognitive semantic pathway

13.00 - 13.30 P.J.M. Groot - University of Utrecht
The role of L1 and rehearsal in L2 word acquisition


13.30 - 14.30 lunch

14.30 - 17.00 excursion

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