LINGUIST List 15.53

Tue Jan 13 2004

Calls: General Ling/Finland; General Ling/Ireland

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  1. merja.merilainen, International Conference on CLIL & Immersion Education
  2. brona.murphy, 2nd Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies Group International Conference

Message 1: International Conference on CLIL & Immersion Education

Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 04:54:25 -0500 (EST)
From: merja.merilainen <merja.merilainenkokkola.fi>
Subject: International Conference on CLIL & Immersion Education

International Conference on CLIL & Immersion Education 
Short Title: Good Practice K-18 

Date: 11-Nov-2004 - 13-Nov-2004
Location: Kokkola, Finland
Contact: Merja Merilainen
Contact Email: merja.merilainenkokkola.fi 
Meeting URL: http://www.immersionconference.kokkola.fi 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2004 


Meeting Description:

The conference aims to strengthen the link between theory and practice
in immersion and CLIL education and language planning by discussing
the issues that arise when planning and implementing a successful
language programme at a national, local and classroom level. We invite
participants to submit papers, posters or workshops relating to the
following issues:
Integrating content and language
Curriculum planning
Examples of good practise
The role of culture and mothertongue teaching
The teaching and evaluation of language skills
Evaluating and assessing students language skills 

The presentations will last for 20 minutes, followed by a 10-minute
discussion period. Abstracts should be in English, 300-400 words long,
excluding bibliographies. They should be submitted by e-mail as RTF
(or ASCII text) files to the following address:

 merja.merilainenkokkola.fi

The deadline for submission is February 28th, 2004. The authors will
be notified of acceptance in May 2004.

Suggestions for special sessions, workshops, demonstrations or poster
sessions on other topics are also welcome.
 
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Message 2: 2nd Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies Group International Conference

Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 04:20:30 -0500 (EST)
From: brona.murphy <brona.murphyul.ie>
Subject: 2nd Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies Group International Conference


Date: 25-Jun-2004 - 26-Jun-2004
Location: Belfast, Ireland
Contact: Steve Walsh
Contact Email: s.walshqub.ac.uk 
Meeting URL: http://www.mic.ul.ie/ivacs 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 16-Jan-2004 

Meeting Description:

2nd Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) group International
Conference on Analyzing Discourse in Context

The Graduate School of Education, Queen's University, Belfast,
Northern Ireland

25 - 26 June, 2004

Keynote Speakers:
Douglas Biber
Michael Hoey
John Swales

The theme of the conference is 'discourse in context' and related
themes include talk-in-interaction, variations in context, communities
of practice, the implications of context for language learning,
research methods for analyzing context.

Abstracts, totalling no more than 200 words and including title, name
of presenter, contact details and brief outline of the talk should be
sent to the conference organiser, Steve Walsh, from whom further
details are available. Given the scope of the IVACS research group,
corpus-based approaches to analyzing context are particularly
welcome. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday, January 16th
2004. Notification of acceptance/rejection will follow in early
February. 

Dr Steve Walsh,
Graduate School of Education,
Queen's University,
BELFAST,
BT7 1HL
Northern Ireland.

Tel: +44 28 9033 5941
Fax: +44 28 9023 9263
Email: s.walshqub.ac.uk

Further information about the IVACS Research Group is available at
http://www.mic.ul.ie/ivacs
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