LINGUIST List 17.3103|
Sat Oct 21 2006
Calls: Language Acquisition/USA
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American Association for Italian Studies Conference
Message 1: American Association for Italian Studies Conference
From: Alessandro Zannirato <alessandro1jhu.edu>
Subject: American Association for Italian Studies Conference
Full Title: American Association for Italian Studies Conference
Short Title: 2007 AAIS
Date: 03-May-2007 - 06-May-2007
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Contact Person: Dana Renga
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://faculty1.coloradocollege.edu/~drenga/aais/
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Italian
Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2006
2007 AAIS conference panel: L1, interlinguistic strategies, translation and the teaching of Italian.
Call for Papers
Abstracts are invited for the following panel, to be held during the 2007 AAIS (American Association for Italian Studies) conference, from May 3 through May 6, 2007:
L1, interlinguistic strategies, translation and the teaching of Italian
This panel seeks to explore the role of L1, translation and interlinguistic strategies in the Italian language classroom. Theoretical or descriptive papers on studies involving both specific language pairs and multilingual settings will be particularly welcome.
Topics may include:
- Reflections on the use of student mother tongue in the classroom;
- Translation as a pedagogic tool;
- L1 to L2 (Italian) transfer;
- L2-L2 transfer (especially between another Romance language and Italian);
- The ''Italian only approach'';
- Monolingual versus bilingual textbooks.
Presentations will be 20 minutes in length plus 10 minutes for discussion and questions.
Please submit a 300-400 word abstract, a short biographical note and contact details by November 30th, 2006 to: alessandro1[at]jhu.edu.
Dr. Alessandro Zannirato
Dept. of German and Romance Languages and Literatures
3400 N Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
Tel. 410 516 7230
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