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Message 1: 18th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Date: 01-Apr-2007
From: Despina Papadopoulou <depapaenl.auth.gr>
Subject: 18th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

18th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Short Title: ISTAL18

Date: 04-May-2007 - 06-May-2007
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Contact: Anastasios Tsangalidis
Contact Email: symposium18enl.auth.gr
Meeting URL: http://www.enl.auth.gr/symposium18

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

The 18th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics will
take place at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, School of
English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Friday 4 May 2007
08.30-09.30 Registration
09.30-10.00 Opening

10.00-11.00 Plenary lecture 1
Frank Palmer: Lexical aspect in English: the verbs Begin/Start, Continue/Keep
and Stop/Finish

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

Room 1
11.30-12.00 A. Sougari & A. Psaltou-Joycey: Exploring young learners' beliefs
about foreign language learning
12.00-12.30 M. Hatzitheodorou & M. Mattheoudakis: ''It is more than true that
television reproduces life'': The effect of Greek rhetorical conventions on
Greek learners' academic writing in English
12.30-13.00 T. Alexiou & N. Konstantakis: Lexis for young learners: Are we
heading for frequency or just common sense?
13.00-13.30 C. Calfoglou: Translating 'optimally': a proposal for the L2 class
13.30-14.00 M. Kyprianou: Teaching English Pronunciation: The Case of Cyprus
Room 2
11.30-12.00 A. Matsuya: Semantic and Syntactic Principles in Second Language
Acquisition: the Case of Negative Polarity Items
12.00-12.30 P. Margaza & A. Bel: Greek null subjects at the syntax-pragmatics
interface 12.30-13.00 R. K. Mishra: Naming Dissociation in Kannada-English
Bilingual Jargon Aphasia
13.00-13.30 C. Manouilidou: Lexical Access of Deverbal Nominals: The Effect of
Thematic Features
13.30-14.00 D. Alexopoulou & F. Keller: Discourse linking and resumption in
questions: experimental evidence from Greek
Room 3
11.30-12.00 P. Mur Du?nas: Attitudinal lexis in business management research
articles from two different cultural contexts
12.00-12.30 V. Zegarac: Metadiscourse - A cognitive pragmatic perspective
12.30-13.00 A. Poulios: The morality of age talk

14.00-16.00 Lunch break

16.00-17.00 Plenary lecture 2
Harald Clahsen & Claudia Felser: Linguistic perspectives on non-native language

Room 1
17.00-17.30 E. Papathanasiou: How do vocabulary presentation and word properties
influence the learning of new English (L2) words by Greek adult beginners
17.30-18.00 N. Sifakis: Teacher Education in the Post-Modern Era: Introducing a
Transformative Dimension in the Teaching of English as a Lingua Franca''
Room 2
17.00-17.30 E. Agathopoulou: The regular-irregular dissociation in non-native
English past tense
17.30-18.00 M. Dimitrakopoulou & S. Mavrogeni: The acquisition of the reflexive
passive construction in Serbian as an L2: evidence from Greek learners
Room 3
17.00-17.30 A. Papapavlou: Childhood bidialectism and metalinguistic awareness
17.30-18.00 P. Pavlou: The current state of English loanwords in Cypriot Greek

18.00-18.30 Coffee break

Room 1
18.30-19.00 D. Hostelidou, E. Griva & E. Tsakiridou: A Record of the training
needs of ESP Practitioners in Vocational Education
19.00-19.30 M. Antoniou: A systematic approach to teaching the art of writing
19.30-20.00 T. Kouridou: Bidialectal considerations in ESL teaching
20.00-20.30 R. Tobita & A. Nakayama: Utterance improvement using
voice-recognition software
20.30-21.00 A. Nakayama, R. Tobita, Y. Shinohara & T. Shimizu: The relationship
between affective and cognitive factors among Japanese EFL learners
Room 2
18.30-19.00 M. Rothweiler & E. Babur: Specific Language Impairment in Turkish:
The Acquisition of Case Morphology in Turkish speaking Children in Germany
19.00-19.30 M. Rothweiler, I. Tsimpli, D. Papadopoulou, A. Fox, K. Katsika, S.
Kroffke, M. Mastropavlou, A. Mylonaki & N. Stahl: Motion verbs in Greek and
German: Evidence from typically developing and SLI children
19.30-20.00 M. Markovic: The perception and production of the English /e/ and
/æ/ vowels by the native speakers of Serbian
20.00-20.30 M. C. Zimmer & M. Siqueira: L2 Metaphor processing: are conventional
metaphors familiar ones?
20.30-21.00 M. C. Zimmer & R. Bion: Vowel assimilation from Brazilian Portuguese
(L1) into North-American English (L2) in naming tasks: a connectionist approach
to interphonology
Room 3
18.30-19.00 R. Salkie: Can WILL be a tense marker?
19.00-19.30 B. Copley: Antecedent-contained ''will''
19.30-20.00 T. Mortelmans & D. Van Olmen: What does the future hold in English
vs German vs Dutch? Grammaticalization and subjectification from a contrastive
point of view
20.00-20.30 P. Walsh: When modality meets futurity: a corpus-base investigation
of modal verbs in forward-looking statements
20.30-21.00 J. Willmott: On mapping the modality of conditional sentences

Saturday 5 May 2007

09.00-10.00 Plenary lecture 3
Liliane Haegeman: Speculations on the syntax of adverbial clauses

Room 1
10.00-10.30 A. Roussou: Subjects and finite complementizers
10.30-11.00 M. Stavrou & A. Terzi &: Types of Numerical Nouns
11.00-11.30 P. Panagiotidis: On categorial Agree
Room 2
10.00-10.30 L. F. Hoye: Modality in discourse: A pragmatic look at epistemic
10.30-11.00 J. R. M. Zamorano & M. Carretero: Epistemic modality in English and
Spanish: the expression of deduction referring to past time within the verbal group
11.00-11.30 M. Degani, E. Adami & A. Belladelli: The use of modal verbs in
interpersonal contexts: from semantics to pragmatics
Room 3
10.00-10.30 F. Antoniou: Reading comprehension as a function of a
reading-strategy program in monolingual and bilingual students with Special
Educational Needs: An experimental study
10.30-11.00 Z. S. Yildiz: An Investigation on Strategies of Reading in First and
Second Languages
11.00-11.30 I. A. Moreno: Strategies to promote learners' autonomy and
motivation: An account of the use of comic and games in the second language
learning classroom
Room 4
10.00-10.30 E. Mela-Athanasopoulou: Conversion: A typological and functional
analysis of the morphophonological structure of zero-derivation in English word
10.30-11.00 J. Vujic: Grammaticality revisited: study in some English
suffixation constraints
11.00-11.30 G. Xydopoulos: 'Psilo-': exploring the case of a diminutive in
Modern Greek

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

Room 1
12.00-12.30 F. Newmeyer: Rare Typological Features: Should Grammars be Punished
for Licensing Them?
12.30-13.00 K. Grohmann: Focus on Clefts: A Perspective from Cypriot Greek
Room 2
12.00-12.30 D. Bottineau: Cognition and interaction in the act of speech : the
case of English modal auxiliaries
12.30-13.00 L. Hogeweg: What's so unreal about the past
Room 3
12.00-12.30 M. Keivan: Learning Strategies Awareness and Language learning Process
12.30-13.00 A. Psaltou-Joycey & Z. Kantaridou: The language learning strategy
profile(s) of university students across eight fields of study
Room 4
12.00-12.30 S. Rakic: On the Latinate Constraint in English Affixation
12.30-13.00 K. Bogetic: Pluralia Tantum Revisited: The Problem of Summation Plurals

13.00-14.00 Plenary lecture 4
Michel DeGraff: The end of ''Creole'' Studies

14.00-16.00 Lunch break

16.00-17.00 Plenary lecture 5
Ken Hyland: Interactions in research writing: stance and engagement in academic

Room 1
17.00-17.30 M. Iakovou & S. Koutsoulelou-Mihou: The construction of deonticity
in English and Greek academic corpora: the 'must', 'should', and 'prepi'
collocations as hedging devices
Room 2
17.00-17.30 K. Kapetangianni & H. L. Taylor: The Syntax of Greek Equative
Room 3
17.00-17.30 F. Osawa: The evolution of syntactic structure in the history of
English: the meaning of recursion
Room 4
17.00-17.30 N. Topintzi: Onset geminates: implications for phonological theory

17.30-18.00 Coffee break

Room 1
18.00-18.30 S. Miletic: Deontic Modality at the Semantic-Conceptual Level
18.30-19.00 P. Novakov: Semantic Features of Verbs and Types of Present Perfect
in English
Room 2
18.00-18.30 M. Georgiafentis: Focusing devices in English and Greek
18.30-19.00 K. Haidou: The Division of Labour between Syntax and Pragmatics:
Evidence from Greek and Romance
Room 3
18.00-18.30 P. Xing: Lexis Learning Rainbow: a theoretical model for L2
vocabulary acquisition strategies
18.30-19.00 K. Woodman & V. Kourtis-Kazoullis: Cyber-Self-Reflection: Developing
learner autonomy in online programs
Room 4
18.00-18.30 I. Kappa: On the Realization of Geminates: Evidence from Greek Dialects
18.30-19.00 M. Baltazani: Acoustic characterization of the Greek [?] in clusters

21.00 Reception

Sunday 6 May 2007

09.00-10.00 Plenary lecture 6
Roberta Facchinetti: From non-subjectivity to (inter-)subjectivity in English

Room 1
10.00-10.30 M. R. Freiermuth: Willingness to Communicate: What does Online Chat
Bring to the Table?
10.30-11.00 T. Koch: Expanding the Power of Extensive Reading: Avoiding the
Rabbit Hole
Room 2
10.00-10.30 M. Tzakosta & J. Vis: Asymmetries of consonant sequences in
perception and production: affricates vs. /s/ clusters
10.30-11.00 J. Liu & W. Chiang: Tonal Coarticulation in Tapu Hakka
Room 3
10.00-10.30 M. Beys: Subject-to-Object Raising Constructions in Modern Greek
10.30-11.00 T. Kakouriotis: Pragmatics in Dative Alternations
Room 4
10.00-10.30 J. Marín-Arrese: Modality and Evidentiality in the Expression of
Stance and Subjectivity /Intersubjectivity in Political Discourse. A Contrastive
10.30-11.00 C. Roméro: Modality Adverbs: A Survey from Old English to Early
Modern English

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

Room 1
11.30-12.00 A. Abati: ??????????? ??????? ??? ???? ????????? ?? ????? ???????:
??????????? ????????? ????????? ?? ???????????? ??? ???????????? ??????? ?????????
12.00-12.30 N. Amvrazis: ? ????? ?????????? ??????? ???? ???????? ????? ???????:
?? ?????????? ??? ????????? ?? ????????/?????
12.30-13.00 P. Dimitrakopoulos: ? ??????? Content and Language Integrated
Learning* ???? ?????????? ??? ???? ????????? ??? ????????? (??????????? ????????
????????????? ???????????? ??? ????? ???????)
13.00-13.30 K. Iliopoulou: ?????????? ????????? ??? ????????? ????????????
??????? ????? ??? ????????, ??????????????? ???????
13.30-14.00 A. Kapravelou: ?? ????????, ??????? ??? ????????? ?????????
????????? ??????? ??? ?? ?????? ??? ??????? ???????? ?????????: ??? ??????? ???
?????????? ??????????
Room 2
11.30-12.00 G. Katsouda: ? ??????????? ??? ??????????? ??????? ??? ???????
????????, ??????????, ???????????, ???????????, ??????????: ???????????? ???
12.00-12.30 C. Markou: ? ????????????? ????????? ??? ''Evidentiality'' ??? ?
???????? ?????????? ?????? ??? ????????? ??? ??? ???????????
12.30-13.00 A. Efthymiou: ? ???????? ??? ??????
13.00-13.30 K. Frantzi: ????????? ???????????: ???????? ??????? ??????????
????????? ???????????????
13.30-14.00 M. Mini & A. Fotopoulou: ????????? ??? ???????????? ?????????
????????? ??? ?????? ??? ???? ?????????: ???? ??? ???????????????
Room 3
11.30-12.00 C. Alexaki, M. Kambanaros & A. Terzi: On the Acquisition of Prepositions
12.00-12.30 M. Kambanaros: Fluent aphasia in late bilingual Greek-English
speakers: aspects of spontaneous speech
12.30-13.00 E. Asproudi: Deviation Patterns in the Production of Questions in L1
13.00-13.30 M. Kotroni: The development of the Perfective Past Tense in Greek
Child Language and the Single-Dual Mechanism debate
13.30-14.00 E. Kyritsi, D. James & S. Edwards: Letter-sound knowledge and other
factors affecting the development of phonological awareness in deaf children
Room 4
11.30-12.00 J. Prtljaga: English modal verb can expressing dynamic meanings and
its Serbian equivalents
12.00-12.30 H. Salles: For-infinitives in English and Brazilian Portuguese:
similarities and contrasts in the grammatical encoding of modality
12.30-13.15 M. Makri-Tsilipakou: ?????? & ????????
13.15-14.00 M. Milapides: ????????? ????????????: ? ????? ??? ????????? ????????

14.00-16.00 Lunch break

16.00-17.00 Plenary lecture 7
Marianne Nikolov: From the Critical Period Hypothesis to Research Methodology in SLA

Room 1
17.00-17.30 J. Wongphothisarn: An Investigation into Thai Graduate Students'
English Speaking Problems and Their Use of Learning Strategies for Developing
Oral Communication Skills
17.30-18.00 P. Kampaki: Teaching the systematic use of a dictionary for
self-study and confidence building: A study with Turkish-Greek bilinguals in Greece
Room 2
17.00-17.30 M. Papakonstantinou: The development of passive and reflexive
interpretation of non-active voice morphology in L1 Greek
17.30-18.00 A. Prentza: The Status of the Null Subject Parameter in the L2
Grammar Acquisition of Advanced and Intermediate Adult Greek Learners of
English: a Minimalist Account
Room 3
17.00-17.30 M. Tzakosta: Asymmetries in /s/ cluster production and their
implications for language learning and language teaching
17.30-18.00 K. Nicolaidis: Acoustic characteristics of vowels produced by an
intelligible and an unintelligible Greek speaker with hearing impairment
Room 4
17.00-17.30 P. Bourdin: You want to be careful: where volition and obligation meet?
17.30-18.00 A. Wårnsby: Controllability as a contextual variable

18.00-18.30 Coffee break

Room 1
18.30-19.00 A. Christodoulou, M. G. ?ertelè & T. Vavouras: ?????????? ???
???????????? ??????
19.00-19.30 A. G. Mehrdad: Cyber-Self-Reflection: Developing learner autonomy in
online programs
19.30-20.00 I. Kopsidou: Are strategies teachable? Developing strategies in
Foreign Language Education for autonomy
20.00-20.30 Y. Pratt-Johnson: Cultural Considerations in Teaching Learning
Strategies to English Language Learners
Room 2
18.30-19.00 M. Flouraki: Decomposing Aspectual Composition
19.00-19.30 T. Asic & V. Stanojevic: Prepositions and natural phenomena (a
contrastive study of Serbian and Greek)
19.30-20.00 A. Tantos: Lexically triggered discourse relations and the event
complexity in the case of light have
20.00-20.30 M. Chondrogianni: Grammatical Mood and Sentence Type: The Indicative
in Modern Greek
20.30-21.00 T. Anastasiadou: The Multilingual Lexical System(s): A Case Study
Room 3
18.30-19.00 A. Galani: Inflectional classes (Greek) and economy considerations
(Distributed Morphology)
19.00-19.30 H. Kallergi: Grammaticalization, Lexicalization and Total
Reduplication: an Example from Modern Greek
19.30-20.00 N. Lavidas: Changes in English word order and the loss of VSO
20.00-20.30 E. Karaouza: The cohesive use of ????, ???, ?? and ?? in Attic Greek
Room 4
18.30-19.00 S. Kurtes: Contrasting cultural scripts: a model of analysis
19.00-19.30 E. Manika: Modal verbs: typology and conceptualisation in Greek and
19.30-20.00 G. Sapountzaki: The evolution of modals in Greek Sign Language as
compared to English and Modern Greek, with reference to modals in British and
American sign languages
20.00-20.30 V. Bardzokas: A conceptual and procedural view of causal
connectives: the case of Modern Greek ?iati and epei?i
20.30-21.00 T. Shekhovtsova: The stylistic peculiarities of the translation of
the work The Lord of the Flies

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