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LINGUIST List 19.100

Thu Jan 10 2008

Calls: Applied Ling/Lang Acquisition/Academic Exchange .. (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Fatemeh Abdollahi <fatemehlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Hiroshi Matsumoto, Academic Exchange Quarterly

Message 1: Academic Exchange Quarterly
Date: 08-Jan-2008
From: Hiroshi Matsumoto <hmatsumotosoka.edu>
Subject: Academic Exchange Quarterly
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Full Title: Academic Exchange Quarterly

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 31-May-2008

A special issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly (Fall 2008, Volume 12, Issue
3) looks for quality manuscripts about second language acquisition and


This issue aims to explore helpful cutting-edge knowledge on second
language acquisition and pedagogy. The target language may be any
second/foreign language, including English as a second language (ESL),
Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese. Both quantitative and
qualitative studies are welcome. More specific topics encompass, but are
not limited to:

1. Input and interaction
2. Teacher talk (the language of instruction that second/foreign language
teachers use in the classroom)
3. Interlanguage or learner language analysis (i.e., error, discourse,
pragmatics, and conversation analyses)
4. Learner variables (such as motivation, personality characteristics, age,
aptitude, and learning styles)
5. Study abroad
6. Task or content based instruction (including immersion program)
7. Language for specific purposes (LSP) (including science and technology)
8. Form-focused instruction
9. Teaching cultural understanding in a second/foreign language class
10. Teaching listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing skills.

The edition intends to bring together new findings and insights about
second language acquisition and, hence, contribute to the enhanced efficacy
of second/foreign language learning and teaching.

For further information, please visit and refer to the information at


Journal Call Deadline: May 31, 2008

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