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LINGUIST List 19.149

Sun Jan 13 2008

Calls: Lang Acquisition/Applied Ling/Academic Exchange Quarterly (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: 10-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

Call for Papers:

One academic journal is going to have a special edition on second language
acquisition and pedagogy. We would like to encourage you to consider
contributing your papers.

Journal name: Edition: Second language acquisition and pedagogy
Editor: Hiroshi Matsumoto, Ph.D. Soka University of America, California
Deadline: May 31, 2008

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

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.

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