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LINGUIST List 19.1600

Tue May 20 2008

Confs: Language Acquisition, French Language/UK

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Message 1: The Nature and Development of L2 French
Date: 15-May-2008
From: Annabelle David <annabelle.davidncl.ac.uk>
Subject: The Nature and Development of L2 French
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The Nature and Development of L2 French

Date: 07-Jul-2008 - 08-Jul-2008
Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Contact: Annabelle David
Contact Email: annabelle.davidncl.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.flloc.soton.ac.uk/conferences.html

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): French (fra)

Meeting Description:

The conference aims to bring together researchers interested in the study of
French as a second language.

The Nature and Development of L2 French
University of Southampton, UK.
7-8 July 2008

Keynote speakers:
Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck College:
Climbing the Mountain of Sociopragmatic Competence in French

Florence Myles, Newcastle University:
The Development of Morphosyntax in Classroom Learners of French

Speakers and Titles:

Morphological Paradigms and Gender-number Concord: A Comparison of Learners of
L2 French, L2 Spanish and L3 Italian
Bruce Anderson

Productive and Receptive Lexical Development in L2 Learners
Annabelle David

Socio-pragmatic Development through the Study of Phonetics: Lessons from
Ethnographic Enterprise
David Divita

Implications of Basic Literacy Skills in French as a Foreign Language
Lynn Erler

L1 Influence or Language Impairment? A Twin Case Study
Sandrine Ferré, Martin Haiden, Philippe Prévost and Laurie Tuller

The Expression of Caused Motion in French by English Learners
Henriëtte Hendriks, Annie-Claude Demagny and Maya Hickmann

Cross-linguistic Differences in the Second Language Acquisition of Aspect: the
Conceptual-linguistic Form Interface
Kevin McManus

Development of Narrative Ability in L2 French: Relations between Linguistic
Knowledge and Learner Self-regulation
Ros Mitchell

An Adaptive Tutor for Explicit Instruction of French Grammatical Gender Cues
Nora Presson and Brian MacWhinney

L1 Transfer and Adverb Placement in English L2 Learners of French
Vivienne Rogers

The Development of the Determiner Phrase (DP) in Instructed L2 French

Sarah Rule

Syntactic Movement in the Production of French Wh-questions: The Role of
Computational Complexity Versus L1 Transfer in Adult L2 Acquisition
Maureen Scheidnes

The Acquisition of Clitic Subject and Object Pronouns in Early Child L2
Claudia Stöber

Learnability and the Role of Transfer in the Expression of Manner of Motion
Among L2 Learners of French
Jeanine Treffers-Daller and Françoise Tidball


Includes a 2-hour CHILDES workshop: Using CLAN to analyse French L2 data

The cost of the conference is £70 (£45 for students). Registration and
information: http://www.flloc.soton.ac.uk/conferences.html
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