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LINGUIST List 20.4144

Fri Dec 04 2009

Calls: Language Acquisition/Academic Exchange Quarterly (Jrnl)

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        1.    Hiroshi Matsumoto, Academic Exchange Quarterly

Message 1: Academic Exchange Quarterly
Date: 04-Dec-2009
From: Hiroshi Matsumoto <hmatsumotosoka.edu>
Subject: Academic Exchange Quarterly
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Full Title: Academic Exchange Quarterly

Linguistic Field(s): Chinese, Mandarin;Japanese;Korean;Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 31-May-2010

Journal Call for Papers:

This academic journal is going to have a special edition on second language
acquisition and pedagogy, focusing on East Asian students and languages.
We would very much appreciate if you would consider contributing your
quality manuscripts.


Journal name: Academic Exchange Quarterly
Edition: Second language acquisition and pedagogy, East Asian (Chinese,
Japanese, and Korean) language and students
Editor: Hiroshi Matsumoto, Ph.D. Soka University of America, California
Deadline: May 31, 2010

For more detailed information about submitting your manuscripts, please
visit and take a look at

This issue aims to explore useful cutting-edge knowledge of second language
acquisition and pedagogy among East Asian languages and students. It will
examine the process of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean (as a second) language
acquisition among American students as well as ESL (English as a second
language) acquisition among students with East Asian backgrounds. Both
quantitative and qualitative studies are welcome.

More specific topics encompass, but are not limited to, (1) interlanguage
or learner language analysis (such as conversation analysis), (2) input and
interaction, including teacher talk (i.e., the language of instruction that
second language teachers use in the classroom), (3) learner variables (such
as motivation, personality characteristics, age, and learning styles), (4)
pragmatic competence, (5) cultural understanding (or sociolinguistic
competence), (6) grammatical acquisition and form-focused instruction, (7)
vocabulary acquisition, (8) phonetic/phonological acquisition and teaching
pronunciation, (9) task or content-based instruction, (10) language for
specific purposes (LSP) (including science and technology), (11) study
abroad, and (12) teaching listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing skills.

The purpose of this edition is to bring together new findings about second
language acquisition and pedagogy among East Asian languages and students
and, hence, contribute to the enhanced efficacy of their learning and
teaching processes.

Who May Submit:
Submissions are welcome from teachers, researchers, administrators, and
teacher educators at all levels. Please identify your submission with
keyword: LANGUAGE-2

Benefit for selected manuscripts:
The authors of selected manuscripts will be contacted later for call for
book chapters based on their further expanded manuscripts.

Submission deadline:
any time until the end of May 2010; see details for other deadline options
like early, regular, and short.

Submission Procedure:

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