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LINGUIST List 21.2171

Mon May 10 2010

Calls: Applied Ling/Lang Acq/ Academic Exchange Quarterly (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Dayn Schulert <daynlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Hiroshi Matsumoto, Academic Exchange Quarterly

Message 1: Academic Exchange Quarterly
Date: 05-May-2010
From: Hiroshi Matsumoto <hmatsumotosoka.edu>
Subject: Academic Exchange Quarterly
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Full Title: Academic Exchange Quarterly

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

Call Deadline: 31-May-2010

Last Call for Papers:
One academic journal will have a special edition on second language
acquisition and pedagogy, focusing on East Asian students and languages.
We would really appreciate very much 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.

We would really appreciate your attention to and interest in this special
issue of second language acquisition and pedagogy: East Asian (Chinese,
Japanese, and Korean) languages and students.

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