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LINGUIST List 21.2259

Tue May 18 2010

Confs: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition/UK

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        1.    Heather Marsden, Applied Generative Second Language Acquisition Workshop

Message 1: Applied Generative Second Language Acquisition Workshop
Date: 18-May-2010
From: Heather Marsden <hm536york.ac.uk>
Subject: Applied Generative Second Language Acquisition Workshop
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Applied Generative Second Language Acquisition Workshop

Date: 24-Jun-2010 - 24-Jun-2010
Location: York, United Kingdom
Contact: Heather Marsden
Contact Email: sla-workshopevents.york.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/lang/hosted/agsla

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

The objective of this one-day workshop is to explore ways of promoting
crossfertilisation between theoretical, second language acquisition research and
language teaching research- two related fields that have thus far rarely engaged
in dialogue. Specifically, we aim to consider how the findings of generative
second language acquisition research might apply to language teaching.

Invited Speaker:

Roumyana Slabakova

Pre-registration by 6 June 2010 is FREE! See the workshop website. After 6 June,
a £5 registration fee applies.


Welcome and Introduction

Kook Hee Gil, Heather Marsden & Melinda Whong (University of Sheffield,
University of York, University of Leeds): Negative Evidence and L2 Knowledge of

Neal Snape (Gunma Prefectural Women's University): Language Acquisition at the
Interfaces: Implications for L2 Article Instruction

Tea and coffee break. Posters.

Clare Wright (Newcastle University): ''I Still Can't Questions'': Asymmetries in
the Longitudinal Development of L2 English Questions in an Immersion Setting

Tom Rankin (University of Vienna): V2 Transfer by Instructed L1 German Learners
of English

Lunch break

Invited speaker: Roumyana Slabakova (University of Iowa): Generative SLA Meets
Focus on Form

Tea and coffee break. Posters.

Dora Alexopoulou, Helen Yannakoudakis & Ted Briscoe (University of Cambridge):
L1 Effects and Personalised Learning in Globalised Learning Settings

Melinda Whong (University of Leeds): Applying Generative SLA to the Language

Concluding discussion

18:00- - Workshop dinner


Ruwayashid Alruwaili (University of York): Optionality in Classrooms: are L2
Classroom Learners Different from L2 Immersion Learners?

Wei Ku (University of Sheffield): Can Pragmatic Competence be Taught?

Fakhrisadat Shariati (Islamic Azad University): EFL Learners' Writing Assessment
Revisited: Peer and Teacher Feedback

Seyed Omid Tabatabai & Masoume Yakhbi (Islamic Azad University): The Effect of
Comprehensible Input and Comprehensible Output on the Accuracy and Complexity of
Iranian EFL Learners Oral Speech
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