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LINGUIST List 22.4099

Thu Oct 20 2011

Calls: Applied Ling, Language Acquisition, Text/Corpus Ling/Poland

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        1.     Agnieszka Lenko , TaLC10 Teaching and Language Corpora

Message 1: TaLC10 Teaching and Language Corpora
Date: 19-Oct-2011
From: Agnieszka Lenko <a.lenkouw.edu.pl>
Subject: TaLC10 Teaching and Language Corpora
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Full Title: TaLC10 Teaching and Language Corpora
Short Title: TaLC10

Date: 11-Jul-2012 - 14-Jul-2012
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Contact Person: Agnieszka Lenko
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://talc10.ils.uw.edu.pl

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

The 10th bi-annual Teaching and Language Corpora Conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 12-14 July 2012. Pre-conference workshops and tutorials will be offered on 11 July. The conference will bring together practitioners and theorists with a common interest in the use of corpora for:

- First and second language teaching and learning (including data-driven learning materials and student-centred linguistic investigation)
- Language awareness raising
- Teaching languages for specific purposes
- Teaching interpreting and translation
- Teaching culture and history
- Teaching literature
- Teaching inter-cultural communication
- Developing pedagogic grammars and learner dictionaries
- Teacher education
- Research on second language acquisition

The corpus resources include:

- General corpora
- LSP corpora
- Written and spoken corpora
- Multimodal corpora
- Simplified corpora
- Learner corpora
- Web as a corpus

The following speakers have kindly accepted our invitation to give a keynote presentation at the conference:

Professor Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk
University of Łódź, Poland

Professor Randi Reppen
North Arizona University, US

Professor Barbara Seidlhofer
University of Vienna, Austria

Mr. James Thomas
Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Dr. Chris Tribble
King's College, London, UK

Call for Papers:

TaLC 10 invites proposals for position papers, reports of work in progress, case-histories of successful corpus applications, and introductions to relevant new resources. Proposals may be for 20-minute papers, posters, or software demonstrations. We also welcome proposals for pre-conference tutorials and workshops. The workshops should be 2.5 - 3 hours long and involve hands-on activities. The official language of the conference will be English.

All proposals should be approximately 500 words, excluding references. Authors are requested to refrain from citing their own work to preserve anonymity. The proposals should be sent to the following address:


The deadline for submission of papers, posters and software demos is 31 January 2012. The deadline for submission of pre-conference workshops and tutorials is 29 February 2012.

All proposals will be blind reviewed. Authors of those selected for presentation at the conference will be notified in the middle of April. The authors will be required to prepare written versions of their presentations in the form of short papers of 2500-3000 words to be submitted by 31 May 2011. The papers will be included in an unedited volume of the conference proceedings, which will be published on a CD and distributed to the all the participants during the conference. Selected full-length papers will be published in an edited volume with a leading international publisher after the conference.

Conference Organizer:

Agnieszka Lenko
Institute of Applied Linguistics
University of Warsaw
Browarna 8/10
00-311 Warsaw, Poland

Conference email: talc10uw.edu.pl
Conference website: http://talc10.ils.uw.edu.pl
Fax: +48 22 8261391

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