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Confs: Applied Linguistics/Finland

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        1.     Taina Tammelin-Laine , 2012 LESLLA Symposium

Message 1: 2012 LESLLA Symposium
Date: 12-Nov-2011
From: Taina Tammelin-Laine <taina.a.tammelin-lainestudent.jyu.fi>
Subject: 2012 LESLLA Symposium
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2012 LESLLA Symposium

Date: 30-Aug-2012 - 01-Sep-2012
Location: Jyväskylä, Finland
Contact: Taina Tammelin-Laine
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://www.jyu.fi/hum/laitokset/kielet/en/events/leslla/2012-leslla-symposium

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

8th International LESLLA Symposium, hosted by University of Jyväskylä

Research, Practice, and Policy for Low-educated Second Language and
Literacy Acquisition (LESLLA) for Adults

LESLLA is an international forum of researchers and educators who
share an interest in research into the development of second language
skills by adult immigrants and refugees with little or no schooling in
the home country, low levels of literacy in the native language, and
limited proficiency in the language of the new country.

LESLLA's goal is to share empirical research and information that will
guide further studies on second language acquisition for the adult
immigrant population with limited formal education. This research, in
turn, is meant to influence educational policy development in all those
countries where immigrants settle and are likely to need educational

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