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LINGUIST List 23.218

Thu Jan 12 2012

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: 11-Jan-2012
From: Agnieszka Lenko <talc10uw.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

2nd Call for Papers:

This is just a gentle reminder that 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 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.

For all information please consult the conference site at http://talc10.ils.uw.edu.pl or contact the conference organizer Agnieszka Lenko at talc10uw.edu.pl.



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