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 Pre-sessions and Conference: March 6-11, 1995

"Linguistics and the Education of Second Language Teachers:
 Ethnolinguistic, Psycholinguistic, and Sociolinguistic Aspects"

Main Conference Opening Session: Wednesday, March 8, 1995,
 7:30 p.m., Georgetown Campus, Gaston Hall
 (registration required)

 Opening remarks:
James E. Alatis, Dean Emeritus, School of Languages and Linguistics
 Chair, Georgetown University Round Table 1995
 Dedication of Conference to Charles A. Ferguson
 Acceptance by Shirley Brice Heath

 Honored Guest:
Eugene Garcia, Director, OBEMLA, U.S. Department of Education

Steve Krashen, University of Southern California
 The Cause-Effect Confusion and the Time Issue in Education

Opening reception to follow in ICC Galleria

Admission to all sessions by badge only; registration materials
and badges will not be mailed but may be picked up at registration
center in Intercultural Center (ICC),
exact location to be posted; registration materials for March 8
evening session available in Gaston Hall foyer from 6:30 p.m.
All pre-sessions on March 6, 7, and 8 and
main sessions on March 9, 10, and 11 will be held in
Intercultural Center (rooms to be posted). Detailed program
with abstracts included in registration packets.

 Intercultural Center
Plenary speakers:
Kathleen Bailey, Monterey Institute of International Studies
 What teachers say about teaching
Bessie Dendrinos, University of Athens, Greece
 Foreign language textbook discourse and pedagogization
 of the learner
Invited speakers:
David R. Andrews, Georgetown University
 Standard versus non-standard: The intersection of
 sociolinguistics and language teaching
Elsaid Badawi, American University in Cairo
 The use of Arabic in Egyptian T.V. commercials: A
 language simulator for the training of teachers of Arabic
 as a foreign language
Kenneth Chastain, University of Virginia
 Knowledge, language, and communication
Virginia P. Collier, George Mason University
 Language acquisition for school: Academic, cognitive,
 sociocultural, and linguistic processes
JoAnn Crandall, University of Maryland Baltimore County
 Reinventing schools: The role of the applied
Nadine O'Connor Di Vito, University of Chicago
 Using native speech to formulate past tense rules in
Adam Jaworski, University of Wales, College of Cardiff
 Language awareness in applied linguistics students:
 Evidence from linguistic and cultural heritage essays
Donna Lardiere, Georgetown University
 An update on transfer and transferability
Donald J. Loritz, Georgetown University
 Unlearning learnability
Yuling Pan, Georgetown University
 Addressee, setting, and verbal behavior: How relevant
 are they in foreign language teaching?
Guy Spielmann, Georgetown University
 Multidisciplinary Integrated Language Education (MILE)
 and second/foreign language teaching
G. Richard Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University
 Developing a research component within a teacher
 education program
Andrea Tyler, Georgetown University
 Patterns of lexis: How much can repetition tell us about
 discourse coherence?
Bill VanPatten, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
 Is psycholinguistics relevant to language teaching?
Shelley Wong, University of Maryland, College Park
 Curriculum transformation: A psycholinguistic course
 for prospective teachers of ESOL K 12
Elizabeth Zsiga, Georgetown University
 Phonology and phonetics in the education of second
 language teachers: The representation of some variable
 rules of English

 FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 1995
 Intercultural Center
Plenary speakers:
Leslie M. Beebe, Teachers College, Columbia University
 Polite fictions: Instrumental rudeness as pragmatic
Joan Morley, University of Michigan
 Maximizing learning

Invited speakers:
Vincent J. Cangiano, El Houcine Haichour, Stephanie J.
 Stauffer, Georgetown University
 Taming the electronic lion, or How to shape a language
 learning environment out of the chaos called the Internet

Jeff Connor-Linton, Georgetown University
 Late night thoughts on complexity, linguistics, and
 language teaching
Barbara A. Craig, Georgetown University
 Boundary discourse and the authority of knowledge in
 the second language classroom
Madeline E. Ehrman, U.S. Department of State, FSI
 Personality, language learning aptitude, and program structure
Aviva Freedman, Carleton University, Ottawa
 "Situating" learning to write for the L2 teacher
William C. Hannas, Georgetown University
 Teaching Chinese teachers what constitutes "Chinese"
Susan Huss-Lederman, Georgetown University
 "Wait wait wait wait!" A sociolinguistic analysis of
 repetition in the speech of adult beginning ESL learners
 using instructional software
Kurt R. Jankowsky, Georgetown University
 On the need to unlearn in the foreign language learning
Ronald P. Leow, Georgetown University
 Teacher education and psycholinguistics: Making
 teachers psycholinguists
Steven J. Loughrin-Sacco, Boise State University
 Research internships: Involving undergraduate foreign
 language secondary education majors in ethnographic
Anne Pakir, National University of Singapore
 Beginning at the end: "Bilingual education for all" in
 Singapore and teacher perception
Sophia C. Papaefthymiou-Lytra, University of Athens, Greece
 Culture and the teaching of foreign languages: A case
Teresa Pica, University of Pennsylvania
 Teaching language and teaching language learners: The
 expanding role and expectations of language teachers in
 communicative content-based classrooms
Peter Schmitter, Martin-Luther-Universit t Halle-Wittenberg,
 Structural or cognitive semantics as a topic in the
 linguistic education of second language teachers?
Charles W. Stansfield, Second Language Testing, Inc.
 Considerations in the writing of SOPI prompts
Monique Y. Wong, Hellenic American Union, Greece
 Using simulation to develop negotiation strategies in a
 foreign language

 Intercultural Center
Plenary speakers:
Marianne Celce-Murcia, University of California, Los Angeles
 The elaboration of sociolinguistic competence: Implications
 for teacher education
Diane Larsen-Freeman, School for International Training
 On the changing role of linguistics in the education of
 second language teachers: Past, present, and future

Invited speakers:
Catherine N. Ball, Georgetown University
 Providing comprehensible input in a dead foreign
 language: Two text-based strategies
Isolda E. Carranza, Georgetown University
 Multi-level analysis of two-way bilingual classroom
Anna Uhl Chamot, Georgetown University
 Learning strategies of elementary foreign language
 immersion students
Mary El-Kadi, Old Dominion University
 Discourse analysis of classroom interaction and the
 training of ESL teachers
Elaine K. Horwitz, University of Texas at Austin
 Foreign language anxiety and foreign language
 teachers: What can teacher educators do?
Christina Kakava, Mary Washington College
 Directness and indirectness in professor student
 interaction: The intersection of contextual and cultural
David Nunan, University of Hong Kong
 Systemic-functional linguistics and the education of
 second language teachers: A case study
Linju Ogasawara, Japanese Ministry of Education (ret.)
 Native cultural interference in Japanese English usage
John J. Staczek, Georgetown University
 Metalinguistic talk in mature L2 adult-learner classroom
Stephanie J. Stauffer, Georgetown University
 Reap what you sow: In-service training for language
 teachers for computer-mediated communication
Steven Sternfeld, University of Utah
 From Hirsch's Dystopia to Hakuta's Utopia: A call for
 multilingual alliance
Weiping Wu, Center for Applied Linguistics
 Education of second language teachers: The link
 between linguistic theory and teaching practice
Dolly J. Young, University of Tennessee
 Language anxiety in SL Acquisition: Using a wider angle
 of focus
Raffaella Zanuttini, Georgetown University
 Dialectal variation as an insight into the structure of
Gen-Yuan Zhuang, Hangzhou University, PRC
 What they hear is not what they read: Speech
 perception and the training of English teachers in China


*Georgetown Linguistics Society, GLS 1995, Developments in
Discourse Analysis, February 17-19, 1995. Plenary speakers:
Frederick Erickson, Charles Goodwin, Heidi Hamilton,
Deborah Schiffrin, Roger Shuy, and Deborah Tannen. Contact:
GLS 1995, G.U. Dept. of Linguistics, ICC 479, Washington,
DC 20057-1068;; glsguvax.bitnet;
tel: 202/687-6166.

*International Linguistics Association, ILA, Discourse and Text
Analysis, March 10-12, 1995. Contact: Ruth Brend, 3363
Burbank Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105;; Tel: 313/665-2787; Fax: (313) 665-9743;
email: Ruth.BrendUM.CC.UMICH.EDU

*9th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, March 10-12,
1995. Contact G.U. Arabic Department, ICC 463, Washington,
DC 20057-1082;; Tel: 202/687-

The pre-conference sessions will be held in the Intercultural
Center of Georgetown University. Please contact the individual
organizers for more information on the content of the sessions
only. To register, see registration form or contact GURT


Spanish Linguistics I
Organizers: Dr. Hector Campos, Mr. Eric Holt, and Ms.
Norma Catalan
 G.U. Department of Spanish
 Washington, DC 20057-0989
 (202) 687-6134

Issues in Slavic Linguistics
Organizer: Dr. David R. Andrews
 G.U. Department of Russian
 Washington, DC 20057-0990
 (202) 687-6108/6147

African Linguistics VI
Organizer: Rev. Solomon Sara, S.J., Ph.D.
 G.U. Department of Linguistics
 Washington, DC 20057-1068
 (202) 687-5956

Discourse and Agency: Responsibility and Deception
Organizer: Dr. Patricia E. O'Connor
 G.U. Department of English
 Washington, DC 20057-1048
 (202) 687-7622; Fax: 687-5445


Spanish Linguistics II
Organizers: Dr. Hector Campos, Mr. Eric Holt, and Ms. Norma
 G.U. Department of Spanish
 Washington, DC 20057-0989
 (202) 687-6134

Teaching and Learning Spoken Arabic
Organizer: Dr. Margaret Nydell
 G.U. Department of Arabic
 Washington, DC 20057-1082
 (202) 687-5743

History of Linguistics
Organizer: Dr. Kurt R. Jankowsky
 G.U. Department of German
 Washington, DC 20057-0994
 (202) 687-5812

Innovative Audio and Looking at Multimedia (two sessions)
Organizer: Jackie M. Tanner, Director
 G.U. Language Learning Technology
 Washington, DC 20057-0987
 (202) 687-5766

Issues in Foreign Language Program Direction I
Organizer: Dr. Ronald P. Leow
 G.U. Spanish Dept.
 Washington, DC 20057-0909
 (202) 687-6134


Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis
Organizer: Dr. Susan Herring
 Program in Linguistics
 University of Texas
 Arlington, TX 76019
 (817) 273-3133

Celebration of Bilingual Immersion Programs
Organizer: Prof. Dorothy B. Goodman
 Friends of International Education
 P.O. Box 4800
 Washington, DC 20008
 (202) 363-8510

Issues in Foreign Language Program Direction II
Organizer: Dr. Ronald P. Leow
 G.U. Department of Spanish
 Washington, DC 20057-0989
 (202) 687-6134

TUTORIALS (for Connor-Linton and Spielmann tutorials,
maximum of 20 participants; no participant limit for Krashen

"Criterion-referenced curriculum and test development for
language teachers and administrators"
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Connor-Linton, G.U. Dept of Linguistics,
(202) 687-5956

"Language acquisition and language education: A review of
research and theory and current issues"
Presenter: Dr. Steve Krashen, School of Education, University
of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0031

Authentic documents in the language class: Theoretical
perspectives and didactic
Presenter: Dr. Guy Spielmann, G.U. Department of French,
(202) 687-5717

For registration, hotel and other information, please contact
Carolyn A. Straehle, Coordinator * GURT 1995 *
Georgetown University School of Languages and Linguistics *
303 Intercultural Center * Washington, DC 20057-1067 *
e-mail: gurtguvax.bitnet or *
voice: 202/687-5726 * fax: 202/687-5712 *
To obtain GURT '95 information from the World Wide Web,
use the following address:


For inexpensive student accommodations, contact:
Washington Student Center at the
Washington International AYH-Hostel
1009 11th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 737-2333

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