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LINGUIST List 19.1603

Tue May 20 2008

Confs: General Linguistics/UK

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Message 1: 3rd SLRU Symposium on Bilingualism and SLA
Date: 16-May-2008
From: Mike Sharwood Smith <msharwoodblueyonder.co.uk>
Subject: 3rd SLRU Symposium on Bilingualism and SLA
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3rd SLRU Symposium on Bilingualism and SLA
Short Title: SLRU3

Date: 21-May-2008 - 21-May-2008
Location: Edinburgh, UK, United Kingdom
Contact: Mike Smith
Contact Email: msharwoodblueyonder.co.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.hw.ac.uk/langWWW/cresla/symposium 2008/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The third international (day) symposium on issues relating to bilingualism and
second languages featuring guest speakers that include Juliane House (Hamburg) ,
Roger Hawkins (Essex), Ineke Mennen (Bangor, Wales) and speakers from
universities in Edinburgh.

09.30.
Opening - Mike Sharwood Smith (Heriot-Watt University)

09.40.
''Using Think-aloud Protocols to Investigate Inference in Translation''
Julieta Alos Saad (Heriot-Watt University)

10.10.
''Applications of a Corpus of Advanced Learner German''
Liz Thoday (Heriot-Watt University)

10.40.
Refreshments

10.50.
''English Loanwords in the Greek Media: Tttitudes of the Public.''
Zoi Tatsioka (Heriot-Watt University)

11.20.
''Exploring Language-Specific Articulatory Settings in L2-Speakers''
Sonja Schaeffler (Queen Margaret University)

11.50.
''Common-or-garden Speech Recognition: What's in it for the Language Learner?''
John Emslie (Heriot-Watt University)

12.20.
Lunch Break

14.15.
Introduction Mike Sharwood Smith (Heriot-Watt University)

14.20
''The Role of English as a Lingua Franca in Multilingual Communication''
Juliane House (University of Hamburg)

15.10
''Higher, Wider, and Earlier: An Exploration of Language-specific Prosodic
Settings in L2 Learners''
Ineke Mennen (Bangor University)

16.00.
''Comparing 2 Linguistic Models of the Acquisition of Gender Concord by
Non-native Speakers''
Roger Hawkins (University of Essex)
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