LINGUIST List 22.4569

Tue Nov 15 2011

Calls: Language Acquisition/ Chinese as a Second Language... (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

        1.     Istvan Kecskes , Chinese as a Second Language Research

Message 1: Chinese as a Second Language Research
Date: 15-Nov-2011
From: Istvan Kecskes <>
Subject: Chinese as a Second Language Research
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Full Title: Chinese as a Second Language Research

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2012

Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR)

Published by De Gruyter Mouton: Berlin/New York

Editor-in-Chief: Istvan Kecskes, State University of New York, Albany, USA

Co-Editor: Lizhen Peng, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Assistant Editor: Ned Danison, State University of New York, Albany, USA

Journal website:

Aims and Scope

CASLAR is a bilingual, double peer-reviewed journal that publishes papersboth in Chinese and English. It is the first bilingual journal (Chinese - English)published by a Western publisher. The journal will publish 3 papers in Chineseand 3 papers in English in each issue starting with 2 issues in 2012. Eachpaper in the journal will have a summary in both Chinese and English.The journal will provide a forum for scholars interested in Chinese as aSecond Language Research and focus on research on the acquisition,development and use of Chinese as a Second Language. It supportsinteraction and scholarly debate between researchers representing differentsubfields of linguistics with a focus on Chinese as a Second Language. Thejournal intends to be a forum for researchers who are looking for new toolsand methods to investigate and better understand CSL.We are especially interested in publishing articles and research papers that- address major issues of second language acquisition from theperspective of CSL,- explore the implications of CSL research for theoretical developmentsand practical applications,- focus on the acquisition, development and use of varieties of CSL,- study the nature of interaction between native speakers and non-nativespeakers of Chinese,- investigate how SLA theories can advance and develop better Chineselanguage teaching methodologies,- analyze the ways in which language is both shaped by culture and isthe medium through which culture is created,. investigate how CSL research can support Chinese as a SecondLanguage teaching.

No deadline for submissions. Submission is continuous.

Please send inquiries and submissions in English to Prof. Dr. IstvanKecskes:

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