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Fri Jun 08 2012

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/ Academic Exchange Quarterly (Jrnl)

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

Date: 07-Jun-2012
From: Marilyn Pasqua <>
Subject: Academic Exchange Quarterly
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Full Title: Academic Exchange Quarterly

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2012

Academic Exchange QuarterlyWinter 2012 Volume 16, Issue 4 (ISSN 1096-1453)

Second Language Acquisition and PedagogyKeyword: LANGUAGE-12Feature editor: Marilyn Pasqua, University of Calabria, Italy.Link:


This issue aims to explore helpful cutting-edge knowledge on secondlanguage acquisition and pedagogy. The target language may be anysecond/foreign language, including English as a second language (ESL). Bothquantitative and qualitative studies are welcome. More specific topicsencompass, but are not limited to

1. input and interaction2. teacher talk (the language of instruction that second/foreign languageteachers use in the classroom)3. interlanguage or learner language analysis (i.e., error, discourse,pragmatics, and conversation analyses)4. learner variables (such as motivation, personality characteristics, age,aptitude, and learning styles)5. study abroad6. task or content based instruction (including immersion program)7. language for specific purposes (LSP) (including science and technology)8. form-focused instruction9. teaching cultural understanding in a second/foreign language class10. teaching listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing skills11. teaching and acquiring pronunciation12. teaching and acquiring vocabulary13. genre and academic language teaching14. methodologies and approaches to language teaching15. learning strategies and/or styles16. multiple intelligences17. learner autonomy

The edition intends to bring together new findings and insights about secondlanguage acquisition and, hence, contribute to the enhanced efficacy ofsecond/foreign language learning and teaching.

Who May Submit:

Submissions are welcome from teachers, researchers, administrators, andteacher educators at all levels. Please identify your submission with keyword:LANGUAGE-12

Submission deadline:

any time until the end of August 2012; see details for other deadline optionslike early, regular, and short.

Submission Procedure:

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