LINGUIST List 29.2873

Wed Jul 11 2018

Calls: Applied Ling, Cog Sci, Gen Ling, Language Acquisition, Psycholing/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>


Date: 11-Jul-2018
From: Karen Park <kep81pitt.edu>
Subject: Language Learners in Anglophone Contexts
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Full Title: Language Learners in Anglophone Contexts

Date: 30-Sep-2018 - 01-Oct-2018
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Bhee Bellew
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/about/events/language-learners-anglophone-contexts

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2018

Meeting Description:

Date: 30 September - 1 October 2018
Time: 1:30 - 6:15 p.m. (Sunday) & 9:30 a.m - 6:15 p.m. (Monday)
Location: Jesus College, Oxford

Anglophone contexts, such as the UK and US, provide particular challenges for language learning. The aim of this two-day workshop is to explore these challenges.

We are also seeking teachers to join this roundtable discussion on Monday 1 October at 4.30 p.m. You will speak for up to 3 minutes on your ideas for and experiences of motivating language learners, and then take part in a discussion including audience Q&A.

Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for presentations from researchers and professionals working in the field (20 minutes' duration, plus 10 minutes' discussion) on the following topics:

- Multilingual schools and universities – implications for teaching languages
- Enriching global mobility with multilingual competence
- Creating language-rich careers
- Cognitive benefits of language learning: implications for language teaching

Abstracts should be a maximum of 250 words long and accompanied by a short title and up to 75 words of biographical information. Please email them to creativemlmod-langs.ox.ac.uk by the end of July 2018.

Call for Teachers to Join the Roundtable: Motivating Learners in the UK - Views from the Classroom

We are also seeking teachers to join this roundtable discussion on Monday 1 October at 4:30 p.m. You will speak for up to 3 minutes on your ideas for and experiences of motivating language learners, and then take part in a discussion including audience Q&A. If you are interested, please email creativemlmod-langs.ox.ac.uk by the end of July 2018.

The conference is being organised in collaboration with the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL).

URL: https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/about/events/language-learners-anglophone-contexts


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