LINGUIST List 30.1688

Thu Apr 18 2019

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Spain

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Date: 13-Apr-2019
From: Natalia Evnitskaya <>
Subject: Fifth Annual Spring Research Seminar ”Research Update on Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Contexts”
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Full Title: Fifth Annual Spring Research Seminar ”Research Update on Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Contexts”

Date: 31-May-2019 - 31-May-2019
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact Person: Institute For Multilingualism
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 05-May-2019

Meeting Description:

The MULTIMAT Research Group at the Institute for Multilingualism (UIC Barcelona) is proud to announce its Fifth Annual Spring Research Seminar ”Research Update on Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Contexts”, which will take place on 31 May 2019, the purpose of which is to gather specialists on bi/multilingualism research from different methodological perspectives.

Invited Speakers:

Dr Joan Carles Mora (Universitat de Barcelona)
“Phonetic training in and beyond the lab: L2 pronunciation learning through multimodal input-based tasks”

Dr Elisabet Pladevall (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
“A form-focused approach to CLIL and its effects on young learners' EFL oral production”

The Institute for Multilingualism has established itself as a centre of reference for multilingual education at UIC Barcelona and for the integration of applied linguistics with multilingual education. Current research and development focus on Integrated Content and Language Learning in Higher Education (ICL-HE), English Mediated Instruction (EMI), the acquisition of pragmatics in multilingual children and the effects of bilingualism in the development of a third language and vice versa. The Institute is also actively involved in the linguistic preparation of the entire university community and of society in general.

The Fifth Annual Spring Research Seminar will take place on Friday 31 May 2019, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Auditorium in the Faculty of Education on UIC Barcelona’s Barcelona Campus (Terré, 11-19). The event is open to anyone interested in attending. Registration is required, and places are limited. To attend, please complete the following form: Registration.

MULTIMAT Research Group. Institute for Multilingualism, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Call for Papers:

We invite researchers to submit proposals for 15-min. individual or joint presentations (+ 5 min. discussion) related to the study of bi/multilingualism and teaching and learning in multilingual contexts within the field of Applied Linguistics.

We encourage submissions on the subfields of:

- L1/L2/L3 Language acquisition and language learning
- Language teaching and curriculum design
- Language for specific purposes
- Content and language integrated teaching and learning
- Teacher education
- Language psychology, child language and psycholinguistics
- The acquisition of pragmatics

If you are interested in participating, we ask that you send an abstract of no more than 500 words to by 5 May 2019.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 May 2019.

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