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Wed Nov 06 2019

Confs: Pragmatics/USA

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 01-Nov-2019
From: Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig <>
Subject: Pragmatics and Language Learning
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Pragmatics and Language Learning
Short Title: PLL 2020

Date: 23-Apr-2020 - 25-Apr-2020
Location: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Contact: Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics

Meeting Description:

Pragmatics and Language Learning is a venue for research concerning the intersection of pragmatics and language learning including interlanguage pragmatics, pragmatic development, cross-cultural pragmatics, pragmatics and discourse, pragmatics and computer-mediated communication, pragmatic development in study abroad contexts, research design in the investigation of pragmatics, the effects of instruction on pragmatics, pragmatics and testing, classroom research, and other topics related to the learning of pragmatics in cross-cultural, second-language contexts.

Preconference workshop April 22, Conference April 23-25


Exploring Ways in Which Being a Native or a Nonnative Teacher May Influence the Teaching of Target-Language Pragmatics
Andrew Cohen, University of Minnesota


Role Plays in L2 Pragmatics Research and Assessment
Steven Ross
University of Maryland

Pragmatic Development in Study Abroad: Recent Advances and New Directions
Rachel L. Shively
Illinois State University

Invited Colloquia
Pragmatics and Technology-Mediated Environments
Marta González-Lloret, University of Manoa at Hawai’i & Julie Sykes, University of Oregon

Integrating Pragmatics in Less Commonly Taught Languages
Alwiya Omar, Indiana University & Yunwen Su, The University of Utah

Developing Pragmatics through Task-Based Language Learning
Zohreh Eslami, Texas A&M University

The full program will be available at:

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