4 results for month: 12/2016


Call for chapter proposals for an international edited volume Learning Languages and Literacy Studies (working title)

Editors: Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, CCD, Jönköping University, Sweden Anne Golden, MultiLing, University of Oslo, Norway Lars Holm, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark Helle Pia Laursen, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark Anne Pitkänen-Huhta, ReCLaS, University of Jyväskylä, Finland The Nordic Network LLL website: www.ju.se/ccd/lll Theme: Late modern societies are characterized by constant, fast and unpredictable mobility of people, goods, ideas and values. This mobility and the ensuing unstable and unpredictable conditions of language use also transform the way we acquire and learn language and ...

Erasmus+ Staff Week Training 2017 (Lefkas island, GREECE)

We are happy to announce that the Foreign Languages Centre and the Center for the Study of the Hellenic Language and Culture of the University of Ioannina (Greece) organise the 3rd Erasmus+ Staff Training Week, on "New opportunities and challenges in foreign language teaching". The training week will take place from 26th to 30th June 2017 on Lefkas island at Ionian Blue Hotel. The programme is addressed to language teachers, academics, teacher trainers, school advisors/directors and students in the field of foreign language learning and teaching, as well as non-teaching staff involved in managing language courses. Please find attached the ...

Call for Papers: 10th Conference of the Spanish Association of Language Centres in Higher Education (ACLES)

We are pleased to announce that the 10th Conference of the Spanish Association of Language Centres in Higher Education (ACLES) will be hosted by the University of Vigo, Spain, on 29/06-01/07/2017. Under the title of “The role of Language Centres in the internationalization strategy of universities”, the Conference will cover the following thematic areas: -Language policy and internationalization -Specific training for the university community -Management and direction of Language Centres in Higher Education -Language testing and accreditation The goal of this 10th ACLES Conference is to analyze the new role of Language Centres as a key ...

Call for Papers: 2017 Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal

Formulaic Language in English language acquisition and teaching Guest Editor: David Wood, PhD Formulaic language is a linguistic phenomenon which is basic to human communication. The term refers to multiword units, which may be continuous or not, which have a single meaning or function in communication, and which are probably prefabricated or stored and retrieved mentally as if a single word . Learners struggle with formulaic sequences and, for example, often fail to interpret their meanings accurately, even when given ample contextual clues . While the body of research on formulaic language is large and growing in areas such as psycholinguistic ...