Storying Change: Narratives of Today and Tomorrow

The School of Arts & Social Sciences, Singapore University of Social Sciences, warmly invites you to its biennial Language in Singapore forum, Storying Change: Narratives of Today and Tomorrow, which will be held on Saturday, 26 August 2017, from 2:00pm to 5:15pm (registration from 1:00 pm; guests to be seated by 1:45 pm). This forum will bring together speakers from various fields to explore stories about change at the national, societal and individual levels. The theme of change aims to capture narratives of shifting landscapes in the languages, identities and ...

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Good news from AILA 2017 in Rio de Janeiro!

SAAL is pleased to announce that MAAL President Azirah Hashim (left) has been elected as the Vice-President of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) 2017-2020 while SAAL President Low Ee Ling (right) has been elected as member-at-large of the Executive Board of AILA 2017-2020.

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Conferment of AILA Honorary Membership for A/Professor Anne Pakir

SAAL would like to congratulate A/Professor Anne Pakir for being conferred the AILA Honorary Membership Award at the Opening Ceremony at the AILA 2017 Conference in Rio de Janeiro. She is the first Singaporean to be awarded this Honour and joins the league of just 10 honorary members in the history of AILA. To view more details, please see http://www.aila.info/en/members/current/honoraries.html

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“English in Singapore”, a symposium by the Speak Good English Movement

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Call for Papers – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching

Dear all, I’m pleased to announce that Dr Michael Thomas has joined with me as the co-editor-in-chief of International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching(IJCALLT). With his support, I believe that IJCALLT will have wider support and more well-known from reviewers and authors. I attached a CFP and would encourage you to submit a paper to IJCALLT. I would be grateful if you can circulate this CFP. Thank you for your consistent support to IJCALLT. Best wishes, ---------------------------------------------------------------- Dr ...

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Workshop – Language Policy and Planning in Multilingual Organisations: Exploring Language Regimes – 3 July 2017

This is to let you know that there are still some places available for the Workshop "Language Policy and Planning in Multilingual Organisations: Exploring Language Regimes" (London, 3th July). The deadline to book a place is the 26th June 2017. Language Policy and Planning in Multilingual Organisations: Exploring Language Regimes Starts 03 July 2017 - 10:00 Finishes 03 July 2017 - 17:00 Venue Birkbeck University of London, WC1E 7HX. Room B36, Malet Street main building. Torrington Square entrance. Hosted by: Dr Lisa McEntee-Atalianis (Birkbeck) & Dr Michele ...

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Free webinar: Eye Tracking for Translation Process Research

Join Webinar "Eye Tracking for Translation Process Research" The application of eye tracking technology for Translation Process Research enables researchers to assess the translator’s performance, cognitive processes and attention allocation during source text (ST) understanding and/or target text (TT) production. The purpose of the webinar is to provide attendees with a set of guidelines on how to setup a study with eye tracking paradigms in Translation Process Research. We will learn what parameters we should pay particular attention to when designing a study and ...

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Invite to free London conference: Video Enhanced Observation Europa

As PI for the Erasmus Plus-funded Video Enhanced Observation (VEO) Europa research project, I would like to invite you to our free showcase conference at Europe House in London on Thursday 13th July 2017. You are welcome to drop in and join us any time between noon and 7pm in order to learn about our project. Europe House is 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU and contact information is on the attached invitation. Free food and drink will be available at 1 and 3pm and a wine and canapés reception from 5pm. We would appreciate you registering in advance at https://veoeur...

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TIRF’s 2018 Alatis Prize Competition

TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – established the TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts to honor the contributions of our outstanding educator and association founder and leader to the field. With this message, we are inviting nominations for the 2018 TIRF Alatis Prize competition. For this year’s prize, we invite nominations of outstanding articles or chapters that were published during calendar years of 2016 or 2017. TIRF will only consider publications nomina...

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MA in Applied Linguistics at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland

The Masters in Applied Linguistics aims to provide a broad-based course of study in language description (language systems: grammar, lexis and phonology), theories of Applied Linguistics, theories of Second Language Acquisition, frameworks for the study of discourse, sociolinguistics, as well as specialist research skills for the empirical analysis of language in context. While its main focus is on the use and teaching of the English language in a global context, it will address a national and international need for professional development among language teachers and ...

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