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 ...

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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-te...

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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 ...

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Call for Papers for a New Journal: Journal of Language and Discrimination (JLD)

The new Journal of Language and Discrimination will be launched in 2017 with Equinox. Discrimination is an important research topic in a large number of diverse but related fields, including linguistics, law, anthropology, sociology and psychology. This complex, multidisciplinary research topic often has a strong focus and concern with language. The new Journal of Language and Discrimination aims to bring together a multidisciplinary synergy of approaches on discrimination as a complex linguistic and non-linguistic phenomenon. In bringing together different research ...

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Call for reviewers: Australian Review of Applied Linguistics (ARAL)

The Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) Team requests suggestions for reviewers to help build their database. They have completed their first two issues, but are now running short of reviewers to look at papers for their next issue. For your convenience, please see below a list of topics within ARAL's scope: Linguistics Applied linguistics Bilingualism Corpus linguistics Discourse studies Language teaching Language acquisition Language policy Pragmatics Writing and literacy Translation & Interpreting Studies Transla...

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Call for papers for a special issue on ‘Language Assessment in the Middle East and North Africa.’

The Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics (www.arjals.com) is pleased to announce the call for papers for a special issue on ‘Language Assessment in the Middle East and North Africa.’ We invite submissions related to, but not limited to, the following areas: -          Classroom assessment (assessment for learning, dynamic assessment…etc.) -          Standardized language assessment -          Assessment of language skills (assessing writing, reading, listening, speaking) and sub-skills (assessing vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, thinking ...

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Call for abstracts – edited volume on translanguaging in everyday practice

Please click here for an invitation to contribute a chapter to an edited volume on 'translanguaging in everyday practice'. Deadline for submission of abstracts - 15 December 2016

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Notice of 31st Annual General Meeting of the Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics (SAAL) and Elections cum Symposium

Dear SAAL Honorary Lifelong members and members, Notice is hereby given of the 31st Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics Annual General Meeting (SAAL AGM) and Elections on 2 September 2016, Friday. A symposium will also take place on 2 September 2016. Important details are below. A publicity flier is attached for your reference too. SAAL, in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNISIM warmly invite you to: A symposium “WORLD ENGLISHES & THE EXPANDING CIRCLE VARIETIES” Date: Friday, 2 September 2016 Time: 5:45 ...

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