Year Abroad Conference 2019: Thinking Global (University of Leeds, 13th Sept 2019)

In the era of Brexit, the benefits for students going on a language-based Year Abroad is more valuable than ever to boost language and cultural skills, resilience and employability in a globalising world. Yet ensuring YA success creates challenges for students and staff particularly in the current climate of uncertainty over the future of modern language degrees, … Continue reading Year Abroad Conference 2019: Thinking Global (University of Leeds, 13th Sept 2019)

Open Accessible Summaries In Language Studies (OASIS)

We are very pleased to introduce OASIS, an online database of one-page summaries of peer-reviewed studies on language learning, language teaching, and multilingualism, written in non-technical language. Research findings often do not reach the people who could benefit from them, as journal articles can be hidden behind paywalls and are frequently written in highly technical … Continue reading Open Accessible Summaries In Language Studies (OASIS)

Distinguished Scholar Award 2019: Marianne Gullberg

We are delighted to announce that the recipient of EUROSLA Distinguished Scholar Award for 2019 is Professor Marianne Gullberg. This distinction is bestowed on Marianne for her outstanding contribution to the field of second language research, from the pioneering work on speech-gesture integration in bilingual speakers, to facilitating the research of others as a dedicated … Continue reading Distinguished Scholar Award 2019: Marianne Gullberg

INVITATION TO PEDAGOGICAL LINGUISTICS AT LEEDS EVENT: 5 JULY 2019

Please feel free to circulate round colleagues and students who may be interested.  https://www.latl.leeds.ac.uk/workshop-language-analysis-to-inform-language-teaching/ This event brings together linguists and language teachers  (i) to demonstrate the pedagogical benefits of language analysis (in the context of language teaching), (ii) to provide guidance for language teachers on how to “up their game” in language analysis, and (iii) … Continue reading INVITATION TO PEDAGOGICAL LINGUISTICS AT LEEDS EVENT: 5 JULY 2019

Language Learning is inviting proposals for a 2021 special issue from interested guest editors

We seek proposals that address a theme or research methodology that will be of interest and relevance to the journal’s international readership of language learning scholars. We are especially interested in special issue themes that will highlight work in areas of inquiry, theoretical approaches, and methodological tools in language learning which are underrepresented. The special … Continue reading Language Learning is inviting proposals for a 2021 special issue from interested guest editors