Dear Colleagues, I am looking for pointers to good tests of L2 learning aptitude, that can be used to determine how well university-level students in Rwanda will be able to learn German. Some background: My university in Germany has a program that brings 10 students per year from Rwanda to do a Bachelor’s and Master’s … Continue reading L2 learning aptitude tests?
Dear Colleague, We are conducting a study to investigate the statistical knowledge of second language acquisition researchers and applied linguists. We are seeking participants who are academic faculty (staff at Universities/Higher Education Institutions) in Europe (broadly defined). We have developed a statistical literacy assessment survey to investigate the extent of academic faculty’s ability to: understand … Continue reading Research on statistical literacy among applied linguists
Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to host a two-day workshop “The selectivity of native language attrition” as part of the ESRC-funded First Language Attrition Seminar Series (ES/M001776/1) led by Monika Schmid (University of Essex). Meeting Description Very broadly, language attrition can be defined as changes in a speaker’s native language (L1) … Continue reading Workshop “The Selectivity of Native Language Attrition”, Edinburgh 13-14 Oct 2017
The Center for Language Learning, University of Southern Denmark, is organising the 15. Nordiske Symposium om Børnesprog [15th Nordic Symposium on Child Language]. The symposium will take place at the University of Southern Denmark from May 23-24, 2018. The symposium is an interdisciplinary meeting place for researchers and practitioners within the fields of speech and … Continue reading 15th Nordic Symposium on Child Language
The program for the workshop Bi-/Multilingualism and the Declining Brain: Current evidence and future directions, to be held at the University of Reading on 21/06/2017 is now available on the event website. Registration is free.
We have the pleasure to announce that REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism (BSBM) held at the Center for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Campus Ciutadella), and organized by the CBC research group. Date: 12-Sep-2017 – 15-Sep-2017 Location: Barcelona, Spain Tuition price: 300- Euro Course Website: … Continue reading 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bi- and Multilingualism – registration open
The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism (CeLM) at the University of Reading (UK) is inviting proposals for presentations at Eurosla 27 which will take place from 30th August until 2nd September, 2017. All areas and approaches to the study of bilingual, second/foreign/ multiple additional language learning, acquisition and processing are welcome. Further details about the keynote speakers, the Language … Continue reading FINAL CALL for papers EUROSLA 27 – Deadline 27th February
The Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS will be hosting a two-day workshop on ‘Learner corpus based approaches to second language acquisition’ on 31 March – 1 April, 2017. The main objective of the workshop is to bring together SLA and LCR specialists to examine the usefulness of learner corpus data for second language research and … Continue reading Workshop: Learner Corpus Research meets SLA
Dear Eurosla member, As you may have heard, our Monographs series is now published under the name of Eurosla Studies by an independent open access publisher, Language Science Press. They asked us to contribute to their cause in a very simple way, to be able to make the case that the initiative has a wide … Continue reading Support Language Science Press
We are announcing the 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism held at the Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Campus Ciutadella), and organized by the CBC research group. September 12-15, 2017 Date: 12-Sep-2017 – 15-Sep-2017 Location: Barcelona, Spain Website course: https://www.upf.edu/bsbm/en/ Contact Email: email@example.com Invited speakers: Jubin Abutalebi (Università Vita-Salute … Continue reading 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bi- and Multilingualism (BSBM 17)