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7th International Conference on Task-based language teaching

TBLT 2017 University of Barcelona, Spain Call for Papers We are calling for proposals for the 7th TBLT Conference “Tasks in Context” that will take place at the University of Barcelona from April 19-21, 2017. Submissions are invited for individual papers (20 minutes for presentation + 5 minutes Q&A, 300-word abstract), show and tell (10-minute … Continue reading 7th International Conference on Task-based language teaching

Call for book chapters

Contributions are invited for an edited volume on The Englishisation of Education in Europe in Public Discourses:  Critical Discourse Approaches  to be submitted to Benjamins book series: Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture The teaching of English in Europe, and delivery of entire University programmes in English, have seen unprecedented acceleration since the Bologna declaration … Continue reading Call for book chapters

Interdisciplinary perspectives on code-switching: Call for papers

CALL FOR PAPERS Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Code-Switching University of Cambridge, 3rd-4th October 2016 Main speakers: Margaret Deuchar (University of Cambridge) David Green (University College London) Guillaume Thierry (Bangor University) Research on code-switching was the province of specialists in linguistics alone in the latter part of the twentieth century, and is still a valuable source of … Continue reading Interdisciplinary perspectives on code-switching: Call for papers

English Writing: full-time tenure track position, Waseda University, Japan

Global Education Center,Waseda University Faculty Recruitment Information (Academic EnglishWriting) The Global Education Center (GEC*) of Waseda University, a long-established private university located in central Tokyo, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track** (or tenured) position in English Writing. The successful applicant is expected to teach academic English writing to both Japanese students and international students. We … Continue reading English Writing: full-time tenure track position, Waseda University, Japan

‘Learner corpus based approaches to second language acquisition’ workshop

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. As recently put by Myles (2015), “second language researchers have been rather slow in taking advantage of learner corpora and their associated computerised methodologies (…), and LCR … Continue reading ‘Learner corpus based approaches to second language acquisition’ workshop

Call for papers: The role of interaction in language development and loss throughout the lifespan

Centre for Research in Language Development throughout the Lifespan (LaDeLi)Workshop, University of Essex, 26 April 2016 Social interaction is an intrinsic aspect of what makes us human, and language, both first (L1) and additional (L2) languages, is learned amidst communication exchanges where linguistic evidence is made available. The study and examination of the linguistic environment … Continue reading Call for papers: The role of interaction in language development and loss throughout the lifespan