Since 2013, the association has awarded an annual prize for the best contribution to the yearbook, based on its originality and contribution to the field. The winner receives free attendance and dinner to one of the two next EuroSLA conferences.
2016: The winner of the EuroSLA Yearbook prize is Yoshiyuki Nakata. The prize is presented for his paper ‘Promoting self-regulation through collaborative work: Insights from a multiple case study of foreign language learners’.
2015: The winner of the EuroSLA Yearbook prize is Bastien de Clercq. The prize is presented for his paper ‘The development of lexical complexity in second language acquisition’.
2014: The winner of the second EuroSLA Yearbook prize is Magali Paquot. The prize was awarded for ‘Cross-linguistic influence and formulaic language: recurrent word sequences in French learner writing’.
2013: The winner of the first EuroSLA Yearbook prize is Norbert Vanek. The prize was awarded for ‘Event linearization in advanced L2 user discourse: Evidence for language-specificity in the discourse of Czech and Hungarian learners of English’.