Call for Papers: AEQ- Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy

Marilyn Pasqua marilynpasqua at TISCALI.IT
Wed Aug 15 22:10:52 UTC 2012

Academic Exchange Quarterly (ISSN 1096-1453)
Winter 2012 Volume 16, Issue 4 

Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy 
Feature Editor: Marilyn Pasqua 
ESL Assistant and contract Professor 
University of Calabria, Italy
E-mail: marilynpasqua at

Call For Papers
Call Deadline: 31-August-2012


Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy
Keyword: LANGUAGE-12

This issue aims to explore helpful cutting-edge knowledge on second language acquisition and pedagogy. The target language may be any second/foreign language, including English as a second language (ESL). Both quantitative and qualitative studies are welcome. More specific topics encompass, but are not limited to 
1. input and interaction 
2. teacher talk (the language of instruction that second/foreign language teachers use in the classroom) 
3. interlanguage or learner language analysis (i.e., error, discourse, pragmatics, and conversation analyses) 
4. learner variables (such as motivation, personality characteristics, age, aptitude, and learning styles) 
5. study abroad 
6. task or content based instruction (including immersion program) 
7. language for specific purposes (LSP) (including science and technology) 
8. form-focused instruction 
9. teaching cultural understanding in a second/foreign language class 
10. teaching listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing skills 
11. teaching and acquiring pronunciation 
12. teaching and acquiring vocabulary 
13. genre and academic language teaching 
14. methodologies and approaches to language teaching 
15. learning strategies and/or styles 
16. multiple intelligences 
17. learner autonomy. 
The edition intends to bring together new findings and insights about second language acquisition and, hence, contribute to the enhanced efficacy of second/foreign language learning and teaching. 

Who May Submit:
Submissions are welcome from teachers, researchers, administrators, and teacher educators at all levels. Please identify your submission with keyword: LANGUAGE-12 

Submission deadline:
any time until the end of August 2012; see details for other deadline options like early, regular, and short.

Submission Procedure: 
By E-mail: Send attachment, MS-Word-doc-file type, to   academicexchange at
Conventional (Paper) Submission:  Send by postal mail one paper copy plus a copy on a 3.5 inch floppy disk to: Academic Exchange Quarterly, P.O. Box 131 Stuyvesant Falls, NY 12174 USA
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