20.2774, Confs: Language Acquisition/Canada

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LINGUIST List: Vol-20-2774. Fri Aug 14 2009. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 20.2774, Confs: Language Acquisition/Canada

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Date: 14-Aug-2009
From: Theresa Wall < twall at bowvalleycollege.ca >
Subject: Low-Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition
 

	
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Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 21:17:00
From: Theresa Wall [twall at bowvalleycollege.ca]
Subject: Low-Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition

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Low-Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition 
Short Title: LESLLA 

Date: 28-Sep-2009 - 30-Sep-2009 
Location: Banff, Alberta, Canada 
Contact: Theresa Wall 
Contact Email: twall at bowvalleycollege.ca 
Meeting URL: http://www.leslla.org/workshops/2009.htm 

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition 

Meeting Description: 

LESLLA is an international forum of researchers who share an interest in 
research into the development of second language skills by adult immigrants and 
refugees with little or no schooling in the home country, low levels of 
literacy in the native language, and limited proficiency in the language of the 
new country.

LESLLA's goal is to share empirical research and information that will guide 
further studies on second language acquisition for the adult immigrant 
population with limited formal education. This research, in turn, is meant to 
influence educational policy development in all those countries where 
immigrants settle and are likely to need educational support. 







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