29.2873, Calls: Applied Ling, Cog Sci, Gen Ling, Language Acquisition, Psycholing/United Kingdom

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LINGUIST List: Vol-29-2873. Wed Jul 11 2018. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 29.2873, Calls: Applied Ling, Cog Sci, Gen Ling, Language Acquisition, Psycholing/United Kingdom

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Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:29:10
From: Karen Park [kep81 at pitt.edu]
Subject: Language Learners in Anglophone Contexts

 
Full Title: Language Learners in Anglophone Contexts 

Date: 30-Sep-2018 - 01-Oct-2018
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom 
Contact Person: Bhee Bellew
Meeting Email: creativeml at mod-langs.ox.ac.uk
Web Site: https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/about/events/language-learners-anglophone-contexts 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics 

Call Deadline: 31-Jul-2018 

Meeting Description:

Date: 30 September - 1 October 2018
Time: 1:30 - 6:15 p.m. (Sunday) & 9:30 a.m - 6:15 p.m. (Monday)
Location: Jesus College, Oxford

Anglophone contexts, such as the UK and US, provide particular challenges for
language learning.  The aim of this two-day workshop is to explore these
challenges.

We are also seeking teachers to join this roundtable discussion on Monday 1
October at 4.30 p.m. You will speak for up to 3 minutes on your ideas for and
experiences of motivating language learners, and then take part in a
discussion including audience Q&A.


Call for Papers:

We invite abstracts for presentations from researchers and professionals
working in the field (20 minutes' duration, plus 10 minutes' discussion) on
the following topics:

- Multilingual schools and universities – implications for teaching languages
- Enriching global mobility with multilingual competence
- Creating language-rich careers
- Cognitive benefits of language learning: implications for language teaching 

Abstracts should be a maximum of 250 words long and accompanied by a short
title and up to 75 words of biographical information. Please email them to
creativeml at mod-langs.ox.ac.uk by the end of July 2018.

Call for Teachers to Join the Roundtable: Motivating Learners in the UK -
Views from the Classroom

We are also seeking teachers to join this roundtable discussion on Monday 1
October at 4:30 p.m. You will speak for up to 3 minutes on your ideas for and
experiences of motivating language learners, and then take part in a
discussion including audience Q&A. If you are interested, please email
creativeml at mod-langs.ox.ac.uk by the end of July 2018.

The conference is being organised in collaboration with the Joint National
Committee for Languages (JNCL).

URL:
https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/about/events/language-learners-anglophone-cont
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