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Linguistics Circle: Chris Montgomery (Sheffield) Perceptual dialectology in England, Scotland, and Wales

Date: 27 January 2015 Time: 6.00 pm

The first Linguistics Circle talk of term 2 will take place on Tuesday 27th January at 6pm in Bowland North Seminar Room 23.Chris Montgomery (Universi ... Read more»

 

LRDG, 27 January: How do I: Get my first paper published? Apply for a research grant?

Date: 27 January 2015 Time: 1.00-2.00 pm

The next Literacy Research Discussion Group session will be held next week (Tuesday 27 January). Julia Gillen (Lancaster University) will be chairin ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Panos Athanasopoulos (LAEL) on 'Language effects on cognition through the life-span: Exploring the limits of brain plasticity'

Date: 28 January 2015 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

Panos Athanasopoulos, our new professor of Applied Linguistics, will talk at SLLAT.Title: Language effects on ... Read more»

 

PaSty talk - Claire Hardaker and Zsˇfia DemjÚn: 'Metaphors to cause offence online: the case of Caroline Criado-Perez and women on banknotes'

Date: 28 January 2015 Time: 16.00-17.00 pm

Claire Hardaker (Lancaster University) and Zsˇfia DemjÚn (The Open University)In early 2013, after successfully petitioning the Bank of England to inc ... Read more»

 

Perspectives on Chinese: Talks in Honour of Richard Xiao

Date: 30 January 2015 Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm

On Friday 30thJanuary 2015, The ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science is organizing a seminar with a series of talks on Chinese lingui ... Read more»

 

LTRG/SLLAT talk by Glyn Jones on aligning learning materials to the CEFR

Date: 5 February 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: "Does what it says on the cover": aligning learning materials to the Common European Framework of ReferencePresenter: Glyn Jones ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Indrarathne, Sharkawi & Unger: Can IELTS and the CEFR do what our can dos can do?

Date: 12 February 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Can IELTS and the CEFR do what our can dos can do? Assessing student writing practices on Lancaster University's EAP (Study Skills) Programme ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Dr. Jun Lu (Sussex University / Yangzhou University)

Date: 12 February 2015 Time: 16.00 pm

Conscious and Unconscious Knowledge of Natural LanguageThis study aims to characterize conscious and unconscious knowledge of natural language by exam ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Cylcia Bolibaugh (York University)

Date: 18 February 2015 Time: 04.00-05.30 pm

Cylcia Bolibaugh will talk about her research into L2 processing.Title and abstract will follow soon. ... Read more»

 

PaSty & RIGLS talk: Katharina Wind (Lancaster University) 'Female same-sex attraction in young adult novels'

Date: 18 February 2015 Time: 4.00-5.00 pm

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SLLAT Seminar: Sarah Grey (Penn State)

Date: 25 February 2015 Time: 16.00 pm

Neural patterns of language learning in adulthood: Bilinguals vs monolinguals.Abstract will be uploaded in early 2015. ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Brezina & Gablasova on the Trinity Lancaster Corpus of spoken L2 production

Date: 26 February 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Trinity Lancaster Corpus of spoken L2 production: Description and functionalityPresenters: Vaclav Brezina & Dana Gablasova ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Sible Andringa (Amsterdam)

Date: 4 March 2015 Time: 4.00 pm to 5.30pm

Title and abstract to follow. ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Brunfaut & McCray: Modelling L2 reading proficiency using eye-tracking measures

Date: 5 March 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Modelling L2 reading proficiency using eye-tracking measuresPresenters: Tineke Brunfaut & Gareth McCrayAbstract: Substantial work has ... Read more»

 

PaSty talk: Mick Short (Lancaster University) 'Discourse presentation categories, sub-categories and their effects'

Date: 11 March 2015 Time: 4.00-5.00 pm

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LTRG talk by Theresa Weiler: The use of expert judgements to investigate the underlying construct of four item types used to assess lexico-grammatical competence

Date: 12 March 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: The use of expert judgements to investigate the underlying construct of four item types used to assess lexico-grammatical competencePresenter ... Read more»

 

SLLAT Seminar: Franklin Chang (Liverpool)

Date: 18 March 2015 Time: 4.00 pm to 5.30pm

Linking L1/L2 Learning and Production: A P-chain approachAbstract to follow. ... Read more»

 

LTRG talk by Doris Froetscher: Washback on classroom reading tests

Date: 19 March 2015 Time: 15.00-16.30 pm

Title: Washback of the Austrian end-of-school-leaving exam for English on classroom reading testsPresenter: Doris Froetscher ... Read more»

 

Professor Julia Kristeva to visit FASS

Date: 19 May 2015 Time: tbc

We are delighted to announce the visit of Professor Julia Kristeva of the University of Paris VII-Denis Diderot to the University of Lancaster in May ... Read more»

 

10th Lancaster University Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching

Date: 13 July 2015 Time: 9.30-5.00

The 10th Lancaster University International Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching which will take place at Lancaster Universi ... Read more»

 

 

 

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