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CLLEAR Seminar 26 November: Judit Kormos, Lancaster University

Please join us for the next CLLEAR Seminar on 26 November: Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) Seminar The language learning processes of students with dyslexia Dr. Judit Kormos, Lancaster University 5.00-7.00pm Wednesday 26th November 2014, Lecture Theatre C (Avenue Campus) Abstract: Learning another language either in a foreign language context or […]

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Recent publications by Professor Michael Kelly

Professor Michael Kelly, Head of Department of Modern Languages, has recently published the following articles: Kelly, Michael, Que peut l’Europe? Comment les décideurs peuvent mieux soutenir l’enseignement des langues, in Formation et professionnalisation enseignante en contexts pluriels,edited by Mariella Causa, Stéphanie Galligani and Monica Vlad, Riveneuve, 2014, 399-413. Kelly, Michael, ‘Recent developments in EU language […]

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AHRC Network grant success

Professor Roumyana Slabakova has secured funding of £42,800 from the AHRC for the Meaning in Language Learning Network, in collaboration with Dr. Heather Marsden (York). The network will create a new forum for dialogue among language learning experts and stakeholders. It includes 18 participants in the UK and 4 international members from Europe and the […]

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British Council ELT Partnership Research Award

Dr Ying Zheng has been successful in obtaining a British Council ELT Partnership Research Award. She has been awarded £10k for a project entitled:  Investigating the Practice of the CEFR outside Europe: A Case Study on English Writing Assessment in China. This project investigates the practice of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages […]

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Research grant success for Ying Zheng

Dr. Ying Zheng has been successful in obtaining an award under the British Council East Asia Assessment Research Grants scheme 2014. The title of the project is ‘Aptis in China: Exploring Stakeholders’ Perceptions of its Validity and Practicality’. This project is a collaboration with Dr. Yanyan Zhang, Associate Professor from Wuhan University.  The project aims […]

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iTunes U recording: Pronoun Interpretation in the Second Language

Follow this link to a recording of a public seminar given by Professor Roumyana Slabakova and Prof. Lydia White (McGill University) on Pronoun Interpretation in the Second Language at The Department for Education at the University of Oxford. Abstract: A much-studied phenomenon in first language (L1) acquisition concerns the fact that children have greater difficulty in […]

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Next CLLEAR seminar TODAY 30 April 5:00 PM, Dr Andrea Revesz, Institute of Education

The next Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) seminar is today (Wednesday 30 April) at 5.00pm (Avenue Campus Lecture Theatre C). Dr. Andrea Revesz , Institute of Education, University of London  Researching task-based language teaching: A focus on task-based processes   Abstract: In the past twenty years, the field of instructed second […]

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Successful Adventures in Research grant for Dr Ying Zheng, Modern Languages

Dr. Ying Zheng is one of the successful recipients of the University of Southampton’s 2014 Adventures in Research Grants. Her project is entitled ‘Incorporating Feedback into an Online Assessment Module: Exploring Its Potential’. It is a collaborative project with Pearson ELT (David Booth, Test Development Director, Shaida Mohammadi, Test Development Manager). The aim of the […]

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CLLEAR and CGE seminar 20 November: Dr Martin Lamb, University of Leeds

CLLEAR (Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research) and CGE (Centre for Global Englishes) will be hosting a seminar on Wednesday 20th November, from 5pm to 6.30pm in Lecture Theatre C. The speaker will be Dr. Martin Lamb, University of Leeds, on the topic: “Inspiring teachers: State school English Teachers who generate long- term […]

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