Tag Archives: language learning

LANGSNAP project publication

In April 2013 the LANGSNAP research team organised a successful international conference in Southampton on study/ residence abroad. A selection of papers from the conference has now been published as: Mitchell, R., Tracy-Ventura, N, & McManus, K (eds) 2015 Social interaction, identity and language learning during residence abroad. EUROSLA Monographs 4, 310 pp. This is […]

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New research repository: LANGSNAP

A new research repository is now available on the research materials page. The 2011-2013 LANGSNAP project tracked the language learning and social integration of 57 students during their Year Abroad in France, Spain and Mexico. With support from Adam Field of iSolutions, and using ePrints technology, we have now created a repository which makes selected […]

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Meaning in Language Learning Network news

The AHRC-funded Meaning in Language Learning network (http://millnetwork.org) led by Professor Roumyana Slabakova (Director of CLLEAR) and Dr. Heather Marsden (York) held its first network event on Saturday, 24 of January, 2015. The aim of the network is to create opportunities for language teachers, language learning researchers, and language education policy makers to meet and […]

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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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CLLEAR Seminar: Dr Roger Barnard, University of Waikato

Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR) Seminar Language Learner Autonomy: Asian perspectives Dr. Roger Barnard, University of Waikato 5.00-7.00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014, Lecture Theatre C (Avenue Campus) Abstract: Developing language learner autonomy has been discussed and applied in many contexts for more than thirty years. However, as Borg & Al-Busaidi (2012) […]

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AHRC Network grant success

Professor Roumyana Slabakova has secured funding of Ā£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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CLLEAR seminar Wed 19 March Dr Cecile De Cat, University of Leeds

Please join us for the next CLLEAR seminar on Wednesday (19 March) 5.00pm (Avenue Campus Lecture Theatre C). Dr. Cecile De Cat from University of Leeds. Title: Representational deficit or processing effect? An RT study of noun-noun compound processing by very advanced L2 speakers of English Abstract: Noun-noun compounds (NNCs) are syntactic structures that vary […]

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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 Southamptonā€™s 2014 Adventures in Research Grants. Her project is entitled ā€˜Incorporating Feedback into an Online Assessment Module: Exploring Its Potentialā€™. 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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Workshop on digital tools in language learning research

The Centre for Applied Language Research ran a successful half day workshop at Avenue Campus on Wednesday 10 April, introducing c50 PGR students and other interested researchers to a range of digital tools which can supportĀ  the study of informal language learning during residence abroad. First of all, Kevin McManus and Nicole Tracy-Ventura (Southampton) gave […]

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