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BAAL Language Learning & Teaching SIG
9th Annual Conference
July 4th and 5th 2013
The 9th annual conference of the Language Learning and Teaching SIG of the British Association of Applied Linguistics will be held at St. Mary’s University College, Twickenham on the 4th and 5th of July 2013.
Confirmed plenary speakers include:
- Professor Zoltán Dörnyei, University of Nottingham
- Professor Rod Ellis, University of Auckland
- Dr. Leila Ranta, University of Alberta
- Professor Jill Wigglesworth, University of Melbourne
The focus of the event will be both on the affordances of social contexts and on cognitive capacities and restraints as they relate to second language learning. Proposals are invited for papers (20 minutes followed by 10 minutes discussion) and poster presentations.
Abstracts (250 words) should be sent to Jessica Jeske (jessica.jeske [at] smuc [dot] ac.uk) by 17 March 2013.
Conference fees will likely be set at:
- BAAL members: £135.00
- Non-BAAL members: £155.00
- Student/unwaged: £110.00
- Conference dinner: £35.00
(subject to confirmation at opening of registration)
Bed & breakfast accommodation will be available on campus. Details to follow.
Additional information can be found at the conference webpage (link no longer valid) or through Professor Pauline Foster (pauline.foster [at] smuc [dot] ac.uk)