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Research Award Opportunity: ASHDRA 2020

By Arto | December 17, 2019

  Once again the A.S Hornby Educational Trust (ASHET) is pleased to announce a call for research proposals under the A.S. Hornby Dictionary Research Awards initiative (ASHDRA). Through this annual award scheme we aim to facilitate innovative research into areas of lexicography that will feed into practical benefits for learners of English. Details of the…

Claire Kramsch and Lihua Zhang to receive the MLA’s Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize

By Arto | December 6, 2019

Full press release by MLA (PDF): https://act.mla.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/KWM-Press-Release-4-December.pdf     The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding its thirty-fifth Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize to AILA Past President Claire Kramsch, of the University of California, Berkeley, and Lihua Zhang, of the University of California, Berkeley, for their book The Multilingual Instructor: What Foreign…

Open Accessible Summaries in Language Studies (OASIS)

By Arto | November 5, 2019

OASIS is a publicly available database (oasis-database.org) of accessible summaries of research articles in the fields of language learning, language teaching, and multilingualism. OASIS summaries are a single page only and are written in non-technical language. Each summary provides information about what the study was about, why it is important, what the researcher(s) did, and…

Call for Papers for Special Issue “Negotiating Gender and Sexualities in Asian language communities”

By Arto | October 23, 2019

  Introduction Decades of interdisciplinary work have indicated how Language, Gender and Sexualities are co-constructed. This intersection constitutes a highly interdisciplinary field, thus drawing on a variety of pertinent fields, such as Sociolinguistics, Cultural and Political Anthropology, Discourse Analysis, Feminism, Critical Theory, and Media studies, to name a few. Currently, research on Language, Gender and…

Call for Literature: Rapid Evidence Assessment

By Arto | September 19, 2019

The Applied Linguistics Research Group at the Department of Education at Oxford is currently working on a Rapid Evidence Assessment, funded by the Education Endowment Foundation, of research into languages in education and foreign language teaching and learning.   Our specific review questions are: What approaches to teaching a foreign language have been used, and…

Call for Chapters: Using Literature to Teach English as a Second Language

By Arto | September 11, 2019

https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/4239 Proposals Submission Deadline: October 2, 2019 Full Chapters Due: November 15, 2019 Submission Date: February 23, 2020   Introduction Nowadays, in the era of communication, technology and globalisation, English, rather than a complementary subject has become in the last decades a key determinant towards success present in all curricula, studied by learners and people…

Book: Forensic Linguistics

By Arto | August 20, 2019

Book details: “Forensic Linguistics” by Iman Nick ISBN: 978-1-62273-128-2 https://vernonpress.com/book/74     According to international statistics, the world is currently undergoing one of the largest refugee catastrophes in modern history. This humanitarian crisis has stimulated the mobilization of countless private and public rescue and relief efforts. Yet, deep-seated concerns over potential breaches of national security…

Getting started: SAALinBiH. Challenging stereotypes and prejudices

By Arto | August 16, 2019

Guest-authored by Merima Osmankadic President of SAALinBiH   The Society for the Advancement of Applied Linguistics in Bosnia and Herzegovina (SAALinBiH) may be a young association of applied linguistics, but it follows in the footsteps of a long and rich tradition of doing research in the broad field of applied linguistics, which started at an…

Getting started: TAAL – Raising the profile of applied linguistics in Thailand

By Arto | August 16, 2019

“TAAL being a member of AILA provides great opportunities for Thai applied linguistics researchers to become active participants in the international research community – for example with the help of AILA Research Networks”, says Sonthida Keyuravong, President, Thailand Association for Applied Linguistics (TAAL). TAAL hopes to benefit from the experiences of other AILA affiliates in…

Innovations and trends in Early Foreign Language Context

By Arto | July 20, 2019

Guest Editor: Thomai Alexiou https://rpltl.eap.gr/     It is with great pleasure that we invite you to submit abstracts for papers to be included in our Special Issue of RPLTL ‘Innovations and Trends in Early Foreign Language Contexts’ (https://rpltl.eap.gr/). RPLTL is an open access Journal and this edited volume will present an account of innovations…