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Ruth Swanwick, Elettra Casellato, and Nathalie Czeke attended the third workshop of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, Comm4CHILD in Grenoble (FR). The international and interdisciplinary consortium focuses on communication for children with hearing impairment to optimize language development and meets every six months for new theoretical and practical input sessions, progress updates, and open…
Ruth Swanwick, Elettra Casellato, and Nathalie Czeke visited the University of Cologne (DE) to kick off the IDeALL project that brings together a small group of researchers from across Europe to focus on language development and language education of newly immigrated deaf and hard of hearing students. Ruth presented the group with an impulse talk,…
With a number of word lists available for teachers to choose from, teachers and students need to know which list provides the best return for learning? Four well-established lists were compared and it was found that BNC/COCA2000 (British National Corpus / Corpus of Contemporary American English 2000) and the New General Service List (New-GSL) provided…
Elettra Casellato and Nathalie Czeke will participate in the Inclusive Assessment on Multi-Modal Multilinguals (IAM3) Summer Institute in Stockholm (SE). They are two of eight European and eight North American PhD researchers who will receive advanced training in the assessment of multiple languages in multiple modalities (signed, spoken, written) within a theoretical framework of “translanguaging”…
Due to unforeseen circumstances – this Conversation has been postponed until the Autumn – new date to be confirmed. For further information, and to register, please visit: CLER Conversation: Promoting social justice in language classrooms through dramatizing children’s literature – Dr Deniz Ortactepe Hart – 24th June 2022 : Centre for Language Education Research (leeds.ac.uk)
Congratulations to Sherry Liu (Xiaowen), Dr Martin Lamb, and Professor Gary Chambers on their recent journal publication in System, Vol. 107, July 2022 In recent years, the connection between learner identity and learning of L2 pragmatics has received more attention in applied linguistic research. Nevertheless, investigations on this topic have mainly focused on the role…