Talks and Presentations

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,…
  The Corpus Linguistics satellite of Language@Leeds, in collaboration with BAAL Corpus Linguistics Special Interest Group, organised a one-day conference exploring the Past, Present and Potential of corpus linguistics from interdisciplinary perspectives on 13th of May 2022.     Richard Badger  ‘Transparency and Trustworthiness: A Study of the UK Government’s Press Conferences on Covid-19’  Yen Dang  ‘How Can…
Join us for the first online CLER Conversation in 2022! 4th February 2022, 2pm to 3pm; Zoom Click here for Zoom registration link – After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Diana Mazgutova and Kamola Muradkasimova: Evaluating co-production as a guiding philosophy for EAP teacher training course development   This…
Professor Maggie Kubanyiova delivered a keynote lecture at the 9th National Conference on Foreign Language Teacher Education and Development, organised by Central China Normal University in Wuhan, attracting over 3,800 online participants. Her lecture entitled ‘Language teacher motivation as a desire to make a difference: Lessons for teacher education in the post-pandemic world’ discussed her…
On Saturday 13th November Dr Martin Lamb took part in a ‘Top Scientist’ webinar programme at Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia, giving a talk entitled “Motivating Indonesian learners of English: Insights from theory, research and personal experience”. In his talk, Dr Martin Lamb explained how his own interest in academic motivation grew out of his early…