40th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics


6-8 September 2007 - The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Technology, Ideology and Practice in Applied Linguistics



Papers and Other Contents


AUTHORS

CONTENTS

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Publication & Referencing Information

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Erik Schleef

Meetings Secretary Report

1

Transcribed & edited by Keith Mitchell

Pitt Corder Colloquium Transcript

3

Masumi Azuma

Benefits and risks of the effects of mother tongue knowledge on the interpretation of figurative expressions

11

Alex Boulton

But Where's the Proof? The need for empirical evidence for data-driven learning

13

Zofia Chlopek

Errors committed by L3 learners - what are they like and what do they tell us?

17

Fei-Yu Chuang & Hilary Nesi

GrammarTalk: international students' responses to an online grammar resource

19

G. Cuadrado Esclapez, MM Duque García, & P. Durán Escribano

META-CITEC: a cognitive semantic database of conceptual metaphor in science and technology

21

Maria del Mar Robisco & Joana Pierce McMahon

Speaking Out! Developing, evaluating, and piloting learning outcomes

25

Jie K. Dong

"Isn't it enough to be a Chinese speaker": language ideology and migrant identity construction in a public primary school in Beijing

27

Anita Ferreira Cabrera

An Empirical Study of Effective Corrective Feedback Strategies with Implications for Technological Applications in Applied Linguistics

29

Isabel Figueiredo-Silva

Conflict of cultures - the beginning of a new awareness

33

Saeko Fukushima

Do Supportive Moves and Pictographs Mitigate the Request Force?

35

Feng Gao

Learning English in Britain: A Journey of Building up the Ideology of 'Chinese National Identity'

37

Martin Gill

Exclusive boundaries, contested claims: authenticity, language and ideology

41

Amanda Hilmarsson-Dunn & Ari Páll Kristinsson

Iceland's language technology: policy versus practice

43

Turo Hiltunen

"It seems reasonable to regard them as a single group": As-predicative constructions in research articles in four academic disciplines

47

Junko Hondo

Before or During? The impact of timing in form-focused intervention

49

Maria Juan-Garau & Carmen Pérez-Vidal

Context and Learner Attitude in Oral L3 Development: insights from native and non-native performance after a stay abroad

51

Mere Kēpa & Linitā Manu'atu

Fonua: Lands, languages, teaching and learning - Language Politics in the "National Diploma in Teaching Early Childhood Education (Pasifika)? (A work in progress)

55

Dr Hayat Al-Khatib

When Language Talks

61

Richard Kiely & Jim Askham

'Visiting locals' houses' and 'English without noticing': the nature and potential of informal language development

65

Maria Kogetsidis & Helen Woodfield

Interlanguage Requests in Academic Encounters

67

Fabiana M. MacMillan, PhD

Practicing Paraphrasing Skills in Online EAP Reading Programs

71

Katja Mäntylä

Vocabulary in an EFL classroom

77

Hilary Nesi

The form, meaning and purpose of university level assessed reflective writing

79

Alejandra Recio

Emergent literacy across languages: using stories and technology to teach English to three and four year old Spanish children in a foreign language context

81

Hazel E. Sales

Stodgy writing in the technical workplace

83

Anna Solin

Import genres in academia: the academic portfolio as a discourse technology

87

Massimiliano Spotti & Sjaak Kroon

Language-ideology based pupils' identity construction: A case study in a Dutch multicultural primary classroom

89

Satomi Takahashi

Exploring Causal Relationships between Individual Differences and Web-Based Language Learning: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach

93

I-Hsin Wu

A Comparison of IELTS Preparation Courses: Taiwan and the UK

95

Nadezhda Yakovchuk

Identifying Plagiarism in Student Academic Writing

97

Guoxing Yu

Lexical diversity in speaking and writing performances

99

Saad Al-Amri

Computer-based vs. Paper-based Testing: Does the test administration mode matter?

101

Karin Aijmer

The actuality adverbs  in fact, actually, really and indeed - establishing similarities and differences

111

Paul Tench, Rhiannon Vaughn Griffiths & Ben Clarke

Spelling in the Mind: phonemic-graphemic correspondence hypotheses

121

Norman Fairclough

Global capitalism and change in Higher Education: dialectics of language and practice, technology, ideology

131