Registration open, BAAL Language Learning & Teaching SIG conference, 12–13 July, Southampton

14th Annual Conference of the BAAL LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING Special Interest Group 12 & 13 July 2018 Hosted by the Centre for Language Learning, Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR), Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics (MLL), University of Southampton, SOUTHAMPTON, UK Please note that that you can already register and book accommodation for the…

Registration open for BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG annual conference, 9–10 July, UCL IoE

The registration for the BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG annual conference is now open. Please, follow the link below to register. Registration closes on the 15th of June (registration for paper / poster presenters closes on 1st of June). https://onlinestore.ucl.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/ucl-institute-of-education-b14/department-of-culture-communication-media-j77/j77-annual-meeting-of-the-baal-vocabulary-studies-special-interest-group “Vocabulary development and use across diverse contexts” Annual Conference of the BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG 2018 Hosted by the Centre for Applied Linguistics…

Video interviews at the 2017 BAAL Annual Meeting, University of Leeds

A set of ten video interviews at the 50th anniversary BAAL Annual Meeting has been uploaded to the BAAL website. The three plenary speakers and participants in the plenary round table were asked about their contributions to and views of applied linguistics. Those interviewed were: Bencie Woll , Henry Widdowson  Mohamed Daoud (plenary speakers), and Susan Hunston, Rosamond Mitchell , Greg Myers , Guy Cook and Tess Fitzpatrick (Round Table participants), plus James…

BAAL Language in Africa SIG conference, 11 May, SOAS

Dear Colleagues, I’m very excited to share the programme details for the upcoming annual BAAL Language in Africa SIG conference which will be held on 11th May at SOAS, University of London. This year’s conference theme is African Languages in Public Spaces: Opportunities and Challenges. We have an exciting range of speakers who will be discussing language in Africa across a…

Registration open, “(In)Formal second language learning: Integrating informal practices into formal contexts”, 23-24 August, University of Oxford

Registration is now open for the two-day seminar on “(In)Formal second language learning: Integrating informal practices into formal contexts”. The event is part of the BAAL/Cambridge University Press Applied Linguistics Seminar Programme 2017-2018. It will be held at the University of Oxford Department of Education on August 23rd and 24th, 2018. In this digital age,…

M.A.K. Halliday RIP

From BAALmail: On 16 Apr 2018, at 13:51, Li, Wei … wrote: Michael Alexander Kirkwood Halliday, usually M.A.K. Halliday; passed away peacefully yesterday 15th April 2018 at the Uniting Wesley Heights Nursing Home in Manly, Sydney, Australia, aged 93. He was Director of the Communication Research Centre at UCL from 1963 to 1965 and was…

BAAL LKALE SIG meeting, 27-28 April – full programme and how to register

  The Full Programme and Registration Details  for the the Spring 2018 BAAL Linguistics and Knowledge About Language in Education (LKALE) SIG Meeting  can be found at:  https://baallkale.wordpress.com The 2018 meeting will be held at Aston University, Birmingham, on 27th and 28th April on the theme of:  Teaching grammar: from theory to policy and  practice. Invited speakers are:  Kerstin…