CfP – BAAL Health & Communication SIG Workshop, 21 November 2018, King’s College London

Here is the call for papers for the Workshop of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Health & Science Communication Special Interest Group (SIG):  “Mixing it up: Multi-methods, media and modalities”  #healthsci18  Wednesday 21st November 2018  Hosted by the School of Education, Communication & Society, King’s College London  With the recent surge in use…

Just published! Summer issue of BAAL newsletter

The latest issue of BAAL’s newsletter is available here: BAAL News 113_(Summer 2018) Welcome to number 113 of the BAAL newsletter. As we are settling into a very hot summer, many of us will turn their attention to REF2021. This exercise seems far away still, but preparations are well underway at most universities. Therefore, we invited Charles…

‘Taking Risks’! BAAL annual conference early bird deadline extended to 21 July

This is to let you know that the Early Bird registration for the 51st annual meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics has been extended until 21 July 2018. The conference (‘Taking Risks in Applied Linguistics’) will be hosted by the LIdIA (Language and Identities in InterAction) Research Unit in the School of Languages…

BAAL Applying Linguistics Fund Finalists 2017/18

There has been a considerable interest in the call for proposals, and a total of 25 applications were received, covering a wide range of activities engaging research users.  We are pleased to announce the winners of Applying Linguistics Fund 2017/18 sponsored by BAAL. They are:  ·        Jackie Jia Lou, Susan Stewart and Jean-Marc Dewaele: Increasing the…

What languages are represented?

  British Association for Applied Linguistics | English Cymdeithas Ieithyddiaeth Gymhwysol Prydain | Welsh एप्लाइड भाषाविज्ञान के लिए ब्रिटिश एसोसिएशन | Hindi Comann Bhreatainn airson Cànanachas Gnìomhach | Scottish Gaelic 英国応用言語学会 | Japanese Association britannique pour la linguistique appliquée | French الرابطة البريطانية للغويات التطبيقية | Urdu Cumann na Breataine um Theangeolaíocht Fheidhmeach | Scottish…

Register for BAAL 2018, York St John University, 6–8 September: ‘Taking Risks in Applied Linguistics’!

The LIdIA Research Unit in the School of Languages and Linguistics at York St John University will be hosting the 51st annual meeting of the British Association of Applied Linguistics from 6-8 September 2018. The theme of the conference is ‘Taking Risks in Applied Linguistics’. Registration for BAAL 2018 is now open.  Further information and the registration link are…

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…