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The University of Southampton
Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research

CLLEAR-CGE Seminars 2013-14 Seminar

17:00 - 18:30
9 October 2013 - 14 May 2014
Lecture Theatre C Building 65 Avenue Campus

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Professor Roumyana Slabakova at .

Event details

Seminars take place on Wednesday evenings from 5.00-6.30 p.m. at Avenue Campus, Lecture Theatre C. All welcome!

Semester 1


9 October 2013

Prof. Roumyana Slabakova (University of Southampton)

"The Effect of Construction Frequency and Native Transfer on the L2 knowledge of the Syntax-Discourse Interface"


23 October 2013

Dr. Ying Zheng (University of Southampton)

"An Investigation into the Writing Construct(s) Measured in Pearson Test of English Academic"


20 November 2013

Dr. Martin Lamb (University of Leeds)

"Inspiring teachers: state school English teachers who generate long-term motivation"


4 December 2013

Dr. Alessia Cogo (University of Southampton)

"Multilingual practices in ELF professional contexts"


8 January 2014

Dr. Judit Kormos (Lancaster University)

"The foreign language learning processes of students with dyslexia"


Semester 2


5 February 2014

Dr. Victoria Murphy (University of Oxford)

"What's in a Word? The importance of semantic knowledge in developing literacy skills in children with EAL"


19 February 2014

Dr. Ute Smit (University of Vienna)

"English-medium education in multilingual university settings: interactive explaining in the classroom"


5 March 2014

Prof. David Deterding (University of Brunei)

"Oral language and literacy development in children with English as a second language"


19 March 2014

Dr. Cecile De Cat (University of Leeds)

"L1 effects in the processing of Noun-Noun Compounds by advanced learners of English"


30 April 2014

Dr. Andrea Revesz (Institute of Education, University of London)

"The role of working memory in second language performance and learning"


14 May 2014

Dr. Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow)

"The loci of inherent variability: what young children reveal"


Speaker information

Professor Roumyana Slabakova, University of Southampton. Director of CLLEAR

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