Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL Manchester Metropolitan University – Languages, Information and Communications Location: Manchester Salary: £33,943 to £46,924 Grade 8/9 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed on: 21st March 2017 Closes: 15th April 2017 Job Ref: T2-80309327-02 Average weekly working hours: 37.00 Department Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s largest and most popular Read More …

CALL FOR PROPOSALS. Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical   Sixth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence January 25-28, 2018 Tucson, Arizona   Keynote Presentation Robert O’Dowd (University of León) Moving from Intercultural Contact to Intercultural Learning in Virtual Exchange   Plenary Presentations Alvino Fantini (SIT Graduate Institute) Exploring Intercultural Read More …

‘Key concepts and methods in ethnography, language & communication’ 11-15 September 2017, London

Is ‘qualitative data analysis’ too vague for you? Are you wondering how to do justice to your data? If you are researching social processes, institutions, culture or identity, but are unsure about how to analyse the discourse data from your fieldwork, then consider joining this five day research training course. The programme is designed to Read More …

Manchester Talks Many Languages, 21 February

We are pleased to invite you to attend an event to celebrate International Mother Language Day on 21 February 2017. ‘Manchester Talks Many Languages’ will take place at Central Library, 5:30pm-7pm. Please find an invitation with further details here: http://mlm.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/invitation.png We would be delighted if you could join us there (RSVP to charlotte.jones@manchester.ac.uk by 8 February).

Special Issue: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Language Learning and Teaching in Transnational Times  

Dear Colleagues: It is with great pleasure that I announce the publication of our special issue,  Transdisciplinary Approaches toLanguage Learning and Teaching in Transnational Times, in Volume 8 Issue 4 of the L2 Journal. Special Issue: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Language Learning and Teaching in Transnational Times Preface Kramsch, Claire Introduction to the Special Issue: Transdisciplinary Read More …

New article ‘Understanding curriculum change in an ELT school in Greece’

By Achilleas Kostoulas and Juup Stelma This article reports on a case study of a language school in Greece, with a view to putting forward an understanding of the drivers that sustain or delay curricular innovation. Key to this understanding is the construct of intentionality, defined as ‘purposes’ that drive teaching and learning activity. In Read More …

NEW APPROACHES TO DISCOURSE ACROSS  DISCIPLINES ● Four disciplines ● One topic ●

The Discourse and Culture Group at Aston University invite you to a one day colloquium, 1st March 2017, which explores the different ways in which disciplines – such as linguistics, sociology, politics, management and organizational studies – use discourse analysis in analysing research data. The main purpose of the event is to see whether or not Read More …

Book: The language dimension in all subjects – A handbook for curriculum development and teacher training (2016-10-24)

Mastering the language of schooling is essential for learners to develop the skills necessary for school success and for critical thinking. It is fundamental for participation in democratic societies, and for social inclusion and cohesion. This handbook is a policy and working document which promotes convergence and coherence between the linguistic dimensions of various school Read More …

Doing Narrative Analysis a 3 day Summer Course

  Hi everyone, this is a short reflection on a 3 day summer course I attended. On August 23rd I travelled to Holland with the purpose of attending a 3 day workshop on  Narrative Analysis. This course was provided by the University of Twente in Enschede. As I am currently in my second year (meaning that Read More …

Going to the IALIC conference

Hi there! I have read that some of us are going to Barcelona for the IALIC conference 2016. Congratulations to those who are presenting their ongoing projects and those who are also attending this beautiful event. I am excited and happy to participate in this conference. I have a lot of questions already for those who have attended the IALIC in previous Read More …