Conference Programme


Conference Programme

NHBS G10 Lecture Theatre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, RG6 6UR

Monday 3rd July, 2017

12.00-12.45     Registration

Presenter Time Title of the paper
Opening 12.45-13.00  
Paul Pauwels 13.00-13.30 1. Learnability of Words in Deliberate Vocabulary Study
Maribel Montero Perez 13.30-14.00 2. Incidental Vocabulary Learning from Viewing: the Role of Working Memory, Vocabulary Knowledge, and Frequency of Occurrence
Veronica Garcia Castro 14.00-14.30 3. Predicting Upcoming Words in L2 Sentence Processing: an Eye-tracking Study
Lizeta Demetriou 14.30-15.00 4. Selection, Presentation and Recycling of Phrasal Verbs in ESL Textbooks in Cyprus
Group Picture


Poster Session A / Tea and Coffee 15.15-16.15 1.       Afnan Aboras (Vocabulary and Syntax Acquisition in Arabic Learners of English);

2.       Nesreen AL-Ahmadi (Lexical Inferencing Strategies Towards Unknown Words During Readin);

3.       Alaa Alahmadi (Vocabulary Learning Strategies of Saudi Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students and Their Relationship to Vocabulary Size);

4.       Mohammed Aldawsari (Technology Enhanced Vocabulary Learning: Does Electronic Portfolio Make a Difference?);

5.       Ahmed Alfotais (The Impact of Practice with Massed Versus Spaced Distribution on Second Language Vocabulary Retention);

6.       Saad Alzahrani (Considering Working Memory Abilities in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Interventions);

7.       Dina Awad (Lexical Associations in Second Language Education);

8.       Ahlam Bouirane (Teaching Vocabulary Through a Multi-Integrated Patterns of Vocabulary Activities Sequencing Approach: Benefits and Challenges);

Paul M. Meara and Imma Miralpeix 16.15-16.45 5. Assessing Lexical Originality Using V_Unique: Some Theoretical Considerations and Results from Empirical Studies
Paul Booth 16.45-17.15 6. The Extent to Which L2 Semantic- Syntactic Stages of Lexical Development Differ Between Participants of Different L1 Language Backgrounds
Angelika Rieder-Bünemann, Julia Hüttner and Ute Smit 17.15-17.45 7. Students’ Use of Subject-Specific Vocabulary in CLIL
Beatriz González-Fernández 17.45-18:15 8. Exploring the Overall Vocabulary Knowledge Construct: How Do L2 Learners Acquire the Different Word Knowledge Components?

Tuesday 4th July, 2017

Presenter Time Title of the paper
Plenary Speaker:

Guoxing Yu (and Tony Clark)


9.00-10.00 Extracting Words from Graphs in Writing Tasks – Is It Like Extracting Sunlight from Cucumbers?
Vivienne Rogers 10.00-10.30 9. What is the Relationship Between L2 Lexical and Syntactic Development?
Cangir Hakan 10.30-11.00 10. Investigating the Relationship Between L1 and L2 Collocational Processing in the Bilingual Mental Lexicon from a Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Poster Session B / Tea and Coffee 11.00-12.00 9.       Sophia Skoufaki, Bojana Petric, Kakia Chatsiou (British students’ Knowledge of Polysemous Academic English Vocabulary);

10.    Reem Fattani (Profiling Lexical Bundles in Academic Writing Materials on an EAP course);

11.    Isabeau Fievez, Maribel Montero-Perez, Frederik Cornillie & Piet Desmet (Vocabulary Acquisition from Audio-Visual Input: from Narrow to Extensive Viewing);

12.    Zehra Ongun and Michael Daller (Working-Memory: is there a Bilingual Advantage?);

13.    Jieun Kiaer, Naya Choi and Jaeuk Park (Young Children’s L2 Vocabulary Learning Through Cooking: the Case of Korean EFL Children);

14.    Mariam Komeili (Sentence Repetition Task for Bilingual Farsi-English Speaking Children);

15.    Gabriele Luoni (Lexical and Syntactic Development in L2 Italian);

Eva Puimège and Elke Peters 12.00-12.30 11. Incidental  Vocabulary  Acquisition  Through  Viewing:  Is  It  the Same  for  Single  Words  and  Formulaic Sequences?
Phil Durrant 12.30 – 13.00 12. Development in L1 Productive Written Vocabulary Between Six and Fourteen
Poster Preparation 13.00-13.15 Preparation for Poster Session C
Poster Session C / Lunch 13.15-14.15 16.    Irene Castellano-Risco (Vocabulary Learning Strategies as an Indicator of  Vocabulary Learning Success: an Analysis of Secondary-School Learners);

17.    Shadan Roghani (Using Category Generation Tasks to Estimate Productive Vocabulary Size in a Foreign Language);

18.    Marlene Schwarz (The Receptive Vocabulary Size of Austrian Upper Secondary School Students and Its Relation to Extramural English)

19.    Bert Vandenberghe, Maribel Montero Perez, Bert Reynvoet & Piet Desmet (The Impact of Form- and Meaning-Focused Instruction on L2 Vocabulary Knowledge of Secondary School Students);

20.    Marta Serrano van der Laan (Bridging the Divide Between Research and Practice: a Teacher Investigates Vocabulary in and for IELTS Academic Reading);

21.    Peter Thwaites (How Do Current Theories of Word Association Explain Transitivity Effects?);

22.    Pengchong Zhang (Comparing Different Types of Intentional EFL Vocabulary Acquisition for Chinese High-School Learners of English);

23.    Ngee Thai Yap, Rogayah A Razak, Ewa Haman, Magdalena Łuniewska and Jeanine Treffers-Daller (Construction of a Cross-linguistic Lexical Task for Malay);

Tess Fitzpatrick 14.15-14.45 13. Making Sense of Vocabulary Test Scores
Ferran Gesa and Imma Miralpeix 14.45-15.15 14. Does Watching Subtitled TV Series Enhance FL Vocabulary Learning? Evidence from a Longitudinal Study at High-school
Csaba Z Szabo 15.15-15.45 15. Predicting the Academic Achievement of Multilingual Students of English through Vocabulary Testing
Samuel Barclay 15.45-16.15 16. Does More Pain Lead to Long-Term Gain? The Effect of Intralexical Factors on Foreign Language Lexical Decay
Votes Collection and Break 16.15-16.30  
Plenary Speaker:

Parvaneh Tavakoli

16.30-17.30 Lexical Knowledge and Task Design in Second Language Performance and Development

17.30 Closing remarks and announcement of presentation and poster prize winner by Dr. Michael Daller, Convenor of the Vocabulary SIG