Conference Programme

BAAL Vocabulary SIG 2019

Conference Programme

 Thursday 25th April

Time Event Location
12.30-13.15 Registration GM Atrium
13.15-13.30 Opening GM LT7
13.30-14.00  

Do words come easy? L2 vocabulary development as a result of a SA experience (S)

Judith Borràs-Andrés

 

GM LT7
14.00-14.30  

Moving the field of vocabulary assessment forward: The need for more rigorous test development and validation

Norbert Schmitt

 

GM LT7
14.30-15.00 Coffee break   GM Atrium
15.00-15.30  

Learning L2 collocations: New insights from research

Marijana Macis

Suhad Sonbul

Rezan Alharbi

 

GM LT7
15.30-16.00  

Can vocabulary learning occur by chance? An empirical study on incidental vocabulary learning in the digital era (S)

Danyang Zhang

 

GM LT7
16.00-16.30  

Learning L2 vocabulary from reading-only, reading-while-listening, and reading with textual input enhancement: Insights from Vietnamese EFL learners (S)

Duy Van Vu

Elke Peters

 

GM LT7
16.30-17.00 Break (group picture) GM Atrium
17.00-18.00  

Plenary talk 1

The importance of (good) input on vocabulary learning: The case of formulaic language

Associate Professor Kathy Conklin

 

GM LT7
19.00 Conference Dinner Zouk Restaurant

Friday 26th April

Time Event Location
9.15-9.45  

The effect of incidental and explicit dual-mode exposure on vocabulary learning among EFL learners (S)

Imane Berrouba Tani 

 

GM LT7
9.45-10.15  

Does a reflection on the semantic motivation of Spanish idioms foster their acquisition? A teaching proposal inspired by Cognitive linguistics (S)

Clara Ureña Tormo
Hélène Stengers
Julie Deconinck

 

GM LT7
10.15-10.45  

Interpreting idioms from context: Evidence from eye-movement patterns in native speakers

Gareth Carrol,
Jeannette Littlemore

 

GM LT7
10.45-11.15 Coffee break GM Atrium
11.15-11.45  

Incidental vocabulary learning as a function of verbal-visual contiguity: duration, frequency, and ratio in L2 captioned videos (S)

Souheyla Ghebghoub

 

GM LT7
11.45-12.15  

Understanding  the  vocabulary  knowledge  construct:  An  empirical examination across L2 learner populations and proficiency levels

Beatriz González Fernández

 

GM LT7
12.15-12.45  

Phonological variables are more important than vocabulary in L2 listening among Chinese learners of English

Yun Wang
Jeanine Treffers-Daller
Suzanne Graham

 

GM LT7
12.45-13.00 Preparation for Poster session GM Atrium
13.00-14.30  

Lunch Break

 

Poster Presentations:

1.      The investigation into vocabulary learning strategies in a target language community

Nur Afiqah Ab Rahman

 

2.      Signalling nouns in learner and native speaker English

Abdulrahman Alharbi

 

3.      The effect of an explicit awareness-raising approach on lexical collocation awareness and knowledge of female undergraduate Saudi students majoring in the English language

Mai Alqaed

 

4.      L2 incidental vocabulary learning through different modes of input: The role of frequency of occurrence and working memory

Hassan Alshumrani

 

5.      Towards a framework for word list evaluation

Sarah Alzeer

 

6.      The learning burden and decay of foreign language vocabulary knowledge – The effect of form presentation mode

Samuel Barclay

 

7.      How is a vocabulary lost: ‘Pit talk’ in the East Midlands

Natalie Braber

 

8.      Vocabulary size as a proxy for the socio-economic status in partner selection

Michael Daller, Zehra Ongun

 

9.      Second language learners’ knowledge of academic spoken vocabulary: form, meaning, and word class

Yen Dang, Marijana Macis

 

10.  Following individual paths: An investigation of students‘ instructed and non-instructed steps towards vocabulary development

Katharina Ghamarian

 

11.  Lexical error analysis: Unpicking a knotty problem

Anthony Picot

 

12.  Successful lexical inferencing strategies and cultural topic Familiarity during reading

Nesreen Al Ahmadi

 

13.  The effects of timing and modality of teaching on learners’ retention of academic and technical vocabulary

Khaled AlAmri

GM Atrium
14.30-15.30  

Plenary talk 2

The Need for Teacher Cognition Research on Vocabulary Teaching and Learning

Professor Emerita Birgit Henriksen

 

GM LT7
15.30-16.00 Break

 

Votes for best poster and best student presentation

 

GM Atrium
16.00-16.30  

Announcement of winners and Closing Remarks & AGM

 

GM LT7

Important notes:

  1. Letter S next to some of the presentation titles means that these are student presentations.
  2. GM LT7 and GM Atrium are based on the ground floor in the Geoffrey Manton Building.

 

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