BAAL Vocabulary SIG 2016

University of Nottingham

Thursday 7th July

Time Event Location
12.00-12.45 Registration and Lunch Highfield House A01/02
12.45-1.00 Opening Highfield House A01/02
1.00-1.30 Pawel Szudarski. Input modifications and L2 collocational learning Highfield House A01/02
1.30-2.00 Hana Al-Mutairi. Learning polysemy of phrasal verbs and high frequency single-word verbs through spoken output Highfield House A01/02
2.00-2.30 Gareth Carrol and Kathy Conklin. Native and non-native sensitivity to word order in novel multiword sequences Highfield House A01/02
2.30-3.30 Posters and Coffee Break

Zehra Ongun and Michael Daller. Bilingualism, vocabulary size, and non-verbal intelligence scores: The case of Turkish-English bilingual children in the UK

Bert Vandenberghe, Maribel Montero Perez, Bert Reynvoet, and Piet Desmet. Impact of form- or meaning-focused instruction on L2 vocabulary acquisition: A behavioural and neurological study

Nuzhat Jafari. Effects of strategy use on vocabulary gain assessed by productive vocabulary tests

Thomas Caton. Short-term study abroad and the Lex30: a replication study

Irene Castellano-Risco, Ana Piquer-Píriz, and Rafael Alejo González.      CLIL and vocabulary learning strategies: An exploratory      analysis of secondary school learners’ profiles

Eileen Shang. Vocabulary teaching from a task-based perspective for EFL young learners in China

Reem Fattani. Investigating lexical bundles in academic writing materials on an EAP pre-sessional course

Noura Alamri. The use and perceptions of vocabulary learning strategies by advanced students.

Alicia San Mateo. The effect of working with definitions and writing exercises on L2 vocabulary retention

Highfield House Courtyard Area
3.30-4.00 Tess Fitzpatrick. Words and meanings in cancer care: Lexical perspectives on communication between patients and health professionals Highfield House A01/02
4.00-4.30 Maria-José Ezeizabarrena and Iñaki Garcia. Language delay and amount of exposure to the language: Two (un)related phenomena in early Spanish-Basque Highfield House A01/02
4.30-5.00 Csaba Szabo. The reassessment of vocabulary tests based on cognate distribution Highfield House A01/02
5.00-5.15 Break Highfield House
5.15-6.15 Plenary talk: Paul Meara. The other vocabulary Research: Life without Nation Highfield House A01/02
7.30 Conference Dinner The Hemsley


Friday 8th July

Time Event Location
10.00-10.30 Raquel Serrano and Ana Pellicer-Sánchez. Vocabulary learning through reading and assisted reading Trent Building


10.30-11.00 Verónica García Castro. Effects of individual differences in the incidental learning of L2 novel words Trent Building


11.00-11.30 Hsiao-yun Huang and Raquel Serrano. The effect of time distribution of assisted repeated reading on vocabulary Trent Building


11.30-12.00 Maribel Montero Perez and Elke Peters. Methodological choices in studies  into vocabulary acquisition through audio(-visual) input: a systematic review Trent Building


12.00-1.00 Lunch Break Great Hall
1.00-1.30 Stephen Bax. Researching vocabulary and metadiscourse in texts through the online automated tool Trent Building


1.30-2.00 Verónica Benigno. A framework for grading vocabulary: Combining corpus data and teacher judgments Trent Building


2.00-3.00 Posters and Coffee Break

Jun Choi, Hyun-ju Song, Hae-Yun Jung, and Kilim Nam. A methodology for extracting scientific terms for education from a science textbook corpus

Youcef Bencheikh. Concordance-based instruction to developing EFL students’ lexical collocation knowledge: The case of Algeria

Peiling Xing. A preliminary study of Y1 students’ productive vocabulary use frequency in their project report writing and their vocabulary size

Kim Sukyung. Comparing two types of cognitive linguistic-based instructions of phrasal verbs in the Korean EFL context

Edsoulla Chung. Promoting and enhancing vocabulary teaching: A sociocultural perspective

Victoria Lopez. Analysis of teachers’ beliefs and practices of vocabulary instruction for a Spanish academic language pedagogical intervention in Secondary schools in Navarre (Spain)

Sukru Nural. Teachers’ cognitions and practices in teaching lexis in two Turkish private universities: An exploratory qualitative study

Nesreen Al-Ahmadi. Content schema: A study of lexical inferencing reading strategies used by Saudi female EFL learners

Khaled Alamri. The effects of pre-teaching academic and technical vocabulary visually and cognitively on learners’ retention

Great Hall
3.00-3.30 Paul Pawels. Measuring lexical development in/through writing Trent Building


3.30-4.00 Victoria Zaytseva, Imma Miralpeix, and Carmen Pérez-Vidal. Oral and written lexical proficiency development in a study abroad context Trent Building


4.00-5.00 Plenary talk: Norbert Schmitt. Doing Vocabulary for 25 Years: A Retrospective Look at the Last Quarter-Century of Vocabulary Research Trent Building




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