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Wednesday, 01 November 2017 - Thursday, 30 November 2017

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UCREL and SLAAT are hosting a joint talk this week - Magali Paguot from Université Catholique de Louvain will be joining us to present a paper entitled "Phraseological complexity in EFL learner writing across proficiency levels".
Event Time
3 - 4 pm
Venue
Cavendish Colloquium
Speaker
Magali Paquot
The Language Testing Research Group welcomes John Pill talking about "Score-users' perspectives on testing occupation-related language skills"
Event Time
16:00-17:30
Venue
Faraday building - Cavendish Colloquium
Former LAEL students Eve Groarke and Daniel Underdown will give a talk about how they got places on Masters courses for Speech Therapy, how they found the transition to Masters level medical study, and the nature of a career working in Speech Therapy
Event Time
6-7.30pm
Venue
Cavendish Colloquium
This weeks LRDG talk will be by Dima Atanasova, who will talk about: Discoursal construction of identity in personal and professional obesity blogs
Event Time
1.00 - 2.00 pm
Venue
County Main, SR 4
Speaker
Dima Atanasova
This joint SLLAT and LTRG talk will be delivered by Ana Pellicer-Sanchez (UCL), on 'Examining learners' eye movements during reading in different input modalities'.
Event Time
12.00-13.00pm
Venue
FASS A010 MR3
Speaker
Ana Pellicer-Sanchez (UCL)
Rozane Rebechi (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) will be presenting this weeks UCREL CRS seminar, titled 'God', 'nation' and 'family' vote for the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff: a corpus-based approach to discourse.
Event Time
15:00-16:00
Venue
Fylde D28
Speaker
Rozane Rebechi
This event brings together findings from two major studies carried out at Lancaster University examining NHS patient feedback and descriptor words used in self-reports of chronic pain. The speakers will showcase findings and observations that are useful for clinical practice. Please note this event takes place at The Work Foundation, 21 Palmer Street, London.
Event Time
18:30-21:00
Venue
The Work Foundation, 21 Palmer Street, London, SW1H 0AD
Speaker
Prof. Elena Semino and Dr. Andrew Hardie
The Culture, Society and Medicine, Seminar Series, 2017-18 welcomes Laura Salisbury (Exeter University) talking about 'Waiting Times: On Being (a) Patient'.
Event Time
1-2pm
Venue
County SR1
Speaker
Laura Salisbury
This weeks DisTex talk will be delivered by Chloe Harrison (Coventry University), on Action chains, grounding and ‘narrative urgency' in Enduring Love.
Event Time
1pm
Venue
County South C89
Speaker
Chloe Harrison
This weeks LRDG talk will be by Johann Unger and George Green, who will talk about: Creative writing practices and national identity construction
Event Time
1.00 - 2.00 pm
Venue
Bowland Nth SR 21
Speaker
Johann Unger and George Green
This weeks Language, Ideology and Power (LIP) talk will be delivered by Leanne Bartley (University of Granada), who is speaking about 'Can clever language use result in wrongful convictions?: Insights from an Appraisal analysis of courtroom discourse'
Event Time
4pm
Venue
County South B89
Speaker
Leanne Bartley (University of Granada)
The Language Testing Research Group welcomes Ari Huhta (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) talking about "Diagnosing writing and its development in English as a foreign language"
Event Time
15:00-16:30
Venue
County South D72
Speaker
Ari Huhta
Mahmoud El-Haj & Mariam Aboelezz will be presenting this weeks UCREL CRS seminar, titled 'Arabic Dialect Identification in the Context of Bivalency and Code-Switching'.
Event Time
15:00-16:00
Venue
Faraday SR4
Speaker
Mahmoud El-Haj & Mariam Aboelezz
This weeks Language, Ideology and Power (LIP) talk will be delivered by Huey Fen Cheong (Lancaster University), who is speaking about ‘East-West Comparison of Gender Performativity in ‘Marketing' Metrosexuality through Facebook Brand Pages'
Event Time
4pm
Venue
County South B89
Speaker
Huey Fen Cheong (Lancaster University)
Susan Reichelt from Lancaster University will be joining us for the seventh UCREL CRS to present her paper It doesn't stop, it never, never stops, er, it doesn't stop evolving”: Observing Spoken British English of the past 20 years through apparent and real-time evidence.
Event Time
15:00-16:00
Venue
Fylde D28
Speaker
Susan Reichelt
This weeks DisTex talk will be delivered by Chris Hart (Lancaster University) and Matteo Fuoli (University of Birmingham), on How persuasive is corporate discourse? An experiment testing the effectiveness of trust-building strategies in companies' texts.
Event Time
1pm
Venue
County South C89
Speaker
Chris Hart and Matteo Fuoli
This weeks LRDG talk will be by James Butler, who will talk about: Game-Space Interface: Exploring Environmental Humanities through Videogames with the Lakescraft Project
Event Time
1.00 - 2.00 pm
Venue
Bowland Nth SR 27
Speaker
James Butler
Workshop of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Health & Science Communication Special Interest Group (SIG)
Venue
Lancaster University
This SLLAT talk will be delivered by Bimali Indrarathne on 'Dyslexia and English language teaching in Sri Lanka: A teacher training project – impact and challenges'.
Event Time
12pm
Venue
County South D72
Speaker
Bimali Indrarathne
This weeks Language, Ideology and Power (LIP) talk will be delivered by Annika Norlund Shaswar (Umeå University), who is speaking about ‘Monolingual and Multilingual Language Norms in Basic Literacy Education for Adult L2 Learners of Swedish'
Event Time
4pm
Venue
County South B89
Speaker
Annika Norlund Shaswar (Umeå University)
This week we will have Maria Victoria Pardo, from Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia), presenting Error analysis in a learner corpus from spanish speakers efl learners. A corpus based study.
Event Time
15:00-16:00
Venue
Management School Lecture Theatre 09
Speaker
Maria Victoria Pardo
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