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8 December 202213:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Anfal Algharabally: EFL Teachers in Kuwait: Preparation, Challenges, and Traits of an Effective EFL Teacher

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28 November 202211:00

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - Investigating vocabulary in academic spoken English of Business lectures in China

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17 November 202216:30

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - The MULTIWRITE project – interaction between first, second and third languages

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11 November 202210:30

Doctoral Research Forum - Tamara Al Khalil - Public and private education in Lebanon

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28 October 202214:00

Language & Education Network - publishing your research workshop

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5 October 202213:30

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - Multilingualism in Vocational Education (m-voc): Insights from technical apprentices in Switzerland

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18 - 19 July 2022

BAAL Vocabulary SIG Annual Conference 2022

The aim of this year’s annual Vocabulary Studies SIG Conference is to bring together vocabulary researchers who approach the study of vocabulary from multiple perspectives. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to foster fruitful discussions about the multifaceted nature of vocabulary and to engage with present and future vocabulary research avenues. Full details
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4 July 20229:00

Workshop on Bilingualism, Deafness and Education

Supported by SSIS ADR Discretionary Fund, we are aiming to establish an interest group with members at the University of Exeter and beyond to research and generate impact on sign bilingualism (sign language + spoken language), deafness and education.. Full details
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10 June 202211:30

Doctoral Research Forum - Riadh Ghemmour - Telling Stories of an Invisible Cohort: Exploring Algerian EFL Students’ Experiences, Challenges and Hopes of Learning about Research Methodology and Writing Dissertations at Master’s Level.

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24 May 202217:30

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Davron Abdullaev (Urgench State University, Uzbekistan) - Using a Specialized Corpus of Food Science and Technology to develop ESP teaching materials

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19 May 202218:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Unni Soltun Andreassen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Language learning and schooling for newly arrived immigrant youth in Norway with limited prior school background: transitioning from introduction class to upper secondary education. Full details
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6 May 202211:00

Using the CIPP Model to Explore English Language Teacher Training, Digital Literacies and Gender Inequalities

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8 April 202211:30

Doctoral Research Forum - Emna Maazoun Zayani - Problematizing the Written Corrective Feedback literacy to feed-forward at the Tertiary Level Context in Tunisia

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1 April 20229:00

GSE Annual Staff-Student Education Research Conference

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25 March 202211:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Abdelhamid Ahmed - Frame Markers in L1 Arabic and L2 English Argumentative Writing: Across Linguistic Corpus-based Study

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4 March 202211:00

Digital Literacy of Second/Foreign Language Teachers Seminar: What now? Transforming ‘techno-pedagogical’ skills to transglobal communicative competences

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1 March 202210:00

Joint Language Education Network and Centre for Research in STEM Education Centre Seminar: “I don't like English; I don't like writing!” A case study of EAL learner support in a secondary school in England

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28 January 202210:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Maria González-Davies (FPCEE-Blanquerna University Ramon Llull, Barcelona) and Gabriela Meier (University of Exeter)

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11 January 202210:00

** POSTPONED ** Joint Language Education Network and Centre for Research in STEM Education Centre Seminar: “I don't like English; I don't like writing!” A case study of EAL learner support in a secondary school in England

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6 December 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Ana Frankenberg-Garcia (University of Surrey) Dictionary support for writing

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22 November 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Danijela Trenkic (University of York) Pursuing university education in a foreign language: How difficult could it be?

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12 November 202111:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Rajaa Fallatah - Curriculum Development in Saudi Arabia: Saudi Primary EFL Teachers’ Perspectives on the Challenges of the Implementation of CLT into the English Curriculum in State Schools

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8 November 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Åsta Haukås (University of Bergen) Multilingual teenagers: Who are they and what are their beliefs about multilingualism? Insights from the Norwegian school context

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22 October 202111:00

LEN Lounge: 5 short talks on language education by GSE colleagues

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18 October 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Hildegunn Dirdal (University of Oslo) Diversification and L1 influence in the use of clause types: A case study of complexity development.

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11 October 202117:00

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - Gabriela Meier - Languages and Social Cohesion: Insights from a New Book by Gabriela Meier and Simone Smala

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5 October 202117:00

Democratising science: how Linguistics can help us understand citizen science communities

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24 September 202111:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Suaad Al Naabi - Pedagogies for teaching English as a Foreign Language to learners with Visual Impairments in Oman

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23 July 202111:00

Doctoral Research Forum - James Herst - A critical examination of the job satisfaction of expatriate English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers in an institution of higher education in the State of Qatar

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8 July 202116:00

Research Seminar: Can museums learn? Conceptualisations of itinerancy as crossing borders between science and society

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25 June 202111:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Doha Abusaud - An exploratory study into the daily lived experiences and emotional responses of EFL teachers in secondary public schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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14 June 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Alex Ding (University of Leeds)

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7 June 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Karen Forbes (University of Cambridge)

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21 May 202111:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Reine Azzi - Attitudes towards Teaching English in Lebanon: An Exercise in Critical Applied Linguistics

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17 May 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Yen Dang (University of Leeds)

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10 May 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Victoria Murphy (University of Oxford)

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5 April 202113:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Chaima Mennai - Pasts, Presents and Possible Futures in an Expanding Postgraduate Landscape: Gender, Remote Residency and Transitions to Postgraduate Education in Algeria

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19 March 202111:30

Doctoral Research Forum - Hayam Mohamed - Critical Language Awareness in Modern Times. Educators’ Views and Related Issues: An Exploratory Study

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15 March 202117:00

Language and Education Network Research Seminar - Luke Harding (Lancaster University) - Language assessment in the digital age: Ethics and consequences

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8 March 202117:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Louise Palmer Overstepping the mark or knowing the score?: Rater decision making in EAP oral presentation assessments and the role of insider knowledge

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22 February 202117:00

Language and Education Network Research Seminar - Pascual Perez-Paredes (Universidad de Murcia – Cambridge Language Sciences): Extending corpus linguistics methods to education research

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15 February 202117:00

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - Kate Graham: What are the academic essay writing experiences of MIS undertaking a full-time taught Master’s degree at a university in the West of England?

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8 February 202117:00

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - Beatriz Gonzalez-Fernandez (University of Sheffield) -

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29 January 202111:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Mubina Rauf - Critical Thinking and Academic Writing: A Case of Pakistani University Students

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25 January 202117:00

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - Mike Byram: Ethical Issues in Teaching Intercultural Citizenship in Foreign Language Education

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16 December 202017:00

Language and Education Network - End of Term Quiz and Social

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23 November 202017:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Lee McCallum - Understanding Relationships between Collocations and Writing Quality

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20 November 202011:00

Doctoral Research Forum - Huda Alateeq - Critical Pedagogy among EFL Writing Teachers at a University College in Saudi Arabia: A Step from Theory to Practice

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16 November 202017:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar - Prof Alice Deignan - Using corpus linguistic methods to study the language of school in England

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9 November 202017:00

Language and Education Network Research Seminar - Britta Viebrock: Specific aspects of English language teachers‘ professional development: transcultural awareness and transcultural competences

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26 October 202017:00

Language & Education Network Research Seminar - Anna Pellicer-Sanchez: Vocabulary learning from reading: Insights from eye-tracking studies

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18 March 202017:00

** CANCELLED ** Research Seminar: Ana Pellicer-Sánchez

Vocabulary learning from reading: Insights from eye-tracking studies. Full details
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11 March 202017:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

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2 March 202012:30

POSTPONED Research Seminar: Britta Vierbrock

Specific aspects of English language teachers‘ professional development: transcultural awareness and transcultural competences. Full details
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19 February 202017:30

Research Seminar: Soo Yim

“International” students at an “international” UK university…?. Full details
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14 February 202010:00

Workshop: Salah Troudi

Paradigms in TESOL and Language Education. Full details
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3 February 202017:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

Contributions of different dimensions of lexical knowledge and lexical processing to reading comprehension in English as a foreign language. Full details
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27 January 202017:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

Transforming argumentation in L2 postgraduates’ academic writing through pedagogical innovation: an ethnography at a UK university. Full details
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2 December 201912:30

Language and Education Network - Research Lunch

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25 November 201913:00

Language and Education Network - Research Workshop

Workshop by Homoud Alzamil: Bi-directional pragmatic transfer in bilingual speech act performance. Full details
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19 November 201917:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

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5 November 201912:30

Language and Education Network - Research Lunch

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25 October 201910:00

Language and Education Network - Research Workshop

Workshop by Salah Troudi: Discourse or research paradigms in TESOL and language education. This workshop is open to all but will be particularly useful for new MPhil/PhD students.. Full details
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21 October 201917:00

Language and Education Network - Research Seminar

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14 October 201912:30

Language and Education Network - Research Lunch

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11 April 201917:30

The LEN Talk - Dr. Martin Lamb (University of Leeds) "When Motivation research motivates"

This talk is presented by Dr. Martin Lamb (University of Leeds, School of Education). Full details
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21 March 201918:30

The LEN Lounge - Plurilingualism in Education

Exeter is a partner in the ENROPE Project, which is designed to support early career researchers, including postgradute students, working in the field of plurilingualism and education. This will be a unique opportunity to hear about the work of international ENROPE colleagues from 5 countries, followed by a drink reception. All welcome.. Full details
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28 February 201914:00

Multilingual socialisation in education

Multilingual socialisation in education: This approach examines what linguistic norms are accepted, what linguistic choices people make, and what these mean for people in education. This is an approach to understand the role of languages in education from five perspectives: 1) educational environments, 2) language awareness, 3) focus on form, 4) focus on communication, and 5) (self-) evaluation. The workshop will address all these aspects.. Full details
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18 January 20199:00

Language teacher cognition research: theoretical stances and methodological choices

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21 November 201817:00

Language and Education Network Research Talk

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25 July 201818:00

Seminar by Dr Phil Durrant (University of Exeter) Language development in children's writing from six to sixteen

This presentation will discuss the Growth in Grammar project - a three-year study of the linguistic development of English children's language through the course of their compulsory education, funded by ESRC. Full details
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23 July 201817:00

The impact of the use of English as a medium of instruction on Arab students’ Modern Standard Arabic proficiency and Arab identity at higher education in the United Arab Emirates.

Speaker: Taghreed Masri. Full details
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22 May 201813:00

Seminar by Professor Dongbo Zhang (University of Exeter) Cross-linguistic Perspectives on Reading Development

In this talk, I will discuss development of reading abilities from cross-linguistic perspectives. Print represents spoken language, which is a universal principle that holds across languages; yet how specifically different linguistic units are encoded in print vary from language to language. The similarities and variations in language-to-print mapping relationships suggest universal as well as language/script-specific processes in early reading development. Full details
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9 May 201812:00

Language hub lunch

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7 March 201812:00

Language hub lunch

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24 January 201814:30

A comparative analysis of Anglophone and Chinese conceptualizations of intercultural communicative competence (ICC).

Doctoral Research Forum event in conjunction with the Language and Education Network. Speaker, Zhenan Tong, will be presenting on research entitled 'A comparative analysis of Anglophone and Chinese conceptualizations of intercultural communicative competence (ICC).. Full details
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10 January 201812:00

Language hub lunch

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14 December 201712:30

Research Talk by Enjo Xuying Fan (University of Exeter) How do language teachers define thinking skills, and can thinking skills be promoted in language classrooms? Insights from Chinese primary teachers’ practices.

The ability to think – to see connections, to reason, to be active in one’s learning – is an essential feature of education that enables learning at all stages of life and within and across different contexts in the 21st century. The teaching of thinking skills has received extensive attention in mainstream education, yet little research has explored language teacher cognition of thinking skills, although this directly influences students’ thinking and language learning. Full details
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6 December 201717:00

Research talk by Dr Li Li (University of Exeter) Researching Teacher Cognition - A Discursive Approach

Language teacher cognition has become a significant research area in the last decade to promote learners’ active participation in learning, to address the important role of teachers in developing effective pedagogy and to enhance teacher learning. Majority of this research is framed in a cognitive framework, adopting research methodology to gain understanding of teachers’ mental lives.. Full details
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16 November 201715:30

Multilingual theme for GSE conference: working group

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13 November 201712:00

Language and Education Network Research Talk

Noof Al-Harbi: Investigation into the Academic Writing Difficulties of Saudi Postgraduate Students. Full details
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1 November 201712:00

Language hub lunch

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