Events

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Creating resources in and for San Francisco del Mar Huave, a near-dormant language Dr Yuni Kim (University of Essex) The Huaves are a marginalised ethnic group occupying four villages – each with its own variety of the Indigenous language, which is an isolate – on the Pacific coast of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca State,…

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Zhang Meifang (University of Macau) is to deliver a talk in the Language, Literature and Translation series at the University of Leeds on the subject of ‘Stance-taking in translation’.
A talk as part of the Language Education Research Seminar series for Semester 2, Dr Simon Green speaks on ’Conceptualisations of genre in literacies approaches to teaching academic writing’.
An autonomous project-based approach to advanced language learning All welcome!  While the imbalance in translation students’ language competence in their respective working languages has long been a topic in the field of translator education, little experimental or classroom-based research has been undertaken on this issue to date (Kim 2012).  Highlighting that ‘given the prominence in…
This workshop, to be held as part of EACL 2014 in Gothenburg, Sweden, brings together researchers working on diverse aspects of hybrid machine translation.
A seminar on discourse analysis and translation is to be held at the University of Leeds across Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April.
A talk, part of the Language Education Research Seminar series for Semester 2. Dr Martin Lamb and Ms Lou Harvey speak on the subject of ‘Motivation – Language learners’ and teachers’’
Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow) is to deliver a talk in the Language, Literature and Translation series at the University of Leeds on the subject of ‘The loci of inherent variability: what young children reveal’.
The first AMES talk of this Semester by Prof. Janet Watson with Dr Barry Heselwood of the University of Leeds is titled ‘Can spoken Southern Arabic and Modern South Arabian inform Research into Qurʼanic Tajwiid?’
Dr Jean Conteh, Samyia Ambreen, Yixi Lamtso, Nasir Mahmood and Rob Sharples are to speak on the subject of ‘How do ethnography and language education research go together?’ as part of the Language Education Research Seminar series for Semester 2
Rocío Baños (UCL) is to deliver a talk in the Language, Literature and Translation series at the University of Leeds on the subject of ‘Insights into dubbing and prefabricated orality’.