August 18, 2012

Call for Papers: Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy in Academic Exchange Quarterly

Academic Exchange Quarterly (ISSN 1096-1453)
Winter 2012 Volume 16, Issue 4

Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy

Call For Papers
Call Deadline: 31-August-2012

This issue aims to explore helpful cutting-edge knowledge on second language acquisition and pedagogy. The target language may be any second/foreign language, including English as a second language (ESL). Both quantitative and qualitative studies are welcome. More specific topics encompass, but are not limited to
1. input and interaction
2. teacher talk (the language of instruction that second/foreign language teachers use in the classroom)
3. interlanguage or learner language analysis (i.e., error, discourse, pragmatics, and conversation analyses)
4. learner variables (such as motivation, personality characteristics, age, aptitude, and learning styles)
5. study abroad
6. task or content based instruction (including immersion program)
7. language for specific purposes (LSP) (including science and technology)
8. form-focused instruction
9. teaching cultural understanding in a second/foreign language class
10. teaching listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing skills
11. teaching and acquiring pronunciation
12. teaching and acquiring vocabulary
13. genre and academic language teaching
14. methodologies and approaches to language teaching
15. learning strategies and/or styles
16. multiple intelligences
17. learner autonomy.
The edition intends to bring together new findings and insights about second language acquisition and, hence, contribute to the enhanced efficacy of second/foreign language learning and teaching.

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