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CALS and SPhD in TESOL Postgraduate Research Conference and Summer School 26th May 2016

CALS / Structured PhD in TESOL Postgraduate Research Conference and Summer School 26th June 2016 Location: The Pavilion, UL Camp

CALS / Structured PhD in TESOL Postgraduate Research Conference and Summer School

 

Location: The Pavilion, UL Campus

Organising Committee: Úna Clancy, Muireann Prendergast, Yanuar Dwi Prastyo, Mansour Alamaar 

 

Registration: http://goo.gl/forms/ec8AcNrXYf

 

9.00 - 9.15

 

Registration

 

9.15 - 9.30

 

Welcome and Opening

Prof. Helen Kelly-Holmes, Director of CALS

 

9.30 – 9.50
 

MALL in theory and practice: an overview of the past and discussion of the future
 

Martin Mullen (CALS)

 

9.50 -10.10

Effects of Cooperative Learning in Improving Student Teacher’s Communicative Competence in Indonesia.
 

Yanuar Dwi Prastyo  (SPhD in TESOL/CALS)

10.10 -10.30               

An Investigation into the Relationship between Fetal Sound Perception and Early Language Acquisition.

Úna Clancy (CALS)

10.30-11.15
 

 

Coffee and Poster Session

 

11.15-11.35

The Effectiveness of Group Work vs. Individual Writing: A Case Study to Compare Group Work with Individual Writing in Class to Improve Essay Writing for Male Saudi ESL Learners

Mansour Nasser Alammar (SPhD in TESOL/CALS)

11.35-11.55               

Humor Registrado: A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of Political Cartoons During Argentina’s Last Military Dictatorship 1982-1983
 

Muireann Prendergast (CALS)

11.55-12.15               

“English only, please”: code-switching vs L1 use in the classroom
 

Bárbara Hernandes ( (MA TESOL University College Dublin)

12.15-13.00
 

 

Keynote: Tales of the highs and lows of four years of research on 55 million words of learner exam scripts.

Dr Anne O’Keeffe, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

 

13.00 -14.00

 

Lunch, Pavilion Restaurant

 

14.00-14.20

Ask the right questions to get the right answers
 

Christopher McLaughlin (MA TESOL, University College Dublin)

14.20 -14.45

Theoretical evolution in contrastive linguistics: future implications in contrastive linguistic theory.

Niall Curry (CALS)

14.45- 15.05

An investigation into a phonologically-based and speech therapy-informed approach to pronunciation teaching in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Classroom.

Seán D. O’Connell (CALS)

15.05-15.25

From dialogic reflection to action in a multicultural and multilingual post-primary context.

Joanna Baumgart (CALS)

15.25-15.40

 

Coffee Break

 

15.40-16.00

Using Discourse Completion Tasks as a method for examining compliments and compliment-responses

John Kinane (CALS)

16.00- 16.20

Frequency, Structures, Functions and Moves of Lexical Bundles in Digital Game Forum

Aylar Fallah Vazirabad (CALS)

16.20 -16.40

The Effectiveness of Using Films in Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition

Mohammad Alolayan (CALS)

16.40-16.50

 

Presentation of Prize for Best Poster and Closing