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Age and learning environment: Are children implicit second language learners?

Contributor: Frans Oosterholt

Children are thought to learn second languages (L2s) using primarily implicit mechanisms, in contrast to adults, who primarily rely on explicit language learning. This difference is usually attributed to cognitive maturation, but adults also rec...

Examining variability in the processing of agreement in novice learners: Evidence from event-related potentials.

Contributor: Frans Oosterholt

The present study examines both properties of the language and properties of the learner to better understand variability at the earliest stages of second language (L2) acquisition. We used ...

How Can Teachers Maximize Engagement among Multilingual Students?

Contributor: Frans Oosterholt

Inclusive learning strategies and programs for your classroom by: Dr. Jim Cummins...

Revisiting communicative competence in the teaching and assessment of language for specific purposes

Contributor: Frans Oosterholt

Abstract The term communicative competence captures the notion that the ability to use language in interaction requires not just control of linguistic form but also awareness of rules o...

Recognizing and Responding to Stress

Contributor: Ton Koenraad

Working with Needs Analysis

Contributor: Robert Williams

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Help disseminating the survey ‘International Perspectives on Online Language Learning’

Languages Connect

DIVINT (DIVersity, INtegration, Training) project aims to develop a new European dimension on intercultural education in adults’ education processes by addressing the diversity inherent to our multicultural societies, from the human rights and intercultural learning perspectives combined with language learning

EUROCALL 2022 conference: Intelligent CALL, granular systems and learner data. Call for Papers closes Feb. 15

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Free publication: CALL and professionalisation: short papers from EUROCALL 2021 conference

Ton Koenraad

Eurocall 2021 conference proceedings available here Below my pre-conference recommendations  for attending and/or viewing prerecorded sessions for the CATAPULT LSP...

Volunteer team

Frans Oosterholt

At the end of the CATAPULT project, a sustainability plan was drawn up for the CATAPULT platforms: the Community of Practice LinguaCoP and its matching tool Linguaclick....

New issue of Language Learning and Technology, October 2021

Ton Koenraad

From The latest issue of Language Learning & TechnologyVolume 25 Number 3, October 2021 I would like to highlight 2 contributions that may well be of special...

New Journal about Computer-Assisted Language Learning

Ton Koenraad

The New (Open Access) Journal of China Computer-Assisted Language Learning published its first issue. The Journal, an initiative of Beijing Foreign Studies University,...