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Ton Koenraad

Wallonia: 'Language Plan' to increase employment rate The Belgian region of Wallonia adopted a new 'Language Plan'. Professional languages training will be organised in...

Ton Koenraad

Colleagues at Cadiz University are collaborating with Universdad Carlos III de Madrid on a research project related to emerging technologies and teachers' training...

Ton Koenraad

CATAPULT Network Teaching LSPs - Season 4 March 6, 2022 - May 8, 2022 The CATAPULT Project's LSP MOOC is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course for...

Ton Koenraad

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

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Contributor: Ton Koenraad

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



Innovating Pedagogy 2021: Open University Innovation Report 9

THE USE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN ESP: CURRENT PRACTICES AND SUGGESTIONS FOR ESP TEACHER EDUCATION | Kakoulli Constantinou | Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes

The project CLIL-HET aims at grouping ESP and CLIL experts / specialists

Wallonia: ‘Language Plan’ to increase employment rate

Professional English Language Skills for Employability Across EU (Project ‘PESE’)

Full asynchronous online course for LSP teacher education and training across the EHEA developed by ErasmusPlus project LSP-TEOC.Pro

Book in Cambridge Elements in Language Teaching series ‘Technology and Language Teaching’ by Ursula Sticler free for download now

April 11, free webinar: ‘Combining German and STEM through a Virtual Reality App’ by Lorna Price (Goethe Institute) in in CLIL Mondays organised by Aston Centre for Applied Linguistics (ACAL)

2022 paper by Anna Fardau Schukking & Ruth Kircher: Professional intercultural communicative competence and labour market integration among highly-educated refugees in the Netherlands

Chapter in Cambridge Handbook of Task-Based Language Teaching: ‘Designing pedagogic tasks for refugees learning English to enter universities in the Netherlands’ by Seyit Gok & Marije Michel

English Academy for Newcomers, EAN. A new NGO specialized in pre-higher education support for newcomers with a refugee background

Groupe d’étude et de recherche en espagnol de spécialité, XIX Encuentro Internacional del GERES: Programa provisional GERES 2022

28 March 2022, Guest Lecture by Sophia Mavridi: ‘Using technology in English language teaching: Connecting pedagogy with practice’

Spanish online workshop for teachers: 26 March 2022 (Online) Series of workshops organised by La Consejería de Educación in the United Kingdom and Ireland and Extenda

Center for Applied Linguistics Webinar, April 1: Assessing Multilingual Learners for Success

Platform of the Erasmus+ OpenLang Network project.

OPENLang E-Toolkit on Language OERs for Language Teachers & Trainers Open European Languages & Cultures Network

OECD Education and Skills Today: Upcoming (and past) Webinars

Council of Europe Project ‘Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants’ (LIAM)

How ECML projects contribute to migrant education and language for employment