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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



On December 7th the Center for Applied Linguistics wraps up its webinar series for 2021, Research to Policy: Critical Conversation in Language Education. We will take stock of lessons learned during the pandemic, and how we might apply them to 2022.

The new Community of Practice Platform of The Craft and SMEs Vet NET

Join Russell Stannard, Vicky Saumell, Alicia Bustos, and Graham Stanley on 30th November for a discussion on Remote Teaching and Online Learning

IATEFL LTSIG in collaboration with CyTEA: FREE online Conference, 27th – 28th November 2021, with Greg Kessler and more.

Register for Seminar 9 “International Perspectives on Corpora for Education” seminar series: Prof. Alex Boulton (Lorraine, and editor of ReCALL) – Designing Data-Driven Learning Research: Openings for the Future, Nov. 23.


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,...

How to upload a notification in LinguaCoP

Frans Oosterholt

Do you want to point out a message, an event, or something else that has to do with language training and/or LSP? For instance this webinar...