Sheffield 2017

Our 2017 SIG meeting will be held at the University of Sheffield on 15th May 2017. The theme of the meeting is “Approaches to teaching grammar and knowledge about language”.

Time Speaker
9.30 – 10.00am Arrival and registration with tea/coffee
10.00 – 10.20am Welcome and Introduction
10.20 – 11.05am “A foundation for teaching: Cognitive linguistics as a tool to ‘think with’ in the classroom”.
Dr Marcello Giovanelli, Aston University & Dr Jessica Mason, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
11.10 – 11.30am Discussion of Giovanelli & Mason’s talk
11.30am – 12.15pm “Data-driven language learning and teaching: a corpus perspective”.
Vander Viana, University of Stirling
12.20pm – 12.40pm Discussion Viana’s talk
12.40 – 1.25pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.15pm “An SFL approach to grammar and knowledge about language”.
Lise Fontaine, University of Cardiff
2.20pm – 2.40pm Discussion of Fontaine’s talk.
2.45pm – 3.30pm “The development of cognition about grammar”.
Charlotte Kemp, University of Edinburgh
3.30pm – 3.50pm Discussion of Kemp’s talk.
3.50pm – 4.15pm Coffee
4.20pm – 4.45pm Plenary, next steps, and close
4.45pm – 5.30pm AGM for LKALE SIG

Fees (including lunch and coffee/tea breaks):

  • BAAL members: £45
  • BAAL student member: £35
  • Non-BAAL members: £50
  • non-BAAL student member: £40

You can register for this workshop by clicking here.
You can get further information on getting to Sheffield and staying in Sheffield on this page.