In this ACSS2020 Keynote Presentation, Dr Asako Iida will show the cognitive frameworks which are filtering the morphological application of numeratives in Japanese, and consider the cultural backgrounds affecting them.
Speaking at ACL2020, Dr Stephen E. Gregg discusses the particular importance of language and power discourse in the projection of religious identities which seek to both embrace and highlight difference.
In this talk at ACL2020, Dr Christina Gkonou examines “the constructs of emotion and anxiety – which is the most frequently studied emotion within second language acquisition – and how they impact on learners’ classroom experiences”.
“Beyond our common and often tepid proclamation of respect for “diversity”, it is imperative that we promote and defend the inherently generative effect of the “unsettledness” that terrifies so many of our fellow citizens.”
In this presentation, Dr Charles Allen Brown discusses how his own multi-year ethnographic fieldwork examining ground-level practices of English education in Japan and Taiwan indicates that the untrained NS teacher may be even less valuable than is commonly assumed.
How does our identity and personality change when learning a new language? Professor Kuniko Miyanaga speaks with Dr Joseph Haldane on this subject following her Keynote Presentation at The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2014.
A look into the international, intercultural and interdisciplinary world of an IAFOR conference and why you should attend. Featuring footage shot at our conferences and interviews with leading academics.
What is essential when learning a new language? Perhaps, it’s motivation, having curiosity and wanting to learn. Or is it being immersed in a culture where that language is dominant? And should your teacher be a native speaker of the language you want to learn or not?
ELT author and trainer, Ken Wilson introduces a variety of techniques to help language teachers better motivate their students, and suggests ten ways teachers can engage their students’ interest and access their knowledge.