Schedule

Please click this link to access the abstracts for keynotes and lectures.

Monday, July 23, 2018 (Location: Alte Aula)

9.00 to 10.30 Marije Michel: Trends and issues in task-based language teaching (TBLT)

10.30 to 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 to 12.30 Jason Rothman: Heritage Language Theory

12.30 to 14.00 Lunch break (not included in registration)

14.00 to 15.30 Nicole Ziegler: Language learning and technology

15.30 to 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 to 17.30 Ulrich Trautwein: Title tbc

17.30 to 19.00 Reception

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (Location: Alte Aula)

9.00 to 10.30 Jan Hulstijn: An individual-differences framework for comparing non-native with native speakers: Perspectives from BLC Theory

10.30 to 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 to 12.30 Ana Lúcia Santos: Heritage speakers: Empirical findings, problems and open questions

12.30 to 14.00 Lunch break (not included in registration)

14.00 to 15.30 Detmar Meurers: Computational linguistics and second language research

15.30 to 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 to 17.30 Tineke Brunfaut: Language testing and SLA

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 (Location: Alte Aula)

9.00 to 10.30 John Williams: Implicit and explicit learning: interactions and synergies

10.30 to 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 to 12.30 Cristina Flores: The particular case of returned heritage speakers

12.30 to 14.30 Lunch break and poster session (lunch included). Please click here to see poster abstracts.

14.30 onwards Bebenhausen excursion. Prior registration required.

19.00 onwards Conference dinner at the Neckarmüller restaurant. Prior registration required.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 (Location: Pflegehofsaal)

9.00 to 10.30 Rosemarie Tracy: How steady is the steady state?

10.30 to 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 to 12.30 Katharina Wendebourg: Cognitive foundations of language learning and teaching I

12.30 to 14.00 Lunch break

14.00 to 15.30 Akira Murakami: Analysis of learner corpora for L2 research

15.30 to 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 to 17.30 Benjamin Nagengast: Randomized Controlled Field Trials – A paradigm for L2 research?

19.00 onwards Stocherkahn tour. Prior registration required.

Friday, July 27, 2018 (Location: Pflegehofsaal)

9.00 to 10.30 Robert DeKeyser: Second language learning aptitude: not just important for learners

10.30 to 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 to 12.30 Aline Godfroid: Cognitive foundations of language learning and teaching II

12.30 to 13.30 Lunch break (not included) – Note: Shorter lunch break than usual

13.30 to 15.00 Vaclav Brezina and Dana Gablasova: Corpora and SLA: Key conceptual and methodological issues

15.00 to 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 to 17.00 Antonella Sorace: Second language learning and first language attrition: Seeing both the forest and the trees

17:00 to 18.30  Launch of Bilingualism Matters Tübingen (Alte Aula). We will walk to the launch together after closing statements.