2017 Vocab SIG Symposium: Learning/cognition and corpus linguistics

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Event Speaker: 
David Beglar, Jenifer Larson-Hall, Robert Nelson, Yu Kanazawa, Phil Bennett, Laurence Anthony, Dale Brown, Paul Lyddon, Rick Romanko, and Atsushi Mizumoto
Fee for JALT members: 
1000 yen
Fee for non-JALT members: 
1500 yen / 500 yen for students
Contact or Queries: 

Registration opens at 9:00, with the symposium starting from 10:00

10:00 to 12:00  Symposium One: Vocabulary and Corpus Linguistics
12:30 to 2:00    Lunch and Poster Session
2:15 to 4:15      Symposium Two: Vocabulary Learning and Instruction
5:00 to 10:00    Dinner and Drinks

In addition to the invited speakers, vetted poster presentations will also be included at the symposium with the themes of Tested vocabulary teaching and learning strategies and Ongoing vocabulary empirical research. The poster session will run throughout the extended lunch break in the common rest area. In previous events, we have found that this format encourages more interaction and lively discussion about the poster presentations.

Two Symposia of four speakers and one discussant along with poster presentations of Vocabulary SIG members during lunch.
Symposium:  2 hours: 20 minutes per speaker (x4), 20 minutes discussant, 20 minutes group discussion

Symposium Committee members:
Program Director: Jeffrey Stewart 
Site Coordinators: Stuart McLean
Treasurer: Phil Bennett
Review and Organization: Aaron Gibson, Mark Howarth, Raymond Stubbe


RSVP for the event and dinner party afterwards with nomihoudai course at Yataiya (や台や) , an izakaya near OJU and Tamatsukuri station.

This event is organized and sponsored by the Vocabulary SIG, co-sponsored by Osaka Chapter.

Cost: JALT Members: 1000 yen
Non-members: 1500 yen, 500 yen for students (full-time graduate and undergraduate students not working full-time)

For more details about this event, please see the Vocab SIG Symposium webpage.

2 Chome-26-54 Tamatsukuri
Osaka, Osaka
540-0004 Japan
Event Theme: 
Vocabulary learning/cognition and corpus linguistics