[Events] REMINDER: CALS guest lecture 'Let's get lexical', Dr Ivor Timmis, Monday 16th Nov 10.00 - 12.00, room LC0017

Freda.Mishan Freda.Mishan at staffmail.ul.ie
Thu Nov 12 13:42:02 GMT 2009


[REMINDER!!]

 

The Centre for Applied Language Studies, CALS, is pleased to announce
the following guest lecture:

'Let's get lexical'

 

Dr Ivor Timmis, Reader in English Language Teaching, Leeds Metropolitan
University, UK.

 

Abstract: 

The publication of The Lexical Approach by Michael Lewis in 1993 created
a lot of interest in the teaching of collocations and chunks, but the
momentum does not appear to have been sustained.  In this session, I
will argue that, while it may no longer be appropriate to speak of a
lexical approach, a positive legacy of the lexical approach could be a
principled lexical dimension, which can be integrated with other
methodologies.  I will outline the principles which underpin this
lexical dimension and illustrate how these principles can be applied to
language learning materials.

 

Monday 16th November

10.00 - 12.00

LC0017

 

Further queries: Freda.Mishan at ul.ie 

 

 

Freda

 

Dr Freda Mishan

Course Director, MA English Language Teaching

ELT/Linguistics Section

School of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication

University of Limerick

IRELAND

Phone:  +353-(0)61-202432

Room: SG-08 (Schuman Building)

<http://www.ul.ie/~lcs/ma-in-elt>  http://www.ul.ie/llcc/

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