Confs: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/Netherlands
Workshop on Measuring Bilingual Proficiency
Date: 17-Apr-2014 – 17-Apr-2014
Location: Utrecht, Netherlands
Contact: Robert Grimm
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting URL: http://www.let.uu.nl/emlar/
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition
The goal of the workshop is to discuss issues relating to the construct bilingual proficiency and how best to measure it in a range of different bilingual/L2 populations (simultaneous and sequential bilinguals, heritage language learners, bilingual learners with language impairments).
Norbert Francis (Northern Arizona University): Proposal for a better understanding of subtractive bilingualism in language assessment
Tanja Kupisch (University of Hamburg and Lund University): Comparing adult bilinguals’ proficiency in a minority and a majority language setting
Sylvina Montrul (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign): Key methodological considerations when working with heritage speakers
Elin Thordardottir (McGill University): How informative is monolingual assessment of bilingual children?
This workshop is a satellite anniversary event to EMLAR X organised by Elma Blom (Utrecht University) and Sharon Unsworth (Radboud University Nijmegen), with financial support from UiL OTS.
Date and time: Thursday, April 17 2014, 9.15 AM – 5 PM
Location: Drift 21, room 0.03, Utrecht University
Pre-registration: Participation is free, but space is limited and hence we kindly ask participants to register beforehand by sending an email to Robert Grimm at email@example.com.
For more details concerning programme, including abstracts, please see the EMLAR X website (http://www.let.uu.nl/emlar/).
LINGUIST List: Vol-25-831