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The Department of Second Language Studies

Second Language Studies Colloquium

SLS Colloquium: Fall 2017 Overview

Fridays, 2.30 - 4.00 pm, Ballantine Hall 103

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Date Speaker Title of Presentation Abstract More
Sept. 8 Becky Halloran Gonzalez, Ryan Lidster, Sabrina Mossman, John H.G. Scott
Grad Student Life: Developing a Dissertation Project


Sept. 15 Yilmaz Koylu Comprehension of Conversational Implicatures in English as an L2
Abstract
Sept. 22 Phil LeSourd
Second Position Without Movement: Enclitic Particles in Passamaquoddy
Abstract

Sept. 29 Yilmaz Koylu
Senyung Lee and Vaishnavi Mukundhan
Koylu - Mass/count noun distinction in L2 English (SLRF preparation)
Lee and Vaishnavi - Automated Scoring of Argumentation in L2 Learners’ Writing Using Machine Learning Techniques
Koylu - Abstract
Lee and Vaishnavi - Abstract

Oct. 6 No Colloquium
Fall Break


Oct. 13 No Colloquium Good luck to our presenters at SLRF!


Oct. 20 Senyung Lee
Examining the Underlying Construct of L2 Lexical Collocation Knowledge
Abstract

Oct. 27



Nov. 3 Tara Zahler
Interpretation and Utilization of Written Commentary: Views from International L2 Writers and Their Instructors
Abstract

Nov. 10 Yilmaz Koylu
A Compositional Approach to Conjunct Agreement in Turkish (LSA Preparation)
Abstract

Nov. 17 Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro
Developmental processes in L3 acquisition: From initial transfer to attrition
Abstract

Nov. 24 Fall Break No Colloquium

Dec. 1 Senyung Lee, Yena Park, Sun-Young Shin
Developing a New Web-based Academic English Placement Test


Dec. 8 Will Allendorfer
On Identifying Situations of Use: L1 and L2 Knowledge about Situation-Bound Utterances


The learning of second and foreign languages is a rich and fascinating process involving linguistic, psychological, cultural, and social dimensions. The Indiana University Department of Second Language Studies is dedicated to teaching and research on the structure, acquisition, and use of nonnative language in both instructed and contact contexts.