Past conferences, seminars and courses at the university:
Among the courses, seminars and conferences in which the group has been involved in the past years are the following:
18-20 May 2011: Técnicas y recursos para la enseñanza en inglés de asignaturas universitarias: El diseño de materiales. Plan de Formación PDI – Universidad de La Rioja Almudena Fernández Fontecha and Melania Terrazas Gallego. More information
21-31 March 2011: Segundo Taller Práctico de AICLE/CLIL: ideas y recursos para profesores de educación primaria y secundaria en programas bilingües. Department of English Studies. University of La Rioja (Spain). Programme and inscription | Poster
4, 23 y 24 de Febrero de 2011: I Simposium: Current trends in Linguistics applied to foreign language acquisition and teaching. Department of English Studies, Faculty of Letters and Education (University of La Rioja). More info | Poster | Registration Form
April-May 2010. Pre-service and in-service teacher training course: Implementing CLIL: ideas and resources for primary and secondary teachers in bilingual programmes. Brochure | More information
Date: October 2009 Title: CRAL 09 International Conference Figurative Language Learning and Figurative Language Use: Theory and Applications. Organized by CILAP – University of La Rioja. Francisco Ruiz de Mendoza (chair), Rosa Mª Jiménez Catalán (co-chair), Mª Pilar Agustín Llach (Secretary), Almudena Fernández Fontecha (Treasurer), Juan Manuel Molina (Member), Julieta Ojeda Alba (Member). Further information: http://cral09.cilap.es. Guest researchers:Plenary speakers: Frank Boers (Erasmus University College Brussels, Belgium), David Singleton (Trinity College, Dublin), Paul Meara (University of Swansea), Elena Semino (University of Lancaster), Zoltan Kövecses (Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest).
Date: October 2007 Title: Vocabulary research in second and foreign languages Guest researchers: Paul Meara, University of Wales, Swansea, UK.
Date: May 2007 Title: Exploring the productive L2 lexicon: applications of Lex30 Guest researchers: Tess Fitzpatrick, University of Wales, Swansea, UK.
Date: May 2007 Title: Vocabulary assessment tools in foreign language learning and teaching Guest researchers: Carmen Pérez Basanta and María Teresa López-Mezquita, University of Granada, Spain.
Date: June 2006 Title: Vocabulary assessment through technology Guest researcher: Christopher Butler, University of Wales, Swansea, UK.
Date: June 2005 Title: Formulaic Language: Corpus-based and psycholinguistic approaches. Guest researcher: Christopher Butler, University of Wales, Swansea, UK.
Date: June 2005 Title: Lexical competence: what is it and how can it be measured Guest researcher: Batia Laufer, University of Haifa, Israel.
Date: May 2005 Title: Learning Vocabulary in a Second Language: Insights from Research. Course at the Teacher training centre (Centro de Profesorado y Recursos – CPR) Logroño – La Rioja. Guest researcher: Batia Laufer, University of Haifa, Israel.