Special Colloquia

Interpreting, Translation and English as a lingua franca (ITELF)

Anna Mauranen
, Modern Languages Department, University of Helsinki, Finland
Michaela Albl-Mikasa, Institute of Translation and Interpreting, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Anna Mauranen (Modern Languages Department, University of Helsinki, Finland):  ELF and Translation as Contact Languages
Juliane House (University of Hamburg, Germany and Hellenic American University Greece): English as a Lingua Franca and Translation
Michaela Albl-Mikasa (Institute of Translation and Interpreting, ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland): English as a Lingua Franca and Conference Interpreting
Claudio Bendazzoli (School of Management and Economics, University of Torino, Italy): Exploring the Interpreter-Mediated Side of ELF
Simo Määttä (Department of Languages, University of Jyväskylä, Finland): ELF in Public Service Interpreting

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Symposium on The Asian Corpus of English (ACE)
Andy Kirkpatrick
, and Sophiaan Subhan, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Ji Ke, Guangxi University, Nanning, China
James D'Angelo, Chukyo University, Japan
John Patkin, Independent scholar, Hong Kong
Yasuhiro Fujiwara, Aichi University of Education, Japan
Anamika Sharma, Chukyo University, Japan

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ELF-aware Teacher Education

Yasemin Bayyurt
, Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Theoretical part
Yasemin Bayyurt and Nicos Sifakis: Towards an ELF-aware teacher education
Enric Llurda: Awareness, empowerment and overcoming (self-)imposed limitations among English language teachers
Andrew Blair: Standard language models, variable lingua franca goals: how can ELF-aware teacher education square the circle?
Martin Dewey: Language awareness and content knowledge among novice teachers: incorporating ELF in pre-service training

Practical part
Stephania Kordia: Towards an ELF-aware pedagogy: a personal transformative journey
Gülnur Şahin, Jale Sarıcı and Serpil Öztürk: New Perspectives: ELF-Aware Classes in High Schools, Primary Schools and Teacher Reflections
Elif  Kemaloğlu and Işıl Günseli Kaçar: ELF-aware teacher educatıon wıth pre-service teachers: transformatıve & technology-enhanced cases from Turkey    
Zeynep Mine Derince, Bahar Özgen and Pelin Tekinalp Çakmak:  In-service English language teacher education in Turkish state schools: A transformative perspective
Derya Altinmakas: Incorporating ELF awareness in an undergraduate course: Elements of transformation in students' perspectives

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ELF aware classroom practices and teaching materials: issues and new perspectives in ELT


  Lucilla Lopriore, Roma Tre University, Italy
  Paola Vettorel, University of Verona, Italy

Enrico Grazzi (University of Roma Tre, Italy): Network-based Language Teaching and ELF
Kurt Kohn (University of Tubingen, Germany): Teaching towards ELF competence in the English classroom
Lucilla Lopriore (University of Roma Tree, Italy) & Paola Vettorel (University of Verona, Italy):  A shift in perspective: ELF implications for the EFL classroom
Aya Matsuda (Arizona State University, USA): Representation of English users and uses in Japanese EFL textbooks
Reiko Takahashi (Gakushuin Women's College, Japan): The attitudes of learners and teachers towards ELF-oriented materials, with related implications
Melissa Yu (University of Southampton, UK): Re-navigating classroom practice through critical resistance to NS-oriented materials

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ELF and University students' mobility


Enric Llurda, Universitat de Lleida, Spain

A. Doiz & D. Lasagabaster (University of the Basque Country, Spain): Mobility programs, English as lingua franca in higher education, and international undergraduate students’ language attitudes
J. M. Cots (University of Lleida, Spain): Categorising ELF: Analysing the role of ELF through focus-group sessions with prospective Erasmus students
K. Kalocsai (University of Szeged): ELF and the internationalization of universities: A practice approach
Yasemin Bayyurt (Boğaziçi University, Turkey): Preparing students to become interculturally competent users of ELF in L1 English speaking international university contexts
E. Llurda (University of L
leida, Spain): Changes experienced by Erasmus students in attitudes and use of English in Europe

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ELF in socio-political discourse domains: power asymmetries and intercultural mediation

Thomas Christiansen
, University of Salento, Italy

Paola Catenaccio (Italy): Negotiating identities in ELF: power asymmetries and affirmative linguistic action
Pietro Luigi Iaia & Mariarosaria Provenzano (Italy): ELF socio-cultural characterisations and ILF reformulation strategies in the migration movie It’s a Free World
Alessandra Rizzo (Italy): ELF and its Usage within the Anglo-Sicilian Context of Soft Drug Trafficking
Mette Rudvin & Julia Boyd (Italy):  The use of English in (mediated and non-mediated) ELF interactions between English speaking migrants and Italian service providers
Silvia Sperti (Italy):
Phonopragmatic processes in ELF medical mediation: power asymmetries and vulnerability factors

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ELF in Language testing and assessment


  Dina Tsagari, University of Cyprus

Androniki Kouvdou (Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece): Potential links between ELF and alternative assessment in the EFL multicultural class: researching teachers’ perspectives
Trisevgeni Liontou (Ministry of Education, Athens, Greece): World Englishes & Reading Comprehension: Implications for Test Design 
Betty Lanteigne (American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE): Unscrambling Jumbled Sentences:  An Authentic Task for English Language Assessment?
Irini Papakammenou (University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus): Multi-exam contexts - The solution to a more ELF oriented language testing
Dina Tsagari (University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus): Language Assessment Literacy and the ELF orientation: Links between theory and practice

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ELF in the curriculum: moving from implication to application
Martin Dewey
, King's College, London, UK

Sonia Morán Panero (University of Southampton, UK): Engaging with students’ metalinguistic discourse: a way forward for the language classroom?
Laura Patsko (Saint George International/King’s College London, UK): Talking to novice  teachers about ELF: dealing with ELF in pre-service TESOL courses
Inmaculada Pineda Hernández (University of Malaga, Spain): ELF for Science and Technology: a practical case study
Melissa H. Yu (University of Southampton, UK): Re-constructing teaching theory: critical perspectives on reproduction, resistance and the unexpected
Alessia Cogo (University of Southampton, UK): Facing negotiations in business ELF: between users and textbooks

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