BAAL TEASIG Conference: The Open University, Milton Keynes - Friday, 27 March 2020

The conference has been postponed

**UPDATED 14th March 2020**

Coronavirus/Covid 19 update:

It is with regret that we have had to postpone the BAAL TEASIG 2020 conference. We have acted in accordance with British government advice to avoid large gatherings, and we do not wish to place any of our attendees at risk.

 

We anticipate holding the conference later in 2020 and are currently aiming at September as the new conference date. If you have already purchased tickets for the conference, be reassured that your ticket will still be valid for the postponed date. News on the new conference date will be announced in due course.

With best wishes to all our colleagues around the world

The BAAL TEASIG committee

14:15 Online sign-in opens

14:30  Webinar welcome and introductions

             - Dr Veronika Timpe-Laughlin: Overview of the methodological developments is assessing L2 pragmatics

             #3 minutes students and researchers give presentations and discuss research questions

              # Shishi Zhang (University College London): Assessment of L2 pragmatic competence using video-conferencing

              # Małgorzata Turska: Relating pragmatic features of professional spoken English to level descriptors of the CEFR

              # Ananda Muhammad (Iowa State University): The construct of pragmatic competence in a university setting as
                  evidenced by a domain analysis

             Wider audience discussion of issues relating to pragmatics and language assessment

 

16:00 Close

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