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Friday/ Dé hAoine 30 September/ Meán Fómhair 2022
MTU Cork Bishopstown

10:00-11.00 Registration Opens/Clárú

Venue/Ionad: James Barry Exhibition Centre

11:00 Opening / Oscailt

Venue/Ionad: The Rory Gallagher Theatre

11.30 Talk: Building bridges or re-inventing the notion of bridge in Applied Linguistics?

Prof. Claire Kramsch, University of California, Berkeley

(Online/Ar Líne)

(Rory Gallagher Theatre)


12:30 - 13:30
Parallel Session 1

Room: Melbourne Sem. 1

We’ll come back to Tom when he’s back in real life: A multimodal corpus analysis of virtual meetings.

Anne O’ Keeffe et al (1)


Room: Melbourne Sem. 2

So, who’s in charge of Japanese language teaching and knowledge dissemination in Ireland?

Nobuko Ijichi (5)

Room D137

Ideas, power and agency: Policy actors and the formulation of “Languages Connect”

Iker Erdocia, Susanna Nocchi and Mary Ruane (8)

Room D238

Enhancing diversification of foreign languages in higher education: implications and challenges

Hugo O’ Donnell (4)

Room: Melbourne Sem. 1

An American accent in Paris: Ideological denaturalisation and the discursive construction of authentic accents in YouTube comment sections

Kate O’Farrell (10)

Room: Melbourne Sem. 2

Exploring multilingual identity through culture teaching in adult Mandarin learning study abroad situations using narrative inquiry and analysis

Jun Yan (6)

Room: D137

Institution-Wide Language Programmes –
Bridging the gap between aspiration and reality in Languages Connect?

Jennifer Bruen & Elena Lopez (7)

Room: D238

Insights and evaluation from a collaborative

Catherine Spenser, Stefanie Morgret, Uta Hameister & Natalia Carbajosa (3)

13:30 - 14:30


14:30 - 15:30
Parallel Session 2

Room: Melbourne Sem. 1

Assessing lexical and grammatical knowledge of BA English philology students

Iva Hubácková & Barbora Bulantová,  (9)


Room: Melbourne Sem. 2

How L3 syntax develops? Evidence from L3 Mandarin grammars

Yanyu Guo (13)

Room: D137

The Official Recognition of Irish Sign Language: Exploring Public and Political Discourse in the Construction of a Language Policy Through the Lens of Minority Language Rights

Robyn Cunneen (16)

Room: D238

Building bridges between the classroom and employers: Understanding student and employer needs in language learning

Carmel Coyne, Noeleen Dooley, Erin McNamara Cullen,  Don O’Neill, Niamh Owens. (12)

Room: Melbourne Sem. 2

Constructing Place Identities in the Linguistic Landscape: The Case of Xi’an

Rui Zhao (14)

Room: D137

Language-in-education as part of Northern Ireland’s normalisation project

Coirlee Magee (15)

Room: D238

Applied Telecollaboration for Business Students at the Atlantic Technological University: Fostering Franco-Irish Links?

Sarah Berthaud (11)

15:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 17:00
Parallel Session 3

Room: Melbourne Sem. 1

The bridge between speech technology development and its real-world use

Neasa Ní Chiaráin (17)


Room: Melbourne Sem. 2

Developing an NLP pipeline to Tibetan and Newar corpus creation, with an emphasis on the syntax-pragmatics interface

Nathan Hill (21)

Room: D137

Exploring the Relationship between English Language Exam Officials’ Qualifications and Quality of English Exit Examinations in Thailand

Olan Sawangnuwatkul, Liam O’Hare, and Mel Engman (23)

Room: D238

Cuinsí Inspreagtha a bhain le cinneadh mhic léinn tabhairt faoin mBaitilséir Oideachas trí mheán na Gaeilge

Caoileann Ní Dhonnchadha (20)

Room: Melbourne Sem. 1

Implementing Digital Citizenship Education in the Foreign Language class: teaching material and a self-study course from the DiceLang project

Benini, S. Giralt, M. & Murray, L. (18)

Room: Melbourne Sem. 2

Cultures, languages and patient safety: Language Repertoires, Plurilingual Profiles and Multilingual Needs of Adult Refugees and Migrants in Greece and Italy: Issues of SLA in L2 Greek and L2 Italian

Anna Mouti Yukiko Ideno(22)

Room: D137

Secondary School Leadership and the Impact of Interculturality on the Patro Community in Bangladesh

Mohammad Ashaduzzaman (24)

Room: D238

Dhá Phríomhcheangal i dTaithí Foghlama na Gaeilge ag Leibhéal na hOllscoile

Méabh Ní Shluáin (19)


An empirical study of business discourse in the Irish technology sector: Focusing on the Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) skills of Irish English speakers in international virtual teams.

Gail Flanagan (25)

Launch of Teanga 29
PhD Award
(Rory Gallagher Theatre)

The conference dinner will take place in Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Cork on 30 September at 19:30 €34.95.

Please note there will free bus transport for delegates after the conference dinner at Oriel House, Ballincollig on 30 September to their accommodation in Tralee.

Accommodation Cork & Kerry

Delegates are asked to make their own accommodation arrangements/bookings

Saturday/ Dé Sathairn 1 October / Deireadh Fómhair 2022
MTU Kerry (North Campus)

09:00 Registration Opens/Clárú

Venue/Ionad: Solás-Nursing Building

09:30 Talk: The role of adult learners in minority language revitalization

Dr. Colin J. Flynn,
Dublin City University

Venue/Ionad: L105 (Solás-Nursing Building)


10:30 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00
Parallel Session 4

Room: L105

The prestige and perceived value of home languages: a study on multilingual speakers’ own perceptions and experiences of linguistic discrimination

Tobias Schroedler, Judith Purkarthofer & Katja F. Cantone (26)


Room: L108

Chinese heritage language maintenance and development in mixed marriages in rural Ireland

Angie Baily (35)

Room: L202

Virtual Reality for Foreign Language learning, perceived affordances and best design

Susanna Nocchi (28)

Room: L204

Moving Language Teacher Education Online: Educators’ Perceptions of Challenges, Affordances and Effectiveness

Lara Bryfonski (29)

Room: L215

An Tumoideachas in Éirinn: Buanna is Dúshláin

Nic an Fhailí, Helena &
Ó Ceallaigh, T.J. (30)


Room: L108

The impact of learning environments on the oral Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency (CAF) of adult English-speaking learners of Chinese

Rongrong Guo (36)

Room: L202

Transmedia Construction of Anglophone and Ukrainian Transcultural Viruses.

Olena Marina (34)

Room: L204

Somatic ways of learning and knowing in second language acquisition

Arnd Witte (33)

Room: L215

Taithí tumtha na scoláirí le sealbhóirí tí agus i mbrúnna ar chúrsaí Gaeltachta

Pádraig Ó Duibhir (39)

12:00 - 13:00
Parallel Session 5

Room: L105

Multilingual Pupils in Primary Schools: Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge

Sultan Turkan (27)


Room: L108

Seachadadh na máthairtheanga ó ghlúin go glúin sa Ghaeltacht? Scéalta ón ngort

Caitríona Bhreatnach & Muiris Ó Laoire (32)

Room: L202

Evaluate an Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning Tool for Beginner Learners of Mandarin Chinese in Ireland

Hongfei Wang, Neasa Ni Chiarain (37)

Room: L204

Healthcare practitioners’ attitudes to incident data in England and Japan

Naonori Kodate (38)

Room: L215

Ó bheartas go cleachtas: Tionchar an Pholasaí don Oideachas Gaeltachta ar obair an phríomhoide iarbhunscoile.

Toirdealbhach Ó Lionáird (31)


Room: L105

Documenting the Resource Preferences of Teachers of Irish in English-Medium Primary Schools

Aoife Merrins, Gillian Lake & Pádraig Ó Duibhir (40)

Room: L108

Sharing Irish while baking bread: A study of home learning and family identity in bilingual Belfast kitchens

Mel M. Engman, Alison MacKenzie & Órla Nig Oirc (42)


Room: L202

A case study on the translation of motivated behaviour into Italian teaching practice

Carolina Giorgia Baglioni (44)

Room: L204

Planting languages – the seeds to success

Isabelle Barth (43)

Room: L215

The “savings effect” in the Irish language context

Shane Barry (41)

13:00 - 13:30
Parallel Session 6

Room: L105

Language Ideologies: How do we talk about disadvantage?
How do we talk about disadvantage?

Stephen Lucek (45)

Room: L202

Tionchar an ghrá don cheol ar dhrogall i leith na Gaeilge i bhfoghlaim amhrán spraíúil corúil i nGaeilge i mbunscoileanna T2

Deirdre Ní Chaomhánaigh (47)

Room: L204

First-Year Cross-Departmental Medical English Education as a Foundation for Team Medicine

Yoko Sakamoto & Yukiko Ideno(48)

Room: L215

Exploring forensics through French using digital storytelling in the higher education language classroom

Ornaith Rodgers and Labhaoise Ní Dhonnchadha (49)

13:30 LUNCH/ LÓN


On Saturday afternoon at 14:30, free bus transport single or return will be arranged for delegates to visit the Dingle Food Festival which is taking place on the first weekend in October 2022.

Accommodation Cork & Kerry

Delegates are asked to make their own accommodation arrangements/bookings


For any queries relating to the Conference please contact:

IRAAL Conference Email: (show email)

Commitee: Scientific and Organising Committee/ Coiste Eolaíochta agus Coiste Eagraithe

MTU - Cork Campus
Cork, Ireland.
T12 P928

Directions: Cork Campus

MTU - Kerry Campus
Kerry, Ireland.
V92 HD4V

Directions: Kerry Campus