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

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

Prof. Claire Kramsch, University of California, Berkeley


12:30- 13:30
Parallel Session 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)


“Natives” Wanted: Looking Beyond Native Speakerism as the Catalyst for Employment Discrimination in TESOL .

Joshua Bernstein (2)

Insights and evaluation from a collaborative project.

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

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

Hugo O’ Donnell  (4)

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

Nobuko Ijichi (5)

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

Jun Yan (6)

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

Jennifer Bruen & Elena Lopez (7)

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

Iker Erdocia, Susanna Nocchi and Mary Ruane (8)



Parallel Session 2

Assessing lexical and grammatical knowledge of BA English philology students

Iva Hubácková & Barbora Bulantová,  (9)


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

Kate O’Farrell (10)

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

Sarah Berthaud (11)

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)

How L3 syntax develops? Evidence from L3 Mandarin grammars

Yanyu Guo (13)

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

Rui Zhao (14)

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

Coirlee Magee (15)

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)



16:00- 17:00
Parallel Session 3

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

Neasa Ní Chiaráin (17)


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)

Dhá Phríomhcheangal i dTaithí Foghlama na Gaeilge ag Leibhéal na hOllscoile

Méabh Ní Shluáin (19)

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

Caoileann Ní Dhonnchadha (20)

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

Nathan Hill (21)

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, (22)

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)

The Impact of Interculturality on the Patro Community in Bangladesh

Mohammad Ashaduzzaman (24)

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

The role of adult learners in minority language revitalization

Dr. Colin J. Flynn,
Dublin City University


10:30- 11:00


11:00- 12:00
Parallel Session 4

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 (25)


Multilingual Pupils in Primary Schools: Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge

Sultan Turkan (26)

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

Susanna Nocci (27)

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

Lara Bryfonski (28)

An Tumoideachas in Éirinn: Buanna is Dúshláin

Nic an Fhailí, Helena &
Ó Ceallaigh, T.J. (29)

Strategies to support students in Irish immersion education with special educational needs

Sinéad Nic Aindriú (30)

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

Toirdealbhach Ó Lionáird (31)

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

Caitríona Bhreatnach  & Muiris Ó Laoire (32)

Somatic ways of learning and knowing in second language acquisition

Arnd Witte  (33)

Transmedia Construction of Anglophone and Ukrainian

Olena Marina (34)

12:00- 13:00
Parallel Session 5

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

Angie Baily (35)


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

Rongrong Guo (36)

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

Hongfei Wang

Neasa Ni Chiarain (37)

Cultures, languages and patient safety:
Healthcare practitioners’ attitudes to incident data in England and Japan

Naonori Kodate (38)

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

Pádraig Ó Duibhir (39)


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

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

The “savings effect” in the Irish language context

Shane Barry (41)


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)

Planting languages – the seeds to success

Isabelle Barth (43)

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

Carolina Giorgia Baglioni (44)

Parallel Session 6

Secondary School Leadership and Language Ideologies:
How do we talk about disadvantage?

Stephen Lucek (45)

 Compound-innternal anaphora:
Evidence from acceptability judgements on Italian argumental compounds

Irene Lami
Joost van de Weijer (46)

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)

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

Yoko Sakamoto,

Yukiko Ideno(48)

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

Ornaith Rodgers and Labhaoise Ní Dhonnchadha (49)

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 (50)

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:

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

MTU - Cork Campus
Cork, Ireland.
T12 P928

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MTU - Kerry Campus
Kerry, Ireland.
V92 HD4V

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