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Organisation

Language and Education, Antwerp Campus

Research Group

Lifecycle:1 Jan 2013  →  Today
Organisation profile:

The research group Language, Education & Society is a dynamic group dedicated to the study of language learning in all its facets. The research carried out within our research group aims to unravel the interaction between (1) the learner, (2) the learner’s social and educational situation and (3) language or content via language.

The research group has four main research areas:

  1. assessment
  2. task-based language teaching
  3. vocabulary
  4. writing

 

Other research topics that are covered in our research group are:

  • Implicit and explicit language learning
  • Instructed Second Language Acquisition
  • Language policy, language and equal opportunities, multilingualism
  • Language proficiency          

 

Keywords:Instructed second language acquisition, Language assessment, Multilingualism, Language acquisition, Vocabulary
Disciplines:Linguistics, Instructional sciences