Formulaic Language Research Network

Swansea 2014 programme

We have now finalised the programme. The names on the programme below are clickable links to the abstracts.

Monday 14 July
Time Event
2.00-3.15 Welcome and registration
3.15-3.30 Opening by Prof Nuria Lorenzo-Dus
3.30-4.00 Hadikin
Lexical Selection and the Evolution of Language Units
Formulaic Sequences: a drop in the ocean of constructions or something more significant?
4.00-4.30 Jukneviciene
Tracing the development of phraseological competence
Literal vs metaphorical nature of English prepositional phrases: types of combinations
4.30-5.00 Harris
A usage-based approach to the initial selection of task-relevant tokens and the development of a construction.
Formulaic language, speech act metonymy and creolization
5.15-6.30 Wine reception
Tuesday 15 July
10.00-11.00 Plenary: Prof Paul Meara
Texts as vocabulary networks
11.15-11.45 Coffee and group photo
11.45-12.15 Jimenez Catalan
‘MY NAME’S MARIA’, ‘WATISYOURNEIM?’ Tracking self-identification formulaic sequences used by English as a foreign language learners<
Formulaic leadership language: How formulaic sequences are part of leadership practice in a rugby team
12.15-12.45 Treffers-Daller
Ultimate attainment in the use of formulaic sequences among heritage speakers of Turkish in Germany and Turkish-German returnees
Is there a Formula for Formulaic Language?
1.00-2.00 Lunch
2.00-2.30 Saleem
Does memorization without comprehension give foreign language learners a foothold into the language?
Formulaicity of English used in the pharmaceutical sector: A corpus-driven study of the use and functions of lexical bundles and phrase frames
2.30-3.00 Paris
The development of non-literal competence in L2 acquisition
Identifying formulaic sequences using transitional probability: A corpus-driven study
3.00-3.30 Bellay
Forms, functions and contexts of bilingual children’s reuse of phrases from input.
I don’t know, I don’t think, and I don’t want: an exploratory, corpus-based study of formulaic language in American blogs
3.30-4.00 Coffee
4.15-4.45 San Mateo
Helping ESL students to sound more idiomatic: Grammar Checker
Word Partners or Phrasemes: Two distinct Types of Collocation
4.45-5.15 Geddert
Formulaic Language and Perception of Tone in Academic Reading
Phrasal Verbs are Lexemes with Their Own Polysemy, Connotation, and Collocations
5.15-5.45 Szudarski
Rote rehearsal and L2 learners’ use of collocations
Any dangers which may arise …: Collocational frameworks as formulaic language
7.30pm Conference Dinner @ Wild Swan
Wednesday 16 July
9.30-10.00 Carrol
Summing the parts: do component words of formulaic sequences show intralexical priming effects in a naturalistic reading context?
Breaking the ice: Studying formulaic language in high and mid-level frequency bands.
10.00-10.30 Zhou
Cognitive foundation of English emotional formulaic sequences
Multiword Units and Computational Lexicography
10.45-11.30 Coffee
11.30-12.30 Plenary: Prof Alison Wray
Formulaic language as regulatory mechanism in communication