We are pleased to announce the following programme for the FLaRN 2016 workshop to be held on Friday 22nd January 2016 in Swansea, UK. The workshop will take place in the James Callaghan lecture theatre at Swansea University’s Singleton campus. It is building number 4 on this map. You can find further information about getting to Swansea at the bottom of this page.
Please note that for the computer session in the afternoon you could indicate on the registration form if you can bring your own laptop.
|9.00 – 9.30am||Registration and Coffee|
|9.30 – 11.00am||Plenary: Prof Florence Myles, Essex
The psycholinguistic construct of formulaicity in second language learners
|11.00 – 11.40am||Maha Aldhahi
Formulaic sequences as cross-cultural communication
|11.40am – 12.20pm||Alice Violet
Using grammatical criteria to identify formulaic sequences: the example of nominal determination
|1.00 – 1.40pm||Jiaoyue Chen
A combined insight into formulaic language: formulaic strings and lexical bundles in Chinese university students’ written texts
|1.40 – 2.20pm||David O’Reilly
Identifying and analysing formulaic sequences in L2 production
|2.20 – 3.00pm||Coffee break|
|3.00 – 4.30pm||Andy Buerki: computer practical
Automatic identification of formulaic sequences in (fairly) big data: Practical introduction to a procedure
|4.30 – 5.00pm||Concluding remarks: Prof Alison Wray|
|5.00 – 6.00pm||Wine reception|
Getting to Swansea
Swansea University is set in mature parkland and botanical gardens, overlooking Swansea Bay beach in south-west Wales, UK.
Swansea University is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Cardiff International Airport is less that an hour away and the M4 motorway, the main East-West arterial route from London, passes through the northern outskirts of Swansea. Swansea can also be reached by coach or train from Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London Heathrow and Gatwick etc. For those travelling by car, the university postcode is SA2 8PP.
Swansea railway station is on the main west coast line from London Paddington, less than three hours away. Train bookings can be made through a variety of sources including:
There are also frequent bus services to the university campus from the train station (no. 4, every 12-15 mins) and bus station in the centre of town (nos. 4, 43, 53, 82 etc).