María del Pilar García Mayo was invited by LVTC to conduct the seminar “Doing research with children in a task-supported EFL context: some findings and challenges” at the Faculty of Philology and Translation in Vigo on 4 October 2018.
We are pleased to announce that the 6th Prescriptivism Conference will be held on 24-26 September 2020 at the University of Vigo (Spain), organised by members of the LVTC (Language Variation and Textual Categorisation) research group at the University of Vigo.
On 16 April 2018, Carmen Pérez Vidal, Acredited Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, conducted a three-hour seminar about "The Ins and Outs of Erasmus Study Abroad: The Researchers' and the Students' Perspectives". The session was consisted of three parts:
On 23 Feb 2018, the LVTC member Carla Bouzada-Jabois defended the so-called ‘maxi-presentation’ of her doctoral project “A corpus-based study of ing and ed subjectless supplements in the recent history of English” in Leuven.
Javier Martín Arista (Professor of English Linguistics) and Ana Elvira Ojanguren López (researcher) from the Universiity of La Rioja conducted the workshop 'Historical Linguistics in the Digital Era' in Vigo on 16 February 2018.
The research teams of the ELC network VLCG, SPERTUS, PCC and LVTC have edited two collective volumes that will be published by De Gruyter (Subordination in English, diachronic and synchronic perspectives) and Bloomsbury (Crossing linguistic boundaries: Systemic, synchronic and diachronic variation in English) in tribute to Prof
On December 26th it was announced that the research project "A register aprroach to morphosyntactic variation in World Englishes and compilation of resources for its study (The International Corpus of English - Gibraltar)," Re-ViEW, has received three-year funding from the National Programme for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Research (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness,
Dr. Cristóbal Lozano conducted the research seminar “Investigating word order in L2 English: triangulating corpus and experimental approaches” at the Faculty of Philology and Translation in Vigo, on 27 Nov 2017. In the first part, he discussed the findings from a series of studies he carried out in collaboration with Dr.
It is a pleasure to announce that on 2 November 2017, Javier Pérez-Guerra, director of the LVTC research group since its creation, became Full Professor of English Linguistics, the first one in this field at the University of Vigo. Congratulations are in order!
On 2 October Dr. Michael Westphal, from the University of Münster, gave a seminar entitled New Englishes - New Methods, divided into two parts. Part 1 dealt with Tag questions across Englishes with a focus on text type variation, and part 2 concentrated on language attitude research with special reference to mixed methods.
We are delighted to announce that LVTC will host the 6th Prescriptivism Conference in Vigo in 2020! This conference series started in 2003 in Sheffield, followed by Ragusa (2006), Toronto (2009), Leiden (2013) and Utah (2017). Keeping the spirit of previous events, we will welcome papers addressing methodological as well theoretical approaches to any aspect of prescriptivism.