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With special thanks to the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for a generous contribution towards the Solidarity Award we are pleased to announce this year's awardees:

  • Anita Pavic Pintaric – Croatia
    Research assistant, University of Zadar
    Paper: Modifications of Idioms in the German and Croatian language of fashion
  • Pinky Makoe – South Africa
    Lecturer (on leave), University of the Witwatersrand
    Paper: Constructing Identities in Multilingual Classrooms in South Africa
  • Ayu'nwi N. Neba – Cameroon
    Lecturer, University of Buea
    Paper: The English Language Teacher and the Falling Standards of English/Education in Cameroon
  • Teresa Wlosowicz - Poland
    Doctoral student in the 'co-tutelle' system, University of Silesia and Marc Bloch University
    Paper: L2 and L3 Word Representations in the Multilingual Lexicon
  • K. Kanthimathi – India
    Research Scholar, Indian Institute of Technology
    Paper: TANGLISH: A byproduct of Tamil and English language contact
  • Dora Francisca Edu-Buandoh – Ghana
    Lecturer, University of Cape Coast
    Paper: Syntactic Structures Used In Educated Ghanaian English to Mark Politeness
  • Hassan Belhiah – Morocco
    Assistant Professor, AlAkhawayn University
    Paper: The functional uses of gesture in the activity of definitions
  • I-Hsin Liu – Taiwan
    Doctoral student, University of Leuven
    Paper: Acquiring L2 vocabulary from reading-and-writing tasks
  • Kizitus Mpoche – Cameroon
    Senior Lecturer,University of Yaounde I ; Executive Secretary of the Cameroon Association of Applied Linguistics (CAMAAL)
    Paper: Second Language Learning in a Multilingual Setting: The Primary School Experience in Cameroon
  • Hong Zhu – China
    Associate Professor, Northeast Normal University (NENU)
    Paper: The power of language: Chinese immigrants’ integration into Canadian society
  • Simplice Simeu – Cameroon
    Doctoral student, University of Yaounde
    Paper: The Roles Of Cross-border Languages On The Africa’s Development 
  • Katarzyna Papaja – Poland
    Doctoral student, University of Silesia
    Paper: Language development in CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Language)
  • Fernando Ferreira-Junior – Brazil
    Assistant Lecturer, Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Ouro Preto
    Paper: Form, function and frequency in the learning of constructions
  • Han Han – China
    Doctoral student, Queen’s University
    Paper: College English Teachers’ Change in Beliefs and Conceptions: A Case Study
  • Huynh Cong Minh Hung – Vietnam
    Lecturer, Hochiminh City University of Pedagogy
    Paper: Split attention in reading comprehension: a case of English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL)
  • Dudu Jankie – Botswana
    Lecturer, University of Botswana
    Paper: Textbooks as representation of diversity issues: Analysis of language textbooks in Botswana schools 
  • Shahabaddin Behtari – Iran
    Lecturer in ELT, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil Branch
    Paper: Task-elicited variability: What does text access have to offer?
  • Razaul Karim Faquire – Bangladesh
    Associate Professor and Researcher, University of Dhaka
    Paper: Learner Variety of Modality in the Emergent Interlanguage of Japanese
  • Carolina A. Nunez – Philippines
    Assistant Professor, Ateneo de Manila University
    Paper: Coherence Features of Compositions Written by Filipino College Freshmen
  • Vanessa Borges de Almeida – Brazil
    Doctoral student, Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP
    Paper: The issue of pronunciation and events of language testing in a Brazilian teacher education context 
  • Renata de Oliveira Razuk – Brazil
    Doctoral student, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
    Paper: Verb transitivity in Portuguese as a third language: prepositional transfer from English L1 and Spanish L2