Panel Discussion

PANEL DISCUSSION April 29, 16.45-18.15

Chair: Laimdota Ločmele

Current Problems in the Acquisition and Research of Language for Specific (Academic) Purposes

Dr Kevin B J Haines, Centre for Academic Language and Development at the University of Bristol, UK.  Sociocultural approaches to language acquisition, situated language learning

Dr Eva Braidwood, Languages and Communication Unit at the University of Oulu, Finland Intra-linguistic and cross-linguistic mediation

Dr Libor Štěpánek, Language Centre at Masaryk University, Czech Republic. Practical issues of English Mediated Instruction

Prof. Maria Kuteeva, Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden. LSP and translingual practices