WIP-Seminar: First-language (L1) and second-language (L2) writing

  • Datum: –17.00
  • Plats: Engelska parken Rum 16-1044
  • Arrangör: Engelska institutionen i samarbete med nätverket Språk och lärande.
  • Kontaktperson: Tove Larsson
  • Seminarium

In conjunction with the symposium on language learning and use in the morning of May 3 (please see separate event), there will be a seminar in the afternoon, where three ongoing projects related to the theme of the symposium will be presented: First-language (L1) and second-language (L2) writing.

Time and place: Thursday, 3 May, 15:15–17, in room EP 16-1044 (the Common Room)


The following invited speakers have confirmed their participation:

Therese Lindström Tiedemann, University of Helsinki
Title: Profiling L2 Swedish: Need-to-know and good-to-know competences

Anne Palmér & Carin Östman, Uppsala University
Title: Is there a writing competence crisis? Investigating student texts from national tests using corpus methods

Tove Larsson & Magali Paquot, Uppsala University/Université catholique de Louvain
Title: The impact of multiple coders: Examining inter-rater reliability in a study of adverb placement in student writing


As the number of seats is limited, I kindly ask you to sign up for the seminar by sending an email to tove.larsson@engelska.uu.se by April 30. The seminar is hosted in collaboration with the faculty network Språk och lärande and the Department of English. The presentations will be given in English.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.