Program

(last update: 06.01.2017)

Saturday, 21st January, 2017
8.30 – 8.45 Registration and pick up of the conference bag (presenters and poster presenters only)
8.45 – 9.00 Organising Committee Welcome
9.00 – 9.40 Ekkehard König The comparative basis of intensification
9.40 – 10.20 Richard Bonnie A comparison of Ghanaian and Singaporean English stress patterns
10.20 – 10.40 Coffee break
10.40 – 11.20 Volker Gast & Christoph Rzymski Is there a (direct) influence of climate on language?
11.20 – 12.00 Lijun Li Towards a diachronic reconstruction of Colloquial Singapore English
12.00 – 13.20 Lunch
13.20 – 14.00 Susanne Wagner Pretty incredible – preferences and changes in amplifier-adjective patterns world-wide
14.00 – 14.40 Sharareh Rahbari CLI in Iranian-German and Turkish-German Bilinguals‘ English text production
14.40 – 15.00 Coffee break
15.00 – 15.40 Daniel Hole & Fabian Bross Scope-taking strategies and the order of clausal categories in German Sign Language
15.40-16.20 Jessica Müller Languages of Instruction: English as a Lingua Franca in the Multilingual University
16:30 – 17:30 Poster Presentations
18.00 – Social Programme
Sunday, 22nd January, 2017
9.00 – 9.40 Henning Schreiber Processing constructions: corpus based approaches to linguistic analysis in language documentation
9.40 – 10.20 Eliane Lorenz “One day a father and his son going fishing on the Lake.” – Traceable differences in the use of the progressive aspect in English of learners with differing heritage languages
10.20 – 10.40 Coffee break
10.40 – 11.20 Martin Schweinberger et. al Assessing differences in the English vocalic systems of L1-German learners and native speakers of English
11.20 – 12.00 Peter Siemund Interrogative clauses in English and the social economics of questions
12:00 – 12:10 Organising Committee Final words
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