CLS12: Programme

CLS12 will take place on Saturday 2 April 2016 at Edge Hill University.

Venue: Room B106, Business School, first floor (building #9 on this map)


10:00 – 11:00
Registration & Coffee

11:00 – 11:40
Luluh Aldhubayi, Eric Atwell & Brandon Bennett (University of Leeds)
Using a corpus-based tool in lexical-semantic relation extraction to extend the Arabic WordNet

11:40 – 12:20
Areej Alshutayri & Eric Atwell (University of Leeds)
Using Twitter to collect an Arabic Dialects Corpus

12:20 – 13:00
Lu Lu (SOAS)
Argument identifiability and its syntactic realisations in Mandarin Chinese light verb constructions

13:00 – 14:00

14:00 – 14:40
Tine Breban (University of Manchester) & Kristin Davidse  (University of Leuven)
Rethinking the function of adjectives such as formerproperpossible in the English noun phrase

14:40 – 15:20
Jill Bowie & Sean Wallis (University College London)
A lexical profile of grammatical decline: The to-infinitival perfect

15:20 – 16:00
James Thomas (Masaryk University)
Word templates: Sources and exploitation

16:00 – 16:40
Eva M. Duran Eppler (University of Roehampton)
Dependency distance and bilingual language use: Evidence from German/English and Chinese/English data

16:40 – 17:30

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