We have now finalised the programme. The names on the programme below are clickable links to the abstracts.

Monday 14 July
Time Event
2.00-3.15 Welcome and registration
3.15-3.30 Opening by Prof Nuria Lorenzo-Dus
3.30-4.00 Hadikin
Lexical Selection and the Evolution of Language Units
Formulaic Sequences: a drop in the ocean of constructions or something more significant?
4.00-4.30 Jukneviciene
Tracing the development of phraseological competence
Literal vs metaphorical nature of English prepositional phrases: types of combinations
4.30-5.00 Harris
A usage-based approach to the initial selection of task-relevant tokens and the development of a construction.
Formulaic language, speech act metonymy and creolization
5.15-6.30 Wine reception
Tuesday 15 July
10.00-11.00 Plenary: Prof Paul Meara
Texts as vocabulary networks
11.15-11.45 Coffee and group photo
11.45-12.15 Jimenez Catalan
‘MY NAME’S MARIA’, ‘WATISYOURNEIM?’ Tracking self-identification formulaic sequences used by English as a foreign language learners<
Formulaic leadership language: How formulaic sequences are part of leadership practice in a rugby team
12.15-12.45 Treffers-Daller
Ultimate attainment in the use of formulaic sequences among heritage speakers of Turkish in Germany and Turkish-German returnees
Is there a Formula for Formulaic Language?
1.00-2.00 Lunch
2.00-2.30 Saleem
Does memorization without comprehension give foreign language learners a foothold into the language?
Formulaicity of English used in the pharmaceutical sector: A corpus-driven study of the use and functions of lexical bundles and phrase frames
2.30-3.00 Paris
The development of non-literal competence in L2 acquisition
Identifying formulaic sequences using transitional probability: A corpus-driven study
3.00-3.30 Bellay
Forms, functions and contexts of bilingual children’s reuse of phrases from input.
I don’t know, I don’t think, and I don’t want: an exploratory, corpus-based study of formulaic language in American blogs
3.30-4.00 Coffee
4.15-4.45 San Mateo
Helping ESL students to sound more idiomatic: Grammar Checker
Word Partners or Phrasemes: Two distinct Types of Collocation
4.45-5.15 Geddert
Formulaic Language and Perception of Tone in Academic Reading
Phrasal Verbs are Lexemes with Their Own Polysemy, Connotation, and Collocations
5.15-5.45 Szudarski
Rote rehearsal and L2 learners’ use of collocations
Any dangers which may arise …: Collocational frameworks as formulaic language
7.30pm Conference Dinner @ Wild Swan
Wednesday 16 July
9.30-10.00 Carrol
Summing the parts: do component words of formulaic sequences show intralexical priming effects in a naturalistic reading context?
Breaking the ice: Studying formulaic language in high and mid-level frequency bands.
10.00-10.30 Zhou
Cognitive foundation of English emotional formulaic sequences
Multiword Units and Computational Lexicography
10.45-11.30 Coffee
11.30-12.30 Plenary: Prof Alison Wray
Formulaic language as regulatory mechanism in communication