15th Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) Conference

13th – 16th July 2022 

University of Limerick, Ireland.


For registration queries, please email: registrationTALC2022@ul.ie

The event will take place at the University of Limerick campus (www.ul.ie). Full details of travel and accommodation options will be available at the conference website and will be bookable through the online registration site..

Plenary speakers for the conference are: Mike McCarthy, Fanny Meunier, Shelley Staples and Henry Tyne (further details on the Plenary Speaker page of this website).

The programme will consist of full papers, pre-conference workshops, poster sessions, software demonstrations, as well as invited plenary talks. Papers related to the use of corpora for the learning of any language are welcome.

The programme starts with pre-conference workshops on Wednesday 13th July; the main conference will start on Thursday morning (14th July) and finish on Saturday (16th July).

Topics that are within the scope of TaLC include, but are not necessarily limited to, corpus-based approaches to language learning, teaching and assessment in the following areas:

  • Teaching first and second languages (including data-driven learning materials and student-centred linguistic investigation)
  • Research on second language acquisition and learner corpus research
  • Learner language
  • Teaching languages for specific purposes, professional purposes, workplaces, business etc
  • Using corpora across the curriculum (including all pedagogic contexts such as further, professional and other types of education)
  • Teaching interpreting and translation 
  • Teaching literature, culture and history 
  • Teaching intercultural communication 
  • Developing pedagogic grammars and learner dictionaries
  • Developing corpora/tools/resources for language learning and teaching
  • Teacher education
  • Teaching of corpus methods to students and researchers in linguistics (and other areas of inquiry)
  • Mobile language learning/teaching and corpora.


Abstract submission opens: 18th October, 2022

Registration opens: Open now

Abstract submission closes: 7th February, 2022 at 11pm UTC.

Notification of acceptance of papers: First week of March, 2022

End of Early Bird: 17th June 2022 at 11pm UTC

Registration closes: 6th July 2022 at 11pm UTC

Registration Fees are outlined below:

Early Bird: €295.00

Early Bird Student: €275.00

Late Registration: €345.00

Late Student Registration: €290.00

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