Applied Linguists

For Applied Linguists

AAAL creates opportunities for Applied Linguists to learn from one another both digitally and in person. In this section you will find resources - some publicly available and others restricted to AAAL members - to assist you in your work.
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Graduate Students

Graduate Student Corner

AAAL recognizes that graduate students are the future of Applied Linguistics and AAAL. As such, we have targeted information and resources just for graduate students to provide growth opportunities for these future leaders of the field and AAAL.
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For the Public

For the Public

The work of Applied Linguists plays an important role through applied research in this multi-disciplinary field. Members use a wide variety of theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches to address a broad range of language-related issues that affect individuals and society.
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About AAAL

Founded in 1977, the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) is a professional organization of scholars worldwide who are interested in and actively contribute to the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics. AAAL members promote principled approaches to language-related concerns, including language education, acquisition and loss, bilingualism, discourse analysis, literacy, rhetoric and stylistics, language for special purposes, psycholinguistics, second and foreign language pedagogy, language assessment, and language policy and planning. Members use a wide variety of theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches to address a broad range of language-related issues that affect individuals and society. The mission of AAAL is to facilitate the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and understanding regarding these language-related issues in order to improve the lives of individuals and conditions in society.

AAAL is the American affiliate of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA)

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