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  • Alonso, Ana and Luiz Amaral. An assessment tool to support language revitalization efforts in educational contexts. In North West Indian Language Institute. Eugene-OR. Jun 30 - Jul 2, 2017.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Experimentos psicolinguísticos e testagens acadêmicas: mapeando o conhecimento linguístico e as habilidades de leitura durante o processo de letramento. In ABRALIN Conference. Niteroi-RJ, Brazil. Mar 27-30, 2017.

  • Amaral, Luiz. El modelo D.E.I. y el papel de la lingüística en proyectos de revitalización de lenguas indígenas. Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Mexico. Nov 28, 2016.

  • Amaral, Luiz and Wendy Leandro. The role of TAM morphology in Wapichana asymmetric negation. In International Colloquium on Amazonian Languages – AMAZONICAS VI. Leticia, Colombia. May 24-28, 2016.

  • Amaral, Luiz. O material didático e o ensino de línguas indígenas. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. Jan 11, 2016.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Las Gramáticas Pedagógicas de Proyecto de Documentación de Lenguas Indígenas en Brasil. In Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America (CILLA). University of Texas, Austin. Oct 29-31, 2015.

  • Amaral, Luiz and Wendy Leandro. The Acquisition of Recursive Genitives in Wapichana. In ABRALIN Conference. Belem-PA, Brazil. February 24-27, 2015.

  • Amaral, Luiz and Emiliana Cruz. Los Diferentes Usos de Gramáticas Pedagógica: ¿Qué son? ¿Cómo Construirlas? ¿Para qué sirven? In VI Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y Vecinas Mario Molina Cruz. Oaxaca, Mexico. April 23-26, 2014.

  • Amaral, Luiz. What can prepositional phrases in Portuguese teach us about indirect recursion? In Portuguese Linguistics in the United States. University of Georgia. Athens-GA. November 15-17, 2013.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Gramáticas múltiplas e a representação linguística em aquisição de segunda língua. In II Encontro Internacional de Psicolinguistica da ANPOLL. João Pessoa-PB, Brazil. October 5, 2013.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Traços, Restrições e Representação Gramatical: uma introdução a Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar. Workshop at the II Encontro Internacional de Psicolinguistica da ANPOLL. João Pessoa-PB, Brazil. October 1-2, 2013.

  • Amaral, Luiz and Wendy Leandro. The acquisition of the relativizer "-uraz" in Wapichana. In Recursion in Brazilian Languages and Beyond. Rio de Janeiro-RJ. August 7-9, 2013.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Um Exemplo da Colaboração entre as Linguísticas Descritiva, Experimental e Aplicada na Preservação e na Educação em Línguas Indígenas. Universidade Federal de Roraima. Boa Vista, RR. May 21, 2012.

  • Faber, Andrea, Luiz Amaral and Marcus Maia. Subject and object pronoun resolution with epicene and bigender antecedents: a study of native and L2 processing. II Workshop em Processamento Anafórico. Fortaleza, Brazil. May 5, 2012.

  • Payne, Scott, Kelly Bilinsky, Luiz Amaral, Weijia Li and Aaron Coburn. LangBot: A language reference agent for language learners. Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2012). University of Notre Dame. June 14, 2012.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Panorara e Perspectivas do Ensino de Línguas Indígenas no Brasil. Primeiro Encontro sobre o Ensino de Línguas Indígenas em Roraima. Universidade Estadual de Roraima. Boa Vista, RR. November 30 - December 2, 2011.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Bilinguismo e Aquisição de Segunda Língua. Magistério Indígena da Escola Estadual Tapi'itãwa. Aldeia Tapirapé, MT. June 27 - July 2, 2011.

  • Amaral, Luiz, Flavia Cunha and Glaucia Silva. The acquisition of the semantic contrast in subordinate clauses by heritage speakers of portuguese. In the American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference (AAAL-11). Chicago, IL. March 26 - 29, 2011.

  • Amaral, Luiz and Flavia Cunha. Integrating ICALL in different instructional environments. In Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2011) University of Victoria. May 20 - 23, 2011.

  • Amaral, Luiz. New paradigms in generative second language acquisition research: An example of experimental methodologies shaping the theoretical debate. In Experimental Psycholinguistics: Formal Approaches. University of Campinas. December 1 - 3, 2010.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Meghann Peace. New evidence on the acquisition of the OPC in Spanish, and what it means for a theory of SLA. In Hispanic Linguistics Symposium. Indiana University. October 15 - 17, 2010.

  • Amaral, Luiz, Flavia Cunha, Detmar Meurers, and Ramon Ziai. Developing and integrating ICALL systems. In Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2010). Amherst College. June 10 - 12, 2010.

  • Payne, Scott, Luiz Amaral, Weijia Li, and Michael Lipschultz. LangBot: An intelligent agent for language learning. In Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2010). Amherst College. June 10 - 12, 2010.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Automatic input processing for activities with target answers. In Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2009). Arizona State University. April 12 - 14, 2009.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Detmar Meurers. On the annotation and use of learner language corpora. Invited Colloquium on "Bridging Computational and Applied Linguistics: Implementation Challenges and Benefits" at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference (AAAL-09). Denver, Colorado. March 21 - 24, 2009.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Detmar Meurers. Tapping into the synergy between SLA, foreign language instruction and natural language processing in ICALL. In AILA: 15th World Congress of Applied Linguistics. Essen, Germany. August 25, 2008.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Detmar Meurers. Putting activity models in the driver's seat: towards a demand-driven NLP architecture for ICALL. In European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL 2007). University of Ulster, Ireland. September 5 - 8, 2007.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Detmar Meurers Extending learner models for intelligent computer-assisted language learning beyond grammar. Conference on Technology for Second Language Learning. Iowa State University. Ames, Iowa. September 21 - 22, 2007.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Creating ICALL activities for task based instruction. In Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2007). Texas State University. May 22 - 26, 2007.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Detmar Meurers. Designing lerner models for intelligent language tutors. In Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2007). Texas State University. May 22 - 26, 2007.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Detmar Meurers. Using a foreign language tutoring system for grammatical feedback. In European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL 2006). University of Granada, Spain. September 4 - 7, 2006.

  • Amaral, Luiz, and Detmar Meurers. Where does ICALL fit into foreign language teaching? In Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2006). University of Hawaii. May 16 - 20, 2006.

  • Amaral, Luiz, Vanessa Metcalf, and Detmar Meurers. Language awareness through re-use of NLP technology. In Workshop NLP in CALL at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO 2006). University of Hawaii. May 16 - 20, 2006.

  • Silva, Gláucia, and Luiz Amaral. Communicative abilities of learners of Portuguese in an individualized instruction program. In Eighth International Conference of the Brazilian Studies Association. Vanderbuilt University. October 13 - 16, 2006.

  • Silva, Gláucia, and Luiz Amaral. Challenges for establishing a Portuguese individualized instruction program in the US. In South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Atlanta - GA. November 5, 2005.

  • Amaral, Luiz. The role of the personal infinitive in BP tough-constructions. In Niagara Linguistic Society at the University at Buffalo. Buffalo - NY. September 30, 2005.

  • Amaral, Luiz. When semantics changes syntax: the subcategorization of adjectives in Brazilian Portuguese. In V Workshop in Formal Linguistics at USP. University of São Paulo, August 25-26, 2005.

  • Amaral, Luiz and Gláucia Silva. Integrating CALL tools into the Portuguese classroom. In 58th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. University of Kentucky. April 21 - 23, 2005.

  • Amaral, Luiz. Um modelo de restrições semânticas de complementos verbais para o PB. In The Fourth International Conference of the American Portuguese Studies Association. University of Maryland, College Park. October 14-16, 2004.

  • Amaral, Luiz, Claudia Oliveira, and Milena Garrão. How complex are complex prepositions? In 7th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (HLS). University of New Mexico. October 16-18, 2003.