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Full Title: 3rd International Virtual Linguistics and Translators Training Conference

      
Location: Tula, Russia
Start Date: 17-Mar-2014 - 13-Apr-2014
Contact: Irina Tivyaeva
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: We are pleased to announce the 3rd International Virtual Linguistics and Translators Training Conference that will take place on March 17-April 13, 2014 and will be hosted by Department of Linguistics and Translation Studies of Tula State University (Tula, Russia). The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for an exchange of ideas, knowledge and practical experience in the broad area of linguistics, language education and translators training, identify new avenues for future research and promote international cooperation among scholars and professional translators. The concept of a virtual conference enables participants to share their ideas with a wider and more global audience, access conference materials on the web, take part in any conference session discussion and interact with other conference participants.

The conference aims to bring together academics, linguists, translators, interpreters, university teachers and graduate students interested in a wide variety of topics related to linguistics, translation studies and professional language education.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 24.4826


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