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Full Title: Topical Issues of Linguistics & Teaching Methods in Business and Professional Communication

Location: Moscow, Russia
Start Date: 18-Apr-2014 - 19-Apr-2014
Contact: Elena Malyuga
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://web-local.rudn.ru/web-local/kaf/rj/index.php?id=39&p=3447
Meeting Description: 6th International Research-to-Practical Conference
“Topical Issues of Linguistics and Teaching Methods in Business and Professional Communication”

The conference will be held at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow (PFUR), on April 18-19, 2014.

Conference Objective:

The main objective of the conference is to provide a forum for researchers, teachers and professionals to exchange ideas, to communicate and discuss research findings and trends in linguistics, specialized translation, LSP and professional communication.

The conference will give opportunity to both academics and practitioners to communicate and discuss on challenges of research and the industry.

The conference agenda includes two plenary sessions and eight sections, and also includes holding presentations, master classes, workshops and round-table talks.

Other Information:

Accommodation: University Campus, double or single rooms, a 10-minute walk from the university.

The conference fee to be paid is 50 euro.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Pragmatics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation
LL Issue: 24.5192

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