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Conference Information

Full Title: Foreign Languages and Cultures: New Educational Contexts

Location: Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland
Start Date: 07-Jun-2014 - 07-Jun-2014
Contact: Dorota Gonigroszek
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Meeting Description: We live in an age of intensive civilizational changes. Increasing mobility and international contacts, enhanced by the use of new media and new technologies change the scene and context of teaching and learning of foreign languages and cultures. The new media and information technologies, online translators, and social networks contribute to changes in educational standards. Learners and teachers are part of these changes and shape new educational context in the contemporary world.

The meeting will offer a forum for international and interdisciplinary exchanges among academic scholars and foreign language teachers to discuss new developments in the field of language and culture education.

Plenary Speakers:

Prof. dr hab. Kamila Turewicz, University of Humanities and Economics in Łodz
Dr Martin Hinton, Foreign Language Teacher Training College in Sieradz


J. Słowackiego 114/118
97-300 Piotrków Tryb.
Phone: 44 7327400
Fax: 44 7327405

The conference languages are Polish and English.

Registration fee: 50 € (payable on site)

Registration fee covers conference materials, the publication of a volume of selected papers, conference lunch, two coffee breaks, a sightseeing city tour (6 June). The conference fee does not include travel and accommodation costs.

Social Programme:

A sightseeing city tour (included in the conference fee) and a get-together meal at a restaurant will be organized on Friday 6 June at 4 pm. (Attendance at this event will cost additional 10-15 €). Please tick off relevant boxes on the registration form.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.776

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