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LINGUIST List 21.1751

Sat Apr 10 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition, Socioling/South Africa

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Lilian Gangla, Languages in Africa

Message 1: Languages in Africa
Date: 07-Apr-2010
From: Lilian Gangla <GanglaLAtut.ac.za>
Subject: Languages in Africa
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Full Title: Languages in Africa

Date: 11-Aug-2010 - 12-Aug-2010
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Contact Person: Lilian Gangla
Meeting Email: GanglaLAtut.ac.za

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling &
Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2010

Meeting Description:

The Department of Applied Languages of Tshwane University of Technology
(TUT) invites you to a symposium to share language teaching and research
experiences.

Conference will be held at: CSIR International Convention Centre Pretoria

Sub Themes include:

Language in Education
Multilingualism
Improving mother tongue instruction for learning, how far are we?
Second language teaching and learning
Foreign language teaching and learning
Language for specific purposes
The career of Language Practitioner
Language Awareness
Indigenous languages, a relevant resource in education?
Language rights
National versus international languages in teaching and learning
Language and Technology
Language Attitudes
Language Innovation
Language, Identity and Culture
Getting students to write for academic success

We welcome paper presentations (approx. 20 minutes and 10 minutes of
discussions) and poster presentations (5 minutes), focusing on Languages in
Africa. The language of presentation will be English.

Presenters are to submit Topics/Abstracts (500 words max.) in MS Word format to
reach the Department of Applied Languages by 30th April 2010.

Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to Ms Lilian Gangla - GanglaLAtut.ac.za,
Receipt of abstracts will be acknowledged, and acceptance of abstracts will be
done by 10th May 2010. Abstracts will be distributed at the Symposium. Kindly
put your contact details and your abstract on two separate pages.

PC PowerPoint presentation facilities will be available. As a backup, presenters
will be asked to E-mail their slide show presentations ahead of time.

Please note: Confirm attendance by 31st May 2010.
Conference fees: South African Rand 1,500
United States Dollars 210 (approx.)

Contacts: Ms Mampa Lorna Mphahlele, 012 382 9510,
mphahlelemltut.ac.za
Ms Matlou Sibaya, 015 287 0709, SibayaMJtut.ac.za
Ms Kenalemang Khiba, 012 382 9622, KhibaKtut.ac.za
Ms. Lilian Gangla 012 382 9149 GanglaLAtut.ac.za
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