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LINGUIST List 21.2122

Thu May 06 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acq/Poland

Editor for this issue: Di Wdzenczny <dilinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Alina Kwiatkowska, New Challenges in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning

Message 1: New Challenges in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
Date: 06-May-2010
From: Alina Kwiatkowska <akwiatuni.lodz.pl>
Subject: New Challenges in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
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Full Title: New Challenges in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
Short Title: Challenges FLT

Date: 22-Oct-2010 - 24-Oct-2010
Location: Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland
Contact Person: Irena Czwenar
Meeting Email: challenges_fltunipt.pl

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 25-Jun-2010

Meeting Description:

Jan Kochanowski University in Piotrkow Trybunalski, Poland English
Philology Department

We are pleased to invite academics and FLT practitioners whose research
and professional interests include foreign language teaching and learning to
take part in the conference on:

New Challenges in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning

which will be held on:
22-24 October, 2010

The conference is expected to provide a forum for an exchange of
experience and ideas on topics related to challenges facing language
teachers and learners at the turn of the first decade of the 20th century. We
invite proposals for papers which fall within the following themes:
-Developing communicative and intercultural competence
-Testing and assessment of language competence
-Autonomy in foreign language learning
-Perceptions of success and failure in foreign language learning
-New technologies in foreign language learning and teaching
-Content and Language Integrated Learning
-Teaching young learners
-Teaching foreign languages for specific purposes

The conference programme includes plenary lectures to be delivered by
distinguished scholars representing such research areas as applied
linguistics, studies in second language acquisition and foreign language
teaching methodology. Our guest lecturers are:
Prof. Anna Michonska-Stadnik, University of Wroclaw
Prof. Jan Majer, University of Lodz
Prof. Zenon Weigt, University of Lodz

The conference fee is 100 Euro for full conference participation and 50
Euro for one-day participation. The fee does not include the cost of
accommodation, which is approximately 30 Euro per single room and 45
Euro per double room. Detailed information about accommodation and the
registration form will follow in the next circular.

The languages of the conference: English and Polish.

Call For Papers

The time allotted to each presenter will not exceed 30 minutes (a 20-minute
paper plus a 10-minute discussion).

The conference proceedings will be published by Piotrkow Academic

The venue: Jan Kochanowski University, Affiliated College at Piotrkow
Trybunalski, ul. Slowackiego 114/118.

The deadline for outline proposals is 25 June 2010. Please send the title of
your paper plus a short abstract of about 400 words, accompanied by your
name and institutional affiliation, in the *.doc or *pdf format, to
challenges_fltunipt.pl. Notification of acceptance will be sent by 30 June,

The organizing committee: Prof. Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Dr
Irena Czwenar, Iwona Puscian

Contact addresses: Irena Czwenar: challenges_fltunipt.pl;
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