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LINGUIST List 21.409

Mon Jan 25 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Translation/Russia

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

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        1.    Anastasia Atabekova, LSP and Translation Skills Training at Universities

Message 1: LSP and Translation Skills Training at Universities
Date: 24-Jan-2010
From: Anastasia Atabekova <atabekoffgmail.com>
Subject: LSP and Translation Skills Training at Universities
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Full Title: LSP and Translation Skills Training at Universities
Short Title: LSP & TS

Date: 23-Mar-2010 - 24-Mar-2010
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact Person: Anastasia Atabekova
Meeting Email: atabekoffgmail.com
Web Site: http://fld-rudn.com/inf%20konf%20eng.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 20-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

Dear Colleagues,

The Organizing Committee of the Annual International Conference on LSP
Teaching and Specialized Translation Skills Training in Higher Education
Institutions (LSP & TS) is pleased and honored to invite you to take part in
the Conference to be held at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia,
Moscow, on March 23-24, 2010.

Ways to participate
- on-line session,
- on-site participation,
- publication of abstract/ article in the conference proceedings book (with
ISBN, free of charge, with further sending through our university mail service )

Call for Papers

Conference Focus
The Annual International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and
Translation Skills Training in Higher Education Institutions will bring together
teachers, researchers and professionals from all over the world to exchange,
discuss and develop their ideas on the general topic of foreign language
teaching and learning in a multicultural world. The conference program will
offer many opportunities for contact between various professionals, specialists
and practitioners. The event will consist in a two-day program with a large
number of papers, workshops and panel discussions on a wide range of FLT-related

Papers are welcome on the following topic areas:
- Teacher training and teacher development
- Cultural studies and foreign language teaching
- Corpora and foreign language teaching
- Discourse studies and foreign language teaching
- Teaching and Learning technologies, approaches and methods
- Testing, evaluation and assessment
- Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) teaching and learning
- Translation and foreign language teaching
- Specialized Translation: theory and practice

Seminars and round tables are supposed to be organized on the following topics:
- IT in training translation skills
- Teaching Legal Language (English, French, German and other languages) as a
foreign language for lawyers-to-be and translators-to-be: challenges and
peculiarities, solutions and innovations.
- Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language at Universities
- Teaching German as a Foreign Language at Universities
- Teaching French as a Foreign Language at Universities

Any other topic which could be of interest in the field of language teaching and

The deadline for proposals is February, 20, 2010.
The papers should not exceed 8000 units (4 pages A4 format, Times New
Roman, 14)
The allowed languages are English, French, Spanish, German.
Electronic Submissions should be sent in MS Word or RTF format to

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages of the
Faculty of Law of the University. The participation is free as the conference is
held under the auspices of the program of the University's 50th anniversary

Visa support
If your paper is accepted you will be informed about this until February 21st
The Organizing Committee is ready to arrange an official invitation for you to
the conference through the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation.

The scanned documents (passport and application for visitors form are to be
submitted 30 days prior to the person's entry in the country).
For more information visit our site www.fld-rudn.com and the page in English
about the coming conference
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