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LINGUIST List 22.2069

Sat May 14 2011

Calls: English, Applied Linguistics/Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Nancy Guo , International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level

Message 1: International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level
Date: 13-May-2011
From: Nancy Guo <nancygsdgmail.com>
Subject: International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level
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Full Title: International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level
Short Title: 7th ISTETL

Date: 13-Oct-2011 - 14-Oct-2011
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Nancy Guo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/events/7thISTETL.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 20-Jun-2011

Meeting Description:

The 7th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level aims to provide a platform for academics to discuss and review various issues related to teaching English at tertiary level with a featured focus on language assessment and alignment of assessment with curriculum. It is jointly organised by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Tsinghua University, and co-organised by Zhejiang University.

Call for Papers:

The symposium organizing committee welcomes abstracts of paper presentations addressing research and pedagogical issues at the tertiary educational level in the following areas:

1. Teaching and learning English as a second/foreign language
2. Language testing and assessment
3. Curriculum/syllabus/materials development
4. Aligning assessment with curriculum
5. English for academic/specific purposes
6. English as a global lingua franca
7. Language education and technology
8. Corpus and discourse research in language education
9. Multimodality in the learning and teaching of English
10. Learner autonomy and learning strategies
11. Longitudinal perspectives in the learning and teaching of English
12. Learning English and learning disciplinary content through English

Abstract Submissions:

All individual presentations will be 25 minutes in length, including 10 minutes' question time.

Your abstract (in MS Word Version) should be a maximum of 250 words (excluding references). Please also include in your abstract: (1) theme area (state one of the above areas), (2) title of your paper, (3) your name and title, (4) your affiliation, and (5) your e-mail address and mailing address.

Each participant can submit only one abstract as the lead author and one abstract as a co-author. Lead authors must register by 10 September 2011 in order for the paper to be included in the conference programme. Please send submissions to: egistetlinet.polyu.edu.hk

Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submissions: 20 June 2011
Notice of acceptance: 20 July 2011
Early bird registration: by 10 Sept 2011
Cancellation (50% refunds): by 10 Sept 2011 (No refund after 10 Sept 2011)


All presented papers which are submitted by 31 Dec 2011 will be peer-reviewed for consideration in the Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level.

Conference Organizers:

Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/)

Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, Tsinghua University, China (http://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/fdll/index.html)


School of International Studies, Zhejiang University, China (http://www.zisu.edu.cn/2010homepage/)

Conference Website: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/events/7thISTETL.htm

Enquiries: egistetlinet.polyu.edu.hk

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