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LINGUIST List 22.2085

Sun May 15 2011

Confs: English, Applied Linguistics/Hong Kong

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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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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: Nancy Guo
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/events/7thISTETL.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

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.

1. Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alister Cumming
Professor and Director, Centre for Educational Research on Languages and Literacies
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada
Executive Director, Language Learning: A Journal of Research in Language Studies

Professor Christian MIM Matthiessen
Chair Professor and Head, Department of English
Associate Dean, Faculty of Humanities
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2. Plenary Speakers:

Professor He Lianzhen
Professor and Dean, School of International Studies, Zhejiang University
Deputy Director, National College English Teaching Advisory Committee of China

Professor Jin Yan
Professor of Applied Linguistics, School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Director, National College English Testing (CET) Committee of China

Professor Zou Shen
Professor of Applied Linguistics, Shanghai International Studies University
Head, China National Advisory Committee of the Test for English Majors (TEM)
Member, National Foreign Language Teaching Advisory Committee of China



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