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LINGUIST List 23.1250

Mon Mar 12 2012

Confs: Chinese, English, Discourse Analysis, Text/Corpus Ling, Applied Ling/Taiwan

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Date: 08-Mar-2012
From: Claire Ho <clairemail.ntust.edu.tw>
Subject: 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
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2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
Short Title: 2012 ALLT

Date: 19-Apr-2012 - 21-Apr-2012
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Claire Ho
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/main.php

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin; English

Meeting Description:

2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT)
Date: April 19-21, 2012
Site: National Taiwan University of Science & Technology Banquet (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan
Website: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/act/news.php?class=301

Conference Themes:

I. Special Topics

1. Project-based teaching & learning
2. Product-based teaching & learning
3. CALL & Web-based approaches
4. ESP/LSP/EAP teaching
5. Task-based approaches
6. Content-based approaches
7. Theme-based approaches
8. Discourse analysis
9. Text analysis
10. Integration of linguistics & applied linguistics

II. General Topics

1. Language policy
2. Applied English curriculum design
3. 4 skills & language learning, assessment and testing
4. Listening instruction
5. Writing instruction
6. Teaching materials design
7. L2 teaching and learning
8. Translation and interpretation
9. Corpus-based approaches: teaching & learning
10. Mixed levels: teaching, design and management
11. Other topics in English and Chinese teaching and learning

Plenary, Featured and Keynote Speakers:

1. William Wang (Chair Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong; fellow, Academia Sinica):First Two R's Revisited

2. Ovid Tzeng (Fellow, Academia Sinica)

3. John Flowerdew (City University of Hong Kong): Approaches to Genre in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching

4. Lynne Flowerdew (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology): Corpus-driven Learning: Language and Language Learning Theories

5. Yukio Tono (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies): Corpus-Based English Language Teaching With Special Emphasis on Learner Corpora and CEFR

6. Wai Meng Chan (National University of Singapore): Web 2.0 - A Real Boon to Foreign Language Learning?

7. Michael Handford (Tokyo University): Analysing Professional Discourse:
Culture, Corpus and the Classroom

8. Aurapan Weerawong (Vice President, Srinakharinwirot University): Between a Rock and a Hard Place: English Language Teaching in Thailand

Featured Colloquiums:

1. Flowerdew & Flowerdew: Discourse

2. Feng-Fu Tsao, Eunice Shih, Wu-Chang Chang, His-Nan Yeh: Nine Year Curriculum: Retrospect and Prospect

3. Hui-Tzu Min, Yuh-Show Cheng, Sy-Ying Lee, Chiou-Lan Chern: Dialogue between Reading and Writing

4. Kuang-hsiung Yu, Shui-gui Joe, Huei-chun Teng, Hsin-chin Li, Shu-chiao Tsai: ESP in Technological and Vocational Education

5. Hao-Jan Chen, Jason S. Chang, Meei-Ling Liaw...: CALL

6. Jessica Wu, Wu-chang Chang, Hin-tat Cheung, Hue-ying Yu: Teaching Writing-insights from Assessment Results

7. Benjamin Wang, Chao-ming Chen, Maosung Lin, Wenli Tsou: The Management and Implementation of an Intensive English Program


1. Chen-Ching Li (Chair Professor, Department of English, Shih Hsin University): Towards an Achievement-driven Framework to Enhance College EFL Writing

2. Yuhua Ji (Chairperson, English Department, Xiamen University): New Approaches to Enhancing Teaching Skills for Young EFL Learners in China

3. David Tugwell (Lexical Computing Ltd)

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