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LINGUIST List 23.1490

Sat Mar 24 2012

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/UK

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

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Date: 23-Mar-2012
From: Angela Batty <a.j.battyleedsmet.ac.uk>
Subject: Languages in the Globalised World
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Full Title: Languages in the Globalised World
Short Title: LGW Conference

Date: 05-Sep-2012 - 06-Sep-2012
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Dr Theophile Munyangeyo
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/languagesglobalisedworld

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 01-Jun-2012

Meeting Description:

The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for teachers and researchers who are interested in the exploration and exchange of research findings, experience and perspectives in language teaching, language learning and language skills development. The conference is also expected to be an international platform for the discussion of the usefulness of multilingual literacy and multicultural competence in a globalised world.

It will bring together academics, teacher trainers, materials development experts and students concerned with foreign, second or third language acquisition in a multilingual environment. The conference will consist of plenary sessions run by eminent guest speakers of a professorial rank, one roundtable discussion, paper presentations and posters, which have been divided into six thematic areas.

Speakers are:

Professor Angela Creese
University of Birmingham, UK

Professor Michael McCarthy
University of Nottingham, UK

Professor Myriam Salama-Carr
University of Salford, UK

Call for Papers:

Abstract proposals should be submitted by email to LGWleedsmet.ac.uk by 1 June 2012.

For further information and abstract submissions guidelines:


For information about abstracts and arrangements for the publication of conference proceedings, please contact Dr Théophile Munyangeyo (LGW Conference Chair) at: T.Munyangeyoleedsmet.ac.uk.

For any other enquiries, please contact Angela Batty at: A.J.Battyleedsmet.ac.uk.

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