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LINGUIST List 23.4340

Wed Oct 17 2012

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Malaysia

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

Date: 17-Sep-2012
From: Serge Gabarre <sergefbmk.upm.edu.my>
Subject: Malaysia International Conference on Foreign Languages
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Full Title: Malaysia International Conference on Foreign Languages
Short Title: MICFL 2013

Date: 03-Jul-2013 - 04-Jul-2013
Location: Melaka, Malaysia
Contact Person: Muhd Zulkifli Ismaill
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://micfl2013.upm.edu.my/scope.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Mar-2013

Meeting Description:

MICFL2013, with its theme 'Foreign Languages for Specific Purposes: Communication for Development' aims to:

- Provide a world class international forum for exchange of opinions on role of foreign language for specific purposes in the 21st century, its importance as a tool of communication that is needed in the globalized society and its potential to accelerate all forms of growth and development.
- Provide a platform for discussion amongst administrators, researchers, academics and practitioners of foreign languages to achieve consensus on the functions and the way forward for foreign languages in the context of our nation's academic and economic growth in line with globalisation.
- Promote research and development (R&D) activities in languages and literatures, as well as in international relations and foreign cultures, in line with the new global direction.
- Provide a platform for participants to share recent innovations in the methodology of teaching and learning foreign languages, literatures and cultures.

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited for the discussion of the main theme: 'Foreign Languages for Specific Purposes: Communication for Development'. Please visit the website for details on proposed sub-themes:


Abstract not exceeding 250 words and a 50-word biodata in soft copy are to be submitted to the Conference Secretariat not later than 15 March 2013.

Acknowledgement of paper acceptance will be sent before 1 April 2013.

Full paper in soft copy must be submitted to the Conference Secretariat before 15 May 2013.

All abstracts and papers are to use Times New Roman, font size 12 and double-spaced.

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