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LINGUIST List 23.4998

Fri Nov 30 2012

Calls: Mandarin Chinese, Applied Linguistics/Taiwan

Editor for this issue: Anna Belew <annalinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Nov-2012
From: Yi-Ting Wang <missokay.wgmail.com>
Subject: 1st NTU Postgraduate Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language
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Full Title: 1st NTU Postgraduate Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

Date: 30-Mar-2013 - 30-Mar-2013
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Yi-Ting Wang
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/ntutcsl2013/home

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

Chinese is the most spoken language in the world, and the study of Chinese has become internationally fashionable. In order to develop primary research capabilities and professional training in Chinese language pedagogy, the First NTU Postgraduate Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language will be held on March 30, 2013 at National Taiwan University (NTU).

Organized by postgraduate students from the Graduate Program of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at NTU, this one-day conference hopes to bring together postgraduate students interested in the field for an intellectually stimulating and friendly platform for the exchange of ideas. Presenters of the conference will have the possibility to publish their research in the Proceedings of the First NTU Postgraduate Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language.

Keynote Speakers:

James H-Y. Tai (National Chung Cheng University)
Raung-Fu Chung (Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology)

Call for Papers:

Areas of research can include Chinese teaching method, Chinese linguistics, second language acquisition, etc., couched in any theoretical framework.

Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts can be written in either Chinese or English, and should not exceed 1000 words. Talks will be 15 minutes with 10 minutes for discussion. Abstracts should be emailed as an attachment (.doc file) to r00146003ntu.edu.tw before December 20, 2012.

Important Dates:

Submission deadline: December 20, 2012
Notification of acceptance: December 31, 2012
Full text submission: February 20, 2013
Conference date: March 30, 2013



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