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LINGUIST List 25.2755

Mon Jun 30 2014

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition, Socioling, Psycholing/Belgium

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 30-Jun-2014
From: Koen Van Gorp <koen.vangorparts.kuleuven.be>
Subject: 6th International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching
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Full Title: 6th International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching
Short Title: TBLT 2015

Date: 16-Sep-2015 - 18-Sep-2015
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Contact Person: Marleen Colpin
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.tblt.org/conferences/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Jan-2015

Meeting Description:

The Sixth International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT 2015) is organised in Leuven, Belgium, from 16 September to 18 September.

Conference Themes:

The conference theme is Tasks for Real. We are particularly interested in proposals that focus on:

- Tasks that encourage language learning for real-life purposes
- Tasks that emphasize meaning-making
- The authentic use of tasks in the classroom

Call for Papers:

The organizers of the Sixth International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT 2015) would like to invite proposals that focus on meaningful tasks for language learning and assessment, both inside and outside the classroom. We welcome papers, workshops, colloquia, and show-and-tell talks. Researchers, teacher educators, policy makers, teachers, syllabus and materials designers, and test developers are encouraged to submit proposals to the conference.

Relevant Themes Include:

1. Tasks in naturalistic language learning
2. TBLT in real classrooms
3. Task features, task design and syllabus development
4. Interaction in the classroom and in real-life learning environments
5. Task-based assessment
6. TBLT implementation and innovation strategies
7. The role of the teacher and teacher training
8. Technology-mediated TBLT
9. Learner autonomy, motivation and individual learner differences
10. Evaluating task-based instruction, materials, and programs
11. Needs analysis in TBLT

Conference Papers:

- Individual papers
- Colloquia
- Workshops
- Show and tell


Important Dates:

The deadline for submission is 10 January 2015.
Notification of the review outcome is scheduled for February 2015.

More Information:


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