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International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS)

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2014

Call Information:
Call for papers on the theme of 'English for Specific Purposes: The State of the Art'

The International Journal of Language Studies is devoting a special issue to the theme of 'English for Specific Purposes: The State of the Art' which will be co-edited by Emilia Di Martino, Gabriella Di Martino and Christopher Williams.

Proposals of 250-300 words would be most welcome on any topic related to the theme in question, and should be innovative and original in outlook, underlining aspects of change in the sphere of ESP, for example on topics which stretch or redefine the boundaries of ESP.

Proposals should not have been submitted to other journals for consideration.

Possible topics may include:
- Redefining ESP in the 21st century
•- Innovative studies on one or more of the sub-disciplines of ESP (e.g. English for Medical Purposes, English for Academic Purposes)
•- ESP in the multimodal digital era
•- The future of ESP research
•- ESP and Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
•- New approaches to intercultural ESP studies
•- Teaching ESP in a context of limited financial resources
•- The changing needs of ESP learners
•- Original ways of using corpus studies in ESP research
•- ESP and the new social media
•- Interpersonality and ESP

The deadline for submitting a proposal is 31 August 2014. Proposals, which should contain the name and affiliation of the contributor(s), should be sent to
Emilia Di Martino:
Gabriella Di Martino:
Christopher Williams:

Contributors will be notified as to whether their proposal has been accepted by 30 September 2014. The deadline for submitting a completed paper of between 5000 and 7000 words, including references, is 28 February 2015. All papers will be double-blind refereed. Publication of the volume is scheduled for 2016.

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