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Full Title: 5th CLS International Conference CLaSIC 2012

      
Short Title: CLaSIC 2012
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Start Date: 06-Dec-2012 - 08-Dec-2012
Contact: Chiung Yao Lin
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/cls/clasic2012/
Meeting Description: The Centre for Language Studies (CLS) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) organises a biennial international conference on foreign language teaching and learning. The conference aims at bringing together academics, researchers and professionals from Asia and beyond for a productive and rewarding exchange of insights, experiences, views and perspectives on current and future developments in foreign language teaching and learning. The last four CLaSICs met with resounding success and a highly encouraging response, attracting many participants from all over the world.

We are pleased to announce the 5th CLS International Conference (CLaSIC 2012) to be held from 6 to 8 December 2012. The theme of the conference is:

‘Culture in Foreign Language Learning: Framing and Reframing the Issue’

Invited Keynote Speakers:

We are delighted that the following four distinguished academics, all leading researchers and educators in language education and applied linguistics, will be delivering keynote lectures at CLaSIC 2012:

Michael Byram (Durham University)
Shengli Feng (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Kimi Kondo-Brown (University of Hawai’i at Manoa)
Claire Kramsch (University of California Berkeley)

Registration:

Registration for the conference will commence from 1 May 2012. Registration fees are as follows:

Early Bird Fee (on or before 30 September 2012): SGD 420
Regular Fee (after 30 September 2012): SGD 490

Conference Venue:

We are happy to announce the conference venue, which will be the National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge Campus, Shaw Foundation Alumni House.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 23.898


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