LINGUIST List 22.1522

Sun Apr 03 2011

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition/Slovenia

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        1.     Polona Vicic , 4th International Language Conference

Message 1: 4th International Language Conference
Date: 01-Apr-2011
From: Polona Vicic <>
Subject: 4th International Language Conference
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Full Title: 4th International Language Conference Short Title: 4ILC
Date: 22-Sep-2011 - 23-Sep-2011 Location: Celje, Slovenia Contact Person: Polona Vicic
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 15-May-2011

Meeting Description:

The International Language Conference on the ‘Importance of Learning Professional Foreign Languages for Communication between Cultures’ is an annual event taking place in September, whose aim is to present and exchange professional knowledge and experiences from the field of teaching professional foreign languages. The conference is aimed at academics, professional foreign language teachers, teaching assistants and researchers in higher education institutions and secondary schools as well as undergraduate and graduate students.

The fourth International Language Conference is organised by The Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Celje, Slovenia in cooperation with The International Center for Promotion of Enterprises.

Call for Papers:

We are inviting you to submit proposals for papers or workshops which will be delivered in English or one of the following world languages - German, Italian or French - provided at least 5 conference participants register for a presentation/workshop. Possible themes include, but are not limited to:

-The role of languages for specific purposes in the 21st century,-The Bologna process in an LSP course,-Modern approaches to LSP teaching with the emphasis on competences,-Intercultural dimension of teaching and learning in an LSP course,-Modern methods/approaches used in teaching LSP,-Developing language skills in an LSP course,-Assessment and grading in an LSP course,-Preparation of glossaries of professional terminology for LSP teaching,-Preparation of materials for LSP teaching,-The impact of information and communications technology on teaching/learning LSP,-Multilingualism and LSP

Abstract Submission:

Those interested in presenting a paper or offering a workshop at the conference are invited to submit an abstract in English of 250-300 words and send it to

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