LINGUIST List 22.4463

Tue Nov 08 2011

Calls: Mandarin, English, Discourse Analysis, Applied Ling/Taiwan

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        1.     Claire Ho , 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching

Message 1: 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
Date: 25-Oct-2011
From: Claire Ho <>
Subject: 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
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Full Title: 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching Short Title: 2012 ALLT
Date: 19-Apr-2012 - 21-Apr-2012 Location: Taipei, Taiwan Contact Person: Claire Ho
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin; English

Call Deadline: 05-Jan-2012

Meeting Description:

2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT)Date: April 19-21, 2012Site: National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei, TaiwanWebsite:

Conference Themes:

I. Special Topics

1. Project-based teaching & learning2. Product-based teaching & learning3. CALL & Web-based approaches4. ESP/LSP/EAP teaching5. Task-based approaches6. Content-based approaches7. Theme-based approaches8. Discourse analysis9. Text analysis10. Integration of linguistics & applied linguistics

II. General Topics

1. Language policy2. Applied English curriculum design3. 4 skills & language learning, assessment and testing4. Listening instruction5. Writing instruction6. Teaching materials design7. L2 teaching and learning8. Translation and interpretation9. Corpus-based approaches: teaching & learning10. Mixed levels: teaching, design and management11. Other topics in English and Chinese teaching and learning

Plenary, Featured and Keynote Speakers:

1. William Wang (Chair Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong; fellow, Academia Sinica) 2. Ovid Tzeng (Fellow, Academia Sinica)
3. Amy Tsui (Pro-Vice Chancellor, Hong Kong University)
4. John Flowerdew (City University of Hong Kong)
5. Lynne Flowerdew (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
6. Yukio Tono (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
7. Wai Meng Chan (National University of Singapore)
8. Michael Handford (Tokyo University)

Featured Colloquiums:

1. 1. Flowerdew & Flowerdew: Discourse 2. Fungfu Tsao, Yuhhui Shih, Wu-chang Chang, Hsinan Yeh: Nine Year Curriculum: Retrospect and Prospect 3. Chiou-Lan Chern, Hui-Tzu Min, Sy-ying Lee, Yuh-hsiu Chen, etc: Dialogue between Reading and Writing 4. Kuang-hsiung Yu: ESP-related topic 5. Shih-Gui Joe, Hui-chun Teng: Vocational English Education6. Howard Chen, Jason S. Chang, Meei-Ling Liaw: CALL 7. TBA


1. Chen-Ching Li (Chair Professor, Department of English, Shih Hsin University)2. Yuhua Ji (Chairperson, English Department, Xiamen University)3. David Tugwell (Lexical Computing Ltd)

Call for Papers:

Abstract of no more than 350 words to send via email:

Please indicate:

- Paper- Student Session- Workshop- Colloquium

Please also fill in the author's information form (Download:

Important Dates:

Abstract due: January 5, 2012Acceptance notification: January 16, 2012Full paper deadline: May 31, 2012 (for the journal of SELL)Conference date: April 19-21, 2012

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