LINGUIST List 22.4525

Sat Nov 12 2011

Calls: English, Applied Linguistics/Nepal

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        1.     Kamal Poudel , Nepal English Language Teachers' Association

Message 1: Nepal English Language Teachers' Association
Date: 12-Nov-2011
From: Kamal Poudel <>
Subject: Nepal English Language Teachers' Association
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Full Title: Nepal English Language Teachers' Association Short Title: NELTA
Date: 18-Feb-2012 - 23-Feb-2012 Location: Kathmandu/Chitwan, Nepal Contact Person: Kamal Poudel
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2011

Meeting Description:

Nepal English Language Teachers' Association (NELTA) is organising its 17th International Conference on

1. 18-20 February, 2012 at St. Xavier's School, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal and2. 22-23 February, 2012 at Small Heaven School, Kalyanpur, Chitwan, Nepal.

The key speaker for the conference is:

Prof. Fredricka L. Stoller, Northern Arizona University, USA

The Conference is a professional get together of a large number of ELT practitioners, experts, textbook/material writers, teacher trainers, etc. from all parts of Nepal and abroad. The participants at the conference are usually ELT professionals from public as well as private educational organisations and from all levels of education - primary to university.

Call for Papers:

The theme of the Conference is 'Beyond Binaries: Sharing ELT Practices and Creating the Future'. Papers can be submitted in the following subthemes and other topics related to ELT:

- Multi-modality in teaching English- Method, methodology and pedagogy development- Content integrated language teaching- Developing reading and writing skills differently- Technology and Language Teaching- Critical and creative pedagogy- Action research in the classroom- Professional development from bottom- New trends in language assessment- Task-based language teaching- Cultural influences in teaching English- Teaching English in large and under-resourced contexts- Theory and practice interface- Teacher and learner autonomy- Inter-textuality in teaching English

The Conference will organise plenary sessions, talks/papers, workshops, poster presentations, etc. Exhibitions of ELT materials and books will also be organised.

We would be grateful if you agree to do a session during the conference. Please fill out the 'Presenter's Proposal Form' available on our website giving details of your presentation(s) and send it as an e-mail attachment to Kamal Poudel, General Secretary at by November 30, 2011.

For further details, please contact:

Kamal PoudelGeneral Secretary, NELTAGPO BOX NO 11110, Kathmandu, NepalPhone: +977-1- 4226522(NELTA Office)Mobile +977-9851060155/ Res. +977-1-4880846

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