LINGUIST List 23.5248

Fri Dec 14 2012

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Iran

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 13-Dec-2012
From: Karim Sadeghi <>
Subject: International Conference on Current Trends in ELT: Putting the Learner in the Spotlight
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Full Title: International Conference on Current Trends in ELT: Putting the Learner in the Spotlight Short Title: ELT2013
Date: 21-May-2013 - 22-May-2013 Location: Urmia, West Azerbaijan, Iran Contact Person: Karim Sadeghi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

The conference will be an opportunity for ELT researchers and practitioners to share their latest research findings and to keep abreast of the most recent developments in the field.

Plenary speeches will be given by distinguished and international key ELT figures. Confirmed plenary speakers include the following:

Professor Jack C Richards (University of Sydney)Professor Rod Ellis (University of Auckland)
Professor Alister Cumming (University of Toronto)
Professor Micheal Byram (Durham University)
Professor Neil Anderson (Brigham Young University)
Professor John Sivell (Brock University)Professor Bonny Norton (University of British Colombia)
Professor Farzad Sharifian (Monash University)

Further plenary speeches are being arranged and will be added to the conference website soon.

Call for Papers:

Researchers and scholars from around the world are invited to submit their papers to be evaluated for inclusion in the conference programme. The papers can cover a range of topics in Applied Linguistics and ELT. The abstracts will be evaluated by International Scientific Committee Members based on their originality, novelty, rigour and relevance to the conference theme. The accepted papers will be scheduled for oral/poster presentation and workshop.

All accepted papers for the conference will be published by Elsevier in Procedia - Social and Behavioural Sciences (SBS-Procedia) and will be indexed by SCOPUS.

Proposals can be submitted online at:

For more information on the conference and submission requirements, please visit the conference website at:

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