LINGUIST List 25.2287

Sat May 24 2014

Calls: English, Applied Linguistics/Iran

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 23-May-2014
From: Mohammad Amini Farsani <>
Subject: 1st Iranian National Virtual Conference on ELT issues
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Full Title: 1st Iranian National Virtual Conference on ELT issues

Date: 23-Oct-2014 - 23-Oct-2014
Location: Tehran, Iran
Contact Person: Mona Nosratinia
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 16-Aug-2014

Meeting Description:

This 1st National Virtual Conference on ELT issues is aimed at sharing a platform for all researchers, practitioners, and EFL graduate students to probe into fresh theories, new research studies, and innovative practices for professional and academic advancement in Iran. It is a joint collaboration of Young Researchers and Elites Club, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University and the Institute of Danesh Pajouhane Zarrin Ghalam.

The primary objectives of the conference are as follows:

- Raising awareness of educators and researchers of priorities of research in ELT
- Synthesizing and applying research innovation in L2 classes
- Bridging the gap between vision and mission of ELT in Iran
- Providing research opportunities for graduate ELT students to share and discuss their ideas and experience
- Enhancing local professional collaboration among ELT stakeholders

Call for Papers:

This virtual conference invites papers that examine foreign language teaching and learning issues in the following streams:

- English for Specific/Academic Purposes
- Language teaching methodology
- Innovation in language teaching and learning
- Assessment and evaluation
- Learners’ variables
- Teaching young learners
- Discourse and teaching
- Teacher education
- Intercultural communication
- The use of technology in language teaching
- Using English literature for the teaching of English
- Curriculum development issues
- Materials development and syllabus design
- Translation and teaching
- Open/distance learning
- Other related issues

Submission of abstract: 16 August 2014
Notification of acceptance: 16 September 2014
Registration and payment: 26 September 2014
Submission of full paper for Conference CD: 30 September 2014
Conference date: 23 October, 2014

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