LINGUIST List 26.3363

Mon Jul 20 2015

Calls: Applied Linguistics/China

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>


Date: 19-Jul-2015
From: Wei Ren <weirengdufs.edu.cn>
Subject: International Conference on Language Testing and Assessment
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Full Title: International Conference on Language Testing and Assessment

Date: 28-Nov-2015 - 30-Nov-2015
Location: Guangzhou, China
Contact Person: Wei Ren
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://clal.org.cn/lta2015/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2015

Meeting Description:

International Conference on Language Testing and Assessment
Guangzhou, China; November 28-30, 2015

An international conference held by National Key Research Center for Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China and co-organized with National Education Examinations Authority, Ministry of Education in China.

Conference theme: Development of foreign language proficiency testing and assessment system

Invited Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Nick Saville
Prof. John de Jong
Prof. Liying Cheng
Prof. Jianda Liu

Invited Symposia:

Prof. Shichun Gui
Prof. Antony Kunnan

Venue: Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China
Conference fee: 800 Yuan; 500 Yuan for students (accommodation not covered)

Call for Papers:

International Conference on Language Testing and Assessment

Topics for proposal include but are not limited to:

1. Development of scales of foreign language proficiency
2. Criteria for foreign language assessment
3. Reform of foreign language examinations in China
4. Formative assessment in foreign language teaching
5. Criterion-referenced foreign language teaching and assessment

Invitation to Participate:

Professionals and scholars from all language-testing contexts worldwide and all related fields are invited to submit proposals to present at the 2015 International Conference on Language Testing and Assessment.

Content of proposals:

- Title
- Name of the author
- Institution name
- An abstract within 500 words,
- Information for correspondence (email address, telephone number).

Deadline for submission: September 15, 2015
Email address for submission: lta2015126.com

Conference website: http://clal.org.cn/lta2015
Liaisons: 020-36207201 Ms. Liu

National Key Research Center for Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China



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