LINGUIST List 26.5638

Fri Dec 18 2015

Calls: Phonetics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 18-Dec-2015
From: ISAPh2016 Organising committee <>
Subject: 1st International Symposium on Applied Phonetics
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Full Title: 1st International Symposium on Applied Phonetics
Short Title: ISAPh2016

Date: 25-Mar-2016 - 28-Mar-2016
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Contact Person: ISAPh2016 organisers
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics

Call Deadline: 01-Mar-2016

Meeting Description:

The 1st International Symposium on Applied Phonetics will be held in Nagoya, Japan, on March 25-28. Late March is the most beautiful season in Japan, with cherry trees blooming everywhere. Nagoya is famous for many historical sites, including Nagoya Castle and the Tokugawa Museum.

Interest in the importance of speech communication has been growing in recent years, and phonetic knowledge is essential in the teaching of any language. In our increasingly globalized society, educators involved in teaching pronunciation have an important role to play, but many feel isolated and are uncertain about what and how to teach.

This symposium offers an unprecedented opportunity to raise questions, discuss issues, and share information, in particular:

- To present research results and themes in phonetic education
- To bring up issues and problems in relation to phonetic education
- To report on phonetic education from your country or organization

2nd Call for Papers:

Phonetic educators or those who are responsible for phonetic teaching are most welcome.


- Teaching general phonetics to major students
- Teaching general phonetics to non-major students
- Teaching phonetics of a specific language
- Teaching pronunciation in monolingual classes
- Teaching pronunciation in multilingual classes
- Teaching L2 pronunciation in L1/L2
- Teaching pronunciation to adults
- Teaching pronunciation to young students
- Phonetics in teacher training
- Immersion class
- L2 pronunciation acquisition
- Teaching prosody
- Socio-phonetic factors in the classroom
- Pronunciation training tools
- Phonetics for learners
- Others, if any

Please sign up to participate and/or present an abstract: by December 20, 2015, or send your name and affiliation to with the subject title ''participation.''

Important Dates:

Abstract submission: December 21, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Registration : December 21, 2015 - March 1, 2016
Notice of acceptance: by February 15, 2016
Camera-ready pdf abstract submission after acceptance: by February 23, 2016

(The timetable is subject to change)

Page Updated: 18-Dec-2015