LINGUIST List 27.1934

Wed Apr 27 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis, Lang Acquisition, Socioling, Text/Corpus Ling/Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 27-Apr-2016
From: Phoebe Lin <>
Subject: 11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level
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Full Title: 11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level
Short Title: ISTETL-11

Date: 09-Dec-2016 - 10-Dec-2016
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contact Person: Lan Li
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Aug-2016

Meeting Description:

11th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level is jointly organised by the Department of English of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Tsinghua University and School of International Studies of Zhejiang University, China. As a part of the celebration of the 80 year's anniversary of PolyU, it aims to provide a platform for academics and research students to discuss and review various issues related to English studies in tertiary education. The theme of the conference is Rethinking ELT in Higher Education.

Call for Papers:

The organizing committee welcomes abstracts addressing research and pedagogical issues at the tertiary educational level. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

- English for Academic Purposes
- English as Medium of Instruction (EMI) in higher education
- Challenges in ELT today
- Second Language Acquisition
- Language testing and assessment
- Multi-literacies in education
- EFL for career development
- Education discourse
- Corpora in language learning and teaching
- Teacher development
- Material design and development

Abstract Submission:

All individual presentations will be 25 minutes in length, including 5 minutes' question time. The abstract should have a maximum of 250 words (excluding references). Each participant can submit only one abstract as the lead author and one abstract as a co-author.

Online submission is via EasyChair at

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