LINGUIST List 28.649

Thu Feb 02 2017

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 01-Feb-2017
From: Gillian Claridge <>
Subject: Fourth Extensive Reading World Congress
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Full Title: Fourth Extensive Reading World Congress
Short Title: 4th ER World Congress

Date: 04-Aug-2017 - 07-Aug-2017
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Cory Koby
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2017

Meeting Description:

We have great pleasure in announcing the Fourth World Congress on Extensive Reading, to be held in Tokyo at the Toyo Gakuen University in August 2017. The theme is Pathways to Progress. It will be a wonderful forum for anyone interested in extensive reading: set aside those dates and book your ticket to Japan now!

Call for Papers:

Proposals for:

- Papers (45 minutes),
- Short Papers (20 minutes)
- Symposia (105 minutes),
- Workshops (2-3 hours) and
- Poster Sessions

should be submitted via the ERWC4 proposal website by 28 February 2017: .

Proposals are encouraged within the sub-themes below, but are not limited to them:

- Adapting texts
- Affect & Motivation
- Book management issues
- Class readers
- Comprehensible Input Hypothesis
- Extensive Listening
- Grammar
- How to . . .
- Internet & E-media
- L2 learning
- Language learner literature
- Languages other than English
- Learner autonomy
- Non-linear reading
- Programme evaluation
- Publishing issues
- Rating scales & progress measurement
- Reading ability
- Reading for academic purposes
- Reading for beginners
- Reading in an electronic age
- Reading materials
- Reading speed
- Reluctant readers
- Student-made reading materials
- Theoretical issues
- Using L1 readers with L2 students
- Vocabulary
- Writing
- Writing reading materials
- Younger learners

Applicants will be notified of the status of their proposals by 1 April 2017. Those who require an earlier decision in order to arrange financing may request the same by contacting the committee.

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