LINGUIST List 29.3738

Fri Sep 28 2018

Confs: English; General Linguistics/Croatia

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Date: 27-Sep-2018
From: Cem Can <cemcancu.edu.tr>
Subject: 6th International Language in Focus Conference
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6th International Language in Focus Conference
Short Title: LIF2019


Date: 02-May-2019 - 04-May-2019
Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Contact: Cem Can
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.languageinfocus.org

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Meeting Description:

LIF2019 - 6th International Language in Focus Conference will be organized by Cukurova University – Turkey, The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College – Greece and the South-East European Research Centre (SEERC) in Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 2 – 4, 2019.

Annual International LIF Conferences have already become an academic platform for exchanging ideas, projects and scientific research between aspiring academics, teachers, university students, and well-known researchers thanks to your invaluable contributions.

In harmony with this spirit of academic enthusiasm, we would like to invite academics, scholars, representatives of central and local educational authorities, non-governmental organizations, school teachers and practitioners representing an exciting diversity of countries, cultures, and religions to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum encouraging respectful dialogue. LIF2019, to be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, will constitute an excellent opportunity to meet experts in various areas of ELT and language studies.

Plenary Speakers:

- Guy Cook, King’s College, UK
- Susan Hunston, the University of Birmingham, UK
- Suzanne Romaine, the University of Oxford, UK
- Nina Spada, University of Toronto, Canada
- David Singleton, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and the University of Pannonia, Hungary
- Penny Ur, Oranim and Haifa University, Israel

The aims of the conference are to:

- Provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and dissemination of information on good practices within English Language Teaching;
- Strengthen and broaden the network of English language teachers and all those involved in the ELT sector worldwide;
- Increase the links between the ELT communities;
- Showcase research in the fields of applied linguistics and language education.

Who attends this conference?

The conference brings together the following groups of stakeholders from all over the world:

- Classroom teachers of English and teacher trainers;
- Researchers and graduate students in the fields of ELT and Linguistics;
- Administrators of English language schools and universities;
- Educators with interest in international language education;
- ELT-related individuals and institutions and Ministry of Education representatives;
- Foreign experts or researchers who wish to network within the global ELT and Applied Linguistics communities

Conference Venue:

LIF2019 Conference venue is Importanne Resort, located in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Accomodation:

Our participants will be informed about detailed information about various options about the accommodation in the second circular and on LIF2019 website soon.

Further Information:

Website: www.languageinfocus.org
E-mail: lif2019languageinfocus.org


LIF2019 - Organization Team
Cem Can, Cukurova University, Turkey
Paschalia Patsala,The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, Greece
Zoi Tatsioka,The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, Greece





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