LINGUIST List 29.752

Thu Feb 15 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics/UK

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 10-Feb-2018
From: Sandra Reisenleutner <>
Subject: Professional Competencies in Language Learning and Teaching
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Full Title: Professional Competencies in Language Learning and Teaching

Date: 12-Jul-2018 - 13-Jul-2018
Location: University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Language Centre
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 16-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and the Confucius Institute of the University of Nottingham are co-organising the conference Professional Competencies in Language Learning and Teaching that will bring together researchers, practitioners, employers and experts working on the relation between 21st century professional competencies and language education.

This two-day conference on the 12 and 13 of July 2018 welcomes research papers as well as presentations of case studies and projects on innovative ways of integrating professional competencies into the teaching and learning of Modern Languages at University, including English as a Foreign Language and Chinese as a Foreign Language.

Call for Papers:

The conference welcomes research papers, case studies, projects and posters on the theme of professional competencies in language learning with particular emphasis on

- Curriculum design
- Technologies
- Intercultural awareness and global engagement
- Employer perspective and employability
- Independent learning
- Assessment

Further details for the conference, including submission of abstracts (by 16 March 2018) and registration (opening soon) are at

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