LINGUIST List 29.937

Tue Feb 27 2018

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Latvia

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 26-Feb-2018
From: Diana Laiveniece <>
Subject: Language Acquisition: Problems and Perspective, XV
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Full Title: Language Acquisition: Problems and Perspective, XV
Short Title: LAPP, XV

Date: 11-May-2018 - 11-May-2018
Location: Liepaja, Latvia
Contact Person: Diana Laiveniece
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 13-Apr-2018

Meeting Description:

In the language acquisition conference, the following themes will be discussed:

- Linguodidactic Research on Language Acquisition in Higher Educational Establishments and Non-Formal Education
- Research in Pedagogy and Psychology on how Children, Youngsters and Adults Acquire a Language
- Development of Child’s Language at Pre-school and in the Family
- Acquisition of the Mother Tongue and Foreign Languages in Latvian Schools
- The Needs of Special Education in Language Acquisition
- The Impact of Culture, Subculture and Value Orientation on Language Acquisition
- Acquisition of the Latvian Language as a Foreign Language in Latvia and Abroad
- The Language Environment in Latvia and the Importance of Citizens’ Linguistic Attitude in Language Acquisition
- Standards, Draft Standards, Programs and Description of Language Skill Levels for Language Acquisition
- Use of IT in Contemporary Language Acquisition Process
- The Status of Communicative and Linguistic Competences in the Labor Market
- Disorders of Speech and Language, Their Correction, and Prevention

Call for Papers:

A conference proceedings “Language Acquisition: Problems and Perspective” (ISSN 1407-9739) will be published based on the presented reports in the conference:

- the author can submit a relevant scientific article if the deadline is met. The author’s participation in the conference is not obligatory
- the articles will be published in the Latvian, English, Russian and German languages
- all the submitted articles will be anonymously reviewed, evaluated and accepted by the international editorial board

Articles should be submitted using the registration form at

All abstracts for report submissions should be 850 characters or less.

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