LINGUIST List 30.4898

Sat Dec 28 2019

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Norway

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 10-Dec-2019
From: Lenka Garshol <>
Subject: V Nordic Journal of Modern Language Methodology Conference
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Full Title: V Nordic Journal of Modern Language Methodology Conference
Short Title: V NJMLM

Date: 23-Apr-2020 - 24-Apr-2020
Location: Kristiansand, Norway
Contact Person: Eli-Marie Drange
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2020

Meeting Description:

The Nordic Journal of Modern Language Methodology Conference is a biennial conference for researchers, teacher trainers, and teacher students interested in language learning in the classroom, language methodology, and language teaching standards and policies.
The theme for the 2020 fifth NJMLM conference is ''Curricula and national standards in foreign language teaching.''

Invited speakers:

David Leat, University of Newcastle: From the Written Curriculum to the Classroom Curriculum

Petra Daryai-Hansen, Københavns Universitet: Fremmedsprogsundervisningen i Danmark: udvikling og udfordringer med fokus på brobygning mellem uddannelsesniveauerne og flersprogethedsdidaktik

For the first time, a PhD-course in language didactics is organized in connection with the conference on April 21-24, 2020. The topic of the course is Multilingualism and language didactics. Participation with a conference paper gives 5 ECTS; participation only in the PhD-course sessions gives 3 ECTS.

Call for Papers:

V NJMLM Conference: ''Curricula and national standards in foreign language teaching.''

Forum for Language Teaching and Learning at the University of Agder invites teachers, teacher trainers, teacher students, researchers and PhD fellows to participate with the following contributions:

Paper (20 minutes) - Research-based studies

Workshop (60 minutes) - Practical teaching sessions

TeachMeet (2-4 minutes) - Sharing of tips and tools

A short summary of the contribution (max. 200 words) is to be sent to Eli-Marie Drange ( by January 15, 2020. The contributions need to be in a Scandinavian language or in English.

The participants are invited to submit articles based on their contributions to be published in UiA's newly launched journal Nordic Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in the fall of 2020.

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