LINGUIST List 32.3307

Thu Oct 21 2021

Calls: English; Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition, Phonetics, Phonology, Socioling/France

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 17-Oct-2021
From: Alice Henderson <>
Subject: English Pronunciation: Issues and Practices
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Full Title: English Pronunciation: Issues and Practices
Short Title: EPIP7

Date: 18-May-2022 - 20-May-2022
Location: Grenoble, France
Contact Person: Alice Henderson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 10-Jan-2022

Meeting Description:

We are pleased to announce the 7th International Conference on English Pronunciation (EPIP7) will be held at the Université Grenoble-Alpes in Grenoble, France from May 18-20, 2022 (postponed from 2021). The conference will bring together researchers and teachers of English phonetics, phonology and EFL/ESL/EAP/ESP/EMI interested in the issues surrounding English pronunciation, both native and non-native.

Call for Papers:

The Organizing committee welcomes proposals on various aspects of research into English pronunciation including (but not limited to) the following topics:

- L2 pronunciation research: methodology and application
- Teaching pronunciation (teacher training, teachers’ views and beliefs, etc.)
- Pedagogical implications of pronunciation research (goals, teaching methods, assessment, etc.)
- Applications of pronunciation research
- Information and communication technology in pronunciation teaching/learning
- Sociolinguistic aspects of accented speech and issues of identity
- Contrastive studies: interaction between L1 and L2 sound systems
- Phonological change
- Methodology of accent studies
- Norms and reference accents
- Native and non-native accents of English (acquisition, variability, etc.)
- Interdisciplinary approaches to ESL/EFL research
- Analyses of national or regional language policy

Types of presentations
Proposals presenting original, previously unpublished research are invited in these formats (please specify your preferred format in the abstract):
- oral presentation (total 30 min, 20 min presentation + 10 min discussion)
- poster presentation (open session)

Abstract submission guidelines
The following information must be included in the proposal:
- Name of author(s)
- Affiliation (for each author if more than one)
- Contact email (for each author if more than one)
- Presentation format: oral or poster (please specify)
- Title of presentation/poster
- Abstract (max. 400 words, excluding references)
- Keywords (up to 5 keywords)
- References, APA 7th ed.

The abstract should reflect the purpose and the content of the presentation. It should make reference to a theoretical framework and show awareness of previous research in the area. It should also contain a clear description of the research methodology employed and the most important findings and implications. Abstracts with a pedagogical focus must include references, and a clear explanation of the research methodology, in particular how the tool, technique or intervention fits into - or challenges - established frameworks.

Each person may submit no more than one abstract as the first author. The first author will have to register for the conference in order to be assured of a place on the programme.

Please send two copies of an abstract of up to 400 words in a Word document (excluding references) to, with the intended format (oral presentation or poster), name and affiliation written under the title in one copy.

Please name your file as follows: firstname.surname.EPIP7

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