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Language Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments: From Research to Practice (16-18 Sep. 2010)
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University of Warsaw
16-18 September 2010
We are pleased to announce an international conference “Language Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments: From Research to Practice”, which will take place in September 2010 at the scenic campus of the University of Warsaw.
The aim of the conference is to provide a multilingual, international platform for exploration and exchange of research findings, perspectives, and experience in language teaching and language development in multilingual environments. The event will bring together academics, researchers, teacher trainers, materials writers, practitioners, and students concerned with foreign/second language acquisition and instruction. Special emphasis will be given to empirical research which can inform foreign language teaching practice. The event will combine plenary addresses, roundtable discussions, paper sessions in thematic strands, and a poster session.
CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Prof. Romuald Gozdawa-Gołębiowski
A roundtable discussion will be chaired by Prof. Hanna Komorowska.
English, Polish, French, German, Russian
Old University Library
The University of Warsaw, est. 1816, is the largest university in Poland, with nearly 60,000 students from all corners of the globe. Its main campus is located in the heart of the metropolis hailed a ‘World Class City’ by the ‘Lonely Planet’ guides. The conference venue – the recently refurbished Old Library – lies is in the centre of the scenic university grounds among several historic palaces.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Proposals are invited for high-quality, original 20-minute oral presentations and posters that broadly fall within the following themes and topics:
Please send two copies of an abstract of no more than 300 words (excluding references), in .rtf format, as e-mail attachments to Michal.Paradowski[-AT-]uw.edu.pl by November 30, 2009. The e-mail should use the subject header “LTIME submission”, your last name and initials, the language of your submission, the letter of your chosen thematic strand, and whether you intend to present a paper, poster, or colloquium, e.g.:
One copy of the abstract, in a file “yoursurname_initials_named.rtf” (e.g. “Smith_JH_named.rtf”) should include the author’s name and affiliation written under the title; the other copy, in a file “yoursurname_initials_anonym.rtf” (e.g. “Smith_JH_anonym.rtf”), must be headed only by the title of the paper, refrain from self-reference, and mention neither the presenter(s) nor their affiliations or addresses.
Please include the word count at the bottom of the page; submissions exceeding the word limit will be automatically rejected.
Submitters should receive a confirmation of receipt of the abstract within 7 days of despatch.
Authors of papers accepted for presentation will be invited to submit their papers for publication in an edited stand-alone volume with an international publisher. Papers will be subjected to refereeing.
Abstract submission deadline for individual papers and posters: November 30, 2009, 23.59 EST.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Warsaw!
Dr Elżbieta Gajek
ORGANISING COMMITTEE CONTACT PERSON:
dr Michał B. Paradowski