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LINGUIST List 20.2734

Mon Aug 10 2009

Calls: English Language, Applied Linguistics/China

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Paul Robertson, Asian ESP Journal and Chongqing University International Conference

Message 1: Asian ESP Journal and Chongqing University International Conference
Date: 10-Aug-2009
From: Paul Robertson <asianeflgmail.com>
Subject: Asian ESP Journal and Chongqing University International Conference
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Full Title: Asian ESP Journal and Chongqing University International Conference

Date: 29-Oct-2009 - 31-Oct-2009
Location: Chongqing, China
Contact Person: Paul Robertson
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.asian-efl-journal.com/call-for-papers-China-Chonqing-2009.php

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 10-Sep-2009

Meeting Description:

The First Asian ESP Journal and Chongqing University International Conference ESP (English for Specific Purposes) in Asia will be held at Chongqing University, China from October 29-31st, 2009.

The aim of this conference is to bring together ESP practitioners across Asia to exchange views on a wide range of issues in ESP practice and research. Through this exchange, it is hoped that participants will gain better insights into the world of ESP and the challenges it faces. Chongquing University with its long history and educational excellence since 1929 and Asian ESP Journal are proud to create this forum for this special event.

Call for Papers:

Proposals/abstracts (up to 250 words) for 15 minute presentations should be related to research into ESP and the teaching of ESP in Asian contexts or with Asian students.

Papers in the following areas are invited:

-Research in Business English
-English for Legal Purposes
-Technical English
-Other ESP areas
-Practical studies into the teaching methodologies employed in ESP
-Innovations in ESP Course design, material production and evaluation
-Inter-cultural Business communication
-Bilingual teaching for tertiary level or adult education in China and other Asian countries.
-ESP teacher development.
-Studies on ESP corpus
-Studies related to international research journal publication
-Content-based instruction (e.g. English-medium lecturing in Asian universities/schools)

Abstracts in English should be sent to huang-ylcq163.com in Chongqing University for Chinese speakers and to asianeflgmail.com of Asian ESP Journal for overseas speakers by September 10th, 2009 and should include the following information:

Author's full name and title
Author's affiliation and address
E-mail contact address
Title of the paper
Abstract (up to 250 words)

Notification of acceptance and invitation will be given upon assessing the abstract (within 7 days of receipt)


WanYou hotel
258 yuan (renminbi) per double-room

Speakers Fee:

Accepted speakers fee U.S. $150.00 for international (non Chinese)

A Speakers Certificate is given to all presenters.

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