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LINGUIST List 22.3186

Wed Aug 10 2011

Calls: English, Chinese, Applied Ling, Discourse Analysis/Taiwan

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Claire Ho , 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching

Message 1: 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
Date: 09-Aug-2011
From: Claire Ho <alltmail.ntust.edu.tw>
Subject: 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
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Full Title: 2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching
Short Title: 2012 ALLT

Date: 19-Apr-2012 - 21-Apr-2012
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Contact Person: Claire Ho
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/main.php

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin; English

Call Deadline: 05-Dec-2011

Meeting Description:

2012 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT)
Date: April 19-21, 2012
Site: National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei,
Website: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/act/news.php?class=301

Conference Themes:

I. Special Topics

1. Project-based teaching & learning
2. Product-based teaching & learning
3. CALL & Web-based approaches
4. ESP/LSP/EAP teaching
5. Task-based approaches
6. Content-based approaches
7. Theme-based approaches
8. Discourse analysis
9. Text analysis
10. Integration of linguistics & applied linguistics

II. General Topics

1. Language policy
2. Applied English curriculum design
3. 4 skills & language learning, assessment and testing
4. Listening instruction
5. Writing instruction
6. Teaching materials design
7. L2 teaching and learning
8. Translation and interpretation
9. Corpus-based approaches: teaching & learning
10. Mixed levels: teaching, design and management
11. Other topics in English and Chinese teaching and learning

Plenary, Featured and Keynote Speakers:

1. William Wang (Chair Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong; fellow,
Academia Sinica)
2. Ovid Tzeng (Fellow, Academia Sinica)
3. Amy Tsui (Pro-Vice Chancellor, Hong Kong University)
4. John Flowerdew (City University of Hong Kong)
5. Lynne Flowerdew (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
6. Yukio Tono (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
7. TBA

Featured Colloquiums:

1. Flowerdew & Flowerdew: Discourse
2. Fungfu Tsao, Yuhhui Shih, Wu-chang Chang, Hsinan Yeh: 九年一貫回顧與展望
3. Dialogue between Reading and Writing: Chiou-Lan Chern, Ssiying Li,
Yuh-hsiu Chen, etc
4. TBA: ESP-related topic: Kuang-hsiung Yu
5. TBA: Vocational English Education: Shuogui JOE, Hui-chun Teng


1. Chen-Ching Li (Chair Professor, Department of English, Shih Hsin University)

Call for Papers:

Please send abstracts of no more than 350 words via email:


Please indicate if it is for a paper, student session, workshop or colloquium.

Important Dates:

Abstracts due: (1) early bird: August 15, 2011; (2) regular: December 5, 2011
Acceptance notification: January 5, 2012
Full paper deadline: May 31, 2012 (for the journal of SELL)
Conference date: April 19-21, 2012

Please send accepted papers to:

2012 International Conference, Department of Applied Foreign Languages, NTUST
43 Keelung Rd., Section 4, 106 DaAn District, Taipei, R.O.C.

Paper submission requires 2 hardcopies; APA/MLA style. Please email
electronic file (Word file) to:


Conference Chair: Dr. Shi-Shuenn Chen (President, National Taiwan
University of Science and Technology)
Conference Convener: Dr. Huei-Chun Teng (Dean, School of Humanities &
Social Science)
Conference Organizer: Dr. Shih-Ping Wang (Chairperson, Department of
Foreign Languages)
Advisory Board: Ministry of Education and National Science Council

Contact Person:

Claire Ho (assistant)
Tel: 02-27303602
Fax: 02-27301112
E-mail: alltmail.ntust.edu.tw

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