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  • Don Osborn
    FYI (From edling via lgpolicy-list) http://www.ils.uw.edu.pl/LTIME.html Language Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments: From Research to Practice
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 16, 2009
      FYI (From edling via lgpolicy-list)


      Language Teaching in Increasingly Multilingual Environments: From Research
      to Practice

      16-18 September 2010

      University of Warsaw, Poland


      Conference announcement

      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

      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-Golebiowski
      Prof. Kurt Köhn
      Prof. Jo Lewkowicz
      Prof. Boguslaw Marek
      Prof. Pauleen Rae-Dickens
      Robin Walker

      A roundtable discussion will be chaired by Prof. Hanna Komorowska.

      Working languages:
      English, Polish, French, German, Russian

      Conference venue:

      Old University Library
      University of Warsaw central campus
      Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
      Warsaw, Poland

      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 and 1,5-hour colloquia that broadly fall
      within the following themes and topics:

      A. language instruction, acquisition and learning, including CLIL, bilingual
      education, and TLA;
      B. resources and technology, including native- and non-native corpus-based
      C. language assessment and program evaluation;
      D. special education, including sign language and teaching students with a
      visual impairment.

      Paper submission:

      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.:

         LTIME submission Smith JH French C paper

      while the body of the message ought to include the following information:

      (a) Title of the submission

      (b) Name(s) and affiliation of the author(s); please CAPITALISE your

      (c) First author's e-mail and postal address;

      (d) The chosen thematic strand under which you would like your submission to

      (e) The language of the submission (English, Polish, French, German,

      (f) Type of presentation intended: please indicate whether your proposal is
      to be considered for a paper or poster;

      (g) Equipment needs.

      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 not
      mention 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.

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