Event: 2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT)
Date and Venue: April 16-18, 2009, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan
Short Description: Call for Abstracts
2009 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT)
Time:April 16-18, 2009
Site: National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan
Conference Themes:
TESL, TCSL, Interpretation & Translation
��Second language acquisition (SLA): Theory and application
��Corpus/Corpora in Language Application & Teaching
��CALL and Web in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching
��Cross Culture and Literature in Language Teaching
��Language testing & assessment
��Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) in Application & Teaching
��Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (TCSL): Trends and Challenges
��Educational objectives of applied English / foreign language programs
��Translator and interpreter training theories and practices.
��Other relevant topics are also welcome.

Plenary, Featured and/or Keynote Speakers
1. Professor William Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong, fellow, Academia Sinica)
2. Professor Chin-Chuan Cheng (University of Illinois, fellow, Academia Sinica)
3. Professor Amy Tsui (Pro-Vice Chancellor, Hong Kong University)
4. Professor Burnard Lou (Oxford University Press, UK)
5. Professor Mike Scott (School of English, University of Liverpool, UK)
6. Professor Ik-Sang Eom (Dean, School of Foreign Languages, Hanyang University, Korea)
7. Professor Xin-Chang Yang (Dean, School of Foreign Languages, Xiamen University)
8. Professor Ping Chen (School of Languages, University of Queensland, Australia)
9. Professor Martin Bygate (Department of Linguistics, University of Lancaster) (to be confirmed)
10. Prof. Mariachiara Russo (President of Degree Course of Interpreting, University of Bologna, Italy)
11. Professor Tzeng, Ovid (Fellow, Academia Sinica)
Featured Colloquiums, Workshops and Activities
1. Papers, workshops, and colloquiums (3-4 persons as a team preferred): Eunice Shih, Wuchang Chang, Chioulan Chen, Shuogui Joe, Hsinan Yeh, Yuling You; Yea-fen Chen, etc.
2. Methodology: qualitative vs. quantitative
3. Seminar for journal papers: writing and submission
4. Speech Contest
Conference Proceedings to be published by Crane Publishing Co., Taiwan; selected papers will be considered for the Journal
Conference Organization: Department of Applied Foreign Languages, NTUST
Conference Venue: National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Banquet: Howard International House, Taipei http://intl-house.howard-hotels.com.tw/), April 18, 2009
Important dates
■Abstract due: December 20th , 2008 (abstract of no more than 350 words to send via email: (allt@mail.ntust.edu.tw)
Please check □Paper □Student Session □workshop □colloquium
■Acceptance notification: December 30th, 2008
■Full paper deadline: March 5th , 2009(10-12 pages)
■Conference date: April 16-18, 2009 Website: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/p0.htm
Accepted paper to send to:
1st 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, one 3.5 diskette, MSWord 6.0 or above; APA/MLA style)

Conference Chair, Dr Lin, Mao-song (Dean, School of Humanities & Social Science)
Conference convener: Dr. Huichun Teng (Chairperson, Department of Foreign Languages)
Conference organizer: Dr. Joe Wang
Contact person: Emy Shen & Claire Ho (claire@mail.ntust.edu.tw; allt@mail.ntust.edu.tw) Tel: 886-2 2737-6279
Fax: 886-2-2730-1112
Co-sponsored by Linguistics Graduate, National Taiwan University; English Department, Department of Applied Chinese, National Taiwan Normal University; International College, Department of Applied English, Ming Chuan University; School of Foreign Languages, Hanyang University, School of Foreign Languages; University of Queensland, Australia, Xiamen University; University; The Translation Center of National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, TCSL Center, NTUST; English Teaching/Learning Resources Center in Northern Taiwan

Languages: English and Chinese

Theme(s): TESL, TCSL, Interpretation & Translation
Contact Details: Contact person: Emy Shen & Claire Ho (claire@mail.ntust.edu.tw; allt@mail.ntust.edu.tw) Tel: 886-2 2737-6279
Invited Speakers: Professor Mike Scott (School of English, University of Liverpool, UK) ; Professor Martin Bygate (Department of Linguistics, University of Lancaster) (to be confirmed) ;Prof. Mariachiara Russo (President of Degree Course of Interpreting, University of Bologna, Italy) ;Professor William Wang (Chinese University of Hong Kong, fellow, Academia Sinica); Professor Burnard Lou (Oxford University Press, UK)

Registration: ((free of charge) The URL: http://www.afl.ntust.edu.tw/p0.htm

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