BALEAP PIM – Intercultural Communication and EAP

    Nottingham Trent University is looking forward to welcoming you to a PIM on Intercultural Communication 18th November 2017 £100 This PIM is jointly held with the BAAL Intercultural Communication SIG. In today’s globalised, yet increasingly polarised world, communication skills, cultural knowledge, cultural sensitivity and open-mindedness towards others would seem to be more important Read More …

New Book

M. Wagner, D. Conlon Perugini & M. Byram (eds) Teaching Intercultural Competence across the Age Range: from Theory to Practice. Multilingual Matters October 2017. https://channelviewpublications.wordpress.com/2017/10/19/the-importance-of-intercultural-understanding-in-todays-world/

Congratulations to Khwan and Richard!

A paper Khwan and Richard are co-writing has been accepted for a conference in Thailand in 2018. Digital Literacy in English Language Learning and Teaching is the 2018 conference theme. Tantiniranat, S. and Fay, R. Teaching English for intercultural communication in Thai higher education: some challenges and possibilities. A paper to be presented at the Read More …

Distribution of call for papers for IJCALLT

This is an invitation to submit a paper to the special issue on: Flipped Learning in Foreign Language Environment, edited by Dr. Adrian Leis and Dr. Jeffery Mehring of the International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) Introduction Flipped learning has received much attention and has proven to be a successful approach to teaching over Read More …

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL Manchester Metropolitan University – Languages, Information and Communications Location: Manchester Salary: £33,943 to £46,924 Grade 8/9 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed on: 21st March 2017 Closes: 15th April 2017 Job Ref: T2-80309327-02 Average weekly working hours: 37.00 Department Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s largest and most popular Read More …

CALL FOR PROPOSALS. Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical   Sixth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence January 25-28, 2018 Tucson, Arizona   Keynote Presentation Robert O’Dowd (University of León) Moving from Intercultural Contact to Intercultural Learning in Virtual Exchange   Plenary Presentations Alvino Fantini (SIT Graduate Institute) Exploring Intercultural Read More …

‘Key concepts and methods in ethnography, language & communication’ 11-15 September 2017, London

Is ‘qualitative data analysis’ too vague for you? Are you wondering how to do justice to your data? If you are researching social processes, institutions, culture or identity, but are unsure about how to analyse the discourse data from your fieldwork, then consider joining this five day research training course. The programme is designed to Read More …

Manchester Talks Many Languages, 21 February

We are pleased to invite you to attend an event to celebrate International Mother Language Day on 21 February 2017. ‘Manchester Talks Many Languages’ will take place at Central Library, 5:30pm-7pm. Please find an invitation with further details here: http://mlm.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/invitation.png We would be delighted if you could join us there (RSVP to charlotte.jones@manchester.ac.uk by 8 February).