Call for papers: Language in Focus Conference, Multiple Perceptual Frames on ELT and SLA, March 2017, Cyprus

if you fancy a conference in Cyprus, then check out the following. Here is what the organisers say: Annual LIF conferences have already become an academic platform for exchanging exciting ideas, projects and scientific research results between aspiring academics, teachers, and well-known researchers. In harmony with this spirit of academic enthusiasm, LIF2017 Conference aims at Read More …

Call for papers: The Image Conference, Malta, October 2016

This is a pre-conference event about using images in ELT.  The Image Conference will be held on 6 October while the 5th ELT Malta Conference will be held on 7-8 October at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta, Malta. Both conferences will be organised by the ELT Council. Speaker proposals for talks and workshops can be submitted Read More …

On a book chapter, accepted conference paper and working with supervisor

I am currently co-writing a book chapter with Richard, my main supervisor. The book we are contributing to “ELF for EFL Contexts” (working title) explores the possibilities of teaching English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in the contexts of English as a foreign language (EFL). The purpose of our chapter is to inform EFL teachers Read More …

Second call for papers for GlobELT: An international conference on teaching and learning English as an additional language, Antalya, Turkey, 14-17 April, 2016

This is the 2nd GlobELT Conference (GlobELT: An international conference on teaching and learning English as an additional language (GlobELT 2016 Conference) in Antalya, Turkey on 14-17 April 2016.) For further information, visit their website at www.globeltconference.com  Deadline for abstract submission is January 4, 2016. Credentials The conference is organised under the supervision of scholars from Hacettepe University (Turkey), ELT Read More …

Fixed term Research Assistant post at University of Stirling

This is a research assistant post (part-time, fixed-term) at the University of Stirling to help us on the project the British Council funded project entitled “Master’s programmes in ELT: A survey of UK provision and student experiences”.  The closing date is 13 January 2016, and interviews are scheduled for 21 January 2016. Click here for more details.

Plea for help: A questionnaire for ELT teachers

Achilleas Kostoulas has posted the following request on his blog, which comes from his colleague, Sarah Mercer and her research partner Christina Gkonou. Perhaps you could complete the questionnaire and send it on to anyone else who might be interested. Just click on the link at the end of the letter explaining the research. Dear English Language Read More …

2nd call for papers: 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED LINGUISTICS AND ELT Language in Focus: From Theory to Practice: New Directions in ELT and Applied Linguistics, Istanbul, Turkey, March 2016

This is a conference organised by ELT Department of Faculty of Education, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey and being held in Istanbul from March 10-12, 2016. Please note that the deadline for proposals is November 1st Check out the conference website: www.languageinfocus.org for more details. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by November 30th, 2015. From their website: The aim of the conference is to provide Read More …

Call for papers for a symposium in Singapore: Strengthening connectivities in ELT: pedagogies, disciplines, cultures, May 2016

This symposium “Strengthening connectivities in ELT: pedagogies, disciplines, cultures” is being organized by The Centre for English Language Communication, National University of Singapore. The Symposium will be held on 25 to 27 May 2016. It invites abstracts from ELT practitioners and scholars, with the deadline for submissions 15th November, 2015. To submit an abstract or register Read More …

12th ELIA Conference reflections

¡Hola! I have just come back from the sunny, beautiful and civilized city of Seville, Spain where I attended and presented my paper (please see the abstract here): http://lantern.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/?p=7265#comment-2295). Last month Richard, Fitri and I also participated at a conference at the University of Cordoba, Spain. Some of the experiences I gained from participating at Read More …

Andy Kirkpatrick on ‘English as a Lingua Franca in Asia: Suggestions for ELT/ELF Policy and Pedagogy’, Bath

Andy Kirkpatrick, Visiting Professor in the Language and Educational Practices research cluster of the Department of Education, University of Bath, will give his first research seminar presentation at Bath on Tuesday 16th June. Title:  English as a Lingua Franca in Asia: Suggestions for ELT/ELF Policy and Pedagogy Time: 2pm Place:  CB 4.1, Chancellors’ Building, University of Bath main campus, Claverton Down, Read More …

ELTED Vol 16 (Spring 2014) now available on-line

We are pleased to let you know that Volume 16 of English Language Teacher Education and Development (Spring 2014) is now available on-line at: www.elted.net?  This volume, edited by Gerard Sharpling and Gosia Sky, contains the following articles: ·         “Seeing” second language pre-service teacher learning through the conceptual metaphor of teaching and learning in teaching practicum dialogic blogs – Ekaterina Arshavskaya Read More …

Warwick ELT Archive catalogue: New edition

NEW! An updated version of the Warwick ELT Archive catalogue (publ. December 2013) can be accessed via: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/research/collect/elt_archive/catalogue The new edition of the catalogue includes details relating to documents in the following 23 box files, which were catalogued in the context of a British Council research project grant, in 2010-11: Unpublished ELT project evaluation reports Read More …