Job opportunity: Lecturer in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, UCL, London

UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics, UCL Institute of Education, University College London (UCL), UK Grade: 8 (Lecturer B), full-time, open ended Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £41,844 – £49,362 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Masters Read More …

Some international conferences with submission deadlines approaching

Fourth International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching (FLLT 2016), Celebrating LEARN (Language Education and Acquisition Research Network) 24 – 25 June 2016, Bangkok, Thailand Organised by: Language Institute of Thammasat University Abstract submission deadline: 30 April 2016 International Language for Specific Purposes Seminar Insights and Innovations 26 – 27 July 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Read More …

Call for papers: Special issue of RPLTL on ‘Writing assignments and dissertations in distance learning within the TESOL context’

Please consider contributing to this two-volume, special issue of Research Papers in Language Teaching and Learning. The subject of the Special Issue is “Written Assignments and Dissertations in Distance Learning within the TESOL Context” Please see the new CfP on the RPLTL’s website.

Call for papers – Cutting Edges Research Conference: Crossing boundaries, Canterbury, June 206

A free one-day conference for those researching in the fields of applied linguistics, TESOL, modern languages, intercultural communication and education Friday, 10th June, Canterbury Christ Church University, School of Language Studies & Applied Linguistics We invite papers which deal with crossing or critiquing established boundaries regarding English in the world – standards, circles, ownership, definition, usage So-called 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 …

Job opportunity: Teaching Fellow in TESOL (Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages), Leeds university, maternity cover

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law, School of Education, University of Leeds Teaching Fellow in TESOL (Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages) Full Time Working as part of the TESOL team, you will contribute to the further development of learning and teaching in specific areas of TESOL. You will be involved in the research, 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 …

Call for papers – Bridging ELT Theory and Practice: Innovations and Reservations in the Digital Age to be held from 15 to 17 April, 2016, Shantou, China

The 8th International Conference on TESOL, organised by The English language Centre (ELC), Shantou University has opened its call for papers. You can get more details from the conference website The conference theme is: Bridging ELT Theory and Practice: Innovations and Reservations in the Digital Age. As the development of technology has brought both opportunities Read More …

Social media and online accounts for the Applied Linguistics and Communication group at Newcastle University

The Applied Linguistic and Communication group at Newcastle University are active through a variety of online and social media accounts. They say that through these they provide news, updates and discussions related to their research activities and interests, mostly in the areas of Applied Linguistics, language learning, TESOL, Cross-/Inter-Cultural Communication, and Discourse and social interaction. They Read More …

Newsletter #8 (July 2015)

I am sitting on a patio, drinking coffee in the early morning sunshine in southern Spain, high up in the mountains but looking in the distance to the Med, reflecting on all that has happened recently and is set to happen soon. First of all, this is the moment to again congratulate all our new Read More …

Call for papers: TESOL Convention 2016, deadline June 1st

Next year’s TESOL convention will be held from 5 – 8 April 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA and is being hosted by Maryland TESOL. The deadline for proposals is next week, Monday June 1st. Below are details of the theme, and you can get more information from their website and call for participation. 2016 Convention Theme: Beyond Borders TESOL Read More …

Call for research proposals: TESOL Research

Below are details of a TESOL research award. I note that you need to be a member of TESOL to apply, but it looks like an interesting proposition for anyone at the stage of wanting to take their research interests further. Here is some brief information from the website about the TESOL International Association Research Agenda and Read More …

Job opportunity: Tutors/Markers required for Distance MA Applied Linguistics and TESOL

The School of Education, University of Leicester are seeking to expand our team of  experienced postgraduate tutors and markers for our large, well established distance Masters programme. Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience of working in distance, online education and with a broad range of expertise in Applied Linguistics and TESOL. For further Read More …

New Book by David Nunan: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

This is a new book published by Routledge that the practitioners among us might find interesting. Here is what the publishers say about the book:   David Nunan’s dynamic learner-centered teaching style has informed and inspired countless TESOL educators around the world. In this fresh, straightforward introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages he Read More …