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Call for Papers: The 8th International Conference on English Language Teaching (ELT) in China
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The 8th International Conference on ELT in China will be held in Xi’an City on Oct. 20-22, 2017. We invite proposals for individual papers, posters, symposia or workshops.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/28/2016 to 12/31/2016
When: Monday, November 28, 2016
Where: Xi’an City, China
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The 8th International Conference on
English Language Teaching (ELT) in China

First Call for Papers

The 8th International Conference on ELT in China will be held in Xi’an City on Oct. 20-22, 2017. We invite proposals for individual papers, posters, symposia or workshops.

Time: October 20-22, 2017
Venue: Xi’an City, China

Organized by: China English Language Education Association
Hosted by: Xi’an International Studies University
Co-Hosted by: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

Theme: English Language Teaching in a Global World: New Perspectives, New Methodologies

Strands
1. Second Language Acquisition
2. Psycholinguistics
3. Foreign Language Teaching and Teacher Development
4. Learning Strategies and Learner Autonomy
5. Language and Education in Multilingual Settings
6. Education Technology and Language Learning
7. Language at Workplace
8. Interpreting and Translation
9. Language and Media
10. Sociolinguistics
11. Language Policy
12. Multilingualism and Multiculturalism
13. Contrastive Linguistics
14. Cross-cultural Studies
15. Discourse Analysis
16. Rhetoric and Stylistics
17. Lexicography and Lexicology
18. Language Evaluation, Assessment and Testing
19. Discourse and Multimodality in Text

Keynote Speakers
 Nick Ellis (University of Michigan)
 Claire Kramsch(Univercity of California, Berkeley)
 Zhan Mingjian (Shanghai International Studies University)
 Liang Maocheng(Beijing Foreign Studies University)


Forms of Presentation
• Individual Papers
A block of 30 minutes will be designated for an individual paper presentation, in which 20 minutes are for the presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
• Poster Presentations
Posters can be presented for completed projects or projects in progress, which are effective for presenting data visually (charts, graphs, or tables). A block of time will be made available for poster presenters to discuss their projects with interested conference participants. Specific guidelines for posters will be provided upon acceptance.
• Symposia
Symposia will be allocated 3-hour blocks. Organizers of symposia may divide their time as they choose, but some of the allocated time should be for opening and closing remarks, panel discussions (if included), and extended audience response. Organizers of symposia must liaise on behalf of all their symposium participants with the congress program committee.
Working Languages:English and Chinese
Proposals: Proposals for all presentations, including symposia and workshops should include a title (no more than 20 words), a brief general introduction (about 50 words) and an abstract (500 words). The general introduction for symposia should be 300 words.
All proposals should be submitted by completing the online submission form on the ELT 2017 official site: http://elt.celea.org.cn/2017

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2016

 
A collection of papers from ELT 2017 will be selected and published after the conference. If you would like your paper to be considered, please submit your full-length paper (3 printed copies and an electronic copy) when checking in for the congress.
Please submit your proposals as early as possible. We are planning to inform successful applicants in March 2017, so that those colleagues planning to apply for financial assistance to their local agencies have enough time to prepare their applications.

Registration Fee
USD 180 /person

The registration will open online from 1 March 2017.


Consultation


Conference website:http://elt.celea.org.cn/2017
Conference mailbox: elt2017@xisu.edu.cn


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