Applied Linguistics: pragmatics, discourse analysis, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, phraseology, language and culture, language and technology, language assessment, cross-linguistic and cross-cultural communication, gender studies, and other relevant topics
Foreign Language Teaching Theory and Practice: L2 acquisition/SLA, content-based instruction, multi-/cross-cultural issues in English education, technology and English education, and other relevant topics
ESP Research and Teaching: technical writing, corpus resources, English for vocational education/business/tourism/science/medicine/technology/management, innovations in ESP curriculum design, international/inter-cultural communication, trends and challenges in English for specific purposes
Translation Studies: theory and practice of interpretation and translation, interpretation and translation theory, interpretation and translation practice, interpretation and translation teaching
Themes otherwise proposed are welcome. Please send proposals to the Host.
the official languages of the conference are English and Mandarin Chinese. Proposals can be written in either English or Chinese, and each paper should be presented in the language in which it is submitted. For submissions in Chinese, English translations of the title and abstract must also be provided.
Abstract Due: May 31, 2017
Submit your abstract for a paper or poster presentation in 200-300 words, together with the Author/s Information Form found in the APLX 2017 Call for Paper Notice, by May 31, 2017 to email@example.com. Please indicate “2017 TAIPEI TECH Conference Abstract” as “Subject” in your email. Submissions can be either in English or Chinese.
Acceptance Notification: before end of June 2017
Full Paper Due: Please send your full paper prepared in the APA style on WORD firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30, 2017, and please indicate “2017 TAIPEI TECH Conference Full Paper” as “Subject” in your email.
Professor Stephen Andrews is Professor of English Language Education and Dean of the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, where he has worked since 1990. He has been Dean since 2010, having previously been Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) and Head of the Division of Language and Literature. Before coming to Hong Kong, he was Head of the TEFL Unit at what is now Cambridge ESOL. He has also worked at the University of Reading, as well as in Thailand, Sudan, Egypt, Mexico, Switzerland, Germany and France. His research and publications mainly concern second language education, particularly the language awareness of L2 teachers, and the impact of assessment on teaching and learning. He has published a number of international journal articles and book chapters, and he is the author of the 2007 Cambridge University Press book Teacher Language Awareness.
Professor Anne Burns(The University of New South Wales) was appointed as Chair and Professor in the Department of Linguistics in 2003 and was the Dean of the Division of Linguistics and Psychology from 2000-2005. She has also held Adjunct Professor positions in the School of Educational Studies at La Trobe University (2000-203) and in the School of English and Applied Linguistics at UNITEC, Auckland (2003-2005). She was appointed an Adjunct Professor at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) at Macquarie University in 2006.