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CALL FOR PAPERS

5th International Scientific Conference

 

Linguistic, Pedagogical and Intercultural Challenges in Tertiary Education 

This is the first call for papers for the 5th International Scientific Conference to be held on 79 November 2013 at the Institute of Foreign Languages, Vilnius University. The Conference aims at exploring the tendencies and perspectives of foreign language teaching at the institutions of higher education and encompasses the following themes: Linguistic studies, Language teaching, Teacher training, Plurilingual & intercultural education, Content & language integrated learning (CLIL), Literature studies, Language projects.

PLENARY SPEAKERS:

Bob Dignen (UK):                                                                                                                   

What are the skills needed to be successful in the international workplace of tomorrow? (Plenary Speech); Developing the art of feedback (Follow-up workshop) 

Ligija Kaminskienė (LT):

Public directives as parallel texts (Plenary Speech) 

 

Petra Daryai-Hansen (DK),  Ildikó Lőrincz (HU):

FREPA – A set of instruments for the development of plurilingual and intercultural competences (Plenary Speech + one day training workshops)  

Dasso Saldivar (Colombia)

History, autobiography and tragedy in Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Plenary Speech)

Xavier Blanco (ES)

Les pragmatčmes : définition, typologie et traitement lexicographique (Plenary Speech)

Selected manuscripts will be published in the Volume of research papers “Verbum”.

 

Registration Form: http://www.conference.uki.vu.lt/registration/

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