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Abstract Submission

We welcome contributions related to the theme of the conference in the form of:

  • papers (15 minutes + 5 minutes for discussion),
  • workshops (55 minutes),
  • posters which could, among other things, focus on the following areas:

Facing new challenges in foreign language teaching: Millennials on the threshold

  • Tailoring curricula to the needs of digital natives / millennials
  • Reflection and language awareness in teaching languages
  • Teacher competencies (training, professionalism)
  • The changing role of the teacher (LSP, CLIL)
  • Assessment, self-evaluation and certification
  • European projects in higher education
  • Migration and multiculturalism
  • Issues in language testing

Intercultural awareness: City, culture & language

  • Bilingualism, plurilingualism and translanguaging in higher education
  • The role of NGOs in building intercultural awareness
  • Fostering cross-cultural interaction in students
  • The linguistic landscape of a modern city
  • Transculturalism and globalization
  • Multicultural past and present
  • Language varieties
  • Minority issues
  • From L2 to L3
  • Migration and multiculturalism

Language teaching in tertiary education: Towards educating fully-fledged global communicators (transcommunicators)

  • Creativity and self-improvement in learning and teaching languages
  • Building communicative competence in students
  • Contemporary tendencies in language education
  • Preparing students for international programmes
  • Fostering cross-cultural interaction

Managing language centers

  • Managers and leaders: facing difficulties
  • Preparing language leaders to become language center managers
  • The role and function of language centres
  • Managing diversity and multiculturalism

Prevailing trends in teaching adult learners: Andragogy 2.0

  • Developing the ability to make decisions and solve language problems
  • Promoting self-awareness and self-discipline in language acquisition
  • Discovering new pathways in glottodidactics
  • Fostering innovation in language acquisition
  • Gaining analytical and research skills

Specialist knowledge and LSP: Focusing on professionalization

  • Languages for professional contexts: Language in technology, law, medicine, etc.
  • Challenges in developing specialized language areas (IT, space, robotics, etc.)
  • Adapting teaching methods to the needs of specific groups of learners
  • Quality enhancement and evaluation in language teaching
  • Educational / academic discourse

The fourth industrial revolution in the classroom: The role of e-learning and new media in language acquisition

  • Promoting online collaboration and a task-based approach in language learning
  • Strategies for fostering creativity and critical thinking using multimedia tools
  • Learner attitudes towards learning languages through mobile applications
  • Social media and the cultural dimensions of language acquisition and use
  • Innovative solutions and / or advances in language teaching
  • Eye-tracking in computer-mediated language learning
  • Language, technology & software

Abstracts of papers and workshops ranging from 250-300 words should be submitted by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 20th, 2018. The proposals should include the title, your name, your institutional affiliation, e-mail address and a short biographical note, about 60-80 words in length. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by April 15th, 2018.