XII-th International Students Workshop – Florence, Italy

We invite you and your students to take part in the XII-th International Students Workshop “Linguocultural Space of the City with Special Reference to the Dictionary Project “Florence in the Works of World Famous People” to be held in Florence (Italy) on November 5-12, 2017. The purpose of the workshop is to create a new type of a dictionary for guides and cultural tourists. The project is aimed at studying Florentine cultural heritage presented in the works of national writers, artists and composers who lived and worked in this marvelous city in different ...

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Special Issue on Vocabulary – TESOL International Journal

I am delighted to announce the publication of the vocabulary related special issue of the TESOL International journal, which can be found at https://www.tesol-international-journal.com/340/volume-12-issue-1-2017/. Please register to download the issue at no cost. Hope the articles are useful. Best wishes, Marina Dodigovic, PhD Professor American University of Armenia

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Notice of 32nd Annual General Meeting of the Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics (SAAL)

Dear SAAL Honorary Lifelong members, Exco and members, Notice is hereby given of the 32nd Singapore Association for Applied Linguistics Annual General Meeting (SAAL AGM) on 11 September 2017, Monday at NIE Block 1, Level 4, Room 18A (Meeting Room). Time: 5.30 pm for 6 pm Agenda for AGM: 1. Opening address by the President 2. Confirmation of the minutes of the 31st AGM held on 2 September 2016 3. Secretary's annual report 4. Treasurer's annual report 5. General Elections 6. AOB Please click here to RSVP your attendance no later than Monday, 4 September ...

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Instructed Second Language Acquisition (ISLA) – Inaugural Issue

The inaugural issue of the journal Instructed Second Language Acquisition has been published online. Here is the link to the journal's homepage: https://journals.equinoxpub.com/index.php/ISLA/index

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New Languages, Society & Policy Journal

We would like to draw your attention to the new online and open-access Languages, Society and Policy Journal, which aims to connect research in languages and linguistics with policy through publishing the latest academic peer-reviewed research in jargon-free, short and accessible papers. Edited by a multidisciplinary team, LSP is a unique online resource for policy-makers, journalists and stakeholders in education, health and business. The journal is part of MEITS, a flagship AHRC-funded project aiming to revitalise Modern Languages and shape UK language policy by showing ...

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Storying Change: Narratives of Today and Tomorrow

The School of Arts & Social Sciences, Singapore University of Social Sciences, warmly invites you to its biennial Language in Singapore forum, Storying Change: Narratives of Today and Tomorrow, which will be held on Saturday, 26 August 2017, from 2:00pm to 5:15pm (registration from 1:00 pm; guests to be seated by 1:45 pm). This forum will bring together speakers from various fields to explore stories about change at the national, societal and individual levels. The theme of change aims to capture narratives of shifting landscapes in the languages, identities and ...

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Good news from AILA 2017 in Rio de Janeiro!

SAAL is pleased to announce that MAAL President Azirah Hashim (left) has been elected as the Vice-President of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) 2017-2020 while SAAL President Low Ee Ling (right) has been elected as member-at-large of the Executive Board of AILA 2017-2020.

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Conferment of AILA Honorary Membership for A/Professor Anne Pakir

SAAL would like to congratulate A/Professor Anne Pakir for being conferred the AILA Honorary Membership Award at the Opening Ceremony at the AILA 2017 Conference in Rio de Janeiro. She is the first Singaporean to be awarded this Honour and joins the league of just 10 honorary members in the history of AILA. To view more details, please see http://www.aila.info/en/members/current/honoraries.html

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“English in Singapore”, a symposium by the Speak Good English Movement

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Call for Papers – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching

Dear all, I’m pleased to announce that Dr Michael Thomas has joined with me as the co-editor-in-chief of International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching(IJCALLT). With his support, I believe that IJCALLT will have wider support and more well-known from reviewers and authors. I attached a CFP and would encourage you to submit a paper to IJCALLT. I would be grateful if you can circulate this CFP. Thank you for your consistent support to IJCALLT. Best wishes, ---------------------------------------------------------------- Dr ...

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