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Mar
15
Fri
GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMER LANGUAGE INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 14 @ 11:59 pm

The Summer Language Institute and the Center for Global Business are proud to offer scholarships in the range of $1,500 and $8,500 for business majors at U.S. academic institutions. The deadline to apply to the scholarship and the AND the Summer Language Institute is March 15, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.

ABOUT THE SUMMER LANGUAGE INSTITUTE

You will develop a deep knowledge of the formal and colloquial language, learn about multiple facets of Middle Eastern culture, and professionalize your intercultural communication skills.

Your experiences at the Summer Language Institute will provide excellent preparation for time abroad, further graduate studies, and future career opportunities. This intensive summer program features low flat-rate tuition, small class sizes, and seasoned instructors.

The UMD Summer Language Institute includes:

  • One full academic year (12 credits) of language learning
  • Cultural excursions in and around Washington, DC
  • 35+ hours/week of in-language coursework, language partners, and co-curricular activities
  • Competitive scholarships available to help offset the cost of attendance
  • FLAS funding eligibility for all courses
  • Optional on-campus housing

Feel free to email email hidden; JavaScript is required if you have further questions.

More info.

Mar
31
Sun
Call for Papers-Alien in LSP Classroom
Mar 31 all-day

Alien in LSP Classroom

Institute of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology calls for papers on the role of the LSP teacher to be compiled in a major international publication.

We would like to honor the LSP instructors’ professional and personal investment by a publication spreading their own experience and informing other LSP practitioners about their successful practices. Thus we invite papers on the roles of LSP teachers in tertiary education encompassing the following topics:

  • Curriculum developments, where there are usually very few guidelines, composing one’s own materials, and tailoring course design.
  • Instructors retraining themselves and finding out and staying in touch with the demands of the target discipline.
  • Reflection of student’s needs and employers’ requirements.
  • Teaching discipline-specific cultural competencies (including specific corpora) when the instructor is a linguist outside of the target discipline.
  • Developing active and self-evaluative learners as most of their future language learning will be done by themselves.
  • Community-based learning, cooperation with experts, project-based learning while approximating the real-world workplace.
  • Use of any technologies mediating the teacher-student relationship.

Detailed information can be found here: http://www.kj.fme.vutbr.cz/?idh=4

Deadline to submit papers is March 13, 2019.

Jun
20
Thu
18th AELFE Conference: Envisioning the future in academic and professional languages: emerging trends in teaching and research @ University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Jun 20 – Jun 21 all-day
Envisioning the future in academic and professional languages: emerging trends in teaching and research

Welcome to AELFE 2019! We are pleased to welcome you to the eighteenth AELFE conference, to be held at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, on 20 and 21 June 2019.

AELFE brings together researchers, academics and professionals interested in the way languages are used in the world: in science, business, medicine, tourism, education, academia, and many other fields.

Call for Papers due March 10th

The conference languages are English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Basque.

More info at the conference webpage 

Mar
5
Thu
Fifth International Symposium on Language for Specific Purposes (ISLSP) & Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) Language Conference at the University of Charlotte… “Taking Stock and Moving Forward: LSP Theory, Method, Content, Curriculum, Collaboration” @ UNC Charlotte
Mar 5 – Mar 7 all-day

 

 

Save the date: March 5–7, 2020!

Fifth International Symposium on Language for Specific Purposes (ISLSP) & Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) Language Conference at the University of Charlotte…
“Taking Stock and Moving Forward:
LSP Theory, Method, Content, Curriculum, Collaboration”

 

On the occasion of its fifth biennial gathering, it is fitting that the ISLSP should “take stock” of what has transpired since its origins at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2012, and its accomplishments to date. This conference provides a forum for the community of LSP scholars, instructors, and administrators to address, develop and reflect on issues related to LSP theory,methodology and practice. At the same time, this fifth gathering should be all about “moving forward” with the CIBERs, exploring LSP developments and possibilities as we travel into the coming decade(s). “Taking Stock and Moving Forward: LSP Theory, Method, Content, Curriculum, Collaboration” will share developments and innovation in LSP research, practice, and curriculum development, broadly considered.