Un-Babel-ing Language: Engendering Global Understandings

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  • International Language Conference 2012

    Objectives

    The main objectives of this Second International Language Conference are to:

    • Bring together language teachers interested in the exchange of views on a wide range of issues affecting research and practice in the teaching of languages.
    • Enable participants to gain better insights into the best language teaching practices, as well as the challenges and rewards of the profession.
    • Provide a forum for debate and discussion of ideas surrounding the teaching of reading, writing, composition and literature.
    • Create opportunities for collaborative efforts among colleagues for research and publication with a view to international development.

    Main Topics

    Major topics include, but are not limited to:

    1. Teaching languages to international students

    2. The role of the language teacher in cultivating social responsibility

    3. The teaching of English, French and Spanish using international travel experiences

    4. Approaches to the teaching of grammar

    5. Approaches to the teaching of English Composition and Literatures in English in secondary and tertiary institutions

    6. The role of literacy in teaching languages

    7. The interconnectedness of languages for global understanding

    8. Teaching teachers to teach languages

    9. Setting national standards for language teaching in primary and secondary schools

    10. Teaching literature to underprepared students: Challenges and Rewards

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