Submit your abstract on second language learning practice, theory, and research before March 1st 2020.
Theme and Keynote
The Language Learning Resource Centre (Leiden University) is organizing a one-day conference (June 5th, 2020) on the interplay between second language learning practice, theory, and research. The object of the conference is to share current findings and best practices on the topic of language learning and language teaching in conjunction with theories and research related to second language acquisition. We are proud to announce that the keynote speaker will be Prof. Jan Hulstijn (University of Amsterdam), whose main research interests include second language learning theories and language proficiency. The title of his talk will be ‘Might second-language instruction benefit from the view of Language as a Complex Adaptive System?’.
Call for abstracts
The call for abstracts is now open. Please send in your abstract on: (1) advances in research on second language learning; (2) methodology for the language classroom, grounded in theory/research; (3) lessons from practice for research and theory; (4) linguistic findings and language teaching or (5) on other topics that relate to the conference theme. There will be room for research/good practice presentations (20 minutes with 10 minutes discussion) and for a practical workshop (75 minutes). Please submit your abstract through this on-line form before March 1st, 2020.