The 9th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level



The 9th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level is jointly organized by the Institute of Applied Linguistics, Zhejiang University, the Department of English, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Tsinghua University. It aims to provide a platform for academics to discuss and review various issues related to teaching English at tertiary level.


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Theme Areas
The symposium organizing committee welcomes abstracts of paper presentations addressing research and pedagogical issues at the tertiary educational level in the following areas:

·             Psycholinguistics and English language teaching

·             Second Language Acquisition and English language teaching

·             Corpus Linguistics and English language teaching

·             Language Assessment and English language teaching

·             Translation and English language teaching

·             Multimodality and English language teaching

Abstract Submissions
All individual presentations will be 25 minutes in length, including 10 minutes' question time. Your abstract (in MS Word Version) should be a maximum of 250 words (excluding references). Please also include in your abstract: (1) theme area (state one of the above areas), (2) title of your paper, (3) your name and title, (4) your affiliation, and (5) your e-mail address and mailing address.

Each participant can submit only one abstract as the lead author and one abstract as a co-author. Lead authors must register by 31 August 2013 in order for the paper to be included in the conference programme. Please send submissions to:

Important Dates 


Deadline for abstract submissions:

15 June 2013

Notice of acceptance:

15 July 2013

Early bird registration:

by 10 Sept 2013

Cancellation (50% refunds):

by 10 Sept 2013 (No refund after 10 Sept 2013)

All presented papers which are submitted by 31 Dec 2013 will be peer-reviewed for consideration for the Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level.

Please send submissions, with Email titles in the format of "Paper Submission + Name".


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