LINGUIST List 33.1559

Wed May 04 2022

Calls: Arabic; Language Acquisition/Norway

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 27-Apr-2022
From: Zehad Sabry <z.s.m.zehadikos.uio.no>
Subject: “Connecting Research and Practice in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language”
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Full Title: “Connecting Research and Practice in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language”

Date: 15-Dec-2022 - 16-Dec-2022
Location: Universty of Oslo, Norway
Contact Person: Zehad Sabry
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://enta.network/enta-4/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Call Deadline: 01-Aug-2022

Meeting Description:

The Fourth Conference of the European Network for Teaching Arabic (ENTA-4)
“Connecting Research and Practice in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language”
December 15 – 16, 2022, University of Oslo.

Call for Papers:

The University of Oslo – Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages
In Collaboration with Leiden University Institute for Area Studies Announce
The Fourth Conference of the European Network for Teaching Arabic (ENTA-4)
“Connecting Research and Practice in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language”
December 15 – 16, 2022, University of Oslo.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Mahmoud Al-Batal, American University of Beirut.
Conference website: http://enta.network/enta-4/

Call for abstracts:
Connecting Research and Practice in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language addresses all important issues pertaining to research in Arabic language learning and teaching and its relation to the practice of teaching Arabic to non-native speakers at undergraduate and graduate levels. The conference also examines how engaging with research affects teachers’ professional development. It aims to bring together academics, researchers, and language instructors in Europe and beyond to share their views, empirical work and discuss the gains and challenges at the levels of AFL pedagogy, assessment, linguistics of the Arabic language, language acquisition and teacher training as they shed light on future possibilities and needs.

Conference themes:
The conference encourages submissions on research that has implications on teaching and learning Arabic as a foreign language, and on teaching projects that are linked to research on the following areas:

- Action research and classroom research.
- Language use and communication.
- Arabic as a World Language.
- Teacher education and training.
- First and second language acquisition.
- Pedagogy for native and non-native speakers.
- (Online) curriculum and syllabus design.
- Resources for Arabic language teachers and learners.
- Arabic linguistics in TAFL.
- Assessment in TAFL.
- Best practices in TAFL.

The conference invites submissions of abstracts for presentations (20 min. + 10 min. discussion), papers (20+10 min). Presentation and submission of manuscript for an edited volume), workshops and panels (75 minutes) on the theme of the conference. Abstracts are accepted via EasyChair. For more information and submission guidelines, click here(https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=enta4). To submit your abstract, click here. Deadline for submissions is Aug. 1, 2022.




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