XVIII AELFE Congress (Spanish Association of Languages for Specific Purposes ), taking place in Navarra, Pamplona, 20 – 21 June 2019.

CfPs for a Panel entitled Research, practice and teacher professional development in English Medium Instruction, organised within the XVIII AELFE Congress (Spanish Association of Languages for Specific Purposes)

Deadline for abstract submission: March 10

Proposals addressing one or more of the following questions will be considered for inclusion in the panel:

  • How do students’ language levels influence what is possible in EMI?
  • How does the degree of institutional internationalisation influence or change EMI experiences and practices?
  • What factors are needed for sustainable EMI programmes?
  • What is the role of the L1 (or other languages) in EMI settings?
  • What are students’ and teachers’ attitudes towards EMI, and how do they intersect with institutional attitudes or discourses?
  • How has the role of EAP and ESP courses changed, and how can they be adapted to provide more appropriate support for EMI students?

Organisers: Emma Dafouz (Universidad Complutense de Madrid/INTER-LICA Project) and Ruth Breeze  (Universidad de Navarra)

Inquiries and proposals for papers (300 words) should be directed to Ruth Breeze at: rbreeze@unav.es

More information at: 

https://www.unav.edu/en/web/instituto-cultura-y-sociedad/discurso-publico/xviii-congreso-aelfe/call-for-papers

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