Teaching and learning languages in the shadow of lingua franca

  • 15. – 16. listopadu 2019

A new lingua franca influences policies, teaching methods and learning processes in all languages. This conference aims to define current state, map dynamic changes and address new challenges in plurilingual teaching and learning in higher education. Together, we are going to look for, and hopefully find, ways that will help teachers enrich their teaching repertoires and learners their learning techniques effectively.

Discussed themes

  1. Languages and cultures in contact
  2. Learners and processes of learning
  3. Teachers, their roles and methods
  4. Evaluation and its challenges

Conference languages

French, German, Spanish, Russian and English as lingua franca.

​Conference outputs

Book of abstracts

Publication of selected papers in CASALC Review

Full papers submission Submit here
Deadline for submissions May 17

Call for papers


Papers relating to any living language are greatly welcome.

Keynote speaker

Nick Byrne

Director of the Language Centre at the London School of Economics

Nick Byrne is the former Director of the Language Centre at the London School of Economics. He has been active in teaching languages in higher education for over 25 years, has talked and written widely about management issues in language centres across Europe. He has been a board member of key language organisations, and now works as a freelance communications consultant in Berlin.


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