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Exploring Language for Specific Purposes in Business and Economics at Tertiary Level

Czech version

 
Language Centre of Masaryk University

has the honour to invite language teachers and professionals specialising in teaching business English, German, French, Spanish and Russian to an international conference focusing on
 

Exploring Language for Specific Purposes in Business and Economics at Tertiary Level

held in Brno, Faculty of Economics and Administration, on 6 September 2019.
 

The aim of the conference is to bring together professionals from amongst LSP teachers of English, German, French, Spanish and Russian at tertiary education institutions in the Czech Republic and neighbouring countries in order to share knowledge and experience, and examine the latest trends in teaching LSP. We hope to establish a platform for in-depth discussions ranging from the role of business language teachers of millennial students, through methods and techniques that shape the modern classroom to material design and assessment tools.

 

Date of conference
6 September 2019

Conference venue
Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Lipová 41a, Brno, Czech Republic

 

We welcome presentations, workshops and posters in the following areas of LSP:

  • teaching business English, German, French, Spanish and Russian
  • methodology
  • material design
  • course design
  • evaluation and assessment
  • new trends in teaching LSP

 
The official languages of the conference are English and Czech.

 

Important dates

To participate actively in the form of presentations, workshops or poster presentations, please send an abstract of 200–300 words, including a short bionote with registration. The deadline to apply is 15 May 2019. Presentations should be 20 minutes long with 10 minutes of ensuing discussion; workshops will last 45 minutes. Papers based on presentations will be subject to a peer-review process and selected contributions published in CASALC Review.

Deadline for abstract submission and early bird registration extended to 20 May 2019

 

Conference fees

Early bird registration – open until 15 May 2019: CZK 650 or € 25
Registration from 16 May until 31 July 2019: CZK 800 Kč or € 30

The conference fee is to be paid via the Commercial Centre. The fee covers lunch, coffee break snacks and administrative fees.

Commercial Centre: https://is.muni.cz/obchod/fakulta/rect/cjv/konference/

 

Registration

Registration form: https://is.muni.cz/go/konference-esf-2019

 

Contact address

Language Centre
Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University
Lipová 41a, 602 00 Brno
cjv.konference@econ.muni.cz

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