Language
Centre

Conference Proceedings

All conference speakers are invited to submit their articles for Conference Proceedings. Articles based on presentations will be published in the CASALC Review, which is a peer-reviewed journal with ISBN published by the Czech and Slovak Association of Language Centres (CASALC).


Instructions for Submitting Articles

  • Submitted articles should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • All articles will be refereed through a peer review process.
  • The articles can be written in any one of the official languages of the conference: English, Czech, Slovak, German, French, Spanish or Russian. All articles must be accompanied by two abstracts, one of them in English.
  • Contributions should range between 10 and 13 pages in length (including all appendices), i.e. approximately 20,000-25,000 characters.
  • The articles should be sent in the form of an MS Word file, attached to an email to zvackova@rect.muni.cz by 30 April, 2015.


The articles should be accompanied by:

  1. title (maximum of 20 words);
  2. abstract in the language 1 (maximum of 1000 characters);
  3. abstract in the language 2 (maximum of 400 characters);
  4. keywords: 3-5;
  5. bionote (maximum of 200 characters).

Please proof read your article before you send it to us.


Deadlines for submission

Submission of articles: 30 April, 2015
Suggestions and feedback for authors from the CASALC Review Journal referees: 15 June, 2015
Submission of revised articles: 15 July, 2015
Final decision notification: 15 October, 2015
Publication of special issue: November, 2015


Author names and Affiliations

All authors are kindly requested to submit the following information: full name, institution, university, email address.


Formatting

Line spacing: text and quotations: 1.5 lines; sources and annotations: single spaced
Typeface: Arial
Type size: main body of the text: 12 pt; indented quotes: 10 pt; footnote number: 8pt (superscript); annotations: 10 pt.
Indentations: one standard tab space
Headlines: main headlines 14 points and bold; second level headlines and lower: 12 points and bold. Always left-justified.
Paragraphs: first paragraph after a headline unindented, all subsequent paragraphs indented by one tab space.


Titles, other languages/emphasis, sources

Titles should be set in bold type.
Emphasis: Expressions from any language other than the main language of the contribution as well as emphasized text should be set in italics.
Sources and bibliographic references: Citations should follow the style below.

Books:
GRADDOL, David. The Future of English? London: British Council, 1997.
FULLAN, Michael, STIEGELBAUER, Suzanne. The New Meaning of Educational Change. London: Cassell, 1991.

Edited volumes:
COLEMAN, Hywel, ed. Dreams and Realities: Developing Countries and the English Language. London: British Council, 2011.
ERLING, Elizabeth, SEARGEANT, Philip, eds. English and International Development. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2011.

Articles in edited volumes:
GILPIN, A. ‘Cascade training: Sustainability or dilution?’ in McGRATH, I, ed. Learning to Train: Perspectives on the Development of Language Teacher Trainers. Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall, 1997, 8 – 9.
MITCHELL, Rosamond, HOOPER, Janet. ‘Teachers’ views of language knowledge’, JAMES, Carl, GARRETT, Peter, eds. Language awareness in the classroom. London: Longman, 1991.

Journal articles:
FISIAK, Jacek. English language teacher training in Poland: The past legacy and present challenge.
In Journal of the English Speaking Union, 1992, 2, 6–14.
FREEMAN, D., JOHNSON, K. Reconceptualizing the knowledge-base of language teacher education. In TESOL Quarterly, 1998, 32(3), 105–112.

Internet sources:
BANABIC, Dorel. Advanced Methods in Material Forming [online]. Springer, 2007 [13.6.2011]. Available online at: http://lib.myilibrary.com?ID=86355

 

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