CFP: 5th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

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5th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics
and International Forum on Slavic Studies

7-9-May 2015

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

"Language Assessment for Multilingualism: Promoting Linguistic Diversity and Intercultural Communication

This conference invites papers that investigate foreign language teaching and learning in the following streams:

Applied linguistics
 Cognitive linguistics
 Cognitive and construction grammars
 Discourse analyses
 English for specific purposes
 Independent / Autonomous learning
 Innovation in language teaching and learning
 Intercultural Education
 Language acquisition and learning
 Language curriculum development
 Language education
 Language development, impairment, attrition, and loss
 Language teacher education
 Language teaching methodology
 Language testing and assessment
 Language program evaluation
 Mental spaces and conceptual blending
 Metaphor and metonymy
 Reading development for young learners
 Sign Language
 Other FLTAL related issues

Types of presentations

Participants are invited to submit abstracts of papers, workshops or posters to the conference Program Committee. All types of presentations will be in Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian, English, Russian and Turkish.


Paper presentations on any of the themes listed above are invited. The paper presenters are kindly asked to restrict their presentations to 15 minutes followed by 3 minutes for discussion led by the chair of the session, and Q&A as well. Each session will therefore have a total duration of 18 minutes.


Workshop sessions must include active audience participation through experiencing and discussing tasks provided by the workshop facilitator. Workshop sessions will generally be around 30 minutes but, with detailed justification.

Posters and e-posters

Posters are invited on any of the themes listed above. Posters may be any size up to a maximum of A1 (594mm x 840mm) or equivalent made up of separate sheets. Electronic versions of each poster accepted can be in the following formats up to a maximum size of 10MB. They may be posted on the conference website for 12 months following the conference:

-Windows OS
 -Microsoft Powerpoint
 -Word 2003 files
 -PDF files
 -jpeg, wmv, Flash or QuickTime files

Criteria for Acceptance

All abstracts will be blind reviewed by the Editorial and Advisory Board. Relevance to the themes of the conference and originality of approach are key considerations in the acceptance of papers, workshops and posters. The Board reserves the right to decline paper/workshop/poster proposals without assigning reasons.

Presenters of papers, workshops and posters will receive acceptance letters, thereby facilitating sponsorship from employers.


Video replay equipment, overhead projectors, laptops (with Microsoft Windows XP and Office 2003) and data projectors can be supplied if reserved on the proposal form. Please request equipment when registering for the conference

Abstract Submission Deadline
February 15, 2015

Full-Paper Submission Deadline
June 10, 2015
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