Exploring the Cultural Iceberg
ELT in the Era of Globalization
APRIL 16-17, 2020
YEREVAN STATE UNIVERSITY
The YSU Department of English for Cross-Cultural Communication (Faculty of European Languages and Communication) in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Armenia is pleased to announce its 6th annual conference on English Language Teaching.
The conference will offer a wide variety of teacher-training workshops, poster presentations, and short teaching tips, as well as opportunities to network and engage with other teachers, faculty, and graduate students.
Our goal is to share ideas and methods with other English teachers from Armenia and worldwide. We aim at helping each other as instructors and transforming classroom challenges into opportunities, allowing learners to advance and grow.
Armenian participants from remote regions will be considered for funding.
To register, please complete the following online form:
To present at the conference, please read the information below and then submit a proposal.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
We welcome proposals on
- Developing Intercultural Communication Skills
- Language and Cultural Identity in the EFL Classroom
- Using Technology in the Language Classroom
- Curriculum Writing and Materials Development
- Content-Based Language Teaching
- Reading, Writing and Literacy
- Listening, Speaking and Pronunciation
- Increasing Student Motivation
- Language Assessment
Workshop (40 minutes)
Workshops will introduce practical, ready-to-use classroom ideas and teaching techniques. Presenters should combine lecture with an interactive component, like discussions, activities, or other group tasks. Workshop facilitators should submit an abstract of 100-200 words describing the goal and content of the workshop and justifying the need for the workshop.
Proposal deadline: March 10, 2020
Registration for participants ends on April 1. REGISTER EARLY! Space is limited.