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Full Title: 7th NTU Postgraduate Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin

Call Deadline: 14-Oct-2018 

Meeting Description:

Chinese is the most spoken language in the world, and the study of Chinese has become internationally fashionable. In order to develop primary research capabilities and professional training in Chinese language pedagogy, the Seventh NTU Postgraduate Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language will be held on March 23, 2019 at National Taiwan University (NTU). 

Organized by postgraduate students from the Graduate Program of Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at NTU, this one-day conference hopes to bring together postgraduate students interested in the filed an intellectually stimulating and friendly platform for the exchange of ideas. Presenters of the conference will have the possibility to publish their research in the Proceedings of the Seventh NTU Postgraduate Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. 

Areas of research can include Chinese teaching method, Chinese linguistics, second language acquisition, etc., couched in any theoretical framework.

Call for Papers: 

Submission deadline: 14-Oct-2018 
Location: National Taiwan University 
Conference languages: Chinese or English 

Conference topics include, but are not limited to: 

- Chinese teaching method 
- Chinese linguistics 
- Material and information of technology about Chinese teaching 
- Chinese society and culture 
- Second language acquisition 
- The current situation about domestic and overseas Chinese teaching 

Submission Guidelines: 

Submissions can be written in either Chinese or English, and should be between 6,000-20,000 characters in Chinese or 8,000-12,000 words in English. Talks will be 15 minutes with 8 minutes for discussion. Submission should be emailed as an attachment (.doc file) to before October 14, 2018. 

Format of Submission: 

Please use the ''submission form'' to submit your paper. 
Word Limit: 8,000-12,000 words in English or 6,000-20,000 characters in Chinese. (including references and keywords) 

Important Dates: 

Submission deadline: October 14, 2018. 
Notification of acceptance: December 10, 2018 
Conference date: March 23, 2019 


- Please send the MS-Word format file as attachment to: 
- All papers will be reviewed anonymously. 

Duration for each paper presenter: 23 minutes (15 minutes presentation; 8 minutes Q&A)