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PLENARY SPEAKER: CENKA IVANOVA

Cenka Ivanova (Professor of Slavonic languages) teaches comparative Slavonic linguistics, linguistic and intercultural communication, and South Slavonic languages at the University of Veliko Turnovo (Bulgaria). She is Head of the Department of Slavonic Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Modern Languages at the University of Veliko Turnovo. Prof. Ivanova graduated in Slavonic Studies from [...]

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FEATURED SPEAKER: DENIS CUNNINGHAM

Denis Cunningham has been involved in (languages) education in a wide variety of contexts over the last forty years. This has included teaching in Victoria and France, consultancy, and management within the Victorian School of Languages, where he was the Assistant Principal until 2006. He has published 300 and presented 200 papers in thirty countries, [...]

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PLENARY SPEAKER: CHRISTINE O’LEARY

Dr Christine O’Leary est professeur de français àl’université Hallam de Sheffield et chef du Département de Langues et Cultures.  Durant une longue carrière dans l’enseignement, débutée dans le secondaire, Christine O’Leary a enseigné le français aux niveaux A1 à C2 du CECR. Elle a développé de nombreux cursus de langues tout en se spécialisantdans la [...]

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FEATURED SPEAKER: GERALDO DE CARVALHO

  Geraldo de Carvalho Doktor im Bereich Übersetzungswissenschaft Leiter der Spracharbeit, Deutschlehrer und Prüfungsbeauftragter am Werther Institut in Juiz de Fora/Brasilien Vereidigter Übersetzer für Deutsch/Portugiesisch Schriftleiter des Internationalen Deutschlehrerinnen- und Deutschlehrerverbands (IDV)   IMPULSVORTRAG: Strategien der Verbandsarbeit zur Förderung des Deutschen als „weiterer“ Fremdsprache neben Englisch Die Nachfrage nach Deutsch als Fremdsprache verzeichnet weltweit einen [...]

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PLENARY SPEAKER: PENNY UR

Penny Ur was educated at Oxford, where she read Hebrew and Arabic, and at Cambridge (PGCE). She completed her MA TEFL at Reading University in 1987. Penny Ur has thirty-five years’ experience as an English teacher in elementary, middle and high schools in Israel. Now retired, she has taught BA and MA courses at Oranim [...]

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PLENARY SPEAKER: BIRSEN TÜTÜNIS

Prof. Dr. Birsen Tütünis  has received her PhD from University of Sussex. She has been working in ELT field  as an  English instructor,  a lecturer and  an administrator for years. She has written articles and books on different issues related to our field. Her recent interest lies on professional learning. Prof. Tütüniş currently works for [...]

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PLENARY SPEAKER: ELKA TODEVA

Elka Todeva is a language educator with a doctorate in English applied linguistics. Her teaching and research are in the areas of second language acquisition, applied linguistics, pedagogical grammar, teacher cognition, and ecological approaches to teaching. Among her publications is the co-edited book “The Multiple Realities of Multilingualism: Personal Narratives and Researchers’ Perspectives” (Mouton de [...]

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PLENARY SPEAKER: TERRY LAMB

Professor Terry Lamb, BSc (Hons), PGCE, MA, PhD, FRSA, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques A former secondary school languages teacher, Terry is Professor of Languages and Interdisciplinary Pedagogy and Director of the Centre for Teaching Innovation at the University of Westminster. He has published extensively in the areas of learner autonomy, multilingualism and language [...]

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PLENARY SPEAKER: MARIANNE HEPP

Marianne Hepp, Professorin für Deutsche Sprachwissenschaft an der Universität Pisa. Aktuelle Arbeits- und Forschungsgebiete: Wortbildung und Phraseologie des Deutschen, Textsortenlinguistik im universitären DaF-Bereich, Kontrastive Textologie. Gastprofessuren und DaF-bildungspolitische Tätigkeit auf internationaler Ebene. Seit 2009 Präsidentin des Internationalen Deutschlehrerinnen- und Deutschlehrerverbands (IDV) HAUPTVORTRAG: Mehrsprachigkeit im akademischen Unterricht: Welche Möglichkeiten bietet eine kontrastiv orientierte Textlinguistik? Obwohl auf internationaler [...]

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PLENARY SPEAKER: DIANE LARSEN-FREEMAN

Diane Larsen-Freeman (Ph.D. in linguistics) is Professor Emerita of Education, Professor Emerita of Linguistics, and Research Scientist Emerita at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is also a Professor Emerita at the Graduate SIT Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Her most recent books are Teaching Language: [...]

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