Contemporary Linguistic Theories and their Impact on Language Acquisition and Teaching

Страна: Иордания

Город: Karak

Тезисы до: 01.03.2019

Даты: 02.07.19 — 04.07.19

Область наук: Филологические;

Е-мейл Оргкомитета: artcolloq AT

Организаторы: The Faculty of Arts at Mutah University


The Faculty of Arts at Mutah University is hosting the 6th International Conference of Literature and language as a platform for Interaction between Civilizations on 2-4 July, 2019.

The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars adhering to contemporary linguistic theories to address long-standing or new theoretical issues pertaining to the acquisition, learning and teaching of languages. The accomplished technical and technological developments can stand out as signs of the progress and development of nations, which is influenced by the competence of the educational system and the ability to keep up with the developments worldwide. For a better understanding of such developments, communication is necessary which cannot be established unless channels of understanding between peoples of the world is secured which is reliant on learning and teaching languages, namely the multidisciplinary field of language acquisition.

The conference enhances chances of examining the up-to-date developments in the field of contemporary theories of language acquisition as well as spreading awareness about the status, aims, and trends of language teaching and learning in the Arab World, and about the latest development in harnessing contemporary technology in education techniques, acquisition strategies, evaluation, curriculum development and building effective teaching methods. Such endeavors have become a necessity as the Arabic language competes with other world languages.

I. Conference Themes:

1) Contemporary linguistic theories relevant to formal aspects of language, including, but not limited to, morphology, phonology, syntax, semantics, and so on.

2) The implementation of contemporary linguistic theories in the domain of First Language Acquisition:

a. Contemporary linguistic theories and First Language Acquisition
b. Bilingual and multilingual first language acquisition
c. language acquisition in the presence of cognitive impairment and autism

3) The implementation of contemporary linguistic theories in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and the teaching of languages to non-native speakers

a. Generative, cognitive, and sociocultural approaches to SLA
b. Second language learning and teaching methods
c. Language policy and foreign language teaching
d. Building curricula for language teaching
e. Acquisition of signed language
f. Culture and its influence on language teaching and learning
g. Teaching Arabic for non-native speakers

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