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Teaching Chinese as a foreign language - Konferenciameghívó

Engaging and motivating students in the classroom

Modern world is in an permanent, total change. Change, that impacts not only economy, politics and natural environment, but also international communication, language and methods of teaching languages. How to make students interested in language? How to focus them even on the hardest grammar points? How to connect fun and knowledge in learinng foreign languages? What are modern methods of activation in teaching foreign languages and how to use them? The University of Wroclaw, Hanban and the Confucius Institute at the University of Wroclaw do invite you to an International Scientific Conference titled "Teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Engaging and motivating students in the classroom".


We recommend the following topics for the conference:
* modern methology of teaching foreign languages;
* modern technology in activation in teaching foreign languages;
* sources and tools of activation in teaching foreign languages;
* methods of activation in teaching foreign languages in workong with different
age-groups;
* authoring methods of activation in teaching foreign languages.


We invite philological researchers, foreign language teachers and methodologists, and linguists and e-learning specialist researchers, especially in sinology. We also invite senior researchers as well as doctoral students. We invite philological researchers, foreign language teachers and methodologists, and linguists and elearning specialist researchers, especially in sinology. We also invite senior researchers as well as doctoral students.


The conference will be hosted by the Confucius Institute at the University of Wroclaw, Poland, on 17 – 19 November 2017. The language of the conference will be English.


We now invite abstracts for individual papers or posters. The abstracts must be sent attached and anonymous and must not contain more than 300 words (in English). They should be submitted by 17 October 2017 and sent to the conference e-mail address at: teaching.chinese@uwr.edu.pl
Abstracts sent by doctoral students should be approved by their supervisors (not in the abstracts text, which must remain anonymous, but with the supervisor’s address in the CC field). The conference will be transmitted online via Skype, thus two types of participation will be possible – at the place of the conference and online. If the total number of participants at the place of the conference is fewer than 10, the conference will be organised as an online panel discussion on 17 November 2017.


The abstracts will be accepted upon revision by the scientific committee by 25 October 2017.
The final programme of the conference will be released by 10 November 2017.
Papers will be grouped into various sessions dedicated to different topic areas of discussion. A poster session is also planned,, i.e. unless there are fewer than 10 poster proposals sent and/or accepted.


Additional information:
Every presentation should last no more than 20 minutes and will be followed by a 10-minute discussion.
The registration fee is € 120 for participants at the place of the conference and €40 for online-only participants.
The discounted fee for doctoral students is € 80, and € 60 for accompanying persons.
If the form of the conference changes from a stationary one (at the place of the conference) to an online panel discussion, the difference in the fee price for participants who sent their proposals to participate at the place of the conference will be returned to their accounts.


The fees should be paid via bank transfer to the following account:
IBAN: PL 80 1090 2398 0000 0001 2002 5457
SWIFT: WBKPPLPP
The address and payment details are as follows:
Uniwersytet Wrocławski
Plac Uniwersytecki 1
50-137 Wrocław
“Teaching Chinese as a foreign language”
The transfer fee should be covered by the sender (OUR).


Fees should be paid by 31 October 2017.
The conference fee includes meals, accommodation and conference proceedings. Unfortunately, we are unable to reimburse any travel expenses.