4th Cardiff Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Japanese Language Pedagogy

14/09/2017 - 15/09/2017, All Day

£25 (£10 for Friday sessions only)

Sponsored by the Japan Foundation as part of the Sakura Network, the School of Modern Languages is hosting the 4th Cardiff Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Japanese Language Pedagogy. The two-day symposium will welcome two distinguished guest speakers from the areas of Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy.

The theme of the Cardiff symposium is the ‘Exploration in Researched Language Pedagogy: Taking an Applied Linguistic Approach to language pedagogy’. This year’s special issues for exploration are learner autonomy and motivation research.

Keynote speakers & plenary sessions
• Professor Naoko Aoki (Professor at Osaka University)
• Dr Ema Ushioda (Professor at University of Wawick)

A programme is available, as well as a book of abstracts, for further information.

The symposium is open to all but you must register to attend for catering purposes by Friday 1st September 2017. There is a fee of £25 to attend the two-day symposium (£10 for the Friday sessions only). Please register via the below booking button below.

Venue and travel
The symposium will take place in the School of Modern Languages which is located on the Cathays Park campus close to the city centre. The campus is easily accessible by car and public transport. The venue is approximately a 12-minute walk from the city centre and a 25-minute walk from Cardiff Central rail station, which can be viewed on the campus map.

There are several hotels near the venue which are recommended by the University. Accommodation can be booked at the University Halls of Residence. The rooms are located near the venue and would be charged at the individual rate of £21.61 (excluding VAT per night per person. Rooms can be booked via the Conference Office so please contact Bookaccommodation@cardiff.ac.uk or +44 (0)29 2087 5508.

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2.18, 2.22 & foyer, School of Modern Languages
66a Park Place
CF10 3AS

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