International Conference on Language Proficiency Testing in the Less Commonly Taught Languages
August 17-18, 2012
The Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Call for Papers and Participation
The Sirindhorn Thai Language Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand is organizing the international conference on “Language Proficiency Testing in the Less Commonly Taught Languages to commemorate the 84th Birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose concern for the use of Thai language with carefulness and competence has been widely known among Thai people. The main goal of the conference is to promote the understanding and the use of language proficiency testing among Thai language professionals and to provide a venue for conference participants to exchange knowledge and experience in language instruction and language proficiency testing. The conference also aims to bring together language teachers, educators, administrators and other stakeholders especially in the Less Commonly Taught Languages to discuss, share research, theory, and best practices on current language proficiency testing, language teaching of the LCTL, both for native and non-native speakers.
For the purposes of this conference, a less commonly taught language is defined as any of the world’s languages except English, French, German and Spanish.
Abstract Submission: February 10 - April 30, 2012
View the full call for papers and participation at http://www.stc.chula.ac.th/Conference.html