Early Language Learning: Theory and Practice in 2014

Venue: Umeå University
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Event Date: 12/06/2014 - 14/06/2014

Department of Language Studies, Umeå University are happy to announce the first international conference at Umeå on the theme of young children learning second and foreign languages. 

In the year when Umeå celebrates its role as European Capital of Culture 2014, we would like to welcome you to join us during the long summer days in northern Sweden for an international conference, "Early Language Learning: Theory and Practice in 2014" at Umeå university. 

The conference focuses on early second and foreign language learning in school contexts, reviewing contemporary challenges for young children, aged 3-12 years, learning languages in many different school contexts worldwide. This specialist conference offers opportunities for researchers, language teachers, language advisers and policy makers to develop links and establish networks, helping to expand the pool of research expertise in this field.

Deadline for colloquia proposals: Sunday October 27th 2013
Deadline for papers and poster presentations: Sunday November 24th 2013

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