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Call for Presentations   

The 21st AsiaTEFL International Conference
August 17-20, 2023, Daejeon, S. Korea
Celebrating ELT in Asia: Visions and Aspirations

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of AsiaTEFL, the 21st AsiaTEFL International Conference will reflect on the past, examine the present, and anticipate the future of English language teaching (ELT) in Asia. Presenters are encouraged to bring any issues that have attracted the attention of ELT practitioners, policymakers, and researchers in Asia over the past two decades. The aim of this 2023 conference is two-fold: (a) to suggest visions for and aspirations of ELT in Asian contexts, and (b) to foster closer friendships and tighter networks among scholars and practitioners whose work involves ELT policies or practices relevant to Asian contexts or students.

Call for Proposals
The 21st AsiaTEFL International Conference invites research papers, workshops, colloquia/symposia, and poster sessions, with both in-person and online options for participation.
Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, sent via our submission platform at or Proposal Submission
Deadline for submission is February 28, 2023.

The organizing committee invites proposals on any aspect of applied linguistics and ELT in Asia.
Proposals related to the following sub-themes are especially welcome:
  1. Language planning and language policy
  2. Methodologies and teaching approaches
  3. Curriculum and syllabus design
  4. Materials design
  5. Language assessment and evaluation
  6. Second language acquisition and literacy development
  7. English for academic/specific purposes
  8. Teacher education and professional development
  9. Global issues in language education
  10. Digital literacies/language learning and technology
  11. Intercultural communication and global competencies
  12. Plurilingualism and translanguaging
  13. World Englishes/English as a lingua franca
  14. Multilingual and multicultural education
  15. Identity and learner autonomy
  16. Creativity and critical literacies
  17. Teaching younger learners
  18. Linguistics, discourse analysis, and related areas
  19. Working with special needs students
  20. Other related areas

Presentation Types
  1. Papers: 25 minutes
  2. Workshops: 60 minutes
  3. Colloquia/Symposia: 90 minutes
  4. Poster presentations
*Presenters can choose to present on-site or online.
*All presenters (on-site and online) are required to submit pre-recorded presentation video for online viewers.

Important Dates
Proposal submission deadline     February 28, 2023
Notification of proposal acceptance     March 31, 2023

Registration and payment due    
a. Early bird/presenter registration     April 17 – May 22, 2023
b. Regular registration     May 23 – July 17, 2023
c. On-site registration     August 18 – August 20, 2023

Special Events and Activities
  1. Pre-Conference Events
  2. 20th Anniversary Colloquium / ReN Symposium
  3. Workshops
  4. AsiaTEFL General Business Meeting
  5. Asian Teachers Social
  6. Regional Members Meet-up
  7. Educational and Cultural Events (school visits and half-day city tour)
  8. Conference Reception
  9. Book/EduTech Exhibitions

Daejeon Convention Center (DCC)
107 Expo-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea

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단체명: AsiaTEFL (아시아영어교육학회)
고유번호: 605-82-77130
소재지: 광주광역시 광산구 호남대길 59, 1층 4101호
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