Call for Papers


Call for Papers




The fourth Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia conference will be held at Ryukoku University, Kyoto, on June 23rd and 24th, 2018. The aim of this international event is to enable language educators and researchers from across Asia to share ideas and discuss various aspects relating to the theory and/or practice of Task-Based Learning and Teaching in Asia. We also welcome those from further afield with an interest in TBLT. The TBLT in Asia conference attracts scholars from all over the world, with presentations focusing on practical aspects of task implementation, as well as more theoretical issues. We would like to invite those with an interest in this field to submit an abstract for a paper (25 mins), workshop (40 mins), or poster session. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • The compatibility of TBLT in Asia
  • The evaluation of TBLT in classrooms
  • The use of learners’ L1 in TBLT classrooms
  • Learner identity and TBLT
  • TBLT with young learners
  • Practical ideas for TBLT classrooms
  • Language teacher professional development and TBLT
  • TBLT and CALL
  • Learner’s L2 development and TBLT
  • Learner language use during tasks
  • Classroom and curriculum challenges
  • Future directions for TBLT in Asia

The site for submissions will be available from October 1st.
Submission deadline: 15th March, 2018

Following peer review, presenters will be notified of acceptance by 7th April, 2018. Please check our website for details.