Present and Future of English in Saudi Arabia: Research Concerns

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 to Monday, October 20, 2014
The symposium aims to: Attract researchers in the different disciplines of Applied Linguistics to share their ideas, research findings and best practices with their colleagues around the Kingdom; Raise academics’ awareness regarding the present and future trends of English language teaching in KSA; Address topical issues in applied linguistics research and practice, covering the major disciplines of the field at the level of theory and practice; Disseminate knowledge related to state -of –the- art research trends and recent publications in applied linguistics; Invite researchers and practitioners in in fields related to applied linguistics to address issues of common concern. Themes: •Language, literature and methodology •Language and culture •Language planning and the ELT curriculum •Language learning and technology