4th Annual Applied Linguistics and Second Language Conference on Learning and Teaching

Foreign Language Building, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Friday, April 10, 12 noon to 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 11, 9 AM to 12 noon


The conference is organized by the Applied Linguistics and Second Language Studies section of the Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures (CMLL) Department at Texas Tech University.

Our goals:

    • To promote applied research on second and foreign language teaching and learning
    • To encourage graduate students and faculty members in applied linguistics, and second and foreign language, to present their research

Fields of Interest: Including but not limited to curriculum, testing, course and program evaluation, course and program administration, pedagogy, second language acquisition, international teaching assistant (ITA) research, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, materials design, literature as sources of cultural literacy.

We are inviting abstracts of approximately 250 words on the above fields of interest. Send PDF files to Elli Geng and Kristina Mayer. Presentations will be 20 minutes plus a 10 minutes Q&A session.


Ellie Geng and Kristina Mayer

Refreshments will be served. For out of town guests, we may be able to arrange overnight lodging in our homes. We will arrange parking for those driving from off-campus.