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3rd International Conference on Second Language Pedagogies: Improving Learners' Proficiency and Accuracy

Dates: February 1-2, 2014
Conference location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Official conference languages: English and French

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Tom Cobb
Département de didactiques des langues, Université du Québec à Montréal

Professor Larry Vandergrift
Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, University of Ottawa

Over the past decades, major shifts in second language learning and teaching emphasize learner-centered communicative methods in language classes. The 3rd International Conference on Second Language Pedagogies will explore innovative and effective didactic strategies and theories that aim to improve second language learners' proficiency and accuracy in current post-secondary educational settings.

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The Official Westcoast Reader | An Online Resource for Adult Learners of English

The Official Westcoast Reader | An Online Resource for Adult Learners of English | TELT |

Shona Whyte:

Short reading passages on engaging topics in simple English.  PDFs with more reading, vocabulary help, and links to places to follow up on the topic.



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CALL conference uOttawa (2012)

CALL conference uOttawa (2012) | TELT |

Here is a collection of videos from keynote speeches and round tables/symposia from last year's CCERBAL 2012 conference on Innovative Practices in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) held at the University of Ottawa and organized by Marie-Josée Hamel.


The conference programme is here

and will probably be helpful in navigating the playlist.

Shona Whyte's insight:

Some important topics in CALL teaching, training and research and some big names - a pity no-one has been accessing these videos.

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