Invitation: LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVE 


We are planning a language conference in May in Liepaja. I thought, may be it could be interesting also for some of the ETEN members. The conference is available online, so there will not be a problem to join if some of the partners are interested.

Linda Pavītola linda.pavitola@liepu.lv

 Liepaja University in cooperation with  Latvian Language and Literature Teachers’ Association, The Latvian Association of Teachers of English,  Speech Therapists’ Association of Latvia, Latvian Association of Applied Linguistics, British Council Latvia, Goethe-Institut Riga and Liepaja Department of Education 

welcome you to participate in the 19th International Scientific Conference 

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVE 

May 20, 2022 

Look for more information at our website https://vapplapp.liepu.lv/en 

Participants are requested to register for the conference by May 2, 2022 

Indexed by EBSCO 

Each article in the proceedings is assigned a DOI name and registered in the international metadata catalogue Crossref. Bibliographic information is available here: https://www.crossref.org/ 

In connection with the conference, a multilingual collection of scientific articles “Language Acquisition: Problems and Perspectives” (ISSN 1407-9739 (printed), ISSN 2661-5584 (digital)) 

Conference topics 

 Linguistic research on the content of language teaching and its acquisition 

 Linguistic didactics research on language learning in higher education and non-formal education 

 Pedagogical and psychological research on language learning for children, young people and adults 

 Development of the child’s speech and language in preschool and family 

 Offer of mother tongue and foreign language acquisition in Latvian schools 

 Special educational needs in language learning 

 The impact of culture, subculture and value orientation on language learning 

 Acquisition of the Latvian language as a foreign language in Latvia and abroad 

 The language environment in Latvia and the importance of the population’s linguistic attitude in language learning 

 Use of IT for modern language learning solutions 

 Status of communicative and linguistic competence in the labor market 

 Speech and language development disorders, their correction and prevention 

 Academic writing in school and higher education 

At the end of the conference there will be a master classes: 

 within the framework of SIA Barboleta, LiepU, VSI Demokratine mokykla (Lithuania) and INTEGRA ONLUS (Italy) Erasmus + project “Barboleta Learning Board Methodology” (No.2019-1-LV01-KA201-060405) – “Barboleta Equilibrium Platform”. The master class will be led by clinical psychologist and special pedagogue Baiba Jurāne-Blomniece 

“Use of the Database Language of Science (zinatnesvaloda.lv) in Teaching to Improve Students’ Research Competence”. Chaired by Laura Pintere. The aim of the master class is to introduce teachers to the possibilities of the Language of Science database and to offer a lesson plan for using this digital application to increase students’ research competence. 

* The conference will take place in person at the University of Liepaja and online. Detailed information about the e-platform and connection options will be sent to the participants a week before the conference. 



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