Papers 40 minute presentations
Workshops 80 minute presentations
Research reports 15 minute presentations (MA and PhD students)
The abstract must not exceed 150 words
The bio-data must not exceed 60 words.
Foreign speakers are advised to send in proposals before August 20, 2009. Foreign speakers will be notified of acceptance by the 1 September 2009.
All full papers sent in will be considered for publication.
ICELT 2009 - International Conference on English Language Teaching
Profiting from Learner and Teacher Investment in ELT
10-11 November 2009
Melaka, UNESCO World Heritage City
Links to Confirmed Speakers
Annie Hughes is the Director of the MA in TEYL at the Department of Educational Studies, University of York.
Barry Tomalin is an internationally recognised expert in intercultural communication skills training. A writer, trainer and broadcaster, he has worked for the Overseas Development Agency (British Council) in West Africa and for the BBC World Service in London.
Dr. Hitomi Masuhara is Visiting Fellow at Leeds Metropolitan University, Secretary of MATSDA and freelance Education, Research and Materials Development consultant. Her main interests include the role of the brain in language acquisition, materials & teacher development.
Dr. Brian Tomlinson is a Visiting Professor at Leeds Metropolitan University. He has worked in Indonesia, Japan, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Vanuatu and Zambia and has given presentations in nearly sixty countries. He is the Founder and President of MATSDA (the Materials Development Association)
Fatimah Hashim is Professor of Second Language Education in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya. Fatimah has extensive experience of second language teacher development and research supervision.
Alan Maley has been involved in ELT for 45 years. He worked for the British Council in Jugoslavia, Ghana, Italy, France, China and India and 5 years as Director-General of the Bell Educational Trust in Cambridge.
My nine summers of teaching at Harvard were among the most memorable of my 25 years in the language classroom. It was an extraordinary program made possible by the amazing talent of the late Anne who not only selected her summer staff personally but allowed us total freedom to use our creativity.
David Nunan is Vice President for Academic Affairs at Anaheim University, California, Emeritus Professor at the University of Hong Kong, Honorary Professor at the University of NSW, and Senior Academic Advisor to Global English Corporation in San Francisco.
Dr. Ghazali Mustapha holds a Ph.D in TESL and Critical Thinking Skills from University of Leicester, England. Dr. Ghazali has written papers published in books, journals, conference proceedings, teaching and training modules in the field of TESL and Critical, Creative and Lateral Thinking Skills at national and international levels.
Dr. Rahma Ibrahim Al- Mahrooqi is the Director of the Labguage Centre at SQU. She holds a PhD in English Communications Education from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.
Dr Saleh Salim Al-Busaidi is an assistant professor of English and is currently the Head of the Curriculum Development Unit in the Language Center at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. He has taught EFL since 1995. He has an MA in TEFL from the University of Exeter, UK and a PhD in curriculum studies.
Dr Stephen J Hall is Director, Language and Compulsory Studies, Sunway University College, Malaysia. He was an INSETT nation wide Project Manager for four years. Previously, he was a corporate trainer and managed Language and Communication, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.
Dr. Lee Su Kim is Associate Professor of English at the School of Language Studies and Linguistics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Her research interests are in Language and Culture, World Englishes and Materials Design. She lectures on Varieties of English and Language, Culture & Communication in the B.A. and Masters programmes at the university.
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Dr. NS Prabhu is well known for his work on the Bangalore Project. He has worked at MGM College, Udupi, The Academy of General Education, Manipal, the British Council, Madras and the National University of Singapore. He is currently Advisor, Dictionary Database Project, Orient BlackSwan, Bangalore, India.
Malachi Edwin Vethamani is currently Dean and Associate Professor at the School of Education, Languages and Communications, Wawasan Open University, Malaysia. He was with the Faculty of Educational Studies, University Putra Malaysia from 1986 till 2009. He holds a doctorate in Literature in English from the University of Nottingham, England.
Phan Le Ha lectures in the Faculty of Education, Monash University Australia and holds honorary lecturing positions at universities in Vietnam. Her teaching and research interests include English as an international language, identity, TESOL, pedagogy, writing, and comparative and international education.
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