ICELT 2012 – English Language Teaching (Vietnam)

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International Conference on English Language Teaching

in ASEAN Universities (ICELT 2012)

30 Nov. – 1 Dec., 2012

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With Warmest Greetings!

In connection with the success of the previous annual workshops and conferences on Teaching and Learning English hosted by the Faculty of English Linguistics and Literature, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (EF-USSH), an affiliated member of the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City, this year conference (ICELT2012) is scheduled on November 30 and December 1, 2012 at the same institution.

This international conference is envisioned as an annual forum and participatory conference for academicians, education professionals and graduate students to exchange ideas, experiences, best practices, research findings and innovations in Teaching and Learning English as well as related issues. The conference also aims to provide a platform that brings all ASEAN experts, educators, and professionals share initiatives, update current trends and enhance future development of ESL/EFL learning and teaching in ASEAN Universities. The conference would also hope to optimize your capacity to apply innovative methods in reassuring the quality of teaching and learning English in ASEAN universities and colleges.

In this regard, the Faculty of English Linguistics and Literature, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (EF-USSH) warmly welcome you to participate and submit your papers to the conference.

Conference Theme and Sub-Themes

Conference theme: English Language Teaching in ASEAN Universities
Subthemes 1

Quality assurance

Subthemes 2

Teaching and Learning the English language

Subthemes 3

Technology and ELT

  • Quality assurance and ELT curriculum design
  • Program/Curriculum evaluation
  • ELT Curriculum innovations
  • Management experiences of English programs
  • University and industry collaboration in ELT
  • Curriculum design and development in ELT
  • Teacher professional development
  • Cross-border collaboration in ELT
  • Autonomy
  • Counselling
  • Others


  • Materials development
  • Materials evaluation
  • Testing and assessment
  • Teaching methodologies and approaches
  • Teaching and learning styles
  • Innovative teaching practices
  • Teaching translation/interpreting
  • Teaching literature
  • Teaching English for academic purposes (EAP)
  • Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Integration of language skills in ELT
  • Teaching English as a global language
  • Culture and ELT
  • Intercultural communication
  • Others
  • Technology integration in ELT
  • Application of technology in ELT instructional methods, materials, and techniques
  • Alternative modes of delivery in ELT
  • E-instructional methods, materials and techniques
  • Issues in E-learning
  • Others



Call for Papers

The Organizing Committee cordially invites all ASEAN English lecturers, educators, administrators, graduate students and other interested stakeholders to participate in and present their papers at the conference.


Guidelines for Abstracts, Papers and Posters

An abstract in Microsoft Word format of no more than 250 words should be emailed to by 15 Jul, 2012.

The abstract should include:

  • The title in bold, centered alignment, Times New Roman, 14pt font size
  • Name(s) of the author(s) with title and affiliation
  • Email address & telephone number
  • The main text in 12pt Times New Roman

If the abstract is accepted, a full paper of no more than 10 pages should be emailed to by 15 Sept, 2012.

The paper should include:

  • The abstract with title in bold, centered alignment, Times New Roman, 14pt font size, name(s) of the author(s) with title and Institution, email address
  • The main text in 12pt Times New Roman, APA citation style
  • Key words (maximum 5)
  • References
  • Brief biodata of no more than 50 words

If a poster is recommended, the following guideline should be followed:

  • Posters should be at most 122 cm high x 92 cm wide (H=4ft, W=3ft), and are to be displayed vertically/horizontally.
  • Adhesive tape will be provided, the author must bring everything else.
  • Posters must be prepared in advance: supplies for this purpose will not be provided.
  • One of the authors should be at the poster for information and discussion during the time allotted for that particular poster session.
  • Each poster should have a title, the author’s name, title, and affiliation


You are invited to register online to any time before 15 Aug, 2012.

Conference Fee

The conference fee will cover admission/registration to the conference, participation in all scientific sessions and conference documents, including lunches and snacks for the two days of the conference.

Participants On or before After
15 Jul -> 15 Aug 15 Aug
Foreign 80 USD 100 USD
Local 800.000VND 1.000.000VND

The fee is non-refundable.


All payments should be made in:

  • Cash no later than 30 Oct (See. Ms Nguyen Dinh Lan Anh, Rm. A112, 10-12 Dinh Tien Hoang, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Check or Money Order to the account of The University of Social Sciences & Humanities –Ho Chi Minh at Vietcombank, Ho Chi Minh City


Bank Vietcombank, Ho Chi Minh City Vietcombank, Ho Chi Minh City
Currency VND USD (for foreign delegates)
Account name Trường ĐHKHXHNV HCMUSSH
Account number 007.100.0078289 007.137.0196575


Note: Money transfer to the back account should be made clear as follows

Participation of ICELT2012, name of participant(s)”

(or “Tham dự Hội thảo ICELT2012, tên người tham dự”)



Important Dates

Date Events
15 Jul, 2012 Abstract submission deadline
30 Jul, 2012 Notification of abstract acceptance / rejection
15 Sept, 2012 Full paper submission deadline
15 Oct, 2012 Notification of poster/ oral presentation
30 Oct, 2012 Registration deadline for the Conference
30 Nov – 1 Dec, 2012  

Conference Dates


Contact us

For any enquiries, please feel free to contact:

Nguyen Đinh Lan Anh (Ms.)

ICELT Conference Secretary
Faculty of English Linguistics and Literature

University of Social Sciences and Humanities

Vietnam National University – Hochiminh City

Tel: +84 38243328


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