International Conference on the 
Teaching of Chinese:

Distance teaching, the spread 
and globalization of the Chinese language

27-28 August 2016
Auckland, New Zealand


Call for Paper Proposals

Papers are invited that offer contemporary insights into the teaching of Chinese and that contribute to an understanding of Chinese as an international language. The ICTC committee now invites researchers worldwide to submit their abstracts for presentation at the conference.

The conference aims to include, but is not limited to, the following research areas:

  • Distance language teaching methodologies, content and/or curriculum
  • Research on language learners and teachers
  • Language acquisition
  • Language testing 
  • Standards for language teaching and learning
  • Digital resources and online language teaching
  • Research on the Chinese language for language teaching
  • Culture learning in Language Education
  • Language identity and cultural identity
  • Cultural factors in language teaching and globalization.

Abstract Submission:

  1. Each person may submit no more than one single-authored or first-authored abstract.

  2. Please list your name, affiliations, research areas, correspondence address, email, and contact phone number in your abstract. 

  3. Your abstract may be in either English or Chinese. If your abstract is in Chinese, please use Songfont or SimSun 12 font size; if English, please use Times New Roman 12 font size. The abstract should be about 200 words and should NOT EXCEED 1 A4 page, including references; 

  4. Please email two copies of your abstract (one in WORD format and the other PDF) to the conference secretary ( by 30 May 2016.

Abstract Review Process:

All abstracts will undergo double blinded peer review by the ICTC Abstract Review Committee. The notification of acceptance of the abstracts submitted will be sent to authors via email by 15 June 2016. The expected size of the conference is about 50 participants.

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