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Translation – Teaching, and Learning English in Expanding and Outer Circle Countries: Realities, Experiences, Challenges, and Remedies

 

For improving and developing the situation of translation as well teaching and learning English as a foreign language in Expanding Circle Countries and as a second language in Outer Circle Countries, the Democratic Arab Center in Berlin, Germany with collaboration with :

  • the University of Benghazi in Benghazi –  Libya
  • the University of Mosul College of Education for Humanities – Iraq
  • Al-Quds Open University –  Palestine

announce conducting the 1st international virtual conference under the title

Translation – Teaching, and Learning English in Expanding and Outer Circle Countries: Realities, Experiences, Challenges, and Remedies

This conference will be virtually online through Zoom and sponsored by Democratic Arab Center

The conference date is on 6/7/8 April 2021 – Note: participation free of charge

Chair of the conference  : Dr. Youssif Zaghwani Omar  –  University of Benghazi

Honored Committee

 

  • Prof Dr . Azeldeen Younis El-Dressi (President of University of Benghazi
  • Prof Dr. Yunus Morshed Amr, President of Al-Quds Open University – Palestine
  • Prof Dr . Nawara Imssalem (Dean of Faculty of Languages at the University of Benghazi
  • Prof Dr. Hazim Dhannoon Ismael – Dean of the College of Education for Humanities – the University of Mosul – Iraq
  • Ammar Sharaan  – President of Democratic Arab Center

We have invited some professors in English language from American and British universities to present as key speakers. We will announce key speakers later after careful selections

Introduction

Learning and teaching English in expanding and outer circle countries encounter various challenges. Most of experiences in teaching and learning English in such countries have been proven unsatisfactory. So, this virtual international conference is a great opportunity for researchers and educators to present their papers in an international academic gathering regarding their experiences in teaching translation and English in their countries. The conference, also, provides great opportunities to the participants to publish their papers in an edited book free of charge and benefit from academic discussions.

Objectives of the Conference

The conference aims at gathering teachers, linguists, grammarians, semanticists, and pragmaticians interested in exploring and discussing communicative practices within and across languages, shedding lights on various issues as: how English communicative practices have been informed and shaped within communicative situations; challenges and needs of using English in reality; extent and ways English communicative practices differ from various communicative practices; how communicative practices differ across different cultural groups. The conference mainly aims at:

  • Gathering educators and researchers from all over the world to discuss pedagogical points regarding translation, learning, and teaching English;
  • Highlighting some experiences of translation and teaching and learning English in some expanding and outer circle countries;
  • Presenting some recommendations and suggestions regarding teaching and learning English in expanding and outer circle countries; and
  • Providing some potential remedies regarding teaching and learning English in expanding and outer circle countries

Axes of the Conference

The conference addresses translation, teaching, and learning English dominance in different arenas and  different linguistic codes, focusing mainly on the following themes

  • Experiences of Teaching or Learning English in Expanding and Outer Circle Countries
  • Psycholinguistics Issues regarding Teaching and Learning English in Expanding and Outer Circle Countries
  • Sociolinguistics Issues regarding Teaching and Learning English in Expanding and Outer Circle Countries
  • Effect of World of Englishes on Teaching or Learning English
  • Methods of Teaching English
  • Theories of Learning English
  • Semantic Issues in Teaching and Learning English
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Translation Issues
  • ESP
  • Corpus and Functional Linguistics

 

Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Youssif Zaghwani Omar –  University of Benghazi, Libya –  Chair
  • Dr. Nadia Nuesir – University of Tripoli, Libya – Membe
  • Dr. Hamza Elthelb – University of Tripoli, Libya – Member
  • Dr. Ahlem Hal – University of Oran, Algeria –  Membe
  • Dr. Ismail Fathy –  University of Mosul – Iraq – Member
  • Dr. Mohammed Fattah Rashid Al-Obeidi – University of Mosul – Iraq – Member
  • Dr. Omar Ali Elias – University of Mosul – Iraq – Member

Preparatory Committee

  • Dr. Ahmad Al-Rashied – University of Benghazi – Chair
  • Mr. Kareim Aich – University of Rebat – Member
  • Mr. Salah Algalli – University of Benghazi – Member

Sending Abstract

Each presenter presents for 20 minutes followed by 10-minute question and discussion time

Presenters submit an abstract between 150 to 250 words. Author name, affiliation, and contact information are to be escorted along with a short bio. Full paper are to be submitted later to be edited in a book to be published by the Democratic Arab Center free of charge. All abstract and/or full papers will be blind reviewed and the notification of acceptance will be given within 7 days after receiving the submission. The book will be published before the end of October 2021. Submissions are to be sent to Dr. Youssif Zaghwani Omar (Chair of the conference) at:   dr.youssif-omar@democraticac.de

For more information, contact with Dr. Youssif Zaghwani Omar at the email

dr.youssif-omar@democraticac.de  or on Wahtsapp  00218-917501590. You will receive a notification of receiving the email by the following day at most

Publication

The papers accepted will be published in an edited book by the Democratic Arab Center in Berlin, Germany with a certificate of participation

Place and Date

This conference will be virtually online through Zoom and sponsored by Democratic Arab Center

The deadline for accepting abstracts is March 30, 2021

The conference date is on 6/7/8 April 2021

The deadline of full papers is June 10, 2021

Democratic Arab Center For Strategic, Political & Economic Studies

Deutschland – Berlin
030- 54884375
030- 91499898
030- 86450098

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