This tentative schedule will be regularly updated as more details are gradually added to the programme.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Saturday, May 5th 2018
07:30 - 08:00 Registration Grand Hall
08:00 - 08:15 Opening Speech Grand Hall
08:15 - 09:00 Keynote Grand Hall
09:00 - 09:45 Plenary 1 Grand Hall
09:45 - 10:00 Morning Break (Posters) Grand Hall
10:00 - 11:30 Concurrent Sessions A Hall Left, Hall Right, A1-1202, A1-1203, A1-1207
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch UTE Canteen
13:00 - 13:45 Plenary 2 Grand Hall
13:45 - 14:30 Plenary 3 Grand Hall
14:30 - 14:45 Afternoon Break (Posters) Grand Hall
14:45 - 16:15 Concurrent Sessions B Hall Left, Hall Right, A1-1202, A1-1203, A1-1207
16:15 - 17:00 Plenary 4 Grand Hall
17:00 - 17: 30 Closing Remarks Grand Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday May 6th 2018
Cultural Tour - Authentic opportunities for networking and idea exchanging
08:00 - 08:30 Welcome Lobby, Central Building
08:45 - 09:30 Ao Dai Institute District 9
10:00 - 10:30 Reunification Palace District 1
10:45 - 11:15 War Museum District 1
11:30 - 12: 30 Lunch District 1
12:45 - 13:30 Book Street District 1
13:45 - 14:45 Ben Thanh Market District 1
14:45 - 15:45 Free time  
15:45 - 16:20 Back to HCMUTE Thu Duc District

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS OVERVIEW

Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions A)
10:00 - 11:30 Language Development Hall Left
Learner Autonomy Hall Right
Vocabulary Teaching and Learning A1-1202
Technology in Language Education A A1-1203
Testing and Assessment A A1-1207
Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions B)
14:45 - 16:15 Motivation and Study Skills Hall Left
Language and Culture Hall Right
Reading Skills Teaching and Learning A1-1202
Technology in Language Education (B) A1-1203
Testing and Assessment (B) A1-1207

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS A DETAILS

Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions A)
10:00 - 11:30 Language Development

Hall Left

  • Written Language Development of English-Majored Students at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education
  • The Impact of CLIL on Primary School Students’ English Vocabulary Development and Content Knowledge
  • Mother Tongue Based Multilingual Education Programme: Where Children Learn Well

 

Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions A)
10:00 - 11:30 Learner Autonomy

Hall Right

  • The Role of Learner Autonomy in English Language Education
  • Learner Autonomy Beliefs and Practices of First-Year Students at HCMC University of Technology
  • Teachers' Roles in fostering Learner Autonomy in University English Classes

 

Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions A)
10:00 - 11:30 Vocabulary Teaching and Learning

A1-1202

  • Enhancing Students’ Vocabulary Memory at University of Engineering and Technology
  • An Investigation Into Data-Driven Approach to Introducing Vocabulary and Collocations
  • Monolingual and Bilingual Dictionaries on Vocabulary Recall and Retention of Students Majoring in English Language

 

Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions A)
10:00 - 11:30 Technology in Language Education (A) A1-1203
  • Blended Learning as A Way to Support Content-Based Language Learning
  • Learner Autonomy in Virtual Learning Space: Reconsiderations on the Use of Learner Reflection in Speaking e-Portfolios
  • The Utilization of Quizlet Application in Teaching Academic English (Workshop)

 

Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions A)
10:00 - 11:30 Testing and Assessment (A) A1-1207
  • Students’ Perspectives on the Implementation of Self and Peer Assessment in Academic Writing
  • The Effects of Peer Feedback on the First Year Students' Writing Performance
  • Peer-Correction in Responding to Writing as Work in Progress: A Way to Improve the Management of Writing in the Classroom

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS B DETAILS

Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions B)
14:45 - 16:15 Motivation and Study Skills

Hall Left

  • Motivating Learners to Actively Participate in a Foreign Language Class
  • Classroom Debates to Develop Learners’ Critical Thinking and Speaking Skills: A Teaching Methodology Issue (Workshop)
  • [RETRACTED] The Effects of Project-Based Learning on the Interpersonal Skills of Freshmen at Thu Dau Mot University
Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions B)
14:45 - 16:15 Language and Culture

Hall Right

  • English-Major Students’ Perceptions of the Role of Culture in English Language Learning
  • Challenges of Teaching English in Vietnam through the Eyes of Expatriate Teachers
  • [RETRACTED] A Study on English Learning of Black Tai People in a Multilingual Environment
Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions B)
14:45 - 16:15 Reading Skills Teaching and Learning A1-1202
  • Factors Influencing EFL Reading Comprehension of Vietnamese Secondary School Students: A Case Study 
  • Fostering Learner Autonomy through an Extensive Reading Program with Undergraduate Students at Thu Dau Mot University
  • [RETRACTED] ESP Nursing Students’ Problems in Reading Medical Academic Texts and Their Proposed Solutions
Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions B)
14:45 - 16:15 Technology in Language Education (B) A1-1203
  • Students’ Perceptions of Mobile Apps: A Needs Analysis of EAP in Vietnam
  • [RETRACTED] The Effects of Using Video-Based Instruction on EFL Teenage Learners' Writing Performance
  • [RETRACTED] Using Mobile Phones for Project-Based Learning in a Joint-Program English Class in Thuong Mai University
Saturday, May 5th 2018 (Concurrent Sessions B)
14:45 - 16:15 Testing and Assessment (B) A1-1207
  • Effects of Formative Assessment via Schoology Platform on EFL Students' Perceptions of Learner Autonomy 
  • EFL Learners’ Form-Related Errors Committed in Paragraph Writing
  • [RETRACED] Non-English Major Students' Preferences of Teacher's Feedback for Their Common Writing Errors 

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Saturday, May 5th 2018

Learner Autonomy

  • Applying Project-Based Learning to Encourage Speaking Ability in L2 Classroom
  • Learner Autonomy Promoting Practice: The Role of Self-Assessment and Peer-Assessment in an ESL Speaking Skills Course
  • Learner Autonomy Promoting Practices in Vietnamese Higher Education: The Perceptions of EFL Teachers and Students
Grand Hall

Skills Development

  • An Investigation into Pronunciation Learning Strategies of EFL University Students
  • The Impact of Storytelling on Students’ Oral Performance
  • Teaching English Speaking Skill in Contexts: A Perspective of the Systemic Functional Linguistics
  • Repeated Reading: An Approach to Develop Reading Fluency for Vietnamese Learners of English
  • Students’ Acquisition of ESL Writing Skills in Education 4.0
Teaching Methodology
  • Smartphones in the New EFL Classrooms: An Obstacle or a Potential Teaching Aid?
  • Using TV News Report as an Integrating-Skills Activity in a Social English Class
  • The Use of Newspaper Articles for Teaching and Evaluating Practices in American Foreign Policies after WWII Course
  • Silence in Learning and Pedagogical Implications
Grand Hall
Leaners’ Factors
  • Learners’ Perceptions and Attitudes towards Teachers’ Code-Switching: A Study at Long Khanh English Center
  • The Effect of Friendship Qualities on the Effectiveness of Cooperative Learning
  • Vietnamese Engineering Students’ Comprehension of and Satisfaction with English-Medium Instruction: The Role of English Proficiency

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