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

Grand Hall and Building A1
Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education
1 Võ Văn Ngân, Linh Chiểu Ward, Thủ Đức District
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Hotline: +84 908 164 441


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Thursday, April 25th 2019
Pre-conference Workshop, Building A1, Level 12  
13:00 - 13:15 Registration A1-1206
13:15 - 13:20 Introduction A1-1206
13:20 - 14:30 Pre-conference workshop A1-1206
14:30 - 14:45 Break (Networking) A1-1206
14:45 - 16:35 Pre-conference workshop A1-1206
16:35 - 16:45 Closing Remarks A1-1206







Friday, April 26th 2019
07:30 - 08:00 Registration Grand Hall
08:00 - 08:15 Opening Speech Grand Hall
08:15 - 09:00 Keynote Grand Hall
09:00 - 09:25 Morning Break (Posters) Grand Hall
09:30 - 11:30 Concurrent Sessions A Various Rooms
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch UTE Canteen
13:00 - 13:45 Plenary 1 Grand Hall
13:50 - 15:50 Concurrent Sessions B Various Rooms
15:55 - 16:10 Afternoon Break (Posters) Grand Hall
16:15 - 17:00 Plenary 2 Grand Hall
17:00 - 17:30 Closing Remarks Grand Hall











Saturday April 27th 2019
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
09:30 - 11:00 War Museum District 1
11:00 - 12:00 Lunch District 1
12:00 - 13:00 Book Street District 1
13:00 - 15:00 Ben Thanh Market District 1
15:00 - 16:00 Free time  
16:00 - 17:00 Back to HCMUTE Thu Duc District











Friday, April 26th 2019 - Concurrent Session A
09:30 - 11:30 A1. Conceptualization of Learner Autonomy A1-1203
A2. Practices of Learner Autonomy A1-1204
A3. Learning Motivation A1-1205
A4. Learning Challenges A1-1206
A5. Language and Learning Competence A1-1207






Friday, April 26th 2019 - Concurrent Session B
13:50 - 15:50 B1. Perceptions of Learner Autonomy A1-1203
B2. Learner Autonomy and Technology A1-1204
B3. Communicative Competence Improving Techniques A1-1205
B4. Teaching Challenges A1-1206
B5. Technology-Enhanced Language Learning A1-1207







Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions A1), Room A1-1203
09:30 - 11:30 Conceptualisation of Learner Autonomy
  • [Cancelled] Language Learning Strategies, Autonomy, and Motivation: Introducing an Integrated Framework to Enhance Research and Practice
  • Learner Autonomy as Social Constructivism: Potentials and Challenges
  • Agency as Culture: Learner Autonomy and Motivation as Ordinary


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions A2), Room A1-1204
09:30 - 11:30 Practices of Learner Autonomy
  • Project Work to Promote Learner Autonomy: Underlying Learning Theories
  • Using Poster Presentation as a Promotion of Learner Autonomy at Saigon University
  • The Impacts of Writing Portfolios on Learner Autonomy for Teenage Students at a Language Center


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions A3), Room A1-1205
09:30 - 11:30 Learning Motivation
  • Motivation and Reconstruction of Motivational Strategies in Learning and Teaching French as a Foreign Language in India
  • Influence of Learning Motivation on Writing Skill of EFL Seniors at Sai Gon University
  • Solutions to Problems of The Communicative Language Teaching Activities: Raising Learners’ Motivations and Applying Technology Equipment


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions A4), Room A1-1206
09:30 - 11:30 Learning Challenges
  • Handling Reality: Trainee Teachers’ First-Time Experiences of Teaching
  • English Listening Comprehension Problems Perceived by English Majors at Saigon International University
  • Students’ Perceptions of Using Information and Communication Technology to Study English: A Case at University of Finance-Marketing


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions A5), Room A1-1207
09:30 - 11:30 Language and Learning Competence
  • Effects of L1 and L2 Knowledge on Reading Strategies Choice and Strategies Shift
  • Learning Self-Regulation of EFL Learners in an L2 Listening Course
  • Effect of Background Knowledge on Translation of Lexical Learning Texts



Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions B1), Room A1-1203
13:50 - 15:50 Perceptions of Learner Autonomy
  • Tertiary English Majors' Perceptions of Importance of Learner Autonomy and Autonomous Language Learning Strategy Use
  • Learner Autonomy in Improving English Through Online Learning: Perspectives From Learners and Teachers
  • Autonomy and Attitude of University Freshmen as the View of Self-Determination Theory in Vietnam


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions B2), Room A1-1204
13:50 - 15:50 Learner Autonomy and Technology
  • Identity-Construction and Autonomy in Online Spaces
  • Using Vocabulary Apps to Enhance Students’ Vocabulary Knowledge in Autonomous Learning Environments
  • Analyzing English Majored Students’ out-of-Class Online Learning Reflections to Foster Learner Autonomy


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions B3), Room A1-1205
13:50 - 15:50 Communicative Competence Improving Techniques
  • Teaching Grammar Communicatively: A Critical Look at The Roles of Grammar in The EFL Context
  • Enhancing Students’ Intercultural Communication Competence - How to Avoid Miscommunication in Academic Writing
  • Applying Shadowing Techniques and Authentic Materials to Develop and Improve Young Learners’ Communicative Skills


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions B4), Room A1-1206
13:50 - 15:50 Teaching Challenges
  • Reality of English-Majored Freshmen’s Self-Study of Listening Skills
  • An Investigation of English as a Medium of Instruction: A Case Study
  • Students’ Preferences Regarding Native Versus Non-Native English Teachers at Vietnam-USA Society


Friday, April 26th 2019 (Concurrent Sessions B5), Room A1-1207
13:50 - 15:50 Technology-Enhanced Language Learning
  • Using Free Online Media Resources to Enhance Students’ Confidence in Public Speaking Skills
  • Use of Mobile Devices for English Learning Purposes among University English Majors
  • Motivating Factors in English-Medium Instruction at the Tertiary Level



Friday, April 26th 2019, Grand Hall
  • The Frequency of State Nominalization in Research Articles Written by Vietnamese and Native English Writers 
  • Students’ and Teachers’ Perceptions of Error Correction in Speaking Activities 
  • The Role of Input in Second Language Acquisition: Some Theoretical Considerations for Language Learning Opportunities 
  • How Noticing of Phonological Repetition Affects EFL Students' Acquisition of Formulaic Sequences
  • Challenges in Learning Legal English from Students’ Perspective at Hanoi Law University 
  • Effects of Flipped Classrooms on Learners' Knowledge Acquisition in Business English Context
  • Writing e-Portfolios and the Development of Learner Autonomy: A Literature Review
  • The Role of Teacher Identity in EFL Early Career Teachers’ Professional Development