Conference Details

Fourth International Conference On Linguistics And Language Studies

  • Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Conference
  • Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018
  • Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (Chai Wan) Hong Kong. ​ Address: 133 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan,
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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The Fourth International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies aims to provide a platform for scholars around the globe to exchange research ideas, share good professional practices, and explore collaboration in the fields of language, linguistics, and translation studies.

List of Main Topics

  • Bilingualism and Multilingualism
  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • ICT in Language Education
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language Assessment
  • Language
  • Culture and Society
  • Language Pedagogy
  • Language Policy
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Syntax and Morphology
  • ​Translation and Interpreting
  • World Englishes


Professor Roumyana SLABAKOVA

University of Southampton, ...

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University of Southampton, UK and UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Roumyana Slabakova is Professor and Chair of Applied Linguistics in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Southampton, UK and Research Professor II at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway. Previously, she taught at the University of Iowa, USA, where she is Emeritus Professor. Her research interests are in the second language acquisition of meaning; more specifically, phrasal-semantic, discourse and pragmatic meanings. Her monographs include Telicity in the Second Language (Benjamins, 2001) and Meaning in the Second Language (Mouton de Gruyter, 2008). She co-edits the journal Second Language Research (SAGE) and is the founding co-editor of Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism (Benjamins). Her textbook entitled Second Language Acquisition was published by Oxford University Press in 2016. 

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Professor Winnie CHENG

The Hong Kong Polytechnic U...

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Winnie Cheng is Associate Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Professor of English and Director of Research Centre for Professional Communication in English (RCPCE), Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a Founding Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities. Her research interests include corpus linguistics, conversation analysis, critical discourse analysis, discourse intonation, ESP, intercultural pragmatics and communication, professional and organizational communication, and writing across the curriculum.

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Submission Instructions

Abstracts and papers should be written in English. All submissions must comply with the formatting instructions. Submissions that fail to do so will not be reviewed.
Full paper submission is optional. Full papers submitted to the conference will automatically enter the competitions for the Best Paper Award and Excellent Paper Award of the Conference. Selected high-impact full papers will also be considered for publication in Asian Journal of Linguistics Studies. Paper selection will be carried out by a panel of independent international scholars.

For students with full papers participating in the Conference, there will be a Best Student Paper Award*.
You are encouraged to submit the full paper by the given deadlines; otherwise, it will not be included in the electronic Conference Proceedings. All abstracts and papers should be submitted to the Easychair system. The length of full paper should be 6 to 12 pages.
If your abstract has been accepted and you have completed your conference registration, you are welcome to present your paper.
Once the abstract/paper has been accepted, at least one of the authors must register for the Conference. No presentation time slot will be allocated until author registration is completed. The conference expects that the presentation time for each paper be 20 minutes, including a question-and-answer session of 5 minutes. The actual presentation may slightly differ. Please follow the instruction of the chair of your presentation session.
*Only full-time students are eligible for the competition of the Best Student Paper Award.

Submission Dates

Abstract Date

Registration Fee and Instructions

Fee and Registration Procedure


Early-bird rate (before 15 April 2018)

USD 250/HKD 2000

Regular rate

USD 300/HKD 2400

Student rate

USD 200/HKD 1600

(Inclusive of conference lunch and receptions)

Registration Procedure

Overseas participants MUST send the completed application form and bankdraft by registered mail.


Please send the completed application form with your full amount of registration fee (in the form of bankdraft payable to “CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LINGUISTS HONG KONG SOCIETY”) and send to:

Chartered Institute of Linguists Hong Kong Society

c/o  CCC Kei Chi Secondary School

20 Shui Ning Street

Kwun Tong


Hong Kong


1. Only bankdraft is acceptable from overseas and mainland China participants.

2. Participants from Hong Kong may pay the registration fee by cheque issued by a local Hong Kong bank.

3. Partial payment will not be accepted. We have a “no refund” policy.

Additional Information

The abstract submission deadline is extended to 28 February 2018.