Conference Details

Fifth International Conference On Linguistics And Language Studies

  • Education
  • Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Conference
  • Jun 25, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019
  • Caritas Institute of Higher Education
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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The Fifth International Conference on  Linguistics and Language Studies (ICLLS 2019) aims to provide a platform for scholars around the globe to exchange research ideas and results, 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
  • First Language Acquisition
  • Second / Foreign 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 Jonathan WEBSTER

For more than ten years, Jo...

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For more than ten years, Jonathan Webster headed up the Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics at City University of Hong Kong.  He is currently Director of The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies at CityU.  He has served as the Editor of the Collected Works of several leading scholars, including M.A.K Halliday, Ruqaiya Hasan, Sydney Lamb, and Braj B. Kachru.  He authored the book Understanding Verbal Art: A Functional Linguistic Approach, published by Springer; and co-authored (with M.A.K. Halliday) Text Linguistics: The how and why of meaning, published by Equinox UK.  In addition, he is the founding Editor of Linguistics and the Human Sciences, Equinox (UK); Managing Editor of the journal WORD; and co-editor of the Journal of World Languages.

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Professor Antony John KUNNAN

Antony John Kunnan is a pro...

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Antony John Kunnan is a professor, researcher and author in the area of language assessment. His research interests are fairness of tests and testing practice, assessment literacy, research methods and statistics, ethics and standards, and language assessment policy. He is a professor in the Department of English and Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Macau. He has also held professorial positions at California State University, Los Angeles, in Tunghai University as a Fulbright professor, the University of Hong Kong and at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

He was the founding president of the Asian Association for Language Assessment, the past president of the International Language Testing. He is currently editor of the Journal of Asia TEFL. He was the founding editor of Language Assessment Quarterly and held the position from 2003-2013.

He is also the Director, Language Assessment Seminar Research Group (2016-) with faculty and student researchers at the University of Macau.

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Submission Instructions

If your abstract has been accepted and you have completed your conference registration, you are welcome to present your paper and will be allocated a time slot for presentation.

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.

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. Full papers submitted by the deadlines will also be included in the electronic Conference Proceedings with an ISBN (978-988-77932-2-9 for 2019). 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.

*Only full-time students are eligible for the competition of the Best Student Paper Award.

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.

Submission Dates

Abstract Date

Registration Fee and Instructions

​Early-bird rate (before 15 April 2019): USD 260/HKD 2000

​Regular rate: USD 310/HKD 2400

​Student rate (full time students): USD 210/HKD 1600

​Spouse (guest) rate#: USD 195/HKD 1500

​(Inclusive of conference materials, lunch and receptions)

# Any participant who brings their spouse, family members or friends to the conference should make sure that every one of them has completed their registration at spouse (guest) rate. No conference materials will be provided to spouse, family members or friends.

​Registration Procedure

Participants can register by emailing the completed application form to

For Hong Kong participants, please send a crossed cheque or bank draft of your full amount of registration fee payable to “CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LINGUISTS HONG KONG SOCIETY” to the following address:

​Chartered Institute of Linguists Hong Kong Society

c/o CCC Kei Chi Secondary School

20 Shui Ning Street

Kwun Tong


Hong Kong


Non-Hong Kong participants (including mainland China participants) may pay the registration fee by bank draft and send it together with the above address. 



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

​Deadline for registration (for paper presenters): 31 May 2019

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