4th International Conference on Foreign Language Learning and Teaching “FROM TRADITIONAL TO INNOVATIVE” (FTTI 2019)

June 3-6, 2019

http://fl.spbgasu.ru

Aim of the conference

The conference aims to offer a platform for discussion of scientific and methodological issues in the field of teaching foreign languages in terms of linguistics, pedagogy, methods, new technologies and intercultural communications.

The main objectives of FTTI 2019 Conference:

  • Improving language training strategies and improving the quality of foreign languages teaching (FLT) and Russian as a foreign language (RFL) in the context of national and international educational standards,
  • Discussion and development of principles and methods for optimizing the foreign languages teaching (FLT) and Russian as a foreign language (RFL) in higher education,
  • Analysis of models of integration of distance learning technologies in the educational process in the context of the introduction of new standards of general education,
  • Promotion of scientific knowledge and research, the exchange of new scientific and methodological ideas of foreign languages teaching (FLT) and Russian as a foreign language (RFL); the study and dissemination of learning and teaching innovation in higher education to gather and share thoughts and ideas regarding various aspects of language teaching in our annual international conference.

Topics of FTTI 2019 Conference include (but are not limited to):

Foreign languages teaching:

  • Foreign languages teaching for academic, scientific and professional purposes,
  • Development of communicative competencies and language skills,
  • A cross-disciplinary approached to foreign languages teaching,
  • Multi-level learning system and language competence of technical university students,
  • Modern approaches to teach a second/ foreign language,
  • Research on language teaching and learning,
  • Learning difficulties,
  • Learning psychology.

Technological Innovations in Education:

  • Role of ICT in language teaching and learning
  • Computer-assisted language learning
  • E-learning
  • Virtual learning environments
  • Assessment software tools
  • Machine learning
  • Blended learning
  • Videos for learning and educational multimedia
  • New trends and experiences

Russian as a foreign language:

  • Modern concepts of teaching Russian as a foreign language (training in grammar, types of speech activity, organization of a system for controlling knowledge at different stages of learning).
  • Professional orientation of teaching Russian as a second language.
  • Russian language in modern media space: personality, society, communication, culture.
  • Russian literature and Russian art in the aspect of Russian as a second language.
  • Actual issues of teaching Russian language and culture of speech in a non-philological university.

Accepted formats of FTTI 2019 Conference participation:

Oral presentations and pre- or post-conference workshops (in-person) and virtual (for those who cannot attend in person)

  • Plenary conferences are of 30 minutes length,
  • Presentations are of 20 minutes length, followed by a 10-minutes question period (with a predominantly theoretical content; research results must be connected to the thematic lines of the FTTI 2019 Conference),
  • Virtual Presentation (Video Conferencing) is of 15 minutes length. By sending an e-mail to ftti2019@spbgasu.ru, you can submit a video recording of your virtual presentation, without attending the conference in person. Allowed formats for the videos are .avi, .mp4, and .flv, video size is kindly requested to be 100 Mb. While the Virtual Presentation is played at the special session, presenters might be connected via Skype if there is any need. The conference participants will have the opportunity to ask their questions to the presenter,
  • Post-conference workshops are of 2-3 hours length (with a practical approach to present teaching experiences, didactic proposals and new projects for teaching). If you want to perform your workshop let us know by e-mail ftti2019@gmail.com
  • Participation without presentation (listener).

Evaluation of Proposals:

All submissions will be peer-reviewed on the basis of originality, technical and/or research content/ depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. Papers may not be shorter than 3 pages, longer including all text, figures, and references. All accepted papers will be included in the Conference Proceedings published with ISBN and ISSN. This publication will be sent to be reviewed for inclusion in RSCI (Russian Science Citation Index). Papers must be submitted by the deadline date. There will be no exceptions.


Important Dates:

  1. Registration link https://forms.gle/PMn6qutVeiAJamfb6 or at http://fl.spbgasu.ru (Registration) . Registration closes May 28, 2019
  2. Submissions of full paper will be accepted until June 1, 2019.All papers must be submitted electronically by sending an e-mail to the conference chair ftti2019@gmail.com. Notification of acceptance will be sent a week after the paper submission.

To contact the committee

email to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Natalia Dvorina, Foreign Languages Department, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering ftti2019@gmail.com

Our address: Foreign Languages Department of SPbGASU

5 Vtoraya Krasnoarmeiskaya ul., Saint Petersburg, Russia, 190005

Phone: +7(812) 316-56-96, +7(911) 755-35-58

http://fl.spbgasu.ru

✔ Download the conference information letter (in English)


As part of the conference a proficiency course is organized on

«MODERN PEDAGOGICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING AT UNIVERSITIES»

(32 academical hours)

  • 16 academical hours of lectures / 16 academical hours of distant classes

Courses duration: June 3-6, 2019

After the course the participants get an SPbGASU professional development certificate

Fee: 5000 roubles

To participate a person needs:

  • To fill registration form (https://forms.gle/PMn6qutVeiAJamfb6),
  • Copy of national passport,
  • Copy of higher education diploma and appendix.
  • Certificate of alteration of name (if needed).
  • INN and SNILS.
  • Contract and application for study (2 copies, sent to the participant after registration).
  • Consent to process personal data (sent to the participant after registration).

FTTI 2019 Conference Organizing Committee:

Chairman: Prof. Dr. Irina Lugovskaya, Vice Rector of Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Deputy Chairman: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina Protsuto, Head of Foreign Languages Department of Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Members:

  • Prof. Dr. E. Chirkova, Foreign Languages Department, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
  • Prof. Dr. S.B. Pashkin, Department of Professional Activity Psychology, the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia,
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. T. Vakhabova, Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University,
  • Ritva Kosonen, Principal Lecturer of Language Centre, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences,
  • Prof. Dr. S. Erdenemaam, Department of Russian Language and Teaching Methodology, Mongolian National University of Education,
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. G.A. Zadonskaya, Head of the Department of Russian Language, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. T.E. Milevskaya, Department of Russian Language, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. L.V. Alpeeva, Department of Russian Language, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
  • Prof. Dr. L.P. Markushevskaya, Foreign Languages Department, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. N.G. Dvorina, Foreign Languages Department, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. M.A. Saryan, Foreign Languages Department, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. N.N. Darienkova, Foreign Languages Department, Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering.

Secretary: Assoc. Prof. Dr. E.G. Chernovets, Foreign Languages Department, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering.


FTTI 2019 Conference Venue:

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session - 4 Vtoraya Krasnoarmeiskaya ul. (Conference Hall), June 3, 2019 11:00 – 14:00

Presentations / Pre- or post-conference workshops 5 Vtoraya Krasnoarmeiskaya ul, (Foreign Languages Department), off. 401-415, June 3-4, 2019 14:00 – 17:00.

Final detailed program of the conference will be available on May 25, 2019

 

Faculties

  • Faculty of environmental engineering and municipal services
    Faculty of environmental engineering and municipal services
  • Faculty of automobile and road-building
    Faculty of automobile and road-building
  • Faculty of economics and management
    Faculty of economics and management
  • Faculty of architecture
    Faculty of architecture
  • Faculty of civil engineering
    Faculty of civil engineering
  • Faculty of forensic investigation and law in construction and transport
    Faculty of forensic investigation and law in construction and transport
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