Professor Paul K. Matsuda will get together with researchers in an informal Q&A session over breakfast on Saturday morning!

Dear colleagues,

Professor Paul K. Matsuda has kindly accepted our request for an informal, Q&A session to be held over breakfast on 28th Saturday.  Those of you who are interested in Professor Matsuda's research and would like to share theirs to get suggestions and feedback and discuss issues related to English language teaching are warmly invited to attend this informal gathering.

To make an overnight reservation at the hotel, please choose the extra night on the online registration form.

Dinçay Köksal, PhD
Conference President


2018 International ELT Research Conference PhD Grant Winners
March 09, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 International ELT Research Conference PhD Grant Winners!

The Organizing Committee of the 10th International ELT Research Conference would like to congratulate the PhD Grant Recipients. There were 9 submissions, and we are happy to congratulate the following on receiving the grant, sponsored by the US Embassy, Ankara, Turkey:

  • Kutay Uzun (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University): The Effect of Genre-based Instruction on Foreign Language Writing Anxiety
  • Sedat Beceren (Yeditepe University) : An Investigation about the Effect of Video Based Self-Monitoring Strategy on Pre-service teachers’ Reflectivity Levels
  • Mohd Sirhajwan Bin Idek (University of Technology Mara): Eliciting Oral Language Output from Novice English Language Learners Through Visuals

Extension of deadline for abstract submission

Dear colleagues,

We would like to thank all those who have sent an abstract for review. Due to several kind requests, the conference organizing committee have decided to give a final extension to the call for abstracts. The new date is now February 25th, 2018. In the meantime, the acceptance process will be in progress. 

We look forward to receiving your submissions!.

Dinçay KÖKSAL, PhD
Conference President


Welcome to the 10th International ELT Research Conference

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University will organise the "10th International ELT Research Conference" in collaboration with the International Association of Research in Applied Linguistics and Foreign Language Education (ULEAD), to be convened from 25th – 27th April 2018 with the theme of “New Perspectives in Quality Learning and Teaching in ELT”. The Conference will be held at the Porto Bello Hotel in Konyaaltı/Antalya, Turkey.

With the belief that rigorous academic research and debate contributes to excellence in our field, we are delighted to provide an opportunity for both highly experienced and younger researchers to disseminate their findings and discuss, collaborate and interact with colleagues. We look forward to welcoming a large number of participants to our 10th gathering, including Paul Kei Matsuda, Dwight Atkinson, Flavia Vieira, and Filomena Capucho, all of whom have already been confirmed as keynote speakers. Other researchers are cordially invited to submit proposals for oral and poster presentations on the following or any other related themes:

  • Applied Linguistics and Language Education
  • Approaches and Methods in English Education
  • Corpus and Language Teaching
  • Culture and Literature in English Education
  • Early English Education
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • English Language Teacher Education
  • English Language Curriculum and Teaching Materials 
  • English as an International Language
  • Innovation in Language Teaching and Learning
  • Language Policy
  • Language Learning and Acquisition
  • Multimedia and ICT in English Education
  • Language Testing and Evaluation
  • Translation Studies & Language Teaching
  • Life-long Language Learning
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Lingua Projects
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Language Testing and Evaluation
  • Teacher Training and Education

    Full details concerning online proposal submissions and other important information can be found on the relevant pages of the web site. We look forward to welcoming you in Antalya!