The International Virtual Conference on TESOL “English Language Teaching in the Era of Globalization 4.0: Embracing the Challenges and Innovations”
On November 27, 2020, the International Virtual Conference on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) on “English Language Teaching in the Era of Globalization 4.0: Embracing the Challenges and Innovations” was held virtually by SEAMEO RETRAC in cooperation with Curtin University, Australia.
Approximately a thousand participants from different countries attended 13 presentations at the virtual conference. Speakers were eminent researchers, lecturers and scholars from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam. The conference contents focused on four topical areas: Current approaches and practices in Teaching Language skills; Content and Language-Integrated Approaches; Technology-enhanced ELT; and Teacher Professional Development in ELT. The conference was a forum for professionals in the field of English language education to share and discuss research findings, experiences, and practical and theoretical issues related to the teaching of English to learners of different backgrounds, levels, interests and motives.
Organizing international conferences, seminars and workshops for foreign language teachers is one of the strengths of SEAMEO RETRAC, contributing to the professional development for English teachers in order to successfully implement the goals of the National Foreign Languages Project, and expanding the cooperative links with regional and international countries in the field of language teaching.
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