The UNTELE conferences have a tradition of bringing
together all interested researchers and teachers in
language education and computer technology.
UNTELE 2005 will specifically focus on second language acquisition in relation to computer-assisted language teaching and learning.
The principal theme of the up-coming UNTELE 2007 conference, 29-31 March 2007:
The seventh Compiègne conference on the Use of New Technologies in Foreign Language Teaching has as its
Does global networking contribute to trans-cultural communication?
Does trans-cultural communication contribute to foreign / second language acquisition?
Papers reporting on:
1- ICT-based trans-cultural communication,
2- second language acquisition through trans-cultural communication,
are particularly encouraged.
Juliana DE NOOY, University of Queensland, Australia,
"Negotiating cultural difference in Internet discussion"
Rachel GIORA, Tel Aviv University, Israel,
"Negation in context: What do you mean when you say 'no'?"
Claire KRAMSCH, Berkeley, USA,
"Symbolic competence, the neglecte dimension of cross-cultural communication"
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