CONFERENCES

The British Chinese Language Teaching Society

英国汉语教学研究会

 

BCLTS CONFERENCES

 

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

The British Chinese Language Teaching Society holds an annual conference at a different British University each year. Attendance is open to all, with registration fee charged for non-BCLTS members. The conference welcomes international and UK based participants, both members and non-members. We welcome both panel submissions and individual papers. See links below for details of past conferences.

 

 

The 16th International Conference on

Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education

The Annual Conference of the British Chinese Language Teaching Society

"Reconsidering the Uniqueness and the Commonalities

of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language"

27- 29 June, 2018

School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Warwick

Confucius Institute, Coventry University

 

Conference Programme

 

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Ruiping Zhu, Beijing Normal University, China; Abstract

Prof. Helen Shen, University of Iowa, USA; Abstract

Prof. Ema Ushioda, University of Warwick, UK; Abstract

Prof. Yongping Zhu, University of Notre Dame, USA; Abstract

Prof. Henning Klöter, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany; Abstract

 

Both University of Warwick and Coventry University are located in Coventry. So in buying train tickets, your destination is Coventry.

 

Registration:

  • Member Conference registration, please follow this link.
  • Non-Member Conference registration, please follow this link.
  • Early bird - 1 May 2018; Final registration - 1 June 2018.

 

Confernece Venue:

 

27 June, 2018 Conference site:

University of Warwick (Central Campus)

The Oculus Building

GILBBET HILL ROAD, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

 

28 June, 2018 Conference site:

George Elliot Building (Confucius Institute)

Coventry University

Priory St, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK

 

Conference dinner: 7pm 27 June, 2018;

27 June: 10am - 12pm registration Oculus Building ground floor, University of Warwick

27 June: opening ceremony Oculus 0.03 University of Warwick

29 June: closing ceremony, University of Coventry.

Provisionally, opening ceremony: 12pm 27 June, and Closing: 1:30 - 2pm or could be earlier depending on how many presentations there will be.

 

 

List of hotels:

  • Days Hotel Coventry

80-90 Holyhead Road, Coventry, CV1 3AS

0800 028 0400, https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/en-uk/days-inn/

 

  • Travelodge Birmingham Airport

Terminal Road, Birmingham, B26 3QW, United Kingdom

Tel: 08719 846483 https://www.travelodge.co.uk

 

  • Holiday Inn Kenilworth

Abbey End 212, Kenilworth, CV8 1ED, United Kingdom,

0371 423 4876 www.holidayinn.com

 

  • Hylands Hotel

153 Warwick Road, Coventry, CV3 6AU, United Kingdom

024 76 501 600 https://www.hylandshotels.com/

 

  • Ramada Hotel & Suites Coventry

The Butts Earlsdon Coventry, West Midlands CV1 3GG

0808 1000 783 https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/en-uk/ramada/destinations

 

Travel routes within UK:

By car:

•about 1 hour of driving from London

•about 40 minutes driving from Birmingham

The final driving routes can be:

•via A429

•via A46

•via Fletchamstead Hwy/A45 and A429

 

By train:

Both University of Warwick and Coventry University are located in Coventry. So in buying train tickets, your destination is Coventry.

Within the UK, you can buy tickets from these two websites

www.virgintrains.co.uk

www.thetrainline.com

 

By bus:

Bus routes from Coventry train station to Warwick University: Bus 12X (quick and direct to Warwick University); Bus 11 (need to ask the direction to Leamington, as there are two different directions for Bus 11)

 

Travel information for international delegates:

  • London gatwick airport to coventry

Option 1: Coach - about 3hrs and 15mins, book ticket via www.nationalexpress.com/Coach/Coventry

Option 2: Train - about 2hrs, routes please see map.

 

  • London heathrow airport to conventry

Option 1: Coach - about 1hrs and 55mins, book ticket via www.nationalexpress.com/Coach/Coventry

Option 2: Train - about 2hrs and 10mins, routes please see map.

 

Sightseeing information:

To see Warwick Castle and Shakespeare Hometown (Stratford-Upon-Avon), you can take Bus X17 from City Centre. For more information about this bus timetable, please see https://www.stagecoachbus.com/routes/midlands/x17/warwick-coventry/xlcx017.i

 

 

 

 

 

 

Establishing a Discipline of Teaching Chinese

as a Foreign Language in the UK

Easter Seminar Series

The British Chinese Language Teaching Society

 

26- 27 March, 2018

Hosted by Confucius Institute, Central Lancashire University

 

Provisional Programme

 

 

The 15th Annual Conference (第15届英国汉语教学国际研讨会)

will be held at Southampton University, from the 28th-30th June 2017.

 

“Teaching and Learning Chinese in Global Context:

from Language Policy to Classroom Practice”

 

The 15th BCLTS International Conference

on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education

 

Wednesday 28th June – Friday 30th June 2017

Southampton University, UK

 

Call for papers

Conference Full Programme

Abstracts

20 years anniversary video

 

Accommondation Information

  • Conference recommended for members

 

Holiday Inn,

Herbert Walker Avenue

Southampton

SO15 1HJ

023 8038 8141

http://www.hisouthamptonhotel.co.uk/

 

  • Other options

 

For non members, you will need to arrrange your own accommondation. Please feel free to select hotels from the list above or also choose Holiday Inn as that's where most of the BCLTS members will be staying.

 

We have managed to liaise with Southampton Solent University who can provide more accommodation within a reasonable distance. Please email conference.centre@solent.ac.uk for more details via their conference centre.

 

 

Conference Venue

 

University of Southampton

Highfield Campus

University Rd

Southampton SO17 1BJ

 

Please see a map of the campus and venue.

 

Keynote speakers

  • Professor Lu Jianming: Abstract
  • Professor Ma Zhen: Abstract
  • Professor Chu Chengzhi: Abstract
  • Professor Joël Bellassen: Abstract
  • Dr Katherine Carruthers: Abstract

 

 

 

Registration

Now the online registration has ended. We only accept late cash registraion on site. Please note that you need to prepare exact cash for registraion on site as changes maybe not be available.

 

Travel Information

By air: Southampton Airport (7 minutest to Southampton Central Train station)

By train: Arrival at Southampton Central Train station

By bus (from the train station to the conference site): U1A or U1W, 15 minutes, 2 pounds.

For international travellers:

从伦敦希思罗机场乘地铁Piccadilly Line (深蓝色线) 到Leicester Square 站转Northern Line (黑色线) 至Waterloo下车,乘火车到南安普顿Southampton Central 站;

从伦敦Gatwick机场乘Southern公司的火车到Clapham Junction换South West Trains 的火车到Southampton Central 站

坐机场大巴,订票及时间表请查询:http://www.nationalexpress.com/home.aspx

 

Local travel information:

从南安普顿火车站到宾馆 (Southampton Central – Holiday Inn) 打的7-8分钟,公共汽车U1C路 12分钟;

从宾馆到大学站 (Holiday Inn – Uni Interchange) 打的16-19分钟;公共汽车U1A路40分钟;

从南安普顿火车站到大学站 (Southampton Central – Uni Interchange) 打的15分钟;公共汽车U1A路23分钟

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday 13th July – Friday 15th July 2016

Newcastle University, UK

The 14th Annual Conference (第14届英国汉语教学国际研讨会)

will be held at Newcastle University, from the 13th-15th July 2016.

 

Inheritance and Innovation

The 14th BCLTS International Conference

on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education

 

Wednesday 13th July – Friday 15th July 2016

Newcastle University, UK

 

Call for papers (C & E Version) Deadline extended to 30th April 2016

 

Preliminary Programme

 

BCLTS Members Registration (Deadline for registraion: 5pm Monday 13 June)

 

Registration (for non-member and postgraduate participants, deadline: Friday 8 July )

 

Travel to Newcastle upon Tyne

 

Accommodation

  • Conference recommended (until 13th June)
  • Other options

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

徐丹 教授 (法国国立东方语言文化学院)

题目:汉语声调习得中的某些问题

 

吴中伟 教授 (复旦大学国际文化交流学院)

题目:汉语教学探索与思考 —— 结构系统性和交际实用性相平衡的视角

 

Professor Nicola McLelland (University of Nottingham)

Title: Chinese through English eyes--Changing perspectives in the history of learning Chinese in England since 1900

 

周质平教授 (普林斯顿大学东亚系)

题目:海外汉语教学的困境与远景

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BCLTS Easter Seminar 2016

 

Methodologies in classroom and good practice

for e-learning

 

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th April 2016

University of Nottingham, UK

 

For registration, please write to yang.lu@nottingham.ac.uk and liu.huijuan@nottingham.ac.uk.

 

News report:

人民网

 

Presentions

Slideshare

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PREVIOUS CONFERENCES

 

The 13th Annual Conference (第13届英国汉语教学国际研讨会)

was held at Oxford University, from the 8th-10th July 2015.

 

Past, Present and Future

The 13th BCLTS International Conference

on Teaching & Learning Chinese in Higher Education

 

Wednesday 8 July – Friday 10 July 2015

Oxford University, UK

 

Call for papers (C & E Version)

 

Keynote Speakers:

 

Dr Boping Yuan (Cambridge University)

Title: 句法和语义的界面关系在习得汉语不及物动词中的重要性:

对以英语为母语的汉语学习者的调查

 

Professor Xuanmin Luo (Tsinghua University)

Title: Culture Awareness and the Transmission of Chinese Culture

 

Professor Antony Green (Bedfordshire University)

Title: Making effective use of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

 

Conference Abstracts

 

Conference Programme(Version I)

 

List of Delegates(Version IV)

 

Conference Address

The Dickson Poon China Centre

University of Oxford

Canterbury Road

Oxford, OX2 6LU

 

 

The 12th BCLTS International Conference

(Regent’s University London)

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(The University of Nottingham, 2014)

 

The 11th BCLTS International Conference

(University of Nottingham, 2013)

 

 

 

BCLTS UCLAN

 

The 10th BCLTS International Symposium

(University of Central Lancashire, 2012)

 

The 9th BCLTS International Conference

(University of Edinburgh, 2011)

 

The 8th BCLTS International Symposium

(Cardiff University, 2010)

 

The 7th BCLTS International Symposium

(Sheffield University,2009)