TEFL – 3rd International Conference on Teaching English as a Foreign Language (2010)



  • 1 crédito de formação atribuído pelo Conselho Científico-Pedagógico da Formação Contínua: Destinatários: Professores dos Grupos 110, 220 e 330 Nº de créditos: 1
    Registo nº CCPFC/ACC-64431/10. Validade: 2013-10-19

p1010811Dick Allwright (Lancaster): “Making Practitioner Research fully inclusive through Exploratory Practice

p1010817Assia Slimani-Rolls (Head of Learning Teaching and Pedagogic Research Faculty of Business and Management Regent’s College): “Taking action to understand

p1010820Carolyn Leslie (British Council, PhD student and leitora at FCSH/UNL): “Action Research in the Language classroom: Motivating Teenager Learners

p1010823 Maria Ellison (Universidade do Porto, PhD Student at FLUP/UP): “Scaffolding in the primary CLIL classroom: Teacher strategies for making input comprehensible”

p1010828Lili Cavalheiro (Faculdade de Letras de Lisboa): “English as a Lingua Franca: Reconsidering the objective in ELT”

p1010829Mirosław Pawlak (Professor of English at Adam Mickiewicz University, Kalisz, Poland): “Exploring advanced learners beliefs about teaching and learning English grammar: Insights from interview data

p1010832Sofia Funenga (Queen Elizabeth School, Lisbon; MA student at FCSH/UNL): “Exploring Corpora with Young Learners

p1010834Ana Frankenberg-Garcia (ISLA & FCSH/UNL): “The use of dictionaries by learners of English: looking up beyond L1-L2 equivalents”

p1010836Nicholas Hurst (Universidade do Porto, PhD Student at FLUP/UP): “Testing the truth: code and content in reading texts in Portuguese ELT coursebooks

p1010837Sandie Mourão (PhD Student at Universidade de Aveiro): “Language development and picture books”

p1010838.jpg-1Patrick Hanks (Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles University in Prague): “Corpus Pattern Analysis: new light on words and meanings

p1010842.jpg-1Karen Risager (Professor in Cultural Encounters, Roskilde Universitet (Denmark): “Intercultural Education – a Transnational Perspective

p1010843Sheila Brannigan (British Council): “Meeting learner needs: integrating a lexical approach into syllabus and course content for elementary YLs aged 10-13”

p1010848.jpg-1Sofia Isabel Pereira Araújo (Universidade de Aveiro): “Intercultural Competence for Citizenship in English Language”

Maria Filomena Anastácio Martins (Escola Secundária de Gago Coutinho): “Guidelines to the development of interactive oral skills”
p1010852Maria Margarida Morgado (Escola Superior de Castelo Branco): “Representing Disability in the English Classroom

p1010855Maria del Carmen Arau Ribeiro (Escola Superior de Educação da Guarda): “Public speaking for intercultural education and metalinguistic development in ESP

p1010856.jpg-1Isabella Paoletti (Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa): “Order and disorder in classroom: A conversation analytic approach

p1010860.jpg-1Andrew Packett (Faculdade de Letras de Coimbra): “Reconceptualising grammar in teacher education

p1010865Judith Hanks (Senior Teaching Fellow at The Language Centre, University of Leeds): “Actioning understanding in the language classroom

p1010867.jpg-1Interactive workshop: Dick Allwright (Lancaster) with Inês K. Miller (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil): “Treating Learners as Practitioners of Learning, via Exploratory Practice”



  • TEALS [Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies], Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS)
  • Secção de Estudos Ingleses e Norte-Americanos do Departamento de Línguas, Culturas e Literaturas Modernas da Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
  • ILNOVA (Instituto de Línguas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  • Associação de Centros de Línguas do Ensino Superior em Portugal (ReCLes.pt)



  • Teacher education in practice
  • Learner-centered language education
  • Intercultural education
  • Language and discourse

image_thumbWe intend to disseminate completed research or research in progress and to promote debate and reflection on issues such as: priorities for research in foreign language education; effective research methods and research paradigms.

Target audience:

Teachers of English from Primary to Secondary and Higher levels of education

Keynote speakers:

  • Dick Allwright – Professor in Applied Linguistics at Lancaster University
  • Karen Risager – Professor in Cultural Encounters, Roskilde Universitet (Denmark)
  • Patrick Hanks – Visiting Professor, Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles University in Prague
  • Judith Hanks – Senior Teaching Fellow at The Language Centre, University of Leeds

The conference will take place at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Avenida de Berna, 26, Lisbon, Portugal. [Conference rooms are in main Tower B]

The official language for the conference, including presentations and submissions, is English. Each presentation should be 20 minutes plus for 10 minutes for discussion.

Organizing committee:

  • Prof. Doutor Carlos Ceia (Convener)
  • Profª Doutora Ana Matos
  • Profª Doutora Ana Frankenberg-Garcia
  • Drª Vanessa Boutefeu
  • Drª Allyson Roberts
  • Dr. David Hardisty
  • Dr. Dave Rowlands

  • Registration is open to anyone who wishes to attend the conference.
  • Registration fees:
  • General fee: € 70
  • UNL student (BA and MA) fee: € 35 (Student affiliation proof required)
  • Orientadores de escolas cooperantes dos estágios de Inglês da FCSH: gratuito
  • Docentes de Inglês das escolas cooperantes dos estágios de Inglês da FCSH: € 50
  • Confirmed speakers do not have to register or pay any fee.


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