Call for Papers


Proposals/ Abstracts for Confluence VI are now being accepted. Following is a list of topics researchers may choose from.

Topics for Research

  • Resource Material Development
  • Innovations in CATs (Classroom Assessment Techniques)
  • Contextual Vocabulary Acquisition vs. Vocabulary Expansion
  • Grammar Redundancies among ESL / EFL learners
  • Should Englishes of the World share an accent?
  • ELT and Culture Communication
  • Role of ICT in ELT
  • Language Teaching in Technical Institutes
  • Networking for Teachers: The Role of Teachers’ Associations and Organizations in Career Advancement for English Language Teachers
  • Teacher Training for ELT
  • Students’ Perspectives on learning English as a Second Language
  • Innovative Teaching Tools and Techniques
  • Challenges in Teaching ESL / EFL to Very Young Learners
  • New Approaches and Methodologies
  • Anxiety as a Deterrent to Second Language Acquisition
  • Learner Variables and Curriculum Design
  • Distance Education
  • English for Specific Purposes

Please note that the above list is only a guideline and is by no means complete.  We at Confluence will be happy to accept papers on all topics relating to the teaching and learning of ESL/ EFL.

The best papers presented at Confluence VI will be published in our peer-reviewed journal, The Journal for ESL Teachers and Learners (ISSN: 2320 – 7140). Publishing will incur no extra cost for presenters. The Journal for ESL Teachers and Learners is an open access journal that provides yearly publication of articles in all areas of English Language Teaching. The Journal welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and excellence.