Call for Papers

The JALT TBL SIG is proud to sponsor the 5th “Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia” conference, to be held from July 5 th to July 7 th , 2024, at Meijo University (Nagoya Dome-Mae Campus) in Nagoya, Japan. The conference will provide a space to facilitate discussion of issues related to task-based language teaching, particularly in Asian contexts, but is open to teachers and researchers from around the world.

We welcome presentation proposals discussing, but not limited to:

  • Teachers and teacher training
  • Use of technology for effective language learning
  • Language learner interaction
  • TBLT with young learners
  • TBLT with large classes
  • Use of the first language
  • Assessing learners
  • Input and output tasks
  • Learners’ affective factors and TBLT
  • Group dynamics in TBLT classrooms
  • Materials design
  • Planning a course
  • Future directions for TBLT

Presentations will be face-to face only. There will be no online element to this conference.

Paper (25 minutes)
Poster (Sessions will run for an hour)
Workshops (40 minutes)

Please prepare a 300-word abstract and a 50-word short summary for the conference program.
Submissions should be made online using the following link:

All submissions are due by March 15th, 2024. Submissions will be subject to blind peer review and results sent to authors by early April 2024.