International conference on Applied Linguistics and Language Education 2022: “RECONNECTING AND THRIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL”

The 2nd international conference on Applied Linguistics and Language Education will be held from 21 to 22 October 2022 at the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh city as a hybrid event (virtual and face-to-face presentations). The conference addresses the overarching theme of “RECONNECTING AND THRIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL”. It aims to provide dynamic opportunities for researchers, practitioners, and educators to share cutting edge research, best practices, recent innovations, current trends, and practical challenges in the fields of applied linguistics and language education.

You are cordially invited to submit an abstract that describes original conceptual, theoretical, interpretivist or experimental research and/or practice, relating to one or more of the following conference sub-themes:
1. Bilingual and multilingual education
2. Digital Learning and Technologies
3. (Second/Foreign) Language Teaching and Learning
4. Professional Development
5. Testing and Assessment
6. Materials and Curriculum Development
7. Language Education Research Methodology and Publication
8. Language cognition
9. Language, culture, and socialisation (ideology)
10. Language planning and policy
11. Pragmatics and sociolinguistics
12. Corpus linguistics and discourse analysis


Announcement of programme: 9 September 2022
Registration deadline: 9 October 2022
Pre-conference workshops: July, August, September 2022
Main conference: 21 – 22 October 2022

This conference is co-organised by:
• The School of Foreign Languages (University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City),
• Humber College (Canada),
• Mahasarakham University (Thailand),
• National University Philippines (Philippines),
• Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand),
• International Language and Country Studies Institute (ILACS)


 1. Associate Professor Jonathan Newton

School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of  Wellington

2. Professor Jessie S Barrot

College of Education, Arts and Sciences, National University, PH

3. Professor Averil Coxhead

School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies,Victoria University of Wellington

4. Assistant Professor Kevin W. H. Tai

Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

5. Associate Professor Tamas Kiss,  Centre for English Language Studies, Sunway University

6. Kean Wah Lee - Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham





Inquiries about the conference and submissions should be sent to the email: (Ms. Van) or, website: