20th International Scientific Conference: “Language Acquisition: Problems and Perspective” (19 May 2023, Liepāja, Latvia)

Liepaja University in cooperation with:

Latvian Language and Literature Teachers’ Association

The Latvian Association of Teachers of English

Speech Therapists’ Association of Latvia

Latvian Association of Applied Linguistics

Goethe-Institut Riga

and Liepaja Department of Education

welcome you to participate in the 20th International Scientific Conference


May 19, 2023


Conference topics

In the language acquisition conference, the following themes will be discussed

  • Linguistic research on the content of language teaching and its acquisition
  • Linguistic didactics research on language learning in higher education and non-formal education
  • Pedagogical and psychological research on language learning for children, young people and adults
  • Development of the child's speech and language in preschool and family
  • Offer of mother tongue and foreign language acquisition in Latvian schools
  • Special educational needs in language learning
  • The impact of culture, subculture and value orientation on language learning
  • Acquisition of the Latvian language as a foreign language in Latvia and abroad
  • The language environment in Latvia and the importance of the population's linguistic attitude in language learning
  • Use of IT for modern language learning solutions
  • Status of communicative and linguistic competence in the labor market
  • Speech and language development disorders, their correction and prevention
  • Academic writing in school and higher education

Conference working languages: Latvian, English, German

Full info: https://vapplapp.liepu.lv/en