2020 National conference “Researching and teaching foreign languages, linguistics and international studies in Vietnam”
On April 24th, 2020, the University of Languages and International Studies – Vietnam National University, Hanoi (ULIS – VNU ) held the 2020 National Conference: “Researching and teaching foreign languages, linguistics and international studies in Vietnam” on an online platform. This is an annual activity organized by ULIS-VNU, the University of Foreign Language Studies – The University of Da Nang (UFLS – UDN) and University of Foreign Languages, Hue University (HUCFL).
The conference was attended by representatives from three universities (ULIS, UFLS, and HUCFL), leaders of universities, institutes and training units, partnership research institutes, numerous lecturers, researchers, PhD students, graduate students all over the country.
Speaking at the opening of the conference, President Do Tuan Minh said that this year’s conference was held in a very special time, as the whole country and the world were working together to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic. The President thanked the preparation efforts of the Organizing Committee, the technical support team during the past month.
On behalf of VNU leaders, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vu Van Tich – Director of Science and Technology Department highly appreciated the meaning of the Conference.
This year, the conference had over 130 quality papers of scholars from many agencies, universities and research institutes across the country.
At the plenary session, there were 3 reports presented:
- Professor Nguyen Hoa with the paper on “Studying Intercultural Communication: Which approach?”
- Professor Hoang Van Van with the paper on “Language of Vietnamese School Science Textbooks: A Transitivity Analysis of 7 lessons (texts) of Biology 8.”
- Prof. Dr. Le Van Canh with the paper on the basis of remarks on the effect of “Innovating teaching methods” in educational discourse in Vietnam.”
After the plenary session, a discussion was held in 16 subcommittees with the participation of all delegates and a total of 75 papers.
2020 National Conference “Researching and teaching foreign languages, linguistics and international studies in Vietnam” came to an end after a dynamic working day and attracted the participation of about 700 delegates.