Psychology of Language Learning Conference - PLL5


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15 al 17/05/2024




PLL5 aims to expand horizons in the field of psychology of language learning and teaching. We welcome proposals on a wide range of topics relating to the many strands of thought and research within PLL including:​

  • language learners and teachers as people and their various individual characteristics, including but not limited to: self-concept, motivation, identities, beliefs, agency, wellbeing, and emotions;
  • the dynamics of learning and teaching processes and interactions with others;
  • the interaction of social contexts and the psychology of language learning and teaching;
  • original and interdisciplinary approaches to qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method research;
  • innovative and practical classroom applications.

Call for Papers
We welcome 300-word proposals from researchers and educators working in all contexts. We particularly encourage submissions from graduate students, early career researchers, and educators. PLL5, with its emphasis on forming connections among teachers and researchers around the world, will be an ideal venue for presenting research in progress and also practical applications of theoretical concepts.

In-person presentations

  • Paper (20-minute presentations with 10 minutes of Q & A)
  • Poster (morning or evening sessions)
  • Workshops (45 minute. Practical applications of psychological aspects of language learning and teaching
  • Competitive symposium (1 hour with 3 or 4 thematically related papers, with discussion)

Online presentation
For those unable to come to Madrid in person, we will have a limited number of virtual, pre-recorded presentation slots with live Q & A sessions for online attendees. This will depend on number of accepted proposals.

Language policy
English or Spanish. The main language of the conference is English; however, we intend to reserve a strand of the Conference for Spanish speakers. (This will depend on the number of accepted proposals)
All proposals will be adjudicated anonymously by the PLL5 Scientific Committee.
Submissions will be evaluated for their contribution to the field in terms of quality of content, thematic relevance, and written quality of abstract (organization, clarity of expression).

URL for Submissions

Important Dates
Submission System Opens: June 20th, Deadline: September 20th, 2023
Notice of Acceptance: End of October 2023
Main Conference: May 15 th to 17th , 2024
Pre-Conference Event: All day on 14 th May. Symposia and workshops on two main strands:
- Tribute to the work of Rebecca Oxford (Organised by (Tammy Gregersen and Peter MacIntyre & Sarah Mercer)
- Language Learning Motivation (organised by Sal Consoli & Takumi Aoyama of the FOLLM group)